2005 X Factor winner Shayne Ward has split up from partner of nine years, Faye McKeever, star of Sky TV sitcom Trollied.
The 29-year-old pop hearthrob tweeted: "Sad to announce that myself and Faye have ended our relationship, please respect our privacy. Thank you x."
The pair got engaged after celebrating their ninth anniversary in September 2012. McKeever (28) thanked her fans for all their support after the news broke: "Thanks for all your lovely tweets. Means a lot." she tweeted.
Ward had a bit of a miserable Christmas. On Christmas Day he tweeted: "I hope you all had a great day with your loved ones. Got a headache so early night for me x."
Two days later he added: "It was a very quiet Christmas for me this year. I hope you all had a blast xxx."