Bella Thorne and Benjamin Mascolo announced their engagement over a year ago. Earlier this week, reports emerged that the couple had decided to call it quits. The breakup news was even confirmed by Benjamin in a social media post. Now, Bella has finally addressed the issue.
In an Instagram Story, Thorne shared a selfie of herself and asked for privacy while she is going through the breakup. The 24-year-old actor and 28-year-old Italian singer were together for three years after meeting on Instagram and falling in love at Coachella in 2019.
After what seemed like a long-distance relationship, Mascolo popped the question in March 2021 with a pear-shaped diamond ring and shared the engagement photos on Instagram. After reports surfaced claiming the couple ended things on June 2, Thorne confirmed the breakup rumors were true in a June 3 on Instagram Story.
The star wrote on Instagram, “I broke up with ben [sic] for my owns [sic] reasons please stop asking this is a personal matter.” Mascolo reposted it on his account and added, “Please respect her space 🤍” In a lengthy statement Mascolo shared on Instagram on June 2, he wished her the best and said he “will always be there for her.”
The pair’s romance lives on in Time Is Up, the movie they co-starred in. The movie was so significant to the couple that Mascolo proposed on-set with a love letter written on the back of their script. Stay tuned to Thirsty for further updates.
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