updated 08/02/2014 AT 5:50 PM ET
•originally published 08/03/2014 AT 8:20 AM ET
The rumors started last month.
Here’s the problem: It wasn’t true. “We’re doing great,” Ferrell, 27, tells PEOPLE. “We are very happy together.”
Galavis, 32, tells PEOPLE that he’s taking the rumors in stride. “People are going to say what they want to say,” he says. “I can’t pay attention to that. I don’t like to read what people write, because they don’t know what our relationship is all about.”
Adds Missouri native Ferrell: “He does a better job of ignoring it than I do. I read what people say, and it does hurt my feelings. I’m only human. But really, we are happy and doing well.”