But why was Al the one to break the news?
Having been offered a job abroad, Ellis breaks the news to Al, but dreads telling Belle.
But before he has the chance to, Al puts his foot in it by letting slip to Belle first, assuming she already knows. With Belle furious to realise that Ellis dumping her, he soon says his goodbyes.
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