Supermodel Kendall Jenner and NBA player, Devin Booker, quietly broke up again and we finally know why. Reports recently revealed that the couple split amicably and that there’s “no bad blood” between them. They apparently drifted apart due to their busy and conflicting schedules, and now Jenner is focusing on growing her 818 tequila company.
Jenner and Booker were first rumored to be dating in 2020 and were confirmed to be official by June of that year. She went Instagram official with their relationship on Valentine’s Day the next year, and he also made a birthday tribute for her birthday in November. The former couple was very lowkey about their relationship and hardly spoke about it.
Earlier this year, during a rare interview, Booker spoke about his relationship with Jenner and shared his opinions on what it’s like to be in a high-profile relationship and in the public eye. Their relationship was on-and-off, with the duo breaking up in June this year and then reconciling the next month.
Read on to find out more.
Kendall Jenner And Devin Booker’s Reason For Breaking Up Again
The day after news broke that Jenner and Booker had ended their relationship quietly last month, a source close to the supermodel spoke to E! News about the real reason why the beautiful couple calling it quits. The insider said, “Their schedules weren’t lining up, and eventually the relationship really took its course.”
However, the insider explains that Booker and Jenner have remained good friends in the wake of their split. They said, “There’s no bad blood. It wasn’t an awful breakup.” Due to the amicable nature of their split, Jenner has reportedly taken the transition into singlehood well, as the source said she’s in “great spirits.”
They shared that the 818 tequila founder is keeping busy with her new alcohol business and other work, saying, “She’s been really busy and is trying to take her company to the next level, and is really focused on work.” As for the supermodel’s future love life, the insider stated that Jenner isn’t “really open to dating right now.”
They Started Dating In 2020
Jenner and Booker were first rumored to be dating in April 2020 after they were seen cuddling up in Arizona. They later began dating in June of that year but went Instagram official in February 2021, when Jenner made a Valentine’s Day tribute post to her former beau.
When she celebrated her birthday in November 2021, Booker made a birthday tribute for her on his Instagram Story. The post included a photo of a smiling Jenner, and he captioned it, “Most beautiful woman.” Throughout their adorable relationship, Jenner and Booker stayed extremely lowkey, hardly speaking about each other during interviews or on social media.
Devin Booker Once Talked About Their Relationship
Earlier this year, during a rare interview, Booker spoke about his relationship with Jenner and shared his opinions on what it’s like to be in a high-profile relationship and in the public eye. During the interview with Wall Street Journal, Booker was asked if it’s difficult “having the spotlight” on their personal lives.
He responded with, “I wouldn’t say hard. Honestly, I’m enjoying life to the fullest, and that came off my tongue so easily because it wasn’t always this way, but I feel like I’m in a good place right now. I love my family, I love the people around me, and I love the impact that I get to have on this world, the younger generation under me and the kids who look up to me.”
Kendall Jenner And Devin Booker First Broke Up Earlier This Year
Jenner and Booker’s relationship was on-and-off, with the duo splitting up in June this year after hitting a rough patch and then reconciling the next month. At the time, an insider spoke to E! News and said, “They worked out their issues and decided they want to move forward and be together. They moved on, and it’s going really well.”
The couple had reportedly hit a rough patch after their trip to Italy for her sister Kourtney Kardashian’s wedding to Travis Barker. A source (via E!) revealed that “they started to feel like they weren’t aligned and realized they had very different lifestyles.”