22/11/2016 08:45 GMT

Jesy Nelson And Jake Roche 'Split Weeks Ago', As Friend Claim 'There's No Going Back'

But the pair are both still keeping schtum.

Rumours Jesy Nelson and Jake Roche have split are gathering pace, with claims the couple actually called it quits weeks ago. 

According to The Sun, friends of the Little Mix and Rixton singers have claimed there is “no going back” for the pair, who called off their engagement after a number of rows. 

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Jake Roche and Jesy Nelson

A source told the paper: “Their relationship became strained and they grew apart. They started rowing and it became too much.”

Another insider added: “It’s over as far as Jesy’s concerned and there’s no going back.

“The wedding is off and her engagement ring won’t be going back on.”

Speculation Jesy and Jake had split began after fans noticed she had unfollowed him on Instagram, while it was also noted Jake had removed a number of snaps of him with Jesy from his account. 

She added fuel to the fire when she was later spotted not wearing her engagement ring while on a promotional tour of Australia. 

Jesy’s Little Mix bandmates also dodged questions about the pair’s relationship in an interview with an Aussie radio host, giving the fiercest response

Jesy was asked about her engagement in a interview with Idolator, that is likely to have taken place before split reports emerged.

Asked if she gets annoyed about being asked when her wedding might be, she replied: “It’s funny, because when my fiancé proposed to me, he’d never done it like, ‘We’re getting married tomorrow.’ He felt like when he called me his girlfriend, it wasn’t enough.

“He felt like it really undermined our relationship, and he loved the fact that - I don’t know, he loved the fact that he can say I’m his fiancé instead of just girlfriend, and I love that. I think it’s really sweet.”

“We’re in no rush. We want to travel the world together,” she went on. “There’s so much we want to do together, and at the moment, we’re focused on our own careers that there just isn’t time. We’re literally in no rush.”

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Jake and Jesy were last seen together at 'The X Factor' in October

Jake proposed to Jesy in a very public way last year, when he popped the question on stage with a little help from Ed Sheeran.

Ed performed an acoustic version of ‘Tenerife Sea’, which the couple refer to as “their song”, as Jake got down on one knee.

A spokesperson for Little Mix declined to comment on the reports when approached by The Mirror

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