Not meant to be. Nikki Bella and John Cena have been candid about each other since their break up.
The previous skilled wrestlers had been mates earlier than they sparked a romance in 2012. The pair obtained engaged 5 years later, however Us Weekly broke the information in April 2018 that the athletes referred to as off their wedding ceremony.
“Whereas this resolution was a tough one, we proceed to have an excessive amount of love and respect for each other,” Bella and Cena confirmed in an unique assertion to Us. “We ask that you just respect our privateness throughout this time in our lives.”
One month after the duo’s breakup, Cena admitted on the In the present day present that he was nonetheless in love with Bella. Following a short reconciliation, the Whole Divas alum and the Blockers actor referred to as it quits for good in July 2018.
“After I referred to as off the engagement, we tried to work on our relationship to get again to the place it was with the intention to transfer ahead with our wedding ceremony,” Bella defined in an unique assertion to Us. “After a lot time and soul-searching alone, and collectively, we’ve determined to formally half methods. I had a phenomenal and loving six-year relationship with an exquisite man. I’ve the utmost respect for John, however I do know that is what’s finest for me.”
The California native moved on with Artem Chigvintsev in 2019, two years after they competed collectively on season 25 of Dancing With the Stars. Bella and the ballroom dancer introduced their engagement in January 2020 and welcomed their first youngster, son Matteo, that July. Two years later, Bella and Chigvintsev walked down the aisle in Paris.
For the large day, the WWE ambassador wore a robe that she initially bought for her wedding ceremony to Cena. Earlier than the August 2022 ceremony, Bella checked with the Russia native to see how he felt about her unconventional style alternative — and he was not bothered by it in any respect.
“He seems to be at it as only a materials factor,” Bella solely informed Us in January 2023. “He most likely wished me to save cash however then didn’t understand I purchased a couple of different clothes after.”
Cena, for his half, moved on with Shay Shariatzadeh following his break up from Bella. Us confirmed in October 2020 that the duo quietly tied the knot in Florida.
After formally closing their chapter, Bella and the Bumblebee star have remained supportive of each other. When requested concerning the breakup in July 2022, the Incomparable coauthor didn’t maintain again.
“You nearly want it was unhealthy as a result of it’s a lot simpler to stroll away. It’s a lot more durable to stroll away when it’s loving,” she confessed to Leisure Tonight on the time. “I believe loads of ladies get into this case when it’s like, ‘I like this individual, however I don’t know if it’s proper for my life,’ and that’s a tough factor. Typically we meet wonderful individuals, however we’re simply meant to dwell a special life.”
Hold scrolling to see what Cena and Bella have stated about one another since their break up: