Inside YouTube stars David and Liza's breakup

Bianca Soldani
Acting Lifestyle Editor

Social media power couple David Dobrik and Liza Koshy – AKA the Posh and Becks of YouTube – have split.

The pair, who have been an item since 2015, announced the news via a shock video where they explained that they’ve been keeping the news from their fans for six months, and didn’t even tell their friends about the breakup until three months after the fact.

So, what happened? Well, as they explain between jokes and tears, it wasn’t anything either of them did.

Liza called it time on the romance because she felt they’d grown distant.

The couple taped an emotional video. Photo: YouTube/David Dobrik

“Liza broke up with me because she felt like we’ve been distant because we’ve been so busy,” David explained.

“We felt like we were living separate lives but neither of us was coming to terms with it,” Liza added.
“So I decided we should break up. We didn’t want to tell anybody because we were just so angry at the fact we distanced in the first place.”

Their 20 million fans are understandably devastated and have taken to social media to process the news.






But some are suggesting it may not be the end of the duo, after David hinted they may be able to rekindle their love in the future.

“It wasn’t healthy for us to continue to be together – for now,” he said, “You never know what could happen, but just not now.”


Swearing to remain best friends, a teary David praised his ex as being the most genuinely kind and nice person.

“She’s the best girl ever,” he said, “I know online Liza seems like she’s a really nice girl, but if you get to know her, it’s so weird because it’s the exact same thing.”

“There’s not a bad bone in her body, which is why it’s really so unfair she feels not the best sometimes.”

Meanwhile Liza said, “You guys know how dope David is, and you know how good of a person he is.”

“He was always good for me, he was always been a good guy and he’s always been a freaking amazing best friend and a rock for me.”

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