Disney Lovebirds Dove Cameron + Ryan McCartan End Engagement After Six Months
Dove Cameron and Ryan McCartan found love on a Disney soundstage, and got engaged back in April — but sadly, the two have broken things off less than six months later. Worse still, it appears the decision wasn't mutual.
"Dove has decided this relationship isn't what she wants," McCartan tweeted on October 5. "We still love each other very much. Please be sensitive, as this is painful."
While it's unclear exactly when the two, who costar on Disney's Liv and Maddie, parted ways, McCartan sparked speculation with an Instagram post three weeks ago. Sharing a photo taken when the two stopped by PopCrush to perform as their music duo The Girl and the Dreamcatcher, the actor-musician wrote, "I miss my this."
While it's possible McCartan was alluding to being separated due to work obligations, he hasn't shared any new photos of Dove since. Dove has yet to publicly comment on Ryan's announcement.
Fortunately, the two have a much brighter future on the professional front, with major musical theater projects on the horizon: While Liv and Maddie just kicked off its fourth and final season, McCartan will play Brad to Victoria Justice's Janet in FOX's Rocky Horror Picture Show TV movie premiering October 20. Meanwhile, Cameron will flex her own musical theater chops in NBC's Hairspray Live! come December.
Relive Dove and Ryan's happier, musically lovely times in their performance as The Girl and the Dreamcatcher performance at Popcrush below.
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