Music artist Brandy Norwood and fiance Ryan Press have called it quits. Read on for the full story.
1. A Rep for Norwood Confirmed the News
Brandy Norwood’s rep told Us Weekly that:
They are no longer together. The engagement is off, but the friendship is still on.
2. The Break Up Is Reportedly Brandy’s Decision
As far as who initiated the break up, it was apparently Brandy. Her rep reveals:
They decided to take a step back and reevaluate the relationship. Brandy is 35 now — that’s what her whole #35 on Twitter is about, becoming her own woman … Brandy has a daughter and she still wants to be married and have more kids but she is working on so many other things right now. They haven’t ended things on a bad note and they still speak all the time.
3. In 2012, Brandy Said that Ryan Press Had Restored Her Faith in Love
During an interview with Us Weekly in 2012, Brandy stated:
I had given up on love a long time ago. It just didn’t seem to work for me, so I was single for a very long time. I stopped looking for love and then I ran into my boyfriend. He just loves me for who I am.
4. Rumors of a Break Up Have Been Swirling for Months
News of a break up between Brandy and her fiance has been on gossip sites for months. In February, Rollingout.com wrote:
After getting engaged to her manager Ryan Press in December 2012, and postponing their nuptials last August, the former “Moesha” star and her fiance have called off their engagement. A ring-less Brandy was spotted last night at the 45th NAACP Awards date free while other sources claim Press is already seeing another woman.
5. Brandy Will Most Likely Be Singing About the Break Up on her New Album
Brandy Norwood is coming out with her seventh album and E! News reports that the artist will likely be singing about her split on the new record:
It’s gonna be a very personal album for me…It’s about my life and a lot of things I’ve been going through lately, so I can’t wait for that. I’ma be hollerin’ a lot on this album!