It had been 6 years since the couple was together. In an interview with US Magazine, John Cena and the WWE diva formalized their separation.
“After much thought and 6 years of relationship, Nikki Bella and John Cena announced their decision to separate as a couple. Although this decision was difficult to make, we continue to feel a lot of love and respect for each other. We ask you to respect our privacy during this period, “she wrote on her Instagram account.
Cena also confirmed it with a tweet: “Distress, loss and humility are extremely difficult waters to cross, but perseverance through them creates a strength to withstand all that life can put on your way. “.
Hardship, loss, and humility are extremely difficult waters to navigate, but perseverance thru them builds a strength to withstand anything life throws your way.
— John Cena (@JohnCena) April 16, 2018
The cause of their separation remains unknown. But according to the People website, Nikki would be devastated about this breakup and would have liked him never to ask for it in marriage.
John Cena and Nikki Bela became engaged in a fight in April 2017 and their wedding was scheduled for Saturday, May 5, 2018.