Bryan Tanaka broke his silence over his and Mariah Carey’s relationship status in the wake of slew of breakup speculations, which kicked off last week.
Taking to his official instagram handle, he shared a lengthy post and began, "With mixed emotions, I share this personal update regarding my amicable separation from Mariah Carey after seven extraordinary years together".
The 40-year-old ex-boyfriend of Carey, went on to reflect on the estranged couple’s decision to part their ways, "Our decision to embark on different paths is mutual".
He noted that both of them have no hard feelings but only profound respect and an overwhelming sense of gratitude towards each other.
The background dancer also appreciated the 54-year-old singer’s dedication to family and gushed over her children’s "warmth and kindness [that] have enriched life in ways words cannot express".
He also requested to be understanding and respect his privacy during this "sensitive" post-breakup time.
The US-born dancer addressed the outpouring of love and support from fans for which he was "extremely grateful for the encouragement that continued to uplift" him.
"I eagerly anticipate continuing my journey, knowing my passion for inspiration, dance, and the creative arts will resonate in the unfolding chapter," he concluded the lengthy post.
Many devoted fans of It’s a Wrap songstress flocked to his comment section to praise Tanaka for his utmost support and an amicable split with the Songbird Supreme.
"I have a lot of love & respect for you Tanaka ! You’ve always shown Mariah the utmost respect. All love," one user commented
Another fan said, "Whatever happens, I know you guys really loved and respected each other. Wishing you all the best for 2024. [red heart emoji]".
A third fan remarked with a heart emoji, "Thank you for taking care of our Queen, @bryantanaka ! We love and personally continue to support you #muchlove".