Cyrus announced the split over the weekend in a statement issued by her spokesperson, saying, "Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time. Ever-evolving, changing as partners and and individuals, they have decided this is what's best while they both focus on themselves and careers."
She has also been posting to Instagram, the latest image was of her standing on a hilltop, saying "Life's a climb... but the view is great."
A source said the couple hadn't been feeling connected after they got married eight months ago, E! News reported.
The source told E! News the two are still are communicating and the split wasn't messy, just that, "they are at different points in their lives currently."