They were at the centre of one of the most high-profile relationship breakdowns of 2016.

However, it appears Cassandra Thorburn has found some closure after a New Year’s break in Cancun and has decided to forgive Karl Stefanovic.

Woman’s Day is reporting that friends have said ‘she’s finally happy again…Cass is ready to forgive and move on- for the sake of her mental health and her kids.’

The former ABC journalist’s marriage broke down in September last year and friends have described last year as the worst year of Cass’s life,’ friends said, according to the publication. 

‘She was blindsided by Karl leaving.’

However, her friends say that after going on holiday, she has found her self-worth again and is ready to move on. However, she is not ready to date again yet.