One of Your Fave British YouTube Couples Broke Up Weeks Ago & You Had No Idea
Despite being just 19 and 20 years old, Emily Canham and Jake Boys were #RelationshipGoals if we’ve ever seen ’em. The British YouTubers, who have been dating since 2014, traveled together, filmed videos together and lived together…basically, they were PERFECTION personified. Sadly, however, not everything that appears perfect is actually that way.
The brunette beauty and the Brit have noticeably been spending more and more time apart lately, going on separate vacations, work trips, etc., sparking some confusion among the Jemily fan club. Sadly, Emily confirmed people’s worst fears and announced that she and Jake decided to break up. She wrote a long post on Instagram explaining their decision:
“Hey! This is something that has taken some time to be okay to talk about online. Firstly, thank you to those of you who have been madly supportive over the last little while, it means more thank you can imagine! Jake and I are no longer together. We’re still friends, there’s no hate or bitterness — we just grew apart and our lives are taking us in different directions. I wish him all the happiness in the world but unfortunately our happiness is no longer together. This is something that is super difficult for both of us, so please just keep in mind that our feelings are raw and real. We have chosen to private / delete some things online, a choice we made together. Obviously a lot has changed with living situations, Cody etc. and we would appreciate if you would not judge our choices, they have been made together, not to hurt the other person. Thank you for supporting us as a couple from day one until the end! The last two and a half years have taught me a lot. We’ve made a ton of incredible memories and I’ve seen Jake grow so much as a person. I know that he’s going to go super far in life and be so very successful! Finally, we’re both still healing so please just give us some time, sorry if I miss an upload or I’m not too active, you now know why. Thank you for everything. Xx”
The 20-year-old made a heartfelt statement about the split, too, and even explained that it happened a little while ago and there are no hard feelings.
“Hey guys, so over the last few weeks you guys have had a lot of unanswered questions about myself and Emily… We have both took our time before we come out and say anything because as you can imagine this is a very hard time for us. As a lot of you may know over the last few months we haven’t been spending much time together. We spent months home hunting trying to find the perfect place for us and Cody to live and just be happy but in the end the happiness just was so hard to find. The last 2 and a half years for me have been incredible. I’ve traveled the world and made some of the most amazing memories that I will never forget… And I was lucky enough to do all of this with my best friend. When I met Emily she was a shy, beautiful girl and I just wanted to throw a smile on her face everyday. The time we have spent together has been incredible and I wouldn’t change it for the world because some of the memories will live on forever. I’m incredibly proud of little Eminem. Watching her grow and become the person she is today has been incredible… You see the thing is myself and Emily are totally different people. Yes, we get along and we have the most amazing time together. But we’re different people and we want different things in life and we have decided that that is what we’re going to do. I hate saying it, it breaks my heart saying it because its such a HUGE decision for the both of us. But we have decided that ‘Jemily’ and our relationship does need to come to and end for the both of us to be truly happy. I don’t want anyone to think that myself and Emily are breaking up for a certain reason… SHE’S THE MOST INCREDIBLE PERSON IN THE WORLD! I’m always gonna be her number 1 fan… We have decided this is for the best so we can both work on ourselves and be happy! I’m sorry to anyone that feels let down by our decision because honestly this is the hardest thing in the world to do even if we didn’t have an online relationship… So I’m asking if you could please all support myself and Emily just the same and give us some time to get back to our normal selves! I just wanted to be honest with you all and this decision is for the best. Jake x”
UGHHHHHH! Jemily was everything, TBH, but we wish them nothing but the best as they go their separate ways.
Like Emily and Jake, these couples met because of YouTube: