'The Undateables' Daniel Wakeford splits from fiancee Lily Taylor

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British singer Daniel Wakeford, who is autistic, poses during a photo session at Le Liberte music hall in Rennes on December 9, 2017, on the sidelines of the 39th edition of the Trans Musicales music festival.
Diagnosed with autism at age 9, Daniel Wakeford has been writing and recording songs since he was 22 years old. Supported by Carousel, an organization that helps artists with learning disabilities, he has accumulated an impressive repertoire of tracks. On television and music stages in Britain, he has become a star thanks to his pop songs. / AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER        (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)
'The Undateables' star Daniel Wakeford has announced he is single and ready to flirt. (Getty Images)

The Undateables star Daniel Wakeford has revealed he has split from fiancee Lily Taylor.

The stars of the Channel 4 documentary show touched viewers' hearts on the 2018 Christmas special when autistic rock musician Wakeford, 32, proposed to Taylor, 25, who has learning difficulties.

But Wakeford has now posted a video on TikTok announcing he is single and ready to start flirting.

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The singer-songwriter told his 370k followers: "It's Daniel Wakeford here. Listen, I just want to let you all know, because me and Lily are always being romantic for the last three years, but we decided to end our relationship together.

'The Undateables' Daniel and Lily became engaged in the Christmas special. (Channel 4)
'The Undateables' Daniel and Lily became engaged in the Christmas special. (Channel 4)

"So, me and Lily, we're friends, but I'm very good to be alone. But this summer, I might flirt with you, so watch out girls!

"And so, this is Daniel Wakeford. Until then, bye-bye for now."

The clip was captioned, "Just wanted to let you all know" with a heart emoji and the hashtag #breakup.

Wakeford and Taylor first met on the 2017 Christmas special of the dating reality show which follows a range of people with longterm conditions.

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Daniel Wakeford and his mother appeared on GMB to discuss his autism diagnosis in 2018. (ITV)

A year later Wakeford popped the question on the show by singing a rock version of Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas Is You, with the help of a choir, and Taylor said yes.

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Wakeford, from Brighton, was diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum in early childhood and also suffered from a speech disorder.

But in 2009 he started creating music - which helps him to communicate belter.

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