Designer Marc Jacobs and partner Lorenzo Martone split -- or did they?
"They've both been telling people that they broke up," friends of the couple told the New York Post's Page Six, also alleging that Martone was absent from the wedding of Robert Duffy, Jacobs' business partner, last Tuesday in Provincetown, Mass.
The Boston Herald, however, has a full party report on Duffy's nuptials saying that Jacobs did bring Martone as his plus one. Gawker helpfully adds that grainy paparazzi pics of the event do not confirm Martone's attendance.
Wedding date or not, Marc and Lorenzo started dating in 2008, making their public debut at New York's annual Met Gala. They were later engaged, then rumored to be married over the holidays in December 2009.
While no confirmation was ever given, Martone did fess up to an "intimate ceremony" between him and Jacobs in St. Barth's, as covered by the Ministry in a lengthy profile of their luxurious maybe-married life just two months ago.
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-- Matt Donnelly
Photo: Marc Jacobs acknowledges applause at the end of his Fall-Winter 2010-2011 ready-to-wear presentation for Louis Vuitton in Paris on March 10. Credit: Francois Mori / Associated Press