This weekend has sparked fresh hopes that Rylan Clark-Neal, 32, could reconcile with husband Dan Neal, 41, following their split.
The Sun reported that former policeman Dan was spotted back at the property they share in Essex, with his Range Rover parked on the drive.
An insider said: ‘It was a very sad period but after it all came out into the open they seem to be in a better place and Dan has been back at the home at times.
Reuniting? Rylan Clark-Neal’s ‘husband Dan was seen back at their home sparking hopes they could reconcile after split’
‘Everyone who knows them likes them very much, so hopefully things are working out.’
MailOnline has contacted a representative for Rylan for comment.
The star, who rose to fame on X Factor nine years ago, revealed in June that he and Dan had split after six years of marriage.
Marriage breakdown: The star, who rose to fame on X Factor nine years ago, revealed in June that he Dan, had split after six years of marriage (pictured above in 2016)
Rylan thanked fans for their support and revealed he is working towards returning to his jobs.
He made the decision to step down from presenting stints such as Eurovision and his BBC Radio 2 show after his marriage broke down.
Taking to Instagram in July, he penned: ‘I just wanted to write a message to thank you all for the love and kindness you have shown us.
‘We are currently prioritising our mental health and looking after the ones around us we love the most. I am working towards getting back to the jobs I love in due course. Thank you for being patient with me X’.
Grateful: The star took to Instagram at the beginning of July to write a message to his 1.4million followers following his marriage breakdown
With 50-year-old Zoe quitting It Takes Two back in May, Rylan will allegedly sit alongside Strictly professional Janette Manrara, 37, for the extra ballroom dancing instalment which is starting next month.
Television return? With the return to work on the star’s radar, Rylan is reportedly set to make his television comeback on Strictly Come Dancing ‘s spin-off It Takes Two
A source revealed to the publication that Rylan has missed working and is ‘hopeful’ to make his return to television.
They said: ‘Rylan’s spent time away from the spotlight focusing on his wellbeing surrounded by friends and family.
‘It’s all looking positive and the team at It Takes Two always have a lot of fun filming. It’s a joyful show to work on.
‘Of course, everyone backstage wants what’s best for Rylan and aren’t putting pressure on him.’
MailOnline contacted representatives for Rylan and Strictly Come Dancing for comment at the tine.
Taking a break: Rylan made the decision to step down from presenting stints such as Eurovision and his BBC Radio 2 show after his marriage broke down (him and Dan pictured above in 2016)
Comeback: According to reports in The Sun, Rylan will return to the BBC2 show after co-presenting it with Zoe Ball for the past two years – but Zoe quit back in May (pictured in 2019)
Last month it was revealed that former Pussycat Doll Nicole and Simon Cowell are ‘amongst the stars rallying around the presenter’ who is in a ‘very dark place’ amid the breakdown of his marriage.
It was reported that Katie Price, 43, has ‘been his rock’ as he comes to term with what has happened, while Ruth Langsford has also been offering her support.
A source told Closer: ‘Katie Price in particular has been his rock over the last few weeks, and given she’s been through three marriage splits herself, she understands the torment he’s going through.
‘Nicole has also been messaging him and has given him a list of books that have helped her through painful break-ups.’
The source further revealed to the publication that Rylan was in a ‘very dark place’ but found it ‘hugely comforting’ to have his friends supporting him.
Dark place: A source recently revealed to Closer that Rylan was in a ‘very dark place’ but found it ‘hugely comforting’ to have his friends supporting him