Confirmed: Big Sean And Ariana Grande Have Split Up

20 April 2015, 17:40 | Updated: 20 April 2015, 17:41

Big Sean and Ariana Grande

Read the official statement.

Big Sean and Ariana Grande have broken up. The couple, who have been seeing each other for eight months, confirmed thew news in an official statement. 

"They both deeply care for each other and remain close friends," their reps tell Us in a joint statement. "We kindly ask that the media respect their wish for privacy regarding this personal matter at this time."

The news comes just weeks after a video of Justin Bieber dancing a little too close to Ariana during a concert performance together in California went viral. 

Over the weekend, Ariana Grande's dad posted a comment on one of Big Sean's Instagram photos after the rapper was seemingly making a rude comment about his daughter.