When Blac Chyna was spotted leaving TAO in Los Angeles on Tuesday night by people who follow celebrities around for a living, a certain missing detail in the resulting photos inspired some speculative headlines. The 7-carat engagement ring Chyna received from Rob Kardashian one year ago was nowhere to be seen, E! News reported the following morning. According to their sources, this is "not the first time" Chyna has been photographed ringless.
The two are "certainly not together or engaged," an alleged provider of inside information told E! News. "In fact," this "insider" added, "Chyna gave the engagement ring back to Rob when they broke up last month...Something caused them to have a blowout fight, and Chyna gave the ring back and it was done. They officially are not engaged. There is no wedding."
This insider insists, however, that no animosity is present between the two Rob & Chyna stars. Instead, they "remain united" when it comes to raising their 4-month-old daughter Dream Kardashian. "They haven't fully figured it out yet," the insider said of co-parenting plans, "but they are working on it." But is this non-engagement even a permanent, for-real thing? That's hard to say.
Just last month, Chyna said she and Rob were looking at "the bigger picture" when it comes to working on their relationship. "I feel like every person who's in a long-term relationship, or who is committed to their person, goes through ups and downs," Chyna said in her cover story interview for the April issue of Cosmopolitan South Africa. "Everything isn't always going to be peaches and cream. If it is, then it's fake. I'm in it for the long haul, so I feel like my advice [for anyone in a similar situation] is therapy, know each other's family, calling each other's moms."
In addition to this apparent ring absence, Chyna's attempted "Angela Renee Kardashian" trademark was formally denied earlier this week. Documents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, obtained by the Wrap, showed that Chyna never responded to opposition from three companies owned by Kim, Kourtney, and Khloé. Thus, a "notice of default" was issued.