It's curtains for Dakota Fanning and her much older boyfriend of three years, Jamie Strachan. The two have split.
Town & Country, who spoke to the actress for its October 2016 issue, said she recently split with her model boyfriend, who is 13 years her senior. Although Dakota, 22, didn't confirm the news herself, she did openly speak about the horrors of dating.
"The way I prefer to meet someone is through a friend … [They're] most likely not a freak," she said. "I find dates, in general, horrific. We have to sit there and ask these questions and pretend to eat a meal, and it just feels so stiff."
The "Effie Gray" actress and Jamie were first spotted together holding hands in September 2013 in New York. She's rarely addressed the romance and rarely publicly addressed anything in her life that isn't related to her work.
"I'm a very private person," she said. "I've been thinking lately about how much do I care what other people's preconceived notions of me are. They definitely exist. They always will, to an extent, because I've been acting for 16 years already and I'm 22."
Somehow, Dakota hasn't gotten engulfed in bad press like many other young stars.
"I was raised by very traditional Southern parents with Southern manners," she told the mag. "You don't air your dirty laundry to people that aren't your family or your friends. Why would I ever want to portray myself as anything other than together?"
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