Ariana Grande’s split from husband Dalton Gomez sent shockwaves as the news broke on Monday, and her estranged husband is reportedly back on the dating scene for ‘months’.
The Into You hitmaker, 30, who recently ditched her wedding ring while joining Wicked co-star Jonathan Bailey at Wimbledon, has been separated from the real estate broker, 27, since January this year.
A source told TMZ in an article published Monday that Gomez has been ‘dating for the past few months,’ but added that the former Nickelodeon actress was ‘cool’ with it.
Insiders also told the outlet that both Ariana and Dalton were ‘shocked’ that their split wasn’t ‘picked up’ earlier.
The former couple went public with their relationship in 2020 and said ‘I do’ the following year in May 2021 during an intimate ceremony at Grande’s home in Montecito.
Dating other people: Ariana Grande’s, 30, split from husband Dalton Gomez, 27, sent shock waves on Monday as the news broke and her estranged husband is reportedly back on the dating scene for ‘months’
‘Fine’: A source told TMZ in an article published Monday that Gomez has been ‘dating for the past few months,’ but added that the former Nickelodeon actress was ‘fine’ with it
TMZ also reported that the couple’s relationship didn’t work in a ‘post-Covid world’ as each of their lives are ‘vastly different’.
Now sources close to the exes have told the outlet that when Ariana and Dalton were first romantically linked in January 2020, the two were each other’s everything. But as restrictions for Covid began to dissolve, so did their relationship.
The real estate broker was reportedly ‘surprised’ by Ariana’s fame and ‘unaccustomed to her schedule, the paparazzi and the various opportunities that took her out of LA’.
Insiders explained to TMZ that the pair’s ‘differences began to unravel the marriage’ and the pair split the following month when Grande withdrew to film Wicked in the UK in late December last year.
The singer and actress has been cast as Glinda in the adaptation of the hit musical and the film is scheduled to be released in two parts on December 25, 2024 and December 25, 2025.
In May, the two reportedly tried to fix their marriage, which ‘lasted 2 weeks before they both threw in the towel.’
Ariana and Dalton are now headed for a divorce, a source told DailyMail.com, after it emerged Ariana has deleted all romantic photos from her May 2021 wedding on Instagram.
‘Ariana and Dalton have nothing but respect for each other. They’re still friends and want to move forward like that,’ explained the insider.
Ditching the ring: The Into You hitmaker, who recently ditched her wedding ring when she joined Wicked co-star Jonathan Bailey at Wimbledon, has been separated from the real estate broker since January this year
‘Shocked’: Insiders also told the outlet that both Ariana and Dalton were ‘shocked’ that their split wasn’t ‘picked up’ earlier
‘There was no cheating between them, no resentment, the marriage just didn’t work out. These things happen,’ a source close to the couple revealed.
A spokesperson for Ariana confirmed the news to DailyMail.com.
Ariana was spotted ring-less at Wimbledon over the weekend; He has not been seen wearing his ring for some time.
Their insider claims the couple tried to reconcile two months ago but it ‘failed.’ It was also claimed that Gomez flew to London in January in a last-ditch attempt to save the pair’s marriage – to meet his wife on the set of Wicked but it ‘didn’t work’, reports Page Six. The pair were spotted cramming together in the UK capital.
‘Ariana and Dalton have been having some issues for months now,’ a source told Us Weekly on Monday.
Ariana is busy filming the musical Wicked across the UK from December 2022.
The source said Ariana and Dalton had ‘issues’ before filming began. The actress and the realtor still ‘talk’ on the phone regularly and ‘remain friends.’
Before Wicked went into filming, The Us Weekly Insider had issues [in London] That they couldn’t solve, and the distance didn’t help. They are not talking and talking, and there is a possibility of divorce.’
Dealing with ‘problems’: ‘Ariana and Dalton have been having some issues for months now,’ a source told Us Weekly on Monday
Filming in England: The adaptation of the hit musical Wicked stars the singer and actress as Glinda and the film is scheduled to be released in two parts on December 25, 2024 and December 25, 2025.
‘Still friends’: ‘Ariana and Dalton have nothing but respect for each other. They are still friends and want to move on,’ the insider explained to DailyMail.com
Another insider to the outlet noted that their marriage was ‘thriving’ until earlier this year: ‘Things have been going really well for Ariana and Dalton since the wedding. But unfortunately, they hit a rough patch a few months ago and haven’t been able to recover.’
Page Six also reported on their ‘split’, revealing their source: ‘They came to the decision together. They had problems before January, but they want to remain best friends.’
He tried to ‘save’ their marriage with a trip to meet her on the set of Wicked but the source said ‘it didn’t work out.’
‘They’ve been really good friends throughout the whole process and their friends and family are trying to protect them,’ the source said.