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Another shock in splitsville as Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama call it quits

2016-06-06 09:43
 

Los Angeles - Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama have split up.

The 23-year-old singer and the That '70s Show actor have publicly announced they will be going their separate ways after almost six years of dating, which was declared via a post on social media on Saturday, however the pair intend to remain "best friends".

The Cool for the Summer hitmaker posted a picture of their statement on Instagram, which read: "After almost 6 loving and wonderful years together, we have decided to end our relationship.

"This was an incredibly difficult decision for both of us, but we have realized more than anything that we are better as best friends. We will always be supportive of one another. Thank you to everyone who has offered us kindness and support over the years.

"With only love, Wilmer & Demi (sic)."

A photo posted by Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on

The news of their breakup came as a surprise as the brunette beauty never rejected the idea of marriage with her former beau.

Speaking previously about tying the knot with Wilmer, she said: "We've been together this long ... obviously I'm not going anywhere.

"I am very, very in love with him. I think - we will probably wait a little bit longer, but - if he asked tomorrow I would say yes."

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