Gareth Gates and Faye Brookes look tense when they are seen together for the first time since the split was blamed for its control behavior & # 39;

GARETH Gates and ex-girlfriend Faye Brooks looked down as they walked through the streets of Manchester yesterday.
The surprise trip came just a few hours after the 34-year-old Pop Idol star was unveiled and the 31-year-old Corrie actress had mentioned the time on their romance.
Eamonn and James Clarke Gareth Gates and Faye Brooks were seen together a few days after they announced their split. The former couple was not fond of affection when they crossed St Annes Square together.
Gareth hid behind dark shades, lowering his gaze as he walked past the soap actress.
Faye held her hand tightly together as she crossed the square into a pair of black leggings, brown boots, and a fake fur coat.
Her ex Gareth had put his hands in his coat pockets while he was dressed in black.
Eamonn and James Clarke The couple looked cold when they crossed St Anne's Square in Manchester on Friday. Social media: referring to the source The couple stated that they had decided to separate the time – but Gareth & # 39; s & # 39; control behavior & # 39; is the fault of the split. it was revealed that the couple had ended their six-year romance – with Gareth's controlling behavior as a fault for the split.
Sources near the pair told The Sun that the real reason behind their divorce was the refusal of the former Pop Idol star to have Faye socialize with her Corrie stars without him, which led to constant queues.
Getty Images – Getty Faye is split up after six years from Gareth Gates. An insider said: "Gareth was very controlling at certain points in their relationship.
"He was not always happy with Faye who went out on evenings with her friends from work without him who inevitably led to arguments between them.
"Gareth does not always have a busy schedule like Faye and can get bored when he is left to his fate – and it is during these times that he would need to call her phone more often.
"Many Faye co-stars on Coronation Street have worried her in the run-up to their split and are happy to be able to continue."
Getty Images – Getty Gareth made the announcement of separating via TwitterPop Idol-star Gareth Gates intoxicated fans in Glasgow pub while taking out karaoke classics
A Gareth spokesperson said: "At this moment they want to reveal the personal reasons why.
"Faye and Gareth remain the best friends and hopefully they will be clearer after some time about what the future has in store for them."
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In a contrasting statement posted on Twitter, Gareth said on behalf of the couple: "@Faye_Brookes and I choose to take some time apart.
"We remain the best friends and we want to thank you for all your support over the years."
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