"The Bachelorette" couple Josh Murray and Andi Dorfman mutually decided to call of their engagement and split up. The couple revealed the shocking decision via a joint statement released on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.

TMZ broke the news with the collective announcement made by Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray, confirming the news of their split. "After several months of being engaged and working on our relationship, we have decided that it's best for both of us to go our separate ways," the press statement reads as quoted by the abovementioned publication. "We are very sad that it has come to this point, but this is what's best for both of us individually."

The news of their breakup comes hot on heels of their recent appearance at the "The Bachelor" Season 19 Premiere red carpet just few days ago. As noted by E!Online, the two "seemed very affectionate" during their brief chat session with the series' host Chris Harrison. "We're looking forward to just settling down and relaxing and just having fun with each other," Josh Murray told Chris Harrison.

The abovementioned entertainment news publication claims that despite their closeness on the event, the couple was battling "tension off-camera." A source told E!News that they were only putting up a "good show for the cameras."

Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray met each other on Season 10 of "The Bachelorette." The two shared sizzling chemistry on the show and became one of the most popular couples of "Bachelor Nation." America witnessed Josh Murray's adorable proposal to Andi Dorfman on the finale segment after she chose the bachelor over the other finalist Nick Viall. While proposing the reality TV star, Josh Murray went down on his knees and presented her a Neil Lane diamond ring.

The news definitely came as a shock to the fans as the couple seemed to have no problems until they announced their breakup. Meanwhile, Josh Murray finally addressed the news about his breakup with the bachelorette via social media. According to Wetpaint, the bachelor posted an "emotional" post on Instagram, which he deleted soon after.

As per the aforementioned publication, the post was a photos of a "silhouette of a man kneeling with one arms raised to the sky." It was captioned: "Lord, help me have faith in your plan." What are your thoughts about their breakup? Sound of your opinion in the comment section below.

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