Gigi Paris and Glen Powell Split up Weeks Ago Because She Was “Never Happy” Dating Long Distance, According to An Exclusive Source

The Top Gun: Maverick actor’s model ex-girlfriend hinted at a new beginning in an Instagram post, but a source claims the two broke up long ago because it was difficult to maintain a long-distance relationship.

When Gigi Paris, Glen Powell’s girlfriend, uploaded a video of herself strolling by herself to Instagram on Wednesday with the message “know your worth & onto the next,” it seemed as though she was teasing a split.

However, a source tells PEOPLE that the couple, who began dating in 2019 and were first seen together vacationing in Punta Mita, Mexico, in January 2020, had split up a few weeks prior, and it wasn’t the first time.

According to the source, “Gigi and Glen had broken up several times.” Since the release of Top Gun, they had been in trouble. When Gigi traveled to Australia [where Powell was filming Anyone But You] they both decided to end their relationship permanently since Gigi was never satisfied with the long-distance shooting.

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When it appeared that Paris had unfollowed Sweeney on social media, reports regarding Powell’s chemistry with his Anyone But You co-star Sydney Sweeney (who is engaged to Jonathan Davino) grew stronger. However, a second source claims that the rumors are unfounded.

“Gigi simply stopped following Sydney on social media because she never did the same for her. Glen and Sydney have nothing to do with this. Sydney and Glen never got together, and Gigi is aware of this, the insider claims, adding that the model sensed it when Glen was on set. The relationship suffered because of how seriously he takes his profession.

How did things go between Sweeney and Powell on set? The second insider exclaims, “They’re filming a movie that’s a romantic comedy!” It’s similar to how people describe movie stars as having “such good chemistry.” It’s just what they do. They became buddies on the set. They are coworkers.

The first source confirms that Powell and Paris’s separation was caused by distance: “It wasn’t about adultery. He is filming on one coast, while she is filming on another coast. They were friendly when she departed.

In honor of Paris’ birthday in June of last year, Powell posted a picture of the model sticking out her tongue while wearing a hat and a swimsuit. “The sun is brighter everywhere you are. Because you’re in it, every day is beautiful, he penned in the post at the time.

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Glen Powell and Gigi Paris Broke Up Weeks Ago — She Was 'Never Happy' Dating Long-Distance: Source (Exclusive)

On Valentine’s Day in 2021, the two first declared their love for one another on Instagram by posting pictures of their vacations together and messages that were specially written for them.

Paris captioned her picture, “Here’s to you,” while Powell at the time commented, “My Ride or Die. You all have a happy Valentine’s Day.

Powell told PEOPLE in August that Paris had sent him multiple “thirst trap” images of him when he learned that the internet had a field day with his shirtless beach scene from Top Gun: Maverick from the previous year. At the time, he claimed that his girlfriend had been the first to email him all of the flattering TikTok videos resulting from the thirst trap.