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Hailee Steinfeld and Niall Horan, who I certainly didn’t just learn were together, have decided to call it quits after 10 months of dating.

According to People, the EDM poet-actor and former One Direction blonde got together in February only to shut it down just before the holidays.

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Neither party went public with the romance, or breakup for that matter, but they were photographed smooching in a Target parking lot in August and if that’s not the telltale sign of an advanced relationship, I don’t know what is.

The closest either one got to public flirtation was Horan playfully (platonically?) declaring love for “Hails” on her birthday last year via Instagram:

That differs from this year. Via People:

“Speculation of their split escalated when fans and followers noticed that Horan did not publicly wish Steinfeld a happy birthday this year on Dec. 11.”

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Scandalous. Absolutely scandalous.

Mourning this relationship is not worth it. Consider this coping mechanism instead: Hailee will go back to loving herself and only herself.

Niall and his naturally brunette hair will play ball.

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And all will be right with the world.

R.I.P. Nailee.