In a surprising twist to their whirlwind romance, the relationship between British pop sensation Harry Styles and Canadian actress Taylor Russell appears to be on shaky ground. The couple, both aged 29, have been at the center of media attention since their art gallery date in London last June, but recent events suggest a possible rift.
Last week, Russell visited the UK for a fashion shoot, choosing to stay at the luxurious Corinthia Hotel in Whitehall, a mere few miles from Styles' North London residence. However, she reportedly did not meet with the former One Direction star during her stay, sparking rumors of a split.
This development is particularly notable given that the couple was last publicly seen together at a U2 concert in Las Vegas last month.
Career Strains Romance
An insider shared with The Sun on Sunday that the pair's relationship might be suffering due to their busy careers.
"Taylor and Harry’s relationship appears to have cooled as they juggle hectic work schedules," the source revealed. Despite the potential cooling off, the insider noted that the couple, who had plans to spend Christmas together, still hold a great deal of respect for each other.
Representatives for Styles and Russell have yet to comment on the situation. Previously, Harry Styles, known for his hit "Watermelon Sugar," was reported to be deeply smitten with Russell. A source told Us Weekly, "Things are very serious, and Harry definitely sees a future with Taylor.
Even though they're both busy with their careers, they support one another any chance they get." Styles has been accompanying Russell to various events, including the afterparty of her final performance in "The Effect" at the National Theatre.
Amidst ongoing construction work on his £50 million mega mansion in London, Styles has been residing in a high-end £2,500-per-night hotel, with Russell frequently joining him. The couple has been known to keep a low profile, enjoying simple pleasures like coffee outings and cycling around London.
As fans and the media speculate on the status of their relationship, it's clear that both Styles and Russell are at pivotal points in their careers. Their ability to navigate the pressures of fame and demanding schedules while maintaining their relationship remains to be seen.