Lana Del Rey has been stirring up controversy for years now. Some of it has made her extra endearing to followers whereas different selections have left them scratching their heads. One of her selections that had been one thing of a puzzling one was inside her love life.
While Del Rey had beforehand gotten headlines for speaking candidly about her opportunistic strategy to courting inside the music business, her relationship with a police officer had turned much more heads.
Del Rey and Sean “Sticks” Larkin appeared like a fairly odd pairing to many followers, and now it looks like the short-lived relationship has already come to an finish.
Sean “Sticks” Larkin is a celeb TV star
While a megastar courting a police officer doesn’t appear all that probably, Larkin isn’t just any police officer. He’s a actuality TV star who works with A&E on two totally different cop reveals: Live PD and PD Cam. He additionally portrays himself as a CrossFit fanatic and has a number of sweaty Instagram selfies to again it up.
While the identify “Sticks” — a seeming reference to police batons which were on the heart of a number of brutality fees throughout the nation — is fairly ominous, Larkin insists that the nickname doesn’t come from an affiliation with violence.
When he took off after a suspect and not using a gun or another type of weapon, his captain began calling him “F**k-Stick,” which was ultimately shortened to “Stick” after which remodeled into “Sticks.” He insists nobody in his private life makes use of the moniker.
Lana Del Rey and Sean Larkin had been noticed collectively about six months in the past
The actual date the pair started courting isn’t identified to the general public, however they had been noticed collectively round September of 2019. By the tip of the 12 months, they’d made their relationship official on social media. By the time they walked down the crimson carpet collectively on the 2020 Grammys, it was clear that the pair had been in a fairly critical relationship.
Some folks raised eyebrows at their age distinction — Larkin is 46 and the daddy of a 22-year-old whereas Del Rey is 34. However, that’s probably not that large of an age hole within the celeb courting world. Mostly, followers simply didn’t actually have time to course of the connection in any substantial means. It wasn’t till that crimson carpet look in January that many individuals even knew the 2 had been an merchandise.
A Harper’s Bazaar profile titled “Who is Sean ‘Sticks’ Larkin, Lana Del Rey’s New Boyfriend?” was printed on March 19, 2020. That’s the exact same day that E! News reported the pair had cut up. It’s telling that he was portrayed publicly as each her “new” boyfriend and her “ex” boyfriend on the identical day. The pair merely weren’t collectively very lengthy.
Fans are responding to the break up with humor
Just like we aren’t certain when, precisely, the connection started, we don’t have a transparent sense of when it got here to an official finish. In a profile for the New York Times (additionally printed on March 19), Larkin revealed that they had been now not collectively. “Right now, we’re just friends. We still talk and whatnot, we just have busy schedules right now,” Larkin defined.
Larkin didn’t make it sound like the connection ending was a very recent change, so it’s doable that the pair have been cut up up for some time now. Fans took this chance to humorously voice their hope that Del Rey’s emotional response to the breakup would imply that some wonderful music from the singer was on the best way.
One wrote that they had been anticipating the “album of the century” as a response.