Alex Pettyfer and Marloes Horst split 'due to busy schedules'

Alex Pettyfer and Marloes Horst were dating since April 2014.

Alex Pettyfer and Marloes Horst have split. The Magic Mike star and the Sports Illustrated model announced their break-up on Instagram.

The 25-year-old actor took to the photo-sharing website, and posted a picture of the two, during happier times. He wrote: "I wouldn't normally do this as I like to keep my life private, Despite what may be written, Marloes and I split up due to her being a crazy hot supermodel and her and my work just keeping us apart. It was a mutual decision, We are incredible close and love each other tremendously !!! We are best friends and who knows what the future holds. #shewillalwaysbefamily#factisgreaterthanfiction"

The Maybelline spokeswoman also posted the same image of the estraged couple and revealed the reason for the separation. She wrote: "Despite of what some papers may say, Alex and i split due to our busy schedules. It's sadning to read these negative articles since we are very close and love each other dearly! So we took it into our own hands to say it was a mutual decision, we are best friends and will always remain each others family.#loveisalwaystheanswer"

Pettyfer and Horst started dating in April 2014. They went public with their romance while attending the Coachella music festival.