- Mackenzie Dipman and Connor Trott said their careers "kept us in two different places"
- "Love Island" stars admitted they had difficult conversations about the future in recent weeks
- Dipman and Trott is "2000 miles apart" and neither of them is able to move because they have "obligations"
The "Love Island" couple Mackenzie Dipman and Connor Trott have decided to call it quits after a few months of dating .
Dipman and Trott met on "Love Island" season 2. When they were eliminated from the show before the season ended, they continued their romance after leaving the villa. After giving the relationship a chance for less than six months, Trott and Dipman have now split as they move on with their respective careers.
The reality stars released a joint statement on their respective Instagram Stories Saturday for those who "have been wondering about us and our relationship." They hoped to help fans "understand where we are right now."
"We are both young and in the early stages of our careers, and unfortunately these careers keep us in two different places. One of us is in Pittsburgh and the other is in Tucson, and neither of us will be able to move. at any time in the near future, "wrote Trott and Dipman.
"So in the last couple of weeks we're starting to have some difficult conversations about our future. Both realized that our lives are moving in different directions," they continued. "We are both committed to cities that are over 2,000 miles apart."
The "Love Island" stars emphasized that the decision had not been easy for them to make because they have so much love for each other. They had hoped to make things work, but "relationships are about timing, and this is just not our time."
Trott and Dipman also expressed gratitude to their supporters for the love and support they have received and said they hope they will continue to support them individually.
While the two were uncertain about their future, Trott and Dipman were sure of one thing ̵
In September, Trott opened about his feelings for Dipman when he spoke to Entertainment Tonight. He admitted that he loved her and hoped that things would work out despite the fact that they lived away from each other.
Trott is on the east coast, while Dipman lives on the opposite side of the country. They knew that if they went on with the romance, it would be a long distance relationship in the beginning.
"Do I Love Mackenzie?" Asked Connor. "I want to say I love Mackenzie, and I told her that when she actually traveled. I know it's a very big deal and loaded statement to make, but that's, I think, how I really feel about her. I hope I can continue to grow these feelings. "