‘True Blood’s’ Joe Manganiello and Audra Marie split

The engagement is over

‘True Blood’ star Joe Manganiello and his fiancée Audra Marie have ended their engagement.

Multiple sources confirmed to US Weekly that the couple have decided to break up.  One friend said; “It’s totally over,” while another insider said; “It was a long time coming. They’ll both be better off for it.”

A representative for Manganiello said that he does not comment on Joe’s personal life.

Joe and Audra became engaged after dating for about a year and a half in October of 2010.  Manganiello asked her to marry him while the couple was vacationing in Italy.  Joe had said; “I always dreamed of finding someone who is beautiful and sweet, equal parts. And I did. From there she’s just unbelievably understanding and compassionate and patient from all the craziness that comes from this job and lifestyle.”

When spring of 2011 rolled around, Joe said that he “refused” to set a wedding date.  A source said; “He [went] completely quiet about discussing wedding details.”  Even though Joe seemed to distance himself from the wedding, Audra went forward with the wedding plans, but it looks like it wasn’t meant to be.

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