Renowned Snowfall actor Damson Idris and model-entrepreneur Lori Harvey have formally announced the conclusion of their high-profile relationship, citing the need to prioritize their respective life journeys.
The pair, who had been romantically involved for approximately a year, released a joint statement to The Hollywood Reporter, stating that they find themselves “at a point in our lives where our individual paths require full attention and dedication.” Despite parting ways as a couple, they expressed their commitment to maintaining a positive and respectful friendship.
“We part ways remaining friends, with nothing but love and respect for each other and the time we shared together,” the statement read.
Speculation about the couple’s relationship had intensified in recent days as both Damson Idris and Lori Harvey removed images and unfollowed each other on their Instagram pages. BBC News has reached out to the representatives of both stars for additional comments on the matter.
Damson Idris, a 32-year-old actor who gained prominence through his role in Snowfall, recently clinched the Best Actor award at the BET Awards. As one of several black British actors finding success in the US, Idris is poised for a significant role alongside Brad Pitt in an untitled Formula 1 film. The duo was spotted filming at Silverstone in July for an Apple production that has garnered attention, with Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton expressing interest in its production.
Lori Harvey, 26, step-daughter of US entertainer Steve Harvey, has been in the spotlight for her high-profile relationships, including actor Michael B Jordan and rapper Future.
In February, Damson Idris offered advice on navigating celebrity relationships, emphasizing the importance of maintaining normalcy and connection amid external influences. The announcement of their amicable separation marks the conclusion of a widely-watched union within the entertainment industry.