The couple called it quite after two years due to long distance
Heroes star Hayden Panettiere has split from her heavyweight boxer boyfriend Wladimir Klitschko.
The couple of two years called time on their romance due to its long distance nature, with the actress based in the States, whereas Klitschko lives in Hamburg, Germany.
'We had a great time together, but it’s not that easy to manage a relationship between two continents,' the towering Ukrainian stated.
He continued: 'I have a lot of respect for Hayden as a person and as a friend, and I believe we’ll keep our friendship even after the separation.'
21-year-old Hayden confirmed the split had been amicable: 'Even though we’ve decided splitting up is best for both of us, we have an amazing amount of love and respect for each other and remain very close friends,' she said.
The break up comes just a month before the reigning WBO champion faces British boxer David Haye for the world title.
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