Patrick Schwarzenegger & Miley Cyrus Break Up: The Reason Behind Their Split

Miley Cyrus pulled the plug on her relationship with Patrick Schwarzenegger, but her friends are convinced that she just wants him to fight to win her back, has EXCLUSIVELY learned. Find out all about Miley's plan here! Miley Cyrus, 22, and Patrick Schwarzenegger, 21, have reportedly decided to go their separate ways. Luckily, it may not be a permanent break, as has EXCLUSIVELY learned that Miley is trying to test Patrick. Find out why!

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Patrick Schwarzenegger & Miley Cyrus Split: Why They Decided To Break Up

“Miley wasn’t convinced Patrick was trying hard enough to win her heart back after the spring break scandal, so she got pissed. She wanted to prove to herself that she could have fun on her own without him. She decided a break would be best with the full intention for it to be a break only, not a breakup. Her friends are thinking this is just another test for Patrick to see what he will do. If he really wants her in his life, he will convince her to take him back and not be on a break,” a source tells EXCLUSIVELY.

Well, that’s certainly one way to get a reaction out of someone. We just hope Miley’s plan doesn’t backfire on her.

Patrick Schwarzenegger & Miley Cyrus Break Up: Split After Five Months

As previously reported, Patrick’s spring break cheating scandal put a lot of strain on their relationship. Patrick was seen engaging in some PDA with multiple girls, including his ex.

Even though he tried his best to win Miley back through roses and romantic emails, it seems like that wasn’t enough for the “Wrecking Ball” singer. And now, she’s hoping that a break will light a fire under him.

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— Chris Rogers, Reporting by Russ Weakland