Fans Are Worried For John Cena After His Split From Nikki Bella

Wrestling fans are worried for John Cena after he posted some emotional pictures on Instagram following the breakdown of his relationship.

Fans of the World Wrestling Entertainment Universe will by now be aware that the promotion's biggest power couple, John Cena and Nikki Bella, have decided to split up and call off their engagement.

The pair have been together for six years now but have decided to go their separate ways - just three weeks before they were due to marry.

Nikki and her sister/tag team partner Brie released a statement on their joint social media account that confirmed the split, but John then posted a cryptic post of his own that has fans worried.

The statement read: "After much contemplation and six years of being together, Nikki Bella and John Cena announced today their decision to separate as a couple.

"While this decision was a difficult one, we continue to have a great deal of love and respect for one another. We ask that you respect our privacy during this time in our lives."

We don't know what the reasons behind this decision are, and it's probably none of our business, but Cena is obviously and understandably upset.

He posted a photo on his Instagram that quoted a Walt Whitman poem called 'Once I Pass'd Through a Populous City' - it simply reads: "We were together. I forget the rest."

Credit: Instagram/John Cena
Credit: Instagram/John Cena

Powerful stuff - he's a big man with a big heart.

He followed that post up with one that was a bit more lighthearted - or possibly a bit more worrying, depending on how you look at it.

He posted a picture of the Simpsons character Comic Book Guy with an adaptation of his famous catchphrase that said: "Worst Day Ever."

Credit: Instagram / John Cena
Credit: Instagram / John Cena

Poor John. He seems to be taking it pretty badly.

To be fair, the couple had been together for a long time so he is entitled to be pretty heartbroken.

For her part, Nikki Bella also seems to be pretty cut up about it. A source close to the former WWE Women's Champion said that in the run-up to the wedding Cena was getting cold feet.

The source told People Magazine: "He talked a really good game about having changed, about having his priorities straight, about knowing what's important, and that it was her.

"But as the day got closer, it was like he just went back to who he's always been - which is someone who puts himself first, always,"

"He's an incredibly dedicated, driven, ambitious guy. And for the longest time he said he didn't think he had room in his life for a spouse or kids. It seems like in the end that was still the truth."

"But in that case, he never should've proposed, let alone in front of millions of people. Now she's heartbroken."

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

The pair got together in 2012 and were due to be married in a matter of weeks. Cena had proposed to her in the middle of the ring at Wrestlemania 33 last year.

The warning signs were present, though. Cena had spoken recently about how difficult it can be to keep a relationship going.

He told US Weekly: "Don't ever think that love is easy. Love is beautiful, but we've had to come to the realisation after being together for five years that love is not easy.

"We work every day on us. We have our problems just like everybody else. Some of our problems are very public, some of them aren't. But we work every day on us. Anytime I get upset, I always just realise that I can't live without her and I love her and that's why I cave in on a lot of stuff."

It seems as if the problems and pressure eventually took their toll.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Tom Wood

Tom Wood is a freelance journalist and LADbible contributor. He graduated from University of London with a BA in Philosophy before studying for a Masters in Journalism at the University of Salford. He has previously written for the M.E.N Group as well as working for several top professional sports clubs. Contact him on [email protected]

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