Nashville Sneak Peek: Christina Aguilera's Jade St. John Gets Hot and Heavy with Luke (VIDEO)

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Debra Messing and Will Chase Split

After connecting on the set of their NBC show Smash in 2011, Debra Messing and Will Chase have gone their separate ways.

“Debra Messing and Will Chase have ended their two-and-a-half-year relationship, but remain close friends,” the actress’s rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Nashville Blog: Will Chase on Playing Rayna's Other Man

Every week, a member of the Nashville cast will blog about the latest episode of the ABC hit. This week, Will Chase – who plays Luke Wheeler – writes about being the other man in the complicated life of Rayna Jaymes.

It’s funny. Even with Deacon (Charles Esten) and all of his demons, fans demonize Luke, who has done absolutely nothing wrong. Like, I’m not a freakin’ mess! I’m not a bad guy!