The two met on the set of "X-Men: First Class" in 2011 and took a short break in 2013. E!'s source says that the split "was very amicable." "They spent a lot of time apart because of work, and it was difficult on their relationship," that person said.
I'm still crossing my fingers that it isn't true, but if it is, what they're saying kind of makes sense. After all, in Marie Claire, J-Law was talking about how their long-distance relationship gets put on hold when they weren't together -- which was often.
"We're so young that it would almost be like if we lived in the same city, what would happen? We'd be living together," she said. "At least this way he's in the same boat as I am: We can go out and have our own lives and know that we have each other."
And Nick has mentioned that sentiment too -- that their relationship was pretty hands-off -- except a tad sweeter.
“It’s fun because in this business you are away from one another for long periods of time, so when you’re on set together it’s a brilliant thing, because you actually get to spend time together,” Hoult told V Man.