Emilia Fox at EE British Academy Film Awards 2013 Red Carpet
Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White and his actress girlfriend Emilia Fox have called off their year-long romance.
The pair fell for each other after meeting at a party, but pals say the relationship has fizzled out due to the pressures of work.
No one else is thought to be involved, and former Hells Kitchen star Marco, 51, and Silent Witness actress Emilia, 39, are believed to still be friends.
One mutual pal said: “They tried their hardest to keep a relationship going, but Marco has a very demanding work schedule, running his pubs and restaurants. He is always flying off around the world on TV and cookery work.
“Emilia is away a lot filming too. In the end the distance took its toll. They were rarely in the same country at the same time, let alone the same city.
“It got to the stage where they were going long periods without seeing each other. It was hard for them to decide to part but they felt it was for the best.”
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