Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth’s engagement is off, and the couple has officially broken up, just days after the edgy singer stopped following her fiancé on Twitter, a rep for the VMA performer confirmed.
Cyrus and Hemsworth’s relationship has long been the subject of breakup rumors, and it now appears that those rumors weren’t misguided. Cyrus’ rep confirmed that the “Wrecking Ball” singer and her Hunger Games beau have split and canceled their future wedding plans. Cyrus’ split announcement coincided with photos of Hemsworth and Mexican actress Eiza Gonzalez flirting heavily at a Las Vegas nightclub.
In the sexy pictures of Hemsworth and Gonzalez, it appears that Cyrus couldn’t be further from his mind. The Paranoia actor can be seen intimately chatting up Gonzalez, a blonde bombshell, and witnesses said the pair didn’t leave each other sides for the duration of the night. Fueling rumors that Hemsworth and Cyrus’ split was caused by his infidelity are Facebook posts that Gonzalez wrote just last week.
“It must be very difficult to accept the fact that the person you’re interested in lives in love with someone else #oops #goodluck! #whengoodisgood!” Gonzalez wrote on September 11. And while Cyrus struggled to hold out hope that the cheating rumors were untrue, the proof was in the pictures, and it was the “We Can’t Stop” singer’s final straw.
“It’s sad that these rumors won’t go away because their foundation is already so shaky,” a source said before the couple announced the split. “Miley wants to believe that Liam’s not cheating on her but they spend so much time apart and fight so much, it’s hard for her to know what to believe.” Prior to the photos of Hemsworth cozying up with Gonzalez, the New York Post reported that the actor had locked lips with a mystery brunette at TIFF.
While it remains unknown if Hemsworth was unfaithful to Cyrus on multiple occasions, the flirtatious photos with Gonzalez certainly lend credibility to the notion that the actor had decided to move on. Hemsworth was apparently mortified by Cyrus’ raunchy VMA performance, and his camp urged him to distance himself from his famous fiancée.
“Liam is a serious actor with a growing career, whereas Miley has just turned into a joke,” an insider said. “Liam really does care about Miley, but her racy new look and sort of ghetto attitude isn’t exactly what he signed up for.”