"I am genuinely shocked and disgusted at the amount of racism that has been infecting my account the past week," she tweeted three years ago.
"Racism is unacceptable in the real world and it's unacceptable online."With their reported break-up now out in the open, hopefully the "crack troop of crazies" will leave them both alone.
Seventh months later, rapper T-Pain accidentally revealed they were engaged in an interview published (unfortunately) on April 1.
When T-Pain's efforts to pass his slip-up as an April Fools joke were unsuccessful, confirmed their engagement, and eventually a ring materialized upon FKA Twigs's finger.
After all, they both have a lot on their plate: FKA Twigs is hard at work on her second album, while Rob is busy getting as far away as possible from the vampire franchise that shall not be named — in a pink wig and a Matthew Mc Conaughey–esque renaissance.
Since they began dating in August 2014, Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs have taken their love all over the globe, popping up in LA; London; Brussels, Belgium; NYC; and Paris.
While their relationship hasn't been without controversy — the British singer was the target of online bullying, receiving racist messages via Twitter — it's been hard to ignore how smiley and happy Robert seems with his new lady, and their aww-inducing PDA has made us pretty thrilled, too.
And as it turns out, the actor is already leaning on a good friend for support: Katy Perry!
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Speaking on the breakup though, a source confirmed Rob was the one to cut it off: While another insider added their split was due to "timing issues," the former couple "still have love for each other." So, how does Katy fit into the once-engaged couple's love story ending??
In the aftermath of the breakup, Pattinson has reportedly been leaning on his longtime friend Katy Perry, a third source told the outlet.
(Nothing romantic is happening between them right now, the source stressed, despite tabloid gossip otherwise.) "They talk on the phone regularly and make sure to see each other when they both aren't away working.