Chris Hughes still suffering from insomnia after Jesy Nelson split – but one Hollywood movie star is helping

Chris Hughes has been suffering with insomnia during the past few weeks of lockdown, following his split from Jesy Nelson.

The Love Island star, 27, who broke up from the Little Mix singer, 28, after 16 months together, shared recently how he had been finding it difficult to sleep and it seems his nighttime problem hasn't got any easier.

However, Chris has revealed how Hollywood movie star Matthew McConaughey has surprisingly been helping him to nod off.

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Taking to his Instagram Stories, Chris, who is in lockdown at his family home, explained that he finds the Oscar winner's voice soothing.

Sharing a screenshot of a story narrated by Matthew called 'Wonder' a 'dreamy story about the mysteries of the universe', Chris said: "I've listened to this story so many times, helps my insomnia.

"I just love this blokes voice. Thanks Matt."

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Chris was candid as he shared his problems with sleeping: "I always fear the dark, I still do, I hate it. I hate night time. But this makes me happy."

Just weeks after his split from Jesy at the beginning of April, Chris opened up about how his anxiety had affected his sleep.

"How have I not slept. My sleeps been so bad the last few weeks all down to my anxiety, giving me the worst chest pains[sic]," he'd shared on Instagram.

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The reality star continued: "Waking up every time I even slightly doze off panicking thinking I'm about to have a heart attack. Insomnia is so real.

"I do everything, eye mask, hot water bottle, dark room. Just so weird. My body is drained, but my brain is being a brat."

Chris' post comes after he shared a selfie of his naturally wavy hair following what appeared to be finally a night of some sleep.


"I’ve risen from my pit. Morning everyone. Have a good weekend," he wrote alongside the shirtless photo.

The TV personality's hair seemed to be blonder than ever, with many of his followers commenting on how perfect his highlights looked.

"Your hair looks like you paid someone a good deal of money to get the perfect color ! yet it's natural you lucky thing ! (and of course gorgeous," wrote one.

"Your hair is goals," wrote another, as his fellow Love Island star Amber Davies joked, "Becky with the good hair."

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