William Michael Morgan and Jennifer Wayne have called off their engagement. The couple announced the news in a statement on social media on Friday afternoon (April 7).

In a message shared on Morgan's Facebook page and Wayne's Twitter account, the couple says that they "have called off our engagement" after "[coming] to the mutual agreement that this is what’s best for both of us right now."

"Thank you for your support and respecting our privacy during this time," the statement concludes.

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Wayne, a granddaughter of the Academy Award-winning actor John Wayne, and Morgan were engaged for about three months. The two rising stars -- him a solo artist, her a member of the trio Runaway June -- got engaged at the end of December. The two first met at a country music festival in Chicago. Morgan has a daughter, Presley, who was born last March.

Runaway June are promoting their first single, “Lipstick;” the song comes from their upcoming debut album on Wheelhouse Records, an imprint of Broken Bow. Morgan, meanwhile, earned his first No. 1 single in 2016; that song, “I Met a Girl,” comes from his debut album, Vinyl, released on Warner Bros. Records.

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