Turns out fans who speculated that trouble was brewing between Lady Gaga and her fiancé, talent agent Christian Carino, were right: the two have split up, her rep tells People.

Rumors that the relationship was in trouble started when fans noticed Gaga wasn’t wearing her engagement ring at the Grammy Awards on February 10.  Carino didn’t attend the ceremony with her, and she also failed to thank him when she won one of two trophies for “Shallow.”  And on Valentine’s Day, instead of a lovey-dovey couples photo, Gaga showed off her huge new back tattoo.

In the past, Carino had attended other events with Gaga, including the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards.  The two were confirmed to be a couple in February of 2017. In October of 2018, she referred to him publicly as her “fiancé” at an event in L.A.

The Oscar-nominated star was previously engaged to actor Taylor Kinney; they broke up in 2016.  In her Netflix documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two, Gaga seemed to suggest that every time she reaches another level of success, it negatively impacts her love life.  In particular, she intimated that making A Star Is Born led to her breakup with Kinney.

In the movie, she sobs, “My love life has just imploded. I sold 10 million and lost Matt. I sold 30 million and lost Luke. I did a movie and lose Taylor. It’s like a turnover. This is the third time I’ve had my heart broken like this.”

“Matt” is Matt Williams, whom Gaga dated in 2009 and 2010. “Luke” is Luke Carl, a bar owner she dated in 2005 and again in 2010.

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