Spencer Matthews has told Lauren he doesn't have feelings for Lucy Watson
In the most intimate, he was kissing her passionately on a dingey floating out on the azure waves. Showing off toned, sunkissed bodies the lovers looked as if they were straight out of a romantic movie.
He used his Twitter feed to apologise for not updating followers on Monday's episode, telling them: "We were too busy leading our lives".
The couple are on holiday over Christmas and New Year with his family. In the episode Spencer was seen giving his new love interest tickets join to him in an apparent sign that he is serious about the relationship.
As the episode aired Lucy was on the other side of the world, putting all the drama behind her. She has jetted off to spend Christmas in Australia's Gold Coast.
Lucy Watson is spending Christmas in Australia
Clearly feeling reflective, she tweeted: "Maybe you can't be friends with your ex".
Later the pretty brunette instragrammed an inspirational quote, telling followers: "Surround yourself with people that reflect who you want to be and how you want to feel, energies are contagious".