• MILEY & LIAM photo | Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus

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Published: Thursday December 05, 2013 12:00 PM EST



A postponed wedding and a sometimes-missing engagement ring were the surest signs of the "Wrecking Ball" hitting Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's tumultuous four-year relationship. By September, their 15-month engagement was officially over and the controversial singer, 21, and Hunger Games actor, 23, wasted no time making the most of their newfound freedom.