The 25-year-old British actress and Oscar nominee has reportedly "cooled her romance" with her American boyfriend Shia LaBeouf, 24, whom she met and fell for when they co-starred together in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.
More from YourTango: Kelly Rowland's Engaged! 5 Facts About Her Fiancé Tim Witherspoon
"I'm moving back to England: it's a long story," she told friends recently, reports the Daily Telegraph.
Back in May, however, it was a different story with Carey telling reporters: "I love New York, maybe more than Los Angeles or London. I could live in New York. I think I’m happiest [there]."
Although Carey relocated to NYC last year to film Wall Street 2, at the recent British premiere of her film Never Let Me Go, the actress revealed that, as of late, she is more likely to be in London with her family, rather than in New York with Shia. Shia LaBeouf Isn't "Extremely Well-Endowed"
"I am spending some more time here at the moment," she explained. "Just spending time with my family, really."
Meanwhile, Shia has been reportedly getting to know the gorgeous Rosie Huntington-Whiteley on the set of Transformers 3. Could that be the reason for their split? Or did he and Carey simply grow apart?
More from YourTango: Monaco's Royal Baby: Charlotte Casiraghi Gives Birth!
Photo Credit: Daily Telegraph
Check out our redesigned Facebook page for exclusive content, gifts and more: www.bit.ly/YourTangoFacebook