Bachelor's Jake Pavelka & Vienna Girardi Split

06/22/2010 at 12:35 AM EDT

Bachelor's Jake Pavelka & Vienna Girardi Split
Vienna Girardi and Jake Pavelka
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Many viewers of The Bachelor groaned when Jake Pavelka picked Vienna Girardi amid tabloid rumors about Girardi's wild past and accusations of betrayal and plastic surgery.

Pavelka defended her – and his decision – but just over three months later, something has gone wrong.

“Jake and Vienna have split,” says Janice Lee, a rep for the couple. “They appreciate the respect for their privacy at this time.”

No reason was given. After Pavelka, 32, was eliminated from Dancing With the Stars in late April, he spoke of needing to spend time with Girardi to "focus on our relationship and just see where life takes us right after that."

At the moment, Pavelka is in Atlanta, taping a guest stint on the Lifetime series Drop Dead Diva; Girardi is in Los Angeles.

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