Dated for the first time: August - August Dated for the second time: September - November Dated for the third time: April - September Dated for the fourth time: There's been drama, a lifetime of rumors, sweet reunions, and of course, that Neil Lane diamond engagement ring.
As Miley and Liam continue on their journey together, with the release of "Malibu," a song Miley wrote for their relationship, here's a look back on how these two got here.
They began dating quickly after. Miley calls Liam her "best friend" in an interview with Seventeen. Miley and Liam make their red carpet debut as a couple at an Oscars event, confirming that yes, they are in fact dating. They also walked the carpet together for The Last Song premiere. Miley reveals Liam was largely her muse for Can't Be Tamed.
Miley and Liam's relationship endures its first breakup reportedly due to her work schedule. Miley and Liam are spotted running errands and eating together, suggesting they are back together again.
They break up again. A source tells E! But this time they're reportedly "taking it slow and just enjoying each other's company. Liam tells Details Miley makes him "really happy. Miley denied the engagement on her twitter, saying, "I'm not engaged. I've worn this same ring on this finger since November! People just wanna find something to tal about! It's a topaz people! Miley and Liam announce their engagement.
Miley tells People, "I'm so happy to be engaged and look forward to a life of happiness with Liam. Miley appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, gets a lap dance, and confirms she's not having 47 weddings.
She also says her wedding "has to be "perfect" and "has to be like a soundtrack in a movie. Miley and Liam attend separate Oscar parties.
New breakup rumors begin to circulate. Miley is spotted without her engagement ring, leading many to believe the wedding is off. She tweeted, "I am so sick of La. And sick of the lies that come with it. I didn't call off my wedding.
Taking a break from social media. The ring is back again by late March The great news is they're great friends. And if you end up getting married, that's your business too, you know?
Miley and Liam are photographed for the first time in five months while going to the movies. Miley attends the L. It would be their final red carpet appearance together before breaking off their engagement. Miley twerks at the VMAs. Miley unfollows Liam on Twitter. Three days later, her rep confirms their engagement has been called off. Liam makes out with Mexican actress and singer Eiza Gonzalez. In her first post-Liam performance, Miley breaks down while performing "Wrecking Ball," a song believed to be about Liam.
I'm not going to look back on it and be like, 'I wish I hadn't been dwelling over a breakup,' you know? Because that's not what God wants my life to be about right now. Liam reportedly tells friends while vacationing in Italy that he and Miley will "always be best friends. Miley began dating Patrick Schwarzenegger.
Liam's bro Chris takes a dig at Miley, maybe. He said, "I've watched Liam do things I did at his age, like being in relationships he shouldn't be in, or being reckless just to prove a point. Patrick is spotted canoodling with someone who is not Miley while on spring break. Miley and Patrick break up. Miley and Stella Maxwell ride "dinosaurs" and everyone thinks they're dating. Miley tells Elle UK one month later that she is pansexual and not in a relationship. Liam tells Men's Fitness that being with Miley was "an important part of my life.
Miley helps Liam adopt a new best friend. Say hello to Dora the Explorer. Miley pops up Down Under and also on Instagram accounts belonging to friends of the Hemsworths. Photographers catch Miley and a moving truck at Liam's house. People sources say Miley "seems ecstatic" about the reunion. Miley and Liam are seen in public together for the first time since getting engaged again, first in Hollywood getting lunch at vegan hotspot Gracias Madre, then in Byron Bay in Australia.
Professional surfer Kelly Slater and his girlfriend Kalani Miller also got inked with the same design, according to this Instagram from tattoo artist Lauren Winzer.
That same weekend, Miley and Liam attend a wedding together someone else's, not theirs. In an interview with GQ, Liam gets candid about his relationship with Miley, noting that their split was difficult on him. We were both super young and it was a good decision at the time — we both needed that. Miley pays a visit to tattoo artist Dr.
Woo to add a teeny-tiny drawing of Vegemite to her arm. Before the end of the month, Miley wears a different ring — a wedding band? A new promise ring? Miley finally confirms that she and Liam are engaged during an interview with Ellen DeGeneres. Liam gives his lady a shout-out on her birthday, he literally posted a photo of Miley on his instagram.
Miley and Liam kick off the holidays with many, many sweet snuggly photos together. Miley shares some cute photos from her New Year's with Liam and their families.
She calls him "hot," because it's true. Miley gives Liam a birthday shout-out on Instagram, calling him her "favorite being. She says she wrote it while riding an Uber to the set of The Voice and that she decided to make it about Liam because she wanted to take back the narrative of her relationship, which has been in the spotlight for years. The result is beautiful. The song is as beautiful as their relationship, with Miley singing about how Liam saved her and how they are embarking on something new.
It's so sweet it hurts. Miley performs "Malibu" for the first time on TV at the Billboard Music Awards and is in tears by the end of the song. News previously reported that the two have reconciled and are engaged once again after splitting a few years ago, and an insider is sharing why the couple's relationship is stronger now than it ever was before. Liam and Miley's timing was just off the first time they were engaged, many things played into them calling it off," our insider shares.