Joe Jonas & Demi Lovato Split - NBC New York

Joe Jonas & Demi Lovato Split



    Meeting Veterans’ Special Needs in Hospice

    Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato have split – and the middle JoBro says he reportedly ended the relationship.

    "Demi and I knew going into our romantic relationship that it may not be an easy one," Joe told People.

    VIEW THE PHOTOS:  Young Hollywood Heartthrobs!

    "I realize over the time we have shared together that I feel I care more about our friendship right now." The 20-year-old continued. "It was my choice to break up but I love her as a friend. She's been there for me when I needed her. I will continue to be her friend and be there for her."

    On Monday, Demi took to her Twitter to clear up rumors that Joe dumped her over the phone.

    VIEW THE PHOTOS: Divorce! Break-Ups! Hollywood's Most Famous Former Couples

    "There are so many crazy rumors flying around today. I'd like to clear a few things up. First, Joe and I did split but it wasn't over the phone. Things didn't work out but we'll remain friends," the 17-year-old Disney star Tweeted. "Secondly, I am NOT dating anybody already. Nothing is more important to me than the relationship I have with my fans. Just thought you guys should know this."

    The "Camp Rock" co-stars, who met in 2007, will head out on tour together in July. Joe and Demi went public with their short-lived romance in March, confirming the news first to Access Hollywood's Billy Bush.

    Copyright 2010 by NBC Universal, Inc. All rights reserved.
    This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

    VIEW THE PHOTOS: The Jonas Brothers Around The World

    Related Content from
    VIEW THE PHOTOS: Young Hollywood Starlets!

    PLAY IT NOW: Dish Of Salt: The Jonas Brothers React To Joe's 'Single Ladies' Spoof Being Named In YouTube's Top Five
    PLAY IT NOW: 2010 Kids' Choice Awards: Jonas Brothers Burn Up The Red Carpet

    More from Access: [ Joe JonasDemi LovatoRumors ]