When AnnaLynne McCord and Dominic Purcell broke up in December after more than three years together, McCord wasn’t prepared to see photographs in the press of Purcell with someone else so quickly.
“It’s horrible. Public breakups are horrible. It’s the worst thing on earth. You have to see your man with another woman,” the actress-model, 27, told PEOPLE at Thursday night’s Hollywood Domino Annual Pre-Oscar Soiree & Tournament presented by Bovet 1822.