Celebrity divorces, breakups of 2011

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, January 03, 2011

8 of 105: It was announced on December 19 that Chaz Bono had ended his engagement to his longtime girlfriend Jennifer Elia.

"They leave this relationship with great love, respect and affection toward one another. No further amplification will be forthcoming and they ask that you respect their privacy at this time," Bono's publicist Howard Bragman told TMZ.

It was announced on May 12, 2011 that Chaz Bono had proposed to his longtime girlfriend Jennifer Elia. The LGBT activist and former 'Dancing With The Stars' contestant announced the engagement on May 12, 2011 and told Piers Morgan that the couple planned to wed within the year and had actually been engaged for two years but had to 'put things on hold' in order to undergo his gender transition. The proposal was shown on Bono's documentary special 'Being Chaz,' which aired on November 27, 2011.

(Pictured: Chaz Bono and Jennifer Elia appear in a still from the OWN documentary, 'Being Chaz.') (OWN)