Derek Hough and Shannon Elizabeth
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08/08/2009 AT 12:00 AM EDT
Dancer Derek Hough and actress Shannon Elizabeth, who met as pro and star on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, have ended their relationship of over a year, PEOPLE has confirmed.
The pair sent out matching statements on Twitter Friday night but with different pronouns.
Hough’s first Twitter message read, “Hi everyone, we wanted you all to know directly from us, that Shannon & I have decided to end our relationship as boyfriend & girlfriend...” and Elizabeth’s second message, which concluded the chain, said, “however, we love & care about each other very much & will remain friends & in each other's lives.”