Lance Gross and Eva Marcille attend the premiere of "Our Family Wedding" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 theater on March 9, 2010 in New York City. (Getty Images)more pics » Gross and Marcille posed together at a film premiere on March 9.
Actress and former America's Next Top Model
winner Eva Marcille
(née Pigford) and actor Lance Gross
have ended their engagement and parted ways, ESSENCE.com
reports. Their split comes just five months before their planned nuptials in July.
Reps for the couple claim that the pair ended their relationship on a friendly note, although the couple had been plagued with rumors of turmoil in the blogosphere over the past several months.
Marcille and Gross were together for about three years. They became engaged during the Christmas holidays in 2008. Coincidentally, Gross currently stars in the romantic comedy Our Family Wedding
with America Ferrara.