Species actress Natasha Henstridge and singer Darius Danesh have called off their engagement and split up, it has been confirmed.
The couple, who had been dating since 2006, have halted their wedding plans and gone their separate ways because individual work commitments kept them on opposite sides of the Atlantic.
A spokesman for the Canadian actress, 35, told The People: "They tried to make it work. They really did care about each other, but their careers took them in different directions.
"They are sad, but will remain friends."
And Darius, 29, has since opened up about his split from the mum-of-two, telling Scotland's Daily Record: "We were in love and enjoyed a wonderful engagement.
"But for Natasha to move forward with her life, she needed to stay in Los Angeles and I had to come home to Scotland to work in the UK.
"It was clear our romantic relationship was a success but that it was difficult because it was an epic long-distance one."
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