Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe remains to be one of the most controversial relationship in Hollywood considering that neither of them has actually admitted that they were dating. Many of "Outlander" Season 3 fans who have been rooting for them since day one are wondering if there was really a relationship to begin with. Was it over even before it started?
It's a sad time for "Outlander" Season 3 fans as reports about Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe split has been making its round on the internet. For months, fans and loyal shippers of Jamie and Claire's "Outlander" tandem have been wishing and crossing their fingers for a real relationship to happen. According to still unconfirmed reports, Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe split have been caused by a third party.
Is there any truth to Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe split? Or were the "Outlander" Season 3 stars never a couple? According to Just Jared, Sam Heughan recently went public with alleged girlfriend, MacKenzie Mauzy in an Oscars weekend kick-off party hosted by The Weinstein's Company and Piaget. This was reportedly the first time that Sam Heughan and MacKenzi Mauzy appeared together as a couple.
With this in mind, many are wondering if MacKenzie Mauzy is the reason behind Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe split. According to sources, Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe are reportedly not in very good terms with each other for the past few weeks. Could the Oscars-party be the tipping point of their relationship not only as alleged lovers, but as co-stars as well?
It seems like a rift between Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe might make things awkward on the set of "Outlander" Season 3. According to ET Canada, the "Outlander" stars revealed that their characters, Jamie and Claire, are going to have more intimate scenes despite of the 20-year time jump in the upcoming season. As of of writing, the Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe split issues remain to be addressed by the parties involved.