It is believed Loudon, a city banker, had found it difficult to deal with Pippa’s sudden fame as a sex symbol.
Another report said, after the wedding that Alex was jealous of Pippa flirting with Prince Harry. But the truth is she and Harry are just mates.
However, she has reportedly told friends that she is in no rush to enter a new relationship.
She and Alex split briefly in the summer – but this time it’s over.