Britney Spears and Jason Trawick end engagement

Jan. 11, 2013 at 9:03 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Britney Spears said Friday she and her longtime beau, talent manager Jason Trawick, have ended their yearlong engagement.

The couple began dating in 2009.

"Jason and I have decided to call off our engagement," Spears said in a statement to People.com. "I'll always adore him and we will remain great friends."

"As this chapter ends for us, a new one begins. I love and cherish her and her boys and we will be close forever," Trawick said.

Spears has two sons with her ex-husband, Kevin Federline.

Friday was a big day for news about the 31-year-old singer. She also announced she has no plans to return for a second season as a judge on TV's "The X Factor."

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