TikTok Stars Chris Olsen & Ian Paget Converse Out on Breakup

Chris Olsen and Ian Paget know you are devastated about their cut up, but it surely appears "stress" from well-meaning followers might have contributed to their breakup. 

The TikTok duo announced the end of their two-year romance on Jan. 7 and at the moment are opening up in regards to the causes behind the choice. 

In a joint YouTube video posted on Jan. 11, Chris and Ian defined how being thrust into the highlight and shipped as a "excellent wonderful couple" affected them earlier than they referred to as off their romantic relationship. 

"Being within the public eye the best way that we have been via these final like 12 months and a half, two years, is wild," Ian started. "And intensely complicated, layered, pressurized, so many issues. For now, we have simply determined that it will in all probability be in our greatest curiosity to be shifting via the world unromantically." 

He shared, "We're OK and we would like you guys to be OK. And we simply wished you guys to know, simply because we're not collectively in a romantic relationship, doesn't suggest that we will not work on a really significant, deep connection and relationship. I'll at all times love this human a lot." 

Chris defined that their fame on TikTok was quite a bit to deal with for the brand new couple. "Once we began doing social media, we had solely been collectively for seven months, and we additionally had been simply doing it for enjoyable," he stated. "It wasn't like we acquired a TikTok and had been like 'Let's get a job. Let's make this our complete complete lives.' And it simply type of occurred that method."

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"Once you've solely been collectively for seven months, you do not even know one another that nicely," he continued. "So, to abruptly be shipped as this, like, excellent wonderful couple—who, if we ever had been to interrupt up, individuals aren't going to consider in love—was identical to quite a bit stress."

Chris stated he is aware of that nobody "meant to place that stress on," however he felt it nonetheless. "They had been simply talking with a lot pleasure and love," he shared. "I believe it was simply such a whirlwind to go from being in an extended distance relationship to COVID residing collectively to changing into the Chris and Ian that you simply knew to be Chris and Ian." 

Chris reiterated a few of his public statements about their breakup, saying they're viewing it as a "shift" as an alternative of an "finish." He famous, "I additionally stole that from my therapist after we had been speaking, as a result of it is actually what I believe we would like this to be." 

Ian agreed that they are going ahead as buddies. "Life occurs and being on this public eye is loopy," he added. "So, we simply type of ask for some privateness, some assist. We'll nonetheless be in one another's lives and we'll nonetheless be in your guys' lives collectively, separate. So, new season." 

Watch their video above.

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