Despite reports that Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s two-year relationship is over, sources told PEOPLE the couple have not broken up.
In fact, on Monday night they were photographed together while on a getaway in Northern California. “They’re together,” said an insider. “They’re not breaking up. Any time they spend time apart it’s because they’re working.” Over the summer, Timberlake, 28, was in Europe promoting his Givenchy fragrance and William Rast clothing line, while Biel, 27, remained in Los Angeles, California, where she starred in “Guys and Dolls.” People.com: Justin & Jessica’s courtside PDA But in January, Biel plans to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro (as part of the star-studded Summit on the Summit expedition to raise awareness for clean water), and Timberlake, said sources, is in talks to join her. A rough patch Whether the couple will still be together in three months is another story. According to a second source, they are going through a rough-patch. People.com: Name Justin & Jessica’s exes in love connection
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“Things have been a bit up in the air recently,” said the source. “They’ve been spending more time apart — more time with each of their friends, and they’ve been reevaluating [their relationship].” On September 22, Biel was dateless at the L.A. wrap party for her upcoming film “Valentine’s Day,” and on September 25, Timberlake partied at Crown Bar in West Hollywood with best friend Trace Ayala. Added the source, “Jessica has felt like they haven’t been on the same page — haven’t had the same priorities.” As for rumors that Timberlake has been getting close to Rihanna, a source close to her insisted that the relationship is purely professional: “They’re working together. They were in the studio for her album and they’ll be going back in again.”