WWE stars John Cena and Nikki Bella give up just one year after getting involved in the middle of the ring in front of tens of thousands of fans at Wrestlemania 33.
Bella, whose real name is Nicole Garcia-Colace, announced that the long-time couple was splitting up on an Instagram post on Sunday night.
"After much reflection and 6 years of being together, Nikki Bella and John Cena today announced their decision to separate as a couple, although this decision was difficult, we still have a lot of love and respect for each other. respect our privacy during this time in our lives. "
The couple, who knew each other as WWE wrestlers, have had their chronic relationship for years in the E! reality series "Total Divas" and spin off "Total Fine". They gave no reason for separation.
Throughout the series, Cena always maintained that he would never marry just to give in last year when he proposed to Nikki Bella after the couple's match at Wrestlemania 33 in Orlando, Florida. He was previously married to Elizabeth Huberdeau from 2009 to 2012.
Cena spoke with ABC Travers on his "Popcorn" show a couple of weeks ago, while promoting his new movie "Blockers," about his wedding and engagement with Nikki.
"I asked my lovely future girlfriend to marry me in the wrestling ring at Wrestlemania almost a year ago, in front of 75,000 of our closest friends," he said. "It meant a lot to me specifically, Nicole and I have gone through ups and downs, relationships are difficult, especially when your relationship is in the public." Nicole had to deal with many misconceptions about our relationship … She wanted a global scenario to tell the woman of my dreams who wanted to marry her. "
Dinner even told Travers that his wedding planning was moving well.
"Planning is going great," Cena said. "I can not tell you because Nicole is the boss and she has all the details."
Nikki's twin sister, Brie, whose real name is Brianna Danielson, responded to her sister's publication on Instagram, saying, "We love you all." Brie is married to fellow WWE wrestler Bryan Danielson, who recently returned to the ring after a retirement due to a neck injury.
Cena and Nikki Bella have spent more and more time away from the wrestling ring.
Nikki made a brief cameo appearance at the Royal Rumble of the WWE in January, as well as a non-televised team match with her fiance in March, but has not participated in a story since she and Cena engaged in the ring in last april He has also spent long distances away from the ring, dealing with a serious neck injury in recent years. His return to the ring for major surgery was recorded in "Total Bellas".
Cena's film career has exploded in recent years. She received good reviews for her performance in Amy Schumer's comedy "Trainwrecked" in 2015, and starred in "Daddy & # 39; s Home" in 2015 and "Daddy & # 39; s Home 2" in 2017. She voiced the main character of the animated comedy "Ferdinand", which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Film this year.
His comedy "Blockers", with actress Leslie Mann, was released last week. The couple attended the premiere together on April 3.
Cena had a short match with WWE legend The Undertaker last week at Wrestlemania 34 in New Orleans.