According to the Daily Mail, the singer told Australia’s Sunday Night, “I love Liam, Liam loves me but it’s about finding yourself and sometimes you have to separate yourself from everybody. I had to set myself free.”
Following the breakup, the 21-year-old’s revamped music career took off, beginning with a raunchy performance at the 2013 Video Music Awards that people are still talking about.
“Elvis, he wasn’t wearing the outfits I was wearing but he was coming out and he was doing like the OG twerking,” she explained. “Like, no one wants to admit that he was twerking, he was. He was like sex. He was a symbol of sex but no one would have ever called Elvis a s*** because he wasn’t a girl.”