Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney's split sent shockwaves across the land of the Little Monsters today! But according to a close friend of the 30-year-old Oscar winning actress, it had been obvious for months that the engaged couple would never make it to the altar. Click through nine shocking photos as RadarOnline.com exclusively reveals who dumped who and why – after five years together – they decided to call it quits!
Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney arrive at Harper’s Bazaar celebrates Icons by Carine Roitfeld Event in NYC
Photographed earlier this year, the singer and the Chicago Fire star appeared to be a perfect match made in Hollywood heaven! But, behind closed doors, Radar has learned that their relationship turned into a nightmare.
EXCLUSIVE: Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney spotted leaving Morimoto Restaurant after having a romantic dinner in New York City
As reported, Gaga and Kinney, 35, met each other in 2011 on the set of Gaga's video shoot for "You & I," and got engaged in Feb. 2015 after the hunky actor popped the question with a huge heart-shaped diamond ring.
Lady Gaga, wearing face crystals, and her fiance Taylor Kinney out and about in Serbia
Last week, however, Gaga was spotted without the ring and according to a source, "Taylor could not handle her anymore! They did not want the same things in life!"
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"When they got engaged, they both wanted to have a family and live a private and peaceful life away from the press," the insider said.
INF – Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Exit Their Apartment
"But that all changed when Gaga decided to shift her career from music to acting," the friend told Radar. "That is when everything started to fall apart."
Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney depart their apartment on the way to the Billboard awards in NYC
"Gaga told her friends that she thought that Taylor was jealous of her fame," said the source. "It just got nasty between them. There was so much competition and all they did was fight." Indeed, he was by her side when she won a Golden Globe for American Horror Story: Hotel earlier this year. An actor himself, he's never won one.
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The insider claimed, "She also resented the fact that she was the main source of financial support their relationship and that put a lot of stress on the both of them."
Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer at the 56th Monte Carlo Television Festival
"She decided that she did not want to be married with kids just yet," said the source, and it lead to a breaking point.
Lady Gaga looks stylish rocking a yellow fur coat as she leaves her apartment in NYC
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