Chaz Bono, Fiancee Call Off Engagement

Chaz Bono and Jennifer Elia attend the 22nd annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Westin Bonaventure, LA, on April 10, 2011 Chaz Bono and Jennifer Elia attend the 22nd annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Westin Bonaventure, LA, on April 10, 2011

Chaz Bono is in need of a new “Dancing” partner in life.

Chaz and fiancee Jennifer Elia have “called off their engagement and are no longer a couple,” a rep for Chaz has confirmed to Access Hollywood.

“They leave this relationship with great love, respect and affection towards one another,” publicist Howard Bragman said in a statement released to Access. “No further amplification will be forthcoming and they ask that you respect their privacy at this time.”

Following the news, Chaz – who finished in seventh place with partner Lacey Schwimmer on the recent season of “Dancing with the Stars” – posted a message on his Twitter page about the split.

“Thanks for your concern about our separation. I’m doing fine, and we remain on good terms with nothing but respect and affection 4 eachother,” Chaz Tweeted.

Chaz and Jennifer had been dating since 1999.

His proposal to his longtime love – who he was with during his gender reassignment from woman to man – was captured by the cameras for the recent OWN network special “Being Chaz.”

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