JOHN CENA AND NIKKI BELLA CALL OFF ENGAGEMENT AFTER SIX YEARS TOGETHER

Wrestling stars John Cena and Nikki Bella have called off their engagement, splitting up after six years together. The former couple released a joint statement on social media.

“After much contemplation and 6 years of being together, Nikki Bella and John Cena announced today their decision to separate as a couple. 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.”

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Cena, 40, famously proposed to Bella, 34, at WrestleMania 33, getting down on one knee in front of a huge crowd. They were set to wed on May 5 in Mexico.

The pair’s relationship was documented on two E! reality series, Total Divas and Total Bellas, with Cena, who was previously married to Elizabeth Huberdeau from 2009 until 2012, often expressing reservations about getting married again. The two also clashed over Bella’s desire to become a mother one day and Cena not wanting to have children.

While Bella enjoys a successful wrestling and television career, Cena has gone on to add movie star to his resume, recently starring in the comedy, Blockers.

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