It looks like R&B crooner Omarion and girlfriend Apryl Jones are the latest celebrity couple to call it quits.
Rumors of a breakup between the seemingly happy pair had only just begun when Omarion posted a video clip to his personal Instagram page that had some fans curious about whether or not it was somehow confirmation of the split. In the video, Omarion is seen shirtless and showing off his physique while a snippet of his latest single “Body On Me” from his upcoming album Reasons is heard playing in the background.
& your chiccckkkkkk!! 🤘🏾. New everything! Stand by!! It's a lot (feels)🎶 COMING YOUR WAY!! & If I don't feel the music! You won't either. Let's make this a fair exchange. #Bodyonme #Reasons #lit #workedhardtochangemylife p.s. Tell your friends I'm playing different these days. 💯. 💎.
A video posted by Mr O (@1omarion) on Jul 10, 2016 at 1:26pm PDT
Shortly after the video was posted, Apryl took to her Snapchat to address some of the recent comments she’d been receiving from fans on social media and ultimately confirmed that she and Omarion have broken up. “Ok. So people are saying ‘you and Omarion can’t be together' because of the Black Lives Matter comment that I made, because I said all lives matter pertaining to the shooting? That has nothing to do with why me and Omari are not together,” she began. "He never cheated on me, I never cheated on him. Sometimes people just grow apart and sometimes people just go their own way.”
Once Apryl confirmed the split, Omarion also took to social media to speak on the end of the relationship, insisting that would be his one and only time addressing the situation publicly.
A photo posted by Mr O (@1omarion) on Jul 10, 2016 at 11:27pm PDT
Omarion and Apryl became fan favorites on Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood over the past few seasons as one of few couples in the franchise who served as a positive example of a Black relationship and kept their involvement in the show’s endless drama to a minimum. The couple just recently welcomed their second child, daughter A’mei Kazuko, back in March. They also share a son, Megaa Omari, who was born in August of 2014.
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