“Dougie and Frankie HAVE split up”

Frankie Sandford of The Saturdays saunters out of the May Fair hotel in central LondonWith a huge pile of evidence stacking up to suggest that Dougie Poynter and Frankie Sandford have split up, a source close to the pair has told us that it IS true.

We posted a story a couple of days ago about the rumours that Dougie and Frankie were no longer together. It was producer Dallas Austin that got the ball rolling by branding Dougie as ‘single’ during a Ustream broadcast from the studio.

Well now a source close to the pair has told us that it’s true, ‘Dougie and Frankie have actually split up’.

Our source told us that details about why the pair split were unknown, but mentioned something interesting about how one of JLS may have caused friction in their relationship.

This is particularly interesting because our spies noticed the following post on Dallas Austin’s website in December last year: “I’m pissed now because my man, DOUGIE – yes, DOUGIE is dating a girl named FRANKIE from a group called the SATURDAY’S. She’s been out with a guy from JLS while he’s been in the A and its been in the press in the UK. I just hate to see a friend disrespected.”

It was just last month that Frankie was papped leaving Aston Merrygold’s birthday party, celebrating the star turning 22 at Alto nightclub in London – two days after we spotted Dougie at a Lostprophets gig, having a laugh with his mates.

Bandmate Rochelle Wiseman was snapped with other JLS boy Marvin Humes, hand-in-hand, after a dinner date at The Ivy on Friday. Check out the News Of The World for pictures and the full story.

Frankie Sandford of The Saturdays leaving Alto nightclub in London's Soho after attending Aston Merrygold's birthday party

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