Who Is Billie Eilish Dating? She & Jesse Rutherford Broke Up Amid Cheating Rumors

Eilish’s rep called any cheating speculation “false.”

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Billie Eilish has kept her dating life under wraps in the past, and it seems like that will continue after the end of her recent relationship. On May 17, it was reported that 21-year-old Eilish had quietly split from boyfriend Jesse Rutherford after less than a year of dating. “We can confirm Billie and Jesse did split amicably,” the singer’s rep told Page Six, adding that the two “remain good friends” and calling any cheating speculation “false.” It’s not known when the breakup occurred, but they had not been seen together since attending Coachella in April.

Eilish was first linked to The Neighbourhood frontman when they were seen kissing outside Los Angeles restaurant Lal Mirch on Oct. 19, 2022. She was previously spotted cozying up with the 31-year-old musician at Crossroads Kitchen, another LA hotspot, just days prior. A couple weeks later, the duo made their red carpet debut at the LACMA Art + Film Gala. Eilish and Rutherford attended in matching Gucci pajamas and a blanket draped over their shoulder.

In late November, Eilish opened up about their relationship in an interview with Vanity Fair. “It’s really cool and I’m really excited and I’m really happy about it,” she told the publication, adding that they are “inspired” by each other. She went on to seemingly address any criticism there may be about their relationship. “Say what you need to say, but, like, I am in control right now,” she said. “I did this. I managed to get my life to a point where I not only was known by a person that I thought was the hottest f***ing f***er alive, but pulled his a**! Are you kidding me? Can we just [get a] round of applause for me?”

Billie Eilish and Jesse Rutherford in November 2022. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images

Before Rutherford, Eilish had been tied to Matthew Tyler Vorce, according to Page Six. The outlet identified him as a 29-year-old budding actor who recently apologized for “various homophobic and racist posts” on his social media. Photos that appeared to show Vorce and Eilish out and about were also published on the site in April 2021. Even though the reported couple didn’t walk the Oscars red carpet together the following year, Vorce did post a solo photo from the 2022 event.

Vorce announced that the couple had broken up by May, according to PEOPLE. “Nobody cheated on anyone,” he said on his Instagram story, per the outlet. “Relationships end. Simple as that. Creating rumors and LYING on the internet is dangerous.”

Previously, Eilish gave fans a glimpse at a past relationship with rapper 7:AMP, aka Brandon “Q” Adams, in her Apple TV+ doc, Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry, which documented their split. “I just wasn’t happy,” she said in the documentary. “And I didn’t want the same things he wanted, and I don’t think that’s fair for him.” Eilish also appeared upset in footage shot on Valentine’s Day, for which “Q” didn’t give her anything to celebrate, in addition to acting “weird and distant.”

According to the doc, their relationship spanned less than one year, beginning in late 2018 and ending the following summer. In their time together, Eilish appeared on the cover of 7:AMP’s debut album, BLEAUPRO.

In September 2020, she told Capital Breakfast that she wants to keep her relationships as private as possible and that she generally regrets sharing even the smallest pieces with the world. “I definitely want to keep [relationships] private,” she said. “I’ve had relationships and kept them private, and even the ones that I’ve had; with the tiny amount that I’ve let the world see, I regret. I think about the people that have made their relationships public, and then they break up, and it’s like ‘What if it goes bad?’”

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