Katherine Jenkins, Gethin Jones separate

Published Dec 30 2011, 14:01 GMT  |  By

Katherine Jenkins and Gethin Jones have decided to separate.

Opera singer Jenkins and television presenter Jones separately announced their split on their respective Twitter accounts.

Katherine Jenkins leaving the ITV studios

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TV presenter Gethin Jones

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Jenkins wrote: "Sorry for being quiet of late, its just that I have some very sad news. Geth & I have decided to go our separate ways.

"We are both beyond broken-hearted. All your hugs & support will be much appreciated xxx."

Jones tweeted: "Hi everybody. I'm deeply sad to tell you that Kath and I have ended our relationship as a couple. We are both heart broken... Gx."

The pair, who became engaged in February, had recently said that they would sacrifice their careers in showbusiness to start a family.

Watch Katherine Jenkins in the video for 'Break It To My Heart' below: