Dancing with the Stars pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff have called off their engagement, a source close to the couple confirms to TVGuide.com.
The split, first reported by E!, comes a day after Chmerkovskiy cryptically tweeted: "What was meant to be a 'life long book', turned into a 'chapter'.......and now that 'chapter' is finished...... Se la vie..."
Longtime friends, the dancers have been engaged since New Year's Eve and had been planning a June 2010 wedding, Chmerkovskiy previously told TVGuide.com. They had delayed their nuptials to accommodate their busy careers, which included stints on Broadway's Burn the Floor this summer.
Both will be on the new season of Dancing, which premieres Sept. 21. Smirnoff is paired with Aaron Carter, while Chmerkovskiy will hit the floor with Debi Mazar.