"After almost 6 loving and wonderful years together, we have decided to end our relationship," the statement began.
"This was an incredibly difficult decision for both of us, but we have realized more than anything that we are better as best friends. We will always be supportive of one another. Thank you to everyone who has offered us kindness and support over the years."
The couple did not reveal any other detail concerning their split. The news of their breakup has left everyone shocked.
"He's very manly, and he can be stubborn like Latino men can, but he's protective and he cares so much and loves so hard. I've been blessed enough to have him in my life, and not just as my man, but also my best friend," Lovato told Latina magazine for their latest issue.