Former Disney star Bella Thorne has broken up with her now ex-fiancé Benjamin Mascolo on June 2, 2022.
Their split has been just over a year since they stunned fans on social media after they shared a photo of the ring and a clip of Thorne’s reaction to the proposal.
Who is Bella Thorne’s ex-fiancé Benjamin Mascolo?
Benjamin Mascolo, 27, is an Italian singer and actor from Modena, Italy and was one half of the group Benji & Fede but went solo in 2021 under the stage name B3N.
The singer currently resides in Italy but previously resided in the city of Hobart in the Australian island nation of Tasmania while studying at Rosny College.
Mascolo starred opposite Bella Thorne in the film Time Is Up and told Icon magazine in 2021: “When they suggested it to me, I wasn’t convinced to take it. Bella encouraged me.
“Making a film starring has been one of the most difficult and rewarding challenges of my life.”
When did Benjamin Mascolo and Bella Thorne meet?
Thorne and Mascolo first met at Coachella in 2019, and speaking about that day, he told Icon magazine, “I knew right away that she was unlike any other woman I’ve met in my life.”
The couple were subsequently photographed kissing in San Diego, California in April 2019, just two days after Thorne announced her split from rapper Mod Sun.
Thorne and Mascolo maintained a long-distance relationship, commuting between Italy and Los Angeles.
Thorne and Mascolo announced their engagement on March 20, 2021 on an Instagram story.
Mascolo shared a heartfelt video showing Thorne’s reaction to the proposal.
“Thanks for being awesome, baby. I love you so much,” he said, to which she replied with a huge smile on her face, “I love you so much.”
Mascolo posted a photo of them holding hands, showing off the ring and writing, “She said YES,” followed by a ring and a black heart emoji.
Why did Benjamin Mascolo and Bella Thorne split?
Thorne was spotted visiting Mascolo in Italy in February 2022, but four months later a source told People they were calling it quits.
“Bella Thorne and Benjamin Mascolo have split and called off their engagement of over a year,” the source said.
The news comes after Mascolo told the Daily Mail after Thorne’s visit that they are still going ahead with wedding plans.
Mascolo told the outlet, “We’re already working on it because organizing large weddings takes a lot of time.
“What we can say is we want to do two. We want to do one in the US, one in Los Angeles and one in Italy.”
He had said at the time that they were in no rush and were planning a wedding for the summer of 2023.
However, the source told People, “Their conflicting schedules resulted in too much time which eventually led to the breakup, but the two have amicably parted ways.”
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