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John Cena and Nikki Bella break up

This is sad.

At WrestleMania 33, John Cena proposed to Nikki Bella after many years of dating, most of which was chronicled on both Total Divas and Total Bellas. Now, Us Weekly reports they are ending that engagement and separating:

After six years together, John Cena and Nikki Bella have called it quits, the couple revealed exclusively to Us Weekly.

“While this decision was a difficult one, we continue to have a great deal of love and respect for one another,” the couple tells Us in a statement. “We ask that you respect our privacy during this time in our lives.”

If there was any doubt, Nikki took to Twitter with this:

On his Instagram early today, Cena posted this:

A post shared by John Cena (@johncena) on

Of course, because this is professional wrestling, we have to leave a little room for the possibility that this is a story for either WWE or the reality television shows the two are involved in. Hell, we have to leave at least some room that the entirety of the relationship was that, cynical as that sounds.

Then again, professional wrestling has claimed many a legitimate relationship over the years.

Let’s just hope everyone can find peace and happiness, no matter what.

Update, and it hurts:

A post shared by John Cena (@johncena) on


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