December 20th, 2011
11:28 AM ET
Chaz Bono talked about his engagement to Jennifer Elia earlier this year on "Piers Morgan Tonight," but now the couple has announced that the engagement is off - and so is the relationship.
According to a statement from Bono's rep, the 42-year-old "Dancing With the Stars" contestant and his fiancee "leave this relationship with great love, respect and affection towards one another."
Bono posted a tweet Monday thanking fans for their concern about the split. "I'm doing fine," he assured everyone, adding that he and Elia "remain on good terms with nothing but respect and affection 4 each other."
The former couple's relationship previously played out for the cameras on the documentary "Becoming Chaz," which captured Bono's gender transition. In 2009 he said of Elia, who supported the decision, "She's been amazing. I feel really grateful to be going through this with a partner."
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