After three years together, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, 23, and her boyfriend Stacey Ervin Jr. 26, have ended their relationship.
In the August issue of Vogue, Biles confirmed the split, saying, “It's hard being young and having that long of a relationship and then ending it. But it was for the best.”
According to Vogue, they split in early March.
It looks like the Simone and Stacey have removed many photos of each other from their Instagram accounts. The only couple photos they have are from years ago.
Last year, Biles gushed about Ervin on “Today,” saying, “Every time it's different, he basically just screams into the phone and tells me how proud he is of me. He's an awesome times two."
Around the same time, she also paid tribute to him on his birthday in a now-deleted Instagram post. Along with posting a kissing pic, she wrote, “Happy birthday to the man of my dreams. So many things I love about you. Your energy lights up an entire room. you're a true gentleman and you always put others first! Your mindset, grit and your passion for greatness. 26 will be a great one! Never stop being you Stacey Ervin Jr. I love you."
In the summer of 2017, Simone made it Instagram official with Stacey. At the time, she posted a photo of them gazing into each other’s eyes with the caption, “Always smiling with you,” while he shared a posed pic with the message, “Words cannot express how incredibly proud I am of you, all you've accomplished & how well you carry yourself. You make me feel like I am the luckiest man alive.”
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Words cannot express how incredibly proud I am of you, all you've accomplished & how well you carry yourself. You make me feel like I am the luckiest man alive. Congratulation on your induction to the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame! I can't wait to see what the future has in store. 😘