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Last week, Kendall Jenner spoke in a newly-released interview about how she could “maybe” marry her NBA player boyfriend Ben Simmons someday. Tonight, Page Six is reporting that the two are no longer dating from multiple sources.
Page Six said Simmons recently went out partying with his friends in Atlantic City, NJ, and there was “buzz among Ben’s entourage that he and Jenner called it quits last week.” A second source familiar with the couple told Page Six the two did indeed break up.
Jenner and Simmons have not been photographed out publicly together since March 11, when the two were seen out on a date at a suburban south New Jersey mall.
In Jenner’s Vogue Australia interview, where she discussed the possibility of marrying Simmons, she also explained why she kept their relationship private.
“I got a glimpse of how my sisters dealt with [the attention] and it’s cool to learn from that,” she started. “For me, a lot of things are very special and very sacred, like my friends and relationships, and I personally think that bringing things into the public makes everything so much messier.”
She then brought up the fact she’s 23 and feels that dating anyone publicly would sabotage their relationship. “I’m very young and right now I feel like relationships aren’t always super-certain and I don’t want to bring too much attention to something if you don’t really know long term [what it’s going to be],” she said. “A relationship is only meant to be between two people, and the second you make it the world’s business is when it starts messing with the two people mentally. Like once everyone is let in, you’re letting all these opinions into your relationships, and I don’t think that’s fair.”
Neither Jenner nor Simmons have commented on breakup rumors yet. They both still follow each other on Instagram though.