“They have a lot of love and respect for each other, but found the long distance and their demanding schedules made it very difficult to maintain a relationship,” the source said.
Davidson spent time in Australia working on a movie while Kardashian is in Los Angeles raising her four children with ex-husband Kanye West and working on his various businesses, Page Six reported.
A source told the website that the split “had nothing to do with Kanye” and that “no event caused it.”
Kardashian and Davidson first met last fall when she hosted “Saturday Night Livewhich included a skit in which she played Jasmine to her Aladdin.
The script called for their characters to kiss, and Kardashian later admitted she “felt a vibration” and then asked a show producer for Davidson’s number.
But the course of true love didn’t go smoothly, mostly because West wasn’t happy to see his ex-wife with Davidson.
A source previously told People.com that Davidson filled an important need for Kardashian as she broke up with West, giving her “someone to make her laugh and just have fun with”, and added, “The end of her marriage was a period very dark for her, and Pete was the best antidote.