The Midnight Sun actress Bella Thorne and her fiancé Benjamin Mascolo have called it quits. The two of them have ended their engagement nearly a year after announcing that they are engaged. Keep reading to know the reason behind their separation.
Bella Thorne and her fiancé Benjamin Mascolo have ended their engagement
Bella and Benjamin got engaged in March 2021, and they have broken up after more than a year. A source close to the couple has confirmed that the duo is no longer together.
An insider has told People, “Bella Thorne and Benjamin Mascolo have parted ways, calling off their engagement of over a year. Their conflicting schedules led to a lot of time apart that eventually resulted in the breakup, but the two have parted ways amicably.”
When did Bella Thorne and Benjamin Mascolo spark dating rumors?
Bella and Benjamin were first romantically linked to each other in the year 2019. At that time, the American actress had just broken up with the Rich Kids Ruin Everything singer Mod Sun with whom she and YouTuber Tana Mongeau had been in an open relationship.
Just a few months later, the Shake It Up alum and Mascolo made their romance Instagram official. Going Instagram official has become the new way of declaring to the world, that yes we are dating. The two of them went Insta official in June of 2019.
Thorne and her beau Benjamin flaunted some PDA on the red carpet for the world premiere of Thorne’s directorial debut, Her and Him, at Oldenburg’s Film Festival in Germany in September 2019.
Bella and Mascolo got engaged in 2021
Thorne first teased an engagement to her followers on Instagram in January of 2021. She posted a picture of herself with several wedding ring emojis in the caption. At that time, she wrote, “💍💍💍big announcement coming soon. I’m so happy.”
Benjamin popped the question to his ladylove nearly three months later. The Famous in Love star took to her Instagram to share the amazing news with her fans. Mascolo dropped a picture with Bella on Instagram and he simply captioned it, “She said YES @bellathorne,” while Thorne shared a video of herself flaunting her stunning pear-shaped diamond engagement ring on her Instagram Story.
Mascolo said, “Thank you for being amazing baby. I love you so much. Yay we’re getting married. Celebration in Italy and America both,” in a video posted on his Instagram Story.
Bella and Mascolo co-starred in the romantic film ‘Time Is Up’
Not long ago, the couple appeared together on the big screen in the romantic movie Time Is Up. The film hit the screens in September 2021. They even attended various red carpet events including Rome Film Fest together to promote the film.
During an interview with TooFab, Bella said, “In general, to act with someone for their first time and [them] being the lead of the movie is so difficult for anyone, and so rare that it even happens.”
Thorne further added, “So, going into it, I didn’t know what it was gonna be like. I just trusted Ben. He was a natural right off the bat, and that takes a long time to learn in this industry.”
She went on to say, “We never had a fight ever the whole entire time we were filming, like there was never a new issue, so it was really just smooth sailing, the whole time. I’ve also never worked with someone that I’ve dated. So for me I was like, ‘I don’t know.’ But it was great.”
We just want to say that Bella and Benjamin must chase their happiness as individuals now. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.