Kate Middleton married the British future King in April but her younger sister Pippa, who served as bridesmaid in Kate's grand and high-profile wedding, didn't turn out to be lucky in love like her elder sister.

Pippa, 28, was reportedly dumped by her long-time boyfriend Alex Loudon.

According to the Daily Mail, Loudon could no longer cope with the circus that surrounded Pippa.

The plain truth is Alex adored Pippa but he couldn't stand the circus that now surrounds her. Nothing is straightforward anymore, their mutual friend told Daily Mail.

He hated the fact they were followed by paparazzi and he avoided going out because of it, another source told the paper also. Alex is very strait-laced. He loves his family and his friends and has no time for celebrity.

And Alex's parents were also instrumental in the split. wakeywakeynews.com cited a friend of Pippa’s as saying. “Alex’s parents were welcoming, but they were always somewhat lukewarm about the relationship,” the friend said. In fact, “They didn’t see Pippa as ‘wife material.’”

Kate's wedding ceremony changed Pippa's life forever. She now gets invited to every show in town, every door is open to her but Alex hates parties. He loves his cricket and has a very close-knit circle of Old Etonian friends. Alex comes from a very well-to-do and discreet family who do not relish the spotlight, another family friend told Heraldsun.

“Pippa is very sweet but she is socially ambitious,” one friend told wakeywakeynews.com.

Pippa tried to get over the split by spending last weekend with Wills and Kate at Balmoral, a source told The Sun. She and Alex split briefly in the summer, but this time it's over. They are barely speaking.

According to Hello! magazine that Pippa has pulled out of the Square Mile Masked Ball on Nov. 25.

From what I hear Pippa's been making a few alterations to her social calendar. It looks like she's trying to keep a low profile - which is a bit of a change. a source told Us.