Former WAG Kyly Clarke has ‘split from boyfriend James Courtney’ just weeks after going public with whirlwind romance with the V8 supercar driver
Kyly Clarke, 39, and her new boyfriend James Courtney, 40, have reportedly split.
According to The Sunday Telegraph, the former WAG and the champion V8 supercar driver have decided to end their whirlwind romance.
The report claims close friends of the pair ‘confirmed’ the break-up was due to the couple being unable to make a ‘long-distance’ arrangement work.
Over: Kyly Clarke, 39, ‘splits’ from new boyfriend James Courtney, 40, (both pictured) just weeks after going public with the V8 supercar driver, according to The Sunday Telegraph
Kyly is based in Sydney, while James is reportedly based in Queensland, and sources claimed the ever changing COVID-19 travel restrictions made things hard.
According to the report, James separated from his wife Carys three years ago.
Kyly and James formerly dated two decades ago, before rekindling their spark following Kyly’s split from ex-husband, Michael.
Whirlwind romance: The report claims friends close to the pair ‘confirmed’ the long-distance was a major issue for the couple’s short romance
The pair went public with their romance about six weeks ago.
The couple only just enjoyed a romantic getaway together on the New South Wales coast, with James gushing over his new bikini-clad girlfriend.
Clearly smitten with his new girlfriend, the 40-year-old racing superstar captioned a photo of Kyly: ‘Yep…. that’s @kylyclarke walking on water.’
Getaway: The couple only just enjoyed a romantic getaway together on the coast, with James gushing over his new girlfriend and joking that he was ‘batting overs’
The House Rules judge’s impeccably toned arms, trim pins and prominent abs were all on display in the happy holiday snaps.
Several fans cheekily suggested that James was a ‘lucky bugger’, with many saying he was ‘batting overs’ and ‘punching way above’ his weight.
James appeared to agree, liking several of the comments.
Trim: Kyly flaunted her incredible figure in a skimpy bikini while on holiday in coastal NSW with her boyfriend, James, last month
The lovebirds’ getaway came after they made their debut as a couple at the Bathurst 1000 race in October.
According to The Daily Telegraph at the time, Kyly was seen kissing James trackside.
She first met James when she was 11 and he was 12. They briefly dated about 20 years ago, and only recently got back in contact via social media.
Fun fact: Kyly and James’ getaway comes after they made their debut as a couple at the Bathurst 1000 race in October. The pair briefly dated about 20 years ago (Kyly is pictured on TV show Temptation Island in 2002), and only recently got back in contact via social media
Case of the ex: Kyly’s new relationship comes after she confirmed her split from retired cricketer Michael Clarke (right) in February, after seven years of marriage
Kyly’s new relationship comes after she confirmed her split from retired cricketer Michael Clarke in February, after seven years of marriage.
Despite being in the midst of a divorce said to be worth $40million, the former couple remain committed to co-parenting their five-year-old daughter, Kelsey Lee.
Michael has since moved on with fashion mogul Pip Edwards, who is the founder of trendy activewear label P.E Nation.
New flame: Michael has since moved on with fashion mogul Pip Edwards, who is the founder of trendy activewear label P.E Nation (pictured together)