Savannah Chrisley and Nic Kerdiles are split.
That Chrisley knows best star announced in an Instagram post Tuesday that she and her fiancé have “decided to call it quits” almost two years after getting engaged.
“You’re all been wondering … so here it is: Oh, how I wish this smile was on my face and the infectious laughter was spraying out of my body right now … but unfortunately it’s not. Nic and I have decided to call it a stop, ”Savannah began.
“There’s no hatred between the two of us … and frankly … that makes it even harder to say goodbye. We have nothing but love, respect and admiration for each other, but it’s time for us to move forward individually, she continued.
Savannah, 23, said that while “these last 3 years have been some of the best years of my life,” she chooses to “trust that God has a far greater purpose for my life.”
“I think he will take this hustle and bustle and make something beautiful out of it,” she concluded. “Please be kind with this news that I share.”
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A Savannah representative did not immediately respond to the request for comment.
The couple, who met via Instagram, started dancing in November 2017 and got engaged on December 24, 2018. Almost a year later, in October 2019, reality star E! News that she and Kerdiles “took some steps back” even though a Savannah representative confirmed to PEOPLE that they were still ready to tie the knot.
“They are still very engaged and just take time to enjoy their relationship,” the rep said.
But in June, there was speculation that the two had split, with Savannah telling PEOPLE that she and Kerdiles, 26 – a former professional hockey player – were “big” and continued to “grow every single day, and for that I’m blessed! “
Prior to season 8 premiere on Chrisley knows best on July 9, PEOPLE caught up with Savannah and Chase Chrisley, who rejected the show, which they said would explore a lot of “growth”. In the trailer, Savannah and Kerdile’s father Todd Chrisley told that their wedding and engagement were off, as he jokingly said, “What will God do for me that this way go to waste?”
About her and Kerdiles’ decision, Savannah told PERSONS: “Nic and I have been together for two and a half years. We’re just trying to find our place in this world.”
“We work on ourselves to be better for each other. I like to say our relationship is unique and we march a little bit after our own beat,” Savannah said.
While Savannah said she and Kerdiles were still together, she felt they “crashed into things way too fast” and now “want to make sure we’re both in a healthy place.” Savannah added, “We work on things every day.”
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At the time, Savannah said she was still planning to go down the hall, but was not in a hurry to tie the knot.
“I always have this timeline to myself like, okay, I want to be married at 10pm. I want kids at 11pm or midnight, and the moment I’ve planned my whole life, God laughs at me,” she said. .
“There’s no rush to a wedding. You do not need a wedding or a marriage to define a relationship,” Savannah said. “Obviously I want a wedding and when that time comes it will be super amazing and exciting. But Nic and I focus on being the best for ourselves and each other.”
The June 17 episode of Chrisley Confessions podcast, Savannah explained that even though they had found a wedding planner and several possible venues, she decided to postpone the wedding, even before the coronavirus pandemic.
“I just knew we were going to work on things on another level,” she said. “We had to dig deeper, and it’s hard. It’s 2020, and you know what, it’s okay not to follow the guidelines and the whole time frame that everyone follows.”
“We both realized things were going way too fast and we had to go back to going together,” she said.
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