Wes Nelson has backed his girlfriend Megan Barton-Hanson on Instagram amid Dancing On Ice drama.
Megan received mass backlash following her appearance in the audience on Sunday, with professional Matt Evers claiming she seemed "sour faced" as she watched Wes dance with Vanessa Bauer.
The Love Island star later provoked more outrage as she released an angry Instagram statement hitting out at Vanessa – with many followers branding her a "hypocrite," and pointing out that she often tells her followers not to bring other women down.
However, Wes has rushed to defend Megan, telling her critics: "Give the damn girl a break".
Tagging Matt in an article detailing his comments, he also wrote: "Are you hungry pal? Megs gone out of her way to support me cheering me on and you still beg headlines attacking her @themattevers".
He then went on to add to his 1.6 million followers: "I can assure you shes fully supportive of me and my career.
"She’s human and can’t smile two hours in a row".
Proving there was no issues with the former glamour model, he concluded: "Oh and give it a rest with this Dancing On Ice curse b****ks as well it’s laughable," alongside a swearing emoji.
Wes is yet to break his silence on Megan’s comments about his dance partner, Vanessa.
"Love that you decide to announce your breakup with your boyfriend on the night of your 1st performance with my boyfriend!," she wrote. in a scathing rant on her own Instagram page.
"You’ve never reached out to me once or invited me to watch you train, it pained you to introduce yourself to me last night you didn’t even look me in the eye LOL."
She added: "Hope the tactical breakup got your the headlines you wanted babe."
While many fans rushed to console Megan after her post, others lashed out at her for slamming Vanessa so publically.
"That poor lad has his first big break since love island and you create a scene on his first night! Can’t accept your not in the limelight! Attention seeking at its best," one follower wrote on her page.
Another told the star: "It’s a huge statement to make so publicly and not expect any backlash after you have campaigned specifically about online and social media bullying…"
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