Pakistan, Aug. 14 -- It looks like the honeymoon phase is over for singer and songwriter Miley Cyrus and actor Liam Hemsworth. The couple, who tied the knot last December in an intimate ceremony, have decided to split, E! News can confirm. "Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time," a rep for the 26-year-old singer shared with us in a statement.

Adding, "Ever-evolving, changing as partners and individuals, they have decided this is what's best while they both focus on themselves and careers. They still remain dedicated parents to all of their animals they share while lovingly taking this time apart. Please respect their process and privacy."

The two have yet to share the news publicly.

Fans will recall the pair first met in ...