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    Harry From "Too Hot To Handle" Responded To Francesca's Video About Their Breakup And Tea Was Spilled

    “I could feel how much she still loved me, and I just didn’t have that feeling any more.”

    You'll probably remember that Francesca Farago and Harry Jowsey were the only couple from Netflix's Too Hot to Handle who actually stayed together after the show.

    They even got matching tattoos, and announced they wanted to get married and have kids. But on Tuesday, Francesca posted a video on her YouTube channel announcing that she and Harry had officially broken up.

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    In the video, Francesca explained that she thought she and Harry were taking a break due to the long-distance nature of their relationship, but had eventually realised the breakup was permanent.

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    She also said that while Harry didn't want to comment on their breakup publicly, she felt that she had to let people know in order for her to move on.

    "I cannot fake a relationship," she said. "I cannot pretend that everything's going to be OK. I'm deciding to come forward with this video to announce that we're not together and we're not getting back together."

    She went on: "It's a very personal situation. I hope everyone respects that, and maybe in the future there can be more explained to you guys. For me, I would've stuck by this person no matter what. Through all the fights and everything, I never would have given up. But it wasn't reciprocated."

    She went on to allude to unspecified rumours that "turned out to be true", and said she had been sent "screenshots and messages" that made her feel like she was "being played".

    Well, now Harry has uploaded a video to his own YouTube channel telling his side of the story, and he explained exactly why he made the decision to end their relationship.

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    In ~his~ video, Harry said he initially broke up with Francesca in the period between completing filming for the show and it actually airing, and when they did get back together, he no longer felt the same way.

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    "I could feel how much she still loved me," he said, "and I just didn't have that feeling any more. But I'm not one to give up on anything, and I didn't want to let go, because I know what we had was super rare."

    He said of their relationship: "No one knows how insane this is ... To find what we had on a reality TV show in the most insane experience, to being told that it has to be completely private for like a year, and then to have that relationship suddenly super public and a lot of pressure and a lot of eyes and a lot of people focused on your every move."

    He said they were constantly "on edge" when they were together, and their fights — which Francesca didn't think were "relationship-ending" — were super intense.

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    "We would have the highest highs — the happiest moments in my entire life were with her — but when things were bad, they were really bad," he said.

    Harry also appeared to address the "rumours" that Francesca alluded to in her video, saying there had never been any secrets or lies and she knew "exactly what was going on" between them.

    In the end, Harry said: "I knew that if I continued to be with Francesca, it would end up with her being seriously heartbroken or me continuing to be seriously depressed in the relationship."

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    You can watch Francesca's video in full here, and Harry's video in full here.

    Contact Ellie Bate at eleanor.bate@buzzfeed.com.

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