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Nikki Bella reportedly ‘heartbroken’ after John Cena ‘blew everything up’

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People has an “insider” source on Nikki Bella and John Cena’s relationship. And that unnamed person has scoop on why the couple’s announced a break-up a little less than three weeks before a planned May 5 wedding date.

Take this with the usual celebrity gossip-sized helping of salt grains, but the magazine says that with an actual ceremony looming, Cena got “cold feet” and reverted back to who he told Bella he was before his WrestleMania 33 in-ring proposal - a guy who couldn’t put a partnership with someone else over his plans for himself:

“She never gave him an ultimatum. He talked a really good game about having changed, about having his priorities straight, about knowing what’s important, and that it was her. But as the day got closer, it was like he just went back to who he’s always been — which is someone who puts himself first, always.

He’s an incredibly dedicated, driven, ambitious guy. And for the longest time he said he didn’t think he had room in his life for a spouse or kids. It seems like in the end that was still the truth. But in that case, he never should’ve proposed, let alone in front of millions of people. Now she’s heartbroken.

This was supposed to be the happiest time of her life. He ruined it and blew everything up.”

If that last little bit of editorializing wasn’t enough for you, or you just want someone to really emphasize the pro wrestling analogy for a painful life event, the “insider” added:

“In wrestling there are two archetypes: faces and heels. A face is a good guy, a hero, who you root for. A heel is a villain, who sometimes can seem like a good guy but then turns around and shows his true, evil colors. John Cena just revealed himself as the ultimate heel.”

There you have it - an obviously pro-Nikki spin on what happened. It could even be the truth, but it almost certainly isn’t the last word we’ll get on this topic.

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