Her summer romance with Kaitlynn Carter has come to a close.
And two weeks after their split went public, Miley Cyrus, 26, is said to have shared a ‘quick kiss’ with her years-long pal Cody Simpson, 22.
An E! News insider claims to have seen the pair briefly locking lips during a ‘real quick’ trip to a grocery store in Los Angeles this Thursday.
The two were later seen during an intimate lunch at health food restaurant Backyard Bowls as a fan posted a short clip of their rendezvous on social media.
Getting close: Miley Cyrus, 26, was spotted at lunch with Cody Simpson, 22, on Thursday in LA, after they were spotted sharing a kiss
Spotted: A fan took to social media to share a video of Miley seen chatting over a small table with a male companion in a black pants and a beanie and white sneakers
The two were spotted at the health food restaurant by a fan on Thursday.
She took to social media to share a video of Miley seen chatting over a small table with a male companion in a black pants and a beanie and white sneakers.
The fan identified the man as Cody Simpson in her caption of the video that said ‘Miley on a date with the one and only Cody Simpson.’
Cody shared snaps to Instagram later in the day wearing the same bottoms, foot and head wear.
Same outfit: Cody shared snaps to Instagram later in the day wearing the same bottoms, foot and head wear
Cuddling up: Miley is said to have shared a ‘quick kiss’ with her years-long pal Cody Simpson on Thursday in LA; pictured on her Instagram in 2015
For their earlier outing Miley and the ex-boyfriend of Gigi Hadid bought sushi and a beverage and then ‘noticed people seeing them so they tried to rush out of there.’
The two of them have apparently been glimpsed out and about together getting refreshments like coffee multiple times recently.
Cody’s friendship with Miley has seen her through multiple romantic ups and downs, including her brief relationship with Patrick Schwarzenegger.
Nowadays: Cody is pictured in an Instagram album he posted Thursday
Palling around: Cody’s friendship with Miley has seen her through her brief relationship with Patrick Schwarzenegger (second from right); pictured in 2014
History: Miley had a dalliance with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s hunky son back in 2014, during one of the gaps in her on-off romance with Liam
Miley had a dalliance with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son in 2014 during one of the gaps in her on-off romance with Liam.
The following year, Miley and Cody’s then-girlfriend Gigi were both pictured attending his star-studded 18th birthday bash.
‘Miley is one of my best friends and she helps with some of that transitional stuff – trying to escape your childhood,’ Cody said that year.
History: Miley and Cody are pictured together at the Daily Front Row Fashion Los Angeles Awards in 2015 with Gigi Hadid (center), whom he was dating at the time
Cody, who hails from Queensland, told GQ Australia: ‘She’s super open-minded and I’m working on becoming more like that.’
Miley announced her split from Liam on August 10, a day after she and Kaitlynn were first glimpsed kissing on holiday in Capri.
Kaitlynn, who had an Indonesian wedding with Brody Jenner last summer, had already publicly separated from her man by that point.
The way they were: Her summer romance with Kaitlynn Carter has come to a close; they are pictured together vacationing in Capri in August
Hunk: Miley announced her split from her husband Liam Hemsworth on August 10, a day after she and Kaitlynn were first glimpsed kissing on holiday in Capri
Miley only married Liam last December, and in the slipstream of the breakup there were rumors that she cheated on him.
The conjecture grew so strong that Miley fired up her Twitter in August to staunchly deny that infidelity caused her latest split from Liam.
‘I f***ed up and cheated in relationships when I was young,’ she confessed, insisting that ‘I am simply in a different place from where i was when I was a younger.’
‘A little johnny cash by the fire never hurt nobody’: Miley and Cody can be seen here in a photo she posted to her Instagram page in August 2014
Palling around: Miley and Cody are pictured on her Instagram in 2015; that year he called her ‘one of my best friends’ during an interview with GQ Australia