Jason Mraz and Tristan Prettyman split
June 8th, 2011
05:31 PM ET

Jason Mraz and Tristan Prettyman split

Love song crooner Jason Mraz is back to being single after revealing he and fiancée Tristan Prettyman called it quits and broke off their engagement.

The "I'm Yours" singer told The Daily Beast at the Samsung Hope for Children gala on Monday that he's in the midst of healing and wants to express the process through his music.

"My greatest mistake right now is, I've been clinging to my art," Mraz said. "In that, I have victory for my art and a great loss for my heart."

The relationship between the two singer-songwriters' was fraught with an on-again, off-again status since they split in 2006.

Mraz, 33, wrote on his blog that he proposed last December to Prettyman with a 2.3-karat, custom-designed ring "by the sea under a blanket of stars and a watchful bright moon."

The couple remains good friends, as Mraz informed The Daily Beast that he and 29-year-old Prettyman still do yoga together and find time to go surfing.

"We acknowledge the journey that each of us is on," he said. "We certainly want each of us to feel whole and complete."

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  1. the_dude

    what woman wants to marry a gay guy?

    June 10, 2011 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  2. hi!

    I am not a fan of his music but I will say his thing with Elmo on Sesame Street is great. My son loves it and we watch it daily... tho more for Elmo then this guy.

    June 9, 2011 at 1:27 pm | Report abuse |
  3. isis

    If you don`t have anything nice to say (or write) don`t say anything at all, and if all of you dislike Jason why are you on this site? Anyways I do happen to love his music, he is a great person, and I`m sorry for his split, but do what makes you happy!

    June 9, 2011 at 12:43 pm | Report abuse |
  4. GuestColin

    I never say anyone's music "sucks" because art is subjective. That said, personally...I think this guys music sucks.

    June 9, 2011 at 10:55 am | Report abuse |
  5. Anthony Weiner

    Did somebody say Weiner?

    June 9, 2011 at 10:19 am | Report abuse |
  6. ?

    Who got to keep the rock?

    June 9, 2011 at 8:50 am | Report abuse |
  7. bonita

    We stopmed on the dallas mavericks last night ! I got 17 tripple doubles. All shots from outside !

    June 9, 2011 at 7:48 am | Report abuse |
  8. bonita

    Whats with all these racist comments ? I think you are all jealous hater. You cant do anything as good as us so you just hate. BTW I am a professional basketball star ! YES !

    June 9, 2011 at 7:47 am | Report abuse |
  9. Min

    Is that the guy from Matchbox 20? http://www.facebook.com/pages/Comedy-Sarcasm-Random-Thoughts/170811079605482#!/

    June 9, 2011 at 7:33 am | Report abuse |
  10. Jose'

    Me nombre es grande y muy bueno.

    June 9, 2011 at 7:29 am | Report abuse |
  11. Jose'

    I herd they are mexikins ! OLE ! Mi sombrero es muy grande. Si ?

    June 9, 2011 at 6:57 am | Report abuse |
  12. Nancy

    I heard they are mormons. They like that tabernackle chior.

    June 9, 2011 at 5:34 am | Report abuse |
  13. charlie crack

    Mraz can sing and I love any music (only reason I posted comment). Not a fan of Mraz, more of music. Any split is sad though no matter who.

    June 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
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      June 9, 2011 at 12:11 am | Report abuse |
  14. Sunshine Girl *

    Hey wait a minute! Isnt Tristan a mans name? Wow...didnt know he was gay. Anyways not a fan of Jasons music and never heard of Tristan before this. People break up everyday. Why so news worthy?

    June 8, 2011 at 9:50 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Boof

    Fortunately, I've never heard of either one of them.

    June 8, 2011 at 6:32 pm | Report abuse |
  16. me

    Perhaps Jason needs to shower and shave more. Eat a burger man...you dont look healthy anymore. Oh wait aren't you a vegetarian? eat some more tofu lol

    June 8, 2011 at 6:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • Betty ButtSlammer

      Im about ready to squat and drop a fresh load of butterbeans. Mr Mraz is certainly welcome to those.

      June 9, 2011 at 7:40 am | Report abuse |
  17. LEON

    These were actors in the movie Cannibal Holocost. They both did a pretty good performance. Its how they met.

    June 8, 2011 at 5:54 pm | Report abuse |
  18. jurby

    who? never heard of either of these people...

    June 8, 2011 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • Hollywood Reporter

      Oprah's 250 lb problem.

      [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JhjUC0y3Gc&w=640&h=390]

      June 8, 2011 at 7:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • Duke Skywalker

      He is a D-bag anyway. I wanna crap in his hat.

      June 9, 2011 at 7:39 am | Report abuse |

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