They made their last public appearance as a couple at the Cannes Film Festival in May. A source explains to E! News, "Their travel schedules took a big toll on the relationship.
Robert is the one who ended it. Of course, the split isn't necessarily surprising. News, "He is technically still with FKA twigs, but it doesn't seem like it will last. They were serious at one point, but not anymore. The whole thing with Rob saying they are 'kind of engaged' speaks for itself. The relationship has been fizzling out. He and FKA have had major distance and tension between them for months now. They really tried to make it work, and it's not long until the split will be public.
They have just been trying to figure out how to sort everything. As far as Katy goes, they have been good friends for a while. They have many mutual friends and have always kept in touch. They aren't serious as of now, but Rob has always had an interest in Katy. He is good friends with Katy Perry and talks to her about everything. Katy has always been a good friend to Rob over the years and has been there for him emotionally. Although they have been flirtatiously romantic, they have still remained good friends.
Rob loves that Katy is a free spirit and she has given him good advice when it comes to relationships," the insider continues. And as Perry continues her world tour, she still takes time to keep in touch with Rob.
Rob knows how good of a friend she is and he was also there for her when she was going through her divorce. They lean on each other. And when breakup rumors plagued the duo exactly a year after things became romantic, our source assured us they were doing "just fine" and still on the path toward happily wedded bliss. The Sun was first to report the news of the split.