After 6 years together, WWE power couple Nikki Bella and John Cena have ended their relationship.
The couple, who got engaged last year at Wrestlemania 33, released a statement online to ET announcing that they were going their separate ways and calling off their wedding:
“After much contemplation and 6 years of being together Nikki Bella and John Cena announced today their decision to separate as a couple,” read a statement posted to Bella’s Instagram account. “While this decision was a difficult one, we continue to have a great deal of love and respect for one another. We ask that you respect our privacy during this time in our lives.”
John Cena opened up about his relationship with Bella to US Weekly magazine last month, which led to speculation of trouble in paradise…
“Relationships are hard. Don’t ever think that love is easy. Love is beautiful, but we’ve had to come to the realization after being together for five years that love is not easy,” Cena said. “We work every day on us. We have our problems just like everybody else. Some of our problems are very public, some of them aren’t. But we work every day on us. Anytime I get upset, I always just realize that I can’t live without her and I love her and that’s why I cave in on a lot of stuff.”
Best wishes to both John Cena and Nikki Bella during this difficult time.