Tommy Esguerra, Miho Nishida break up

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida (aka Tomiho) have broken up.

The news was confirmed by Star Magic on Thursday, April 27, to ABS-CBN. "Both parties remain friends but have agreed to spend time apart. Miho and Tommy ask for your continuous support for their individual careers. Thank you," the statement read. 

The statement did not provide a reason for the split. 

UPDATE: On April 28, Tommy took to Twitter to tell their fans that the relationship wasn't working out. 

"As everyone may know by now, Miho and I have split ways. This was not an easy decision. I am sorry to those who wished we could have lasted forever. We wish we could have too," said Tommy over a series of tweets. "It's just that over the relationship we realized we're just different people. And it wasn't working out. I hope we both find our own happiness and find what it is we want in life. During this time we're hoping everyone can be understanding of the situation."

As everyone may know by now, Miho and I have split ways. This was not an easy decision. — Tommy Esguerra (@EsguerraTommy) April 28, 2017

I am sorry to those who wished we could of lasted forever. We wish we could of too. — Tommy Esguerra (@EsguerraTommy) April 28, 2017

It's just that over the relationship we realized we're just different people. And it wasn't working out. — Tommy Esguerra (@EsguerraTommy) April 28, 2017

I hope we both find our own happiness and find what it is we want in life. — Tommy Esguerra (@EsguerraTommy) April 28, 2017

During this time we're hoping everyone can be understanding of the situation. — Tommy Esguerra (@EsguerraTommy) April 28, 2017

Miho and Tommy met inside the Pinoy Big Brother house in 2015, where both participated in season "737." Miho was one of the grand winners of the season, along with Jimboy Martin. (READ: Jimboy Martin, Miho Nishida win 'PBB 737')

Miho and Tommy officially became a couple in December 2015, and later worked on a movie together, Foolish Hearts, under Regal Films.

In December 2016, the two celebrated Miho's birthday and one year anniversary. One of their last public appearances as a couple was the Pinoy Big Brother Big Night in March.  – Rappler.com