They announced their separation yesterday after just eight months of marriage, but one report claims the writing has long been on the wall for Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth.
In fact, a source close to the couple told OK! magazine back in May that Miley and Liam were having major issues in their relationship, and it was all down to the superstar singer’s odd behaviour on the red carpet at the Met Gala.
"Liam knows that Miley is a free spirit, but sometimes she goes too far," the source told the publication, after Miley was pictured licking her husband’s face.
"She was licking his face for the cameras on the red carpet, then grinding on people on the dance floor inside and grabbing her crotch.”
The insider went on to say that Miley’s antics ‘turned off’ Liam, who ‘doesn’t like that side of her’.
Indeed Liam is a country family man at heart. The 29-year-old is often spotted going for a surf with his Hollywood actor brother, Chris Hemsworth, in Byron Bay, or hanging at home with his dogs on his Instagram account.
Miley on the other hand, is known for her controversial on-stage performances and told Elle magazine last month that she was redefining what it means to be a wife.
"I mean, do people really think that I'm at home in a f**king apron cooking dinner?" she said.
"I'm in a hetero relationship, but I still am very sexually attracted to women. People become vegetarian for health reasons, but bacon is still f**king good, and I know that. I made a partner decision. This is the person I feel has my back the most. I definitely don't fit into a stereotypical wife role. I don't even like that word."
Just hours after their split was confirmed (on the same day as Liam’s brother Chris’ birthday), the 26-year-old was photographed kissing Brody Jenner’s ex, Kaitlynn Carter, in Italy.
A source has told The Sun that Miley's 'fling came as a shock' to her Australian husband, who was blindsided by how fast she was able to move on.
“Their marriage is over and Liam is absolutely heartbroken, but Miley is making up for lost time,” the source said.
'He wants to settle down and have a conventional family including kids, but that couldn't be further from what Miley is after right now.
“She made it clear she wanted to be able to have fun with other people - men and women - but it's always been something he's had a hard time understanding.”
Miley and Liam tied the knot in December 2018 after an on-again-off-again relationship circle which lasted 10 years.
They said their ‘I do’s’ in front of their family and friends at their Tennessee home.
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