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Farmer Ben breaks silence on shocking FWAW split

“I had so much love for Leish..."
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Farmer Wants A Wife’s Ben Scowen has broken his silence following news of his split with winner Leish. 

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The NSW farmer took to Instagram to share a video, revealing that the couple had “ups and downs” but “unfortunately we just didn’t work out.”

“To address what’s happened with Leish and I after the show, yes unfortunately we aren’t together anymore – though we did try for some time after the show to make things work,” he explained. 

“Like any relationship, we had our ups and downs and unfortunately we just didn’t work out.”

“I had so much love for Leish and still to this day have so much love for the girl,” he continued.

“I mean I don’t have a bad word to say about her at all and yeah, I hope you can appreciate our privacy in regards to why the relationship broke down.”

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Ben and Leish have both taken to Instagram to share news of their split. (Credit: Channel Seven)

Farmer Ben also revealed why he hadn’t taken to social media sooner, especially since Leish had announced their split on her own Instagram account just days after the reunion episode aired. 

“I wanted to get out and have my voice and say hello but I just haven’t been able to,” he explained, before sharing that Channel Seven had been running his account.

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Farmer Ben revealed he only just re-gained access to his Instagram account. (Credit: Channel Seven)

Leish posted to her Instagram stories to announce news of the split earlier this month, sharing text that read: “I am completely heartbroken to announce that sadly Ben and I have parted ways.”

“I tried everything I could to make our relationship last after the show (including wanting to move to the farm earlier, YES everyone I was always planning on moving) but unfortunately it wasn’t there for Ben anymore and I was left absolutely shocked and heartbroken.”

“I gave it my all and fell in love with ben, his daughter and family (which hurts a little bit extra).”

“I am thankful for the support I have had these past few months from the other girls on bens farm and the other farms. They have been true selfless legends in helping me heal.”

“I wish Ben all the best.”

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