08/08/2009 AT 12:00 AM ET
Dancer Derek Hough and actress Shannon Elizabeth, who met as pro and star on ABC s Dancing with the Stars, have ended their relationship of over a year, PEOPLE has confirmed.
The pair sent out matching statements on Twitter Friday night but with different pronouns.
Hough s first Twitter message read, Hi everyone, we wanted you all to know directly from us, that Shannon & I have decided to end our relationship as boyfriend & girlfriend… and Elizabeth s second message, which concluded the chain, said, however, we love & care about each other very much & will remain friends & in each other’s lives.
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