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Britney Spears and Jason Trawick end engagement, go separate ways

January 11, 2013|By Christie D'Zurilla
  • Jason Trawick and Britney Spears have called off their engagement.
Jason Trawick and Britney Spears have called off their engagement. (Chris Pizzello / Associated…)

It's been a big day for Britney Spears. Not only did she confirm she was leaving "The X Factor" after only one season, she also announced she and Jason Trawick were breaking off their engagement after only one year.

"I'll always adore him and we will remain great friends," Spears said in a statement released to People announcing the end of the engagement. Brit's rep told the mag the decision was mutual.

Added Trawick, her onetime agent who'd popped the question back in December 2011: "I love and cherish her and her boys and we will be close forever."

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Brit has two sons, 7-year-old Preston and 6-year-old Jayden, from her marriage to Kevin Federline, which ended.

While sources told TMZ that Spears and Trawick had simply "grown apart" and called the breakup friendly, Radar Online painted an uglier picture, alleging that the two had been fighting for months and sleeping apart, saying Trawick had already moved out of the home they shared.

One bit of awkwardness most breakups don't include: Trawick was named Spears' co-conservator back in April, right before she signed on with "The X Factor." Isn't ending that type of relationship a little harder than nuking someone's number from your cellphone?

No worries, however. Lawyers for the conservatorship were in court Friday, TMZ reported, and Trawick was taken off the legal roster, leaving dad Jamie Spears back in sole control of his daughter's well-being.

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