Mo Gilligan ‘splits with girlfriend of 4 years’ as he tries to crack America

Apparently there’s no bad blood (Picture: Shutterstock)

is said to have split from his girlfriend of four years after spending months away from their shared home in Britain trying to crack America.

judge, 34, reportedly broke up with ex-Hollyoaks actress Sophie Wise, 27, after they moved in together at the start of this year.

The rumours come after Mo was said to be in huge demand by US television executives after he caught their eye while filming the pilot for new gameshow That’s My Jam in Los Angeles.

A source claims that the couple’s split is ‘totally amicable’ with no bad blood between them.

‘They are still friends despite what’s been a difficult time’, the insider told The Sun on Friday.

‘He is such a hot property in the US right now, as well as still being in demand in Britain, and work has been overwhelming,’ they continued.

Mo and Sophie dated for four years (Picture: WireImage)

‘There certainly isn’t any other woman on the scene. They just reached the end of the line.’

Mo and Sophie kept their relationship relatively under the radar, not offering the world a glimpse inside their romance even on social media.

They also have not been pictured in public together despite the presenter and comedian confirming in 2018 they were dating.

The comic recently stepped down from Masked Dancer judging duties (Picture: Reuters)

Mo and Sophie were already in a relationship before he started becoming a household name after getting his breaking on Channel 4’s The Big Narstie Show in 2018, then fronting his The Lateish Show on the network.

His work in America recently became such a big part of his career he has
had to step down from his role as one of the panellists on ITV’s The Masked Dancer.

, with a whole host of characters hoping to fool the judges and emerge victorious.

Following Mo’s departure, the panel now consists of Masked Singer judges Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross, formner Strictly Come Dancing pro Oti Mabuse, and Mo’s replacement, .

Joel Dommett returns to host. has contacted Mo’s reps for comment.


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