From custody battles to Twitter rants to the ensuing public fall-out, fans have been looking like Michael Jackson in the theater during the "Thriller" video, slowly munching on popcorn, watching as things get wilder by the day.
The lyrics from the single, from her fifth studio album, were interpreted by many to be the ultimate farwell to their failed relationship.
"I bet you start loving me as soon as I start loving someone else / Somebody better than you / I bet you start needing me as soon as you see me with someone else / Somebody other than you / And I know that it hurts / You know that it hurts your pride / But you thought the grass was greener on the other side," she sang.
December 2014: Ciara removes a tattoo dedicated to Future from her left ring finger.
(The ”N” tattoo was supposed to represent Future's real first name, Nayvadius.) January 2015: Ciara releases breakup anthem “I Bet,” which is said to address ex Future's alleged cheating.
Sometimes things start out like Lil Durk and Dej Loaf and flourish into Jay-Z and Beyonce.