Pete and Ariana have called it quits: A timeline of their whirlwind love

2018-10-15 13:52
ariana grande, pete davidson

Cape Town - Ariana Grande (25) and Pete Davidson (24) have reportedly called off their engagement and gone their separate ways, reports E! Online.

The couple went from silently dating to moving in together, getting engaged, getting tribute tattoos and housing pets in a matter of five months.

So, what went wrong?


Early May: Timing is everything

Both ended long-term relationships at the beginning of May, with Ariana splitting from the late Mac Miller (26) on 10 May and the Saturday Night Live star breaking it off with actress Cazzie David (24), writes Elle.

21 May: Casually dating

The two started their romance with casual dates towards the end of the month and were apparently decidedly lovey-dovey at the Billboard Music Awards.

30 May: Insta official

The comedian and his new love went Instagram official and posted a cute snap of themselves dressed up as characters from Harry Potter.

2 June: Matching tats            

After the lovebirds became Instagram official, Pete got two tattoos dedicated to Ariana. The first was a bunny mask on the back of his neck and the second the letters 'AG' – signifying Ariana’s initials – on his thumb, reports Entertainment Tonight.

11 June: The couple are engaged

After just a few weeks of dating, the pair got engaged with the songstress sporting a ring worth more than R1,4 million. In an interview with Variety, Pete revealed how he proposed to Ariana saying he took a very relaxed approach to the customary practice.

"We were in bed hanging after watching a movie. I was like, 'Will you marry me?' It was really dope," he said.

July: Ariana admits their PDA is annoying

While the two seem joined at the hip, both in public and on social media, after the God Is A Woman singer shared a cute snap of them on Instagram, captioned: My baaaaaby loves me" she commented on the post telling Pete that their PDA was "annoying as f***ck".

20 August: Red carpet debut

The loved-up pair made their first appearance on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards and couldn’t keep their hands off each other as photographers snapped away.

7 September: Tragedy strikes

Ariana’s former beau, Mac Miller (26), was found dead after an apparent drug overdose at his home in San Fernando Valley, reports TMZ. The singer was grief-stricken and heartbroken after the news broke and recently even cancelled a charity do at the Barbara Berlanti Heroes Gala in Los Angeles due to emotional upset, writes Hollywood Life.

9 October: Tattoo cover-up

Rumours started circulating about the two calling it quits, with Ariana no longer posting snaps on social media of them together. However, the biggest hint they were heading for disaster came after Pete covered up his bunny mask tattoo and converted the inking to a heart instead. At first fans went gaga over the gesture, thinking it was another cute Ariana tat, but it seems it was the beginning of the end.

14 October: Splitsville

According to a source close to the couple, they ended it this weekend after they both realised it wasn’t the right time for them to be together, adding that that they still love each other but are over romantically, writes TMZ. Another insider close to the songstress told People magazine that it was just a matter of too much too soon.

Source: Elle, Entertainment Tonight, Variety

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