He conceded that they were ‘kind of’ engaged in July, amid claims that things were cooling off in their relationship.
But FKA twigs made a bold statement on Sunday, when she attended the Versus London Fashion Week show without her distinctive engagement ring.
With accessories adorning the rest of her fingers, the silver piece given to her by boyfriend Robert Pattinson was missing on this occasion.
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Something’s missing: FKA twigs was noticeably not wearing her engagement ring on her left hand on Sunday, as she attended London Fashion Week’s Versus showcase
Representatives for FKA twigs and Robert Pattinson has been contacted by MailOnline for further information.
The couple have been engaged since April 2015 but they have not been seen together since May 2017.
Fans spotted that FKA was not wearing the ring on August 1, which immediately prompted questions about a break-up from commenters.
‘Kind of’ engaged: In August, Robert Pattinson (pictured in 2015) said that he was ‘kind of’ engaged to wed FKA
Double trouble: FKA waved as she sat alongside model Lottie Moss on the front row
Edgy: She shunned the mainstream by wearing minimal make up, preferring to keep the focus on her ultra-alternative look
At the start of August, the Twilight star was pictured dining at the Sunset Towers Hotel’s rooftop restaurant with his ex Katy Perry.
Robert and Katy have faced rumours of romance since the very beginning of their friendship back in 2012.
Katy’s assured folks the pair are completely platonic more than a few times in the past, telling Elle UK ‘He’s my bud, I’m like his big sister’ while even revealing she ‘farts’ in front of the heartthrob back in 2013.
Smitten: The pair were pictured looking smitten during a rare red carpet appearance in February (pictured) but have not been seen together since May
Still strong? The duo got engaged in 2015 but have been notoriously quiet about their romance (here in May 2016)
Just weeks before that, the English gent said that he was ‘kind of engaged’ to girlfriend FKA during an interview with Howard Stern.
‘You’re engaged, right?” Stern pressed during an interview on his SiriusXM show, to which Robert replied: ‘Yeah, kind of.’
‘Kind of?’ asked Stern. ‘You’re one of those secretive guys with the relationship, right? Protective.’
Pattinson went on: ‘It’s one of the most frustrating things in the world, you want to be able to (be more open), but it’s literally like, you get stuck in this position but you have to make this decision whether you want to let the crazy people in.’
Unusual: FKA, real name Tahliah Debrett Barnett, styled her braids into a severe bun, and left tendrils hanging down over her face
Intense: The girls appeared to not partake in conversation, instead preferring to focus on the show
Edgy: Singer FKA Twigs, 29, wore an edgy aubergine coloured ensemble, and posed with Ne-Yo at the event
A source told E! News in August that things between the couple were not as strong as they once were.
The insider said: ‘He is technically still with FKA twigs, but it doesn’t seem like it will last.
‘They were serious at one point, but not anymore. The whole thing with Rob saying they are ‘kind of engaged’ speaks for itself. The relationship has been fizzling out.’
FKA Twigs, 29, who wore an edgy aubergine coloured ensemble, kept the company of US musician Ne-Yo on the front row on Sunday.
FKA, real name Tahliah Debrett Barnett, styled her braids into a severe bun, and left tendrils hanging down over her face.
She shunned the mainstream by wearing minimal make up, preferring to keep the focus on her ultra-alternative look.
The singer wore her signature septum ring through her nose, and sported several hoop earrings through her ears.
She wrapped several unusual chokers around her neck, finishing off with a large silver necklace.
FKA wore a graphic T-shirt, and donned an aubergine coloured structured jacket over her shoulders and a matching maxi skirt with a slit.
Completing her quirky get up, she wore a pair of Victorian lace up boots.
Aubergine dream: FKA wore a graphic T-shirt, and donned an aubergine coloured structured jacket over her shoulders and a matching maxi skirt with a slit
Praise: Ne-Yo appeared to praise FKA’s look, before embracing her
Biggest fans: Ne-Yo’s wife, Crystal Renay, was introduced to FKA, and gushed over her awe-inspiring ensemble
Strike a pose: FKA and Ne-Yo worked the camera like pros
R&B crooner Ne-Yo attended the event with his wife Crystal Renay. The happy couple share a son together, Shaffer.
Blogger and model Xenia Tchoumi was also in attendance, wearing a blue fluffy jumper.
The Versus show consisted of daring, colourful new designs baring the VERSUS slogan, all in keeping with their trendy ethos.
Happy: Ne-Yo and Crystal share a one-and-a-half-year-old son, Shaffer
Style maven: Donatella Versace looked wonderful in her eye-catching ensemble
Trendy: She posed against the edgy backdrop of the show
Industrial: The show was held in an industrial setting