Love Island’s Josh Goldstein, Shannon St. Clair Split: Details

Shannon St. Clair, Josh Goldstein
Courtesy Shannon St. Clair/Instagram

Paradise doesn’t last forever. Josh GoldsteinAnd Shannon St. ClairAfter nearly a year of dating, they have split.

“As you guys know, Shannon has been in PA the last few weeks supporting her sister with the birth of her niece. She’s been figuring out her next career move, and has always had a passion for skincare,” the Love Island USA The alums shared an update on their relationship status in a joint Instagram statement. “Although she loves FL, she has decided to go back to school to become an esthetician and be closer to the baby.”

26-year-old Temple University graduate, had moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Florida after their reality TV stint. She now resides in Florida and works as a personal trainer online.

“It has always been a dream of his to live in FL and start his own business, and he’s doing just that! We love this life we’ve built together, but sometimes timing is everything,” their statement continued. “It certainly has been hard being apart, and we’ve been trying to take the right steps to further both of our careers. We have shared so many great memories and achievements over the past year. From love to tragedy and everything in between, we have been by each other’s side with support, friendship, and the greatest love for each other that words cannot even begin to describe. No one can take that away from us.”

The starting lineup included the now-exs Love Island USA Season 3, which aired on CBS in July 2021, was the third season. After coupling up in the debut episode, they quickly connected on a deeper level and became the Hawaiian villa’s first official boyfriend and girlfriend. They abruptly left the show one month later, shocking their fellow contestants.

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“I just want to tell you guys that me and Shannon are going home today,” Goldstein revealed during an August 2021 episode. “Unfortunately, my sister passed away last night … I just got word. She was an amazing person. She was the reason I’m here, the reason I found Shannon and met all you guys. It’s unexpected, but she lived an unbelievable life. I need to be with my family right now, to support them. I just want to let you guys know that I’m so grateful to have met all of you and consider you all my best friends. We’re going to see each other again.”

St. Clair joined her husband at the memorial, which ignited their real-life love as they shared many loved-up photos via social media.

“We will always love and care for one another and remain friends, but unfortunately at this time we’ve made the decision to go our separate ways,” their Friday statement added. “There is no bad blood between us, the people closest to us know we rarely had arguments. We are literally best friends, so we both want to see each other succeed and be happy, always.”

They concluded: “We will continue to support one another and thrive independently, and we encourage you all to do the same. … We don’t know what the future holds, and this may not be goodbye forever, but for now, it’s best for both of us ❤️.”

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