The sun has set Brandon Jones and Serene Russellthis is paradise.
the Bachelor Country The stars broke up and ended their engagement, they shared on May 8.
“We try to work privately on our relationship which is more challenging in the public eye,” they written in a joint statement on Instagram. “This is very hard to accept and painful, because there is a lot of love between the two of us. We are very hurt and can only ask that there is no hatred.”
Brandon and Serene continued, “The best path for us at this time is to try and move on and heal from this as individuals.”
The news of the split comes five months after the couple broke up already in in the season eight finale of Bachelor in Paradise. Brandon told Serene during his proposal on the beach, “You are this eternal spark that hit me hard and I realized that, from the moment I saw you, my happily ever after would never begin until I started one life. with you.”