Press pause. Kendall Jenner and Devin Booker may have decided to break up – for now – but it sounds like things will remain friendly.
The 26-year-old model and 25-year-old NBA player want to “find out if a future together is the way it was meant to be,” a source told exclusively. We Weekly of the split, which may not be the end for these two as they “take this time to focus on themselves”.
U.S confirmed on Wednesday, June 22, that the duo was officially over after flying to Europe together for Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker’s Italian wedding in May.
“Kourtney’s wedding really put things in perspective,” explains the insider, adding that the couple are “still super friendly and supportive of each other” despite going their separate ways.
A second insider also confirmed: U.S on Wednesday that the breakup of Jenner and Booker just days after the NBA athlete was seen looking very single on a recent trip to Scottsdale, Arizona. The athlete saw how he cuddled with several women and flirted all night.
Prior to their split, the Hulu personality shared some of her recent stressors on a May episode of The Kardashiansexplaining the pressure she feels from mom Kris Jenner to have children before she is ready.
“You keep telling me, ‘You’re not getting any younger.’ But guess what? It’s my life,” Kendall said of getting pregnant. “I don’t know if I’m ready yet. I have a lot to figure out before I can welcome a child into my life. I still enjoy life on my own. And now I’m at peace with that.”
In May 2021, Jenner joked her sisters by seemingly announcing her engagement to the Phoenix Suns player after Kourtney challenged her to trick them.
After the California resident revealed it was just fake news, her family expressed disappointment that Booker hadn’t asked the question.
“That’s so stupid”, Khloe Kardashian said after learning that there wasn’t really anything to celebrate. ‘Why would you do that to us? … I was so excited. I was only disappointed that it was a bit big on your finger. I was like, ‘He couldn’t have gotten the size right?’”
The reality star and Michigan native, who was notoriously low-key with their relationship, were first spotted on a double date — with other people — in 2018 when Jenner was still dating Ben Simmons and Booker had a relationship with sister Kylie Jenners former best friend Jordyn Woods†
U.S confirmed in February 2019 that Booker and Woods’ relationship had come to an end after she was caught kissing Tristan Thompson at a party while dating Khloé, 37. The scandal, which prompted Kardashian and Thompson to break up with breaking up also resulted in the end of Woods and Kylie’s friendship.
A year later, a source told U.S that Jenner and Booker were officially “hooking up” but that it was “not serious” between the two. In November of the same year, the pair officially became Instagram when Jenner shared a photo of the two cuddling together on her star-studded 25e birthday party.
During an interview in March 2022 with WSJ MagazineBooker said dating in the public eye wasn’t as difficult as you might expect, and cited his stable relationship with Jenner as one of the reasons why.
“I wouldn’t say loud,” the athlete gushed at the time. “Honestly, I’m enjoying life to the fullest, and that just came off my tongue so easily because it wasn’t always this way, but I feel like I’m in a good place now.”