Whether Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have split up has been the topic of much rumor for the last week or so — with the talk hitting a fever pitch Wednesday morning as a report citing "multiple sources" pronounced, "It's over."
But hours later, another outlet said not so fast ...
The couple have been engaged since May 31 of last year, after dating for about three years.
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Although last week's stories were quick to cite Liam's alleged cozy conduct with actress January Jones at a pre-Oscars bash last month as causing a rift in the relationship, the New York Post's Page Six on Wednesday quoted a source suggesting that Miley's wild night life was to blame.
“Miley and Liam are done; it’s over," the source told the paper. "She likes to party really hard and can be pretty wild. It became a problem for him."
The rumors themselves have been a problem for singer Cyrus.
"I am so sick of La. And sick of the lies that come with it. I didn't call off my wedding. Taking a break from social media. #draining," she tweeted a week ago, adding later that she's "not discussing anything but my music from now on."
Miley went out the next night with her engagement rock conspicuously missing. Rumor had it she'd done it to make her fiancé mad, of course. Toward the end of last week, Liam flew home to his native Australia, where he's since been spotted out with family and friends, according to the Daily Mail.
Wednesday afternoon, E! News joined the fray with a hold-on-a-minute report declaring that the two "have been a bit rocky, but are not giving up."
"They both want it to work," the E! source added.
So what do we know for certain? He's on one continent while she's on another. Whether it's a break or a break-up remains to be seen.
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