Two years ago the Irish rugby player entered the Love Island villa as a bombshell, and went on to win the show with Amber, pipping Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury to the top spot.
They shared the prize money and left the show as a couple. But it sadly wasn't to be - a month later Amber announced that the pair had split, alleging Greg had called things off by text.
Amber said on Loose Women at the time, "We were texting each other... Basically all I wanted was a bit of effort from him to come to London or Newcastle to come and see me, and I just was like, 'Oh, I'm going to have to give up if you don't put the effort in', and then he was like, 'Okay, bye'.
"I think there was a bit of miscommunication, but I think if you don't want to be with someone, you don't want to be with someone."
Now, Greg has opened up about the breakup to the Mail Online, insisting it didn't happen like that, before touching on the trolling he received. "I think [Amber] expected me to fight for it but I had to be realistic and look at it as a proper relationship and not the Love Island winners.
"This was all on FaceTime, then I had to go to [rugby] training, so I put my phone down and I came back after an hour and my phone was blowing up, an article was released 'Greg breaks up with Amber over text' – I couldn't believe it."
Greg continued, "It went really badly. It's two years ago at this stage but I was getting death threats, hate mail, my friends and family were getting death threats, my mother was getting calls – people messaged my mother saying "you gave birth to a little p***k" and they told her to go and kill herself. It was very bad.
"I could deal with it because I had the lads around me but it was very sad for my mother who got so upset. It got brutal for a while. I lost 600,000 followers in a short space of time. Everyone flipped on me thinking I was a bad person. It's been brushed over and I'm fine now and in a better place but it was really hard at the time."
Greg moved back to Ireland in a bid to make the Tokyo Olympics, while also training to be a solicitor. Despite the trolling, he insists there's no hard feelings with Amber. "I have nothing bad to say against Amber and in another place and time without all the craziness maybe we could have worked but I had to be realistic at the time and people didn't like that.
"We support each other. She is the whole package, she has everything going for her, we have no hard feelings and I wish people would see there's no bad blood between us."
Sounds like all's well that ends well, eh?
We have reached out to Amber Gill for comment.
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