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Ashley Olsen Gave Her Boyfriend the Boot for... Well, Her Boots

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One of the Olsen twins is single again

While one Olsen twin is settling into domestic bliss with her husband, the other is back on the market. That's right — after just five months of dating, Ashley Olsen and her financier boyfriend, Richard Sachs, have called it quits.

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A source close to Olsen spilled the news to Us Weekly, saying the split was because Olsen wants to focus more on work than a boyfriend, and she and Sachs are staying friendly.

"Ashley and Richard broke up," the insider said. "She wants to focus on her clothing line right now. They're still friends and hang out."

Olsen and Sachs were first rumored to be dating in October 2016, and they went public about a month later when they went on a double date with Mary-Kate Olsen and her husband, Olivier Sarkozy, to a New York Knicks game. Ashley Olsen and her beau were photographed kissing at the game, confirming that the rumors about their romance were true.

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Onlookers said the foursome went to a party after the game, where it became really evident that Ashley Olsen and Sachs were solidly together.

"Mary-Kate was dancing with her husband, and Ashley's boyfriend had his arm around her and was nuzzling her," a witness told Us Weekly at the time. "Richard had his arms all over Ashley, kissing and [stroking] her hair. She was laughing and giggling. He's also close with Mary-Kate's husband and was chatting with him."

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Just last month, the Olsen twins both took their men to New Zealand for a friend's wedding, making news of Ashley Olsen and Sachs' split a little more surprising. Mary-Kate Olsen, meanwhile, is rumored to be getting ready to start a family with Sarkozy.

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