John Cena and Nikki Bella announced this evening that they’ve decided to call off their wedding. The wrestling power couple is splitting up.
Cena and Bella got engaged at WrestleMania 33 last April. Tonight, they announced on Instagram that they’ve called off the wedding.
Here’s the full statement:
“After much contemplation and 6 years of being together Nikki Bella and John Cena announced today their decision to separate as a couple,” read the statement, posted on 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.”
Here’s the full post:
The couple has been vocal about their struggles in recent months. Cena spoke to Entertainment Tonight in March.
“It’s a weird thing that our relationship is public for the world to know, [but] what a good takeaway for the folks at home — relationships are tough,” Cena, 33, said. “It’s hard work, and a lot of times, it has to do with looking at yourself.”
Neither Cena nor Bella has further commented about the decision. They had been together for six years.