Rumors that Britney Spears and boyfriend David Lucado had broken up are false, say sources close to the pop star.

Rumor: Britney Spears And David Lucado Split

News that Spears and Lucado had broken up spread this week after Spears posted a photo to Twitter of herself with her two sons, Sean and Jayden, celebrating the beginning of summer on June 24. The sweet photo left some fans wondering why her boyfriend of 15 months wasn’t in the photo.

X17 first reported that Spears and Lucado had called it quits, writing, “Britney’s been focusing on her boys after the break up.”

Sources Say Couple Is Still Together

It appears the rumors were just that – rumors.

“The rumors of their split are completely unfounded. This is just a sad attempt to create a story,” a source told

Spears and Lucado have been dating since March, 2013, following her break up with former fiancé and manager Jason Trawick. In March 2014, Spears shared photos of her family vacation to Hawaii, posing on the beach with her sons and Lucado.