After a whirlwind romance and engagement, Demi Lovato and fiancé Max Ehrich have known as it quits.
Based on a number of sources, the couple — who bought engaged in July and celebrated their six-month courting anniversary earlier this month — began having issues over the past a number of weeks as they returned to work after quarantining collectively in Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“Demi and Max have been mainly collectively 24/7 for months,” a supply tells PEOPLE. “They lived in a bubble with zero stress, and every thing was simply enjoyable. Now they’re each working and are on separate coasts.”
With the “OK To not Be OK” singer, 28, nonetheless in L.A. and the actor, 29, now filming a mission in Atlanta, the supply says, “They have been having conflicts.”
One other insider agrees the gap “put a pressure” on their relationship. “Max shot up in fame, and it has been laborious,” says the insider. “He bought wrapped up in [Hollywood].”
Whereas the breakup is the very last thing Lovato envisioned taking place when she accepted Ehrich’s proposal, a supply near the singer says she’s “doing okay” and that the cut up “is an efficient factor.”
Reps for Lovato and Ehrich haven’t commented.
A supply with information of the scenario beforehand instructed PEOPLE it was a “robust determination” for the celebs to finish their engagement. “Demi and Max have determined to go their separate methods to give attention to their respective careers,” mentioned the supply. “They’ve respect and love for each other and can all the time cherish the time they spent collectively.”
Their breakup comes almost two weeks after previous screenshots and movies allegedly linked again to Ehrich, through which he professed his love for Lovato’s once-BFF Selena Gomez, circulated on Twitter.
Within the posts and Instagram comments allegedly shared by Ehrich earlier than changing into romantically linked with Lovato, he gushed over several pop stars, together with Gomez, Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus.
In a press release shared to her Instagram Story shortly after, Lovato slammed the social media posts in query as “faux” and “doctored.”
“It is actually unhappy when folks FAKE pictures to place ladies towards one another. If ladies have battle that is between them NOT YOU,” she wrote. “Secondly, do not y’all have extra essential s— to jot down about in 2020??? I problem any tabloid that dares to kind my identify to say Breonna Taylor and the truth that her murderers nonetheless have not been arrested. WRITE ABOUT THAT.”
“However then I cease and suppose.. it is hella impolite however rattling.. I get it. And I do not wanna take a look at what’s actually taking place on this planet both however WE HAVE TO,” she continued. “Sure, it is simpler to tear aside celebrities and their relationships as a result of 2020 sucks and scares the s— out of us all but it surely‘s solely gonna keep terrifying till we handle all of it and WORK ON SOLUTIONS TOGETHER.”
She concluded: “So whereas on one hand I perceive and have compassion for many who are so horrified on the actuality of 2020 that they gotta distract themselves with doctored pictures with the intention to not give attention to how unhealthy these occasions are, however however, for those who aren’t 13 years previous attempting to know the fact of proper now, put in your grownup underpants and write about what truly issues. Please.”