Bachelor in Paradise's Michelle Money & Cody Sattler Announce Split Almost at the Same Time—Read Their Statements

Twosome had starred on the show, a spinoff of The Bachelor, this past summer

By Corinne Heller Dec 19, 2014 10:02 PMTags
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Another Bachelor couple has called it quits.

Michelle Money and Cody Sattler who starred together on Bachelor in Paradise, a spinoff of the hit dating reality show that aired this past summer, both announced on social media that they have broken up after dating for six months and that the decision was mutual. In statements made one minute apart on Wednesday, they used the same photo, which shows the two with a cake, although different filters were used.

"Cody truly has blessed my life and the life of my daughter in more ways than he will ever know," said Money, a 31-year-old single mother from Utah. "His positive impact on Brielle is something I will forever be grateful for."

Sattler, 29-year-old Kansas native, said in his own statement the two will "always hold a special spot" in his heart.

The news comes less than three weeks before The Bachelor's season 19 premiere.

Read their full statements below:

First off I just want to say that I have experienced some of the best days of my life these past 6 months! I was blessed to have met and date an amazing woman and her daughter, who have made me a better person in all areas of my life. Unfortunately Michelle and I have decided it was in the best interest for both of us to move on from our relationship. Michelle and Brielle will always hold a special spot in my heart and I wish all the best for them. Michelle is someone I shared a relationship with but also someone I will always respect and consider a life long friend. I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to go on "Bachelor in Paradise" and to experience such amazing things with a beautiful woman. Those feeling and memories are something I will always cherish! I personally want to say "THANK YOU" from the bottom of my heart to all the amazing fans who showed so much love and support for Michelle and I. You will never truly understand how much that meant to me! I look forward to what the future holds and will continue to always listen and follow my heart! Much LOVE & RESPECT Cody Code xoxo

A photo posted by Cody Sattler (@cody_sattler) on

Money, a former The Bachelor season 15 finalist and contestant on spinoff Bachelor Pad, and Sattler, who competed on this year's season 10 of The Bachelorette, were two of four winners on Bachelor in Paradise, which was filmed in Mexico. The other pair, Lacy Faddoul, 26, and Marcus Grodd, got engaged on the show.

 Faddoul tweeted her condolences over Money and Sattler's breakup.

While not all pairs who met on The Bachelor shows have headed to the altar, the franchise has produced many successful real-life relationships as well as marriages.

ABC recently announced that married alumni Trista Sutter and Ryan Sutter and Jason Mesnick and Molly Mesnick, as well as engaged pair Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried, several other past stars and Bachelor season 19 star Chris Soules are set to ride a Bachelor float at the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena, California on Jan. 1, 2015. The new season premieres on ABC on Jan. 5. at 8 p.m. ET.