Big Sean and Jhené Aiko want you to know they did not break up

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Jhené Aiko and Big Sean.

On Monday night, Big Sean was a trending topic on Twitter amid rumors the rapper and his girlfriend Jhené Aiko had broken up after Sean was allegedly spotted canoodling with another woman — but the two quickly took to their own Twitter accounts to deny the rumors.

The rumors started when a website called The Jasmine Brand published an anonymous report alleging that Sean was spotted getting physical with former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger at an Oscars afterparty. According to the source, no cameras were allowed at the party, but word had still somehow gotten to Aiko, who was reportedly "livid." Presented as proof was the fact that Aiko had apparently stopped following Sean on Instagram.

The alleged infidelity was made all the more tragic since Aiko got Big Sean's face tattooed onto her arm last year.

Art is ❤️thanks Jheńe for allowing me to share this moment.

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The Twittersphere went nuts:




However, shortly after midnight Aiko took to Twitter to swiftly and coolly dispel the rumors.


Sean co-signed the tweet:


Aiko then pretty much summed up the entire problem with our civilization:


So everyone please chill out, OK? Remember not to believe everything you read on the internet. In fact, this whole episode is a good example of why social media's "trending topics" are bad.

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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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