Kylie Minogue believes she was 'deluded' thinking that her relationship with Joshua Sasse would work out and she is now 'very happy' being single.
The 49-year-old pop megastar split from her actor fiancé last year amid allegations that he was unfaithful, and has now revealed that at first she thought their romance 'needed saving', before realising it was time to call and end to their relationship.
"I think we all know that things were not going great in my relationship, but, you know, when you're kind of deluded and you're thinking maybe, maybe ... maybe this needs saving. Turns out, it didn't," she told Vogue Australia.
Kylie, who stole the show at the Queen's 92nd birthday party at the weekend, also admitted her split prompted her to try having children without a partner.
But she has now decided she's happier being an aunt to her sister Dannii Minogue's seven-year-old son Ethan.
"I did pursue that. That obviously wasn't the path for me, either. But, I think now I love being an aunty," she said.
"And I mean, if I was to meet anyone - that sounds really gloomy - but if there's one person on the planet Earth who might like me and I might like them, the chances are pretty high that that person would have children anyway. So I think it's more (likely) in that vein, than having children of my own."
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Meanwhile, Kylie also recently claimed she was 'very happy' being single.
"That's been and gone but I appreciated everyone's kind thoughts. That does seem like another life. I really just built up, regained my sense of self, was like 'Oh yeah this is me, this is who I am," she said.
Following her split, the 'I'm Spinning Around' hitmaker released her 14th studio album 'Golden' - which hit shelves earlier this month - and has said working on the record has "been good to kind of centre" to her.
"I was very happily single when I wrote [the tracks]. Like, very happily single," she said.
"Honestly, it's just not [a break-up album] - what it became about was me and my life and where I am in my life and the lessons I've learnt."
While Kylie has moved on, it appeared her British actor ex took a swipe her on Instagram.
Just weeks ago he shared a rather ambiguous post stating, to 'remember' nothing in life is 'personal' and that he needs to 'let go'.
"Don’t hold on to it - the minute you let go of trying to control everything, it will all come back to you and then you will realise that none of it matters - and then you can carry on with your life without this weight you’ve had on your back," he wrote. "Let go."
Kylie had before admitted to Stellar she suffered a nervous breakdown at the end of 2016, around the time she split from Joshua.
“I tried to be like other people,” Kylie told the publication. “That’s what people do, they get engaged. I thought maybe that’s where I’ve been going wrong... I don’t know that marriage is for me.
“I don’t want to overdramatise it, but it actually was nervous breakdown time."
Kylie and Joshua became engaged in February 2016, just six months after meeting on the set of comedy series Galavant in September 2015.
However, at the beginning of 2017 Kylie announced her split from Joshua on Instagram, insisting they wished "only the best for each other as we venture towards new horizons"
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