Joe Jonas & Demi Lovato Split

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    Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato have split – and the middle JoBro says he reportedly ended the relationship.

    "Demi and I knew going into our romantic relationship that it may not be an easy one," Joe told People.

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    "I realize over the time we have shared together that I feel I care more about our friendship right now." The 20-year-old continued. "It was my choice to break up but I love her as a friend. She's been there for me when I needed her. I will continue to be her friend and be there for her."

    On Monday, Demi took to her Twitter to clear up rumors that Joe dumped her over the phone.

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    "There are so many crazy rumors flying around today. I'd like to clear a few things up. First, Joe and I did split but it wasn't over the phone. Things didn't work out but we'll remain friends," the 17-year-old Disney star Tweeted. "Secondly, I am NOT dating anybody already. Nothing is more important to me than the relationship I have with my fans. Just thought you guys should know this."

    The "Camp Rock" co-stars, who met in 2007, will head out on tour together in July. Joe and Demi went public with their short-lived romance in March, confirming the news first to Access Hollywood's Billy Bush.

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