Tana uploaded an emotionally charged video in late December, where she admitted that she was “unhappy” with how her marriage to Paul was portrayed in the media and felt she’d “lost” herself in their relationship.
Shortly thereafter, both parties took to Instagram to announce their split — but despite Mongeau wearing a top that read “We’re not dating” during her hosting duties for her ex-beau’s boxing press conference, the spark may not have completely died out between them.
In an interview with Hollywood Life on January 17, “Tana Mojo” admitted that she and her former spouse continue to talk, and are in the process of taking what she called a “break” from their highly publicized marriage.
“A lot’s going on with us,” she said of their relationship. “I don’t know, we’re kind of like, on a ‘break,’ but we’re still talking, chilling. Living life. I don’t know, you know — figuring it out.”
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This statement holds up with her initial Instagram status on the topic, which she also jokingly called a “we’re taking a break” post.
“I’m happy to still be able to sit with Jake and laugh as we do this,” she wrote, “but for right now we both are taking a break to focus on our own very crazy lives... I’ll never know what the future holds and I will always love Jake and everything we did.”
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ok i don’t rly know how to do a “we’re taking a break” post & this is weird as fuck... i’m happy to still be able to sit with Jake and laugh as we do this- but for right now we both are taking a break to focus on our own very crazy lives... i’ll never know what the future holds and i will always love Jake and everything we did. i’m grateful to know throughout this i’ve made a best friend for life & found someone to do life with when no one understood me. here’s to 2020, working on us, and my new Lamborghini since i get half of everything! no need for crazy speculations- this is coming from a place of nothing but love. i love u Jakey. thank u for this past year. ❤️
Jake wasn’t the only YouTuber Tana spoke out on during her interview with Hollywood Life, either: she also dispelled rumors of dating vlogger David Dobrik, completely shutting down any speculation that the two are secretly schmoozing.
“Imagine a world where David Dobrik would date me,” she laughed. “...he is like my homie, and I’m just like, super inspired by him and everything he does. Imagine a world!”
For now, it looks like Mongeau and Paul are merely taking a break from their relationship to focus on their own busy schedules — but whether or not she and her "bestie" remain apart is yet to be seen.