After nearly three years of marriage, Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich decided to split up. The couple confirmed the message in a statement on Friday Peopleand write: "We have lovingly and carefully taken the time it took us to reach our decision to separate. We share an abundance of love and respect for each other and will continue to be with our hearts from this place We kindly ask for your sympathy and respect for our privacy in the future. "
The news comes after reports that the couple were separated during the coronavirus pandemic. "It's over, it's been a while and it's time to just call it what it is – and it's over," a source said. "To be honest, there is no bad will. He loves her. She loves him. I can really say that they will always do. But both understand that they are not meant to spend their lives as husbands and wives together. "
The two were together for a year and a half before announcing their engagement in August 2015. After all, in July 2017, during a beautiful wedding in Idaho, they made a bond with 200 of their closest friends and family members.