Sadly, the rumors are true: Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney are, indeed, on a break. The Mother Monster confirmed that she and her longtime beau are currently spending some time apart, or more specifically "we have been taking a break." She confirmed the split on Instagram the same day they were picking up steam on the Internet. In a heartfelt Instagram post (which featured the pair of five years walking arm-in-arm), she opened up about their current relationship status, noting that they are "soulmates."
"Taylor and I have always believed we are soulmates. Just like all couples we have ups and downs, and we have been taking a break," she wrote. "We are both ambitious artists, hoping to work through long-distance and complicated schedules to continue the simple love we have always shared. Please root us on. We're just like everybody else and we really love each other."
The couple met in 2011 on the set of her "You and I" video, in which they played love interests. They became engaged on Valentine's Day 2015, but a wedding date was never confirmed.
When Taylor stopped by Watch What Happens Live in 2015, he opened up about their fateful meet-cute on the set of her music video. You can check it out below — we promise the anecdote will definitely leave you rooting for them.
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