Jesse Metcalfe and his fiancée Cara Santana have called it quits after more than a decade together, and now her best friend, Olivia Culpo, is labeling him a cheater. The former “Desperate Housewives” star and his style blogging former significant other ended their relationship nearly three weeks ago, reports PEOPLE. They were last spotted together on the red carpet at The Art Of Elysium on January 4, 2020. Their breakup confirmation comes just days after Jesse Metcalfe was seen getting cozy with a mystery woman in Sherman Oaks, CA.
The 41-year-old actor’s recent behavior made fans question his relationship status with Cara Santana. In photos shared on Daily Mail, he was photographed with his arm around a blonde bombshell and appeared to plant a kiss on her cheek over the weekend. Earlier in the day, Jesse Metcalfe was seen holding hands with model Livia Pillmann. He dated Cara Santana for more than 10 years before popping the question in August 2016. In September of that year, Santana revealed she and the “John Tucker Must Die” actor were planning to say “I do” in 2018.
“We’re going to get married in September 2018, so I’m going to start planning this time next year,” she told PEOPLE at the time of her engagement. While they hadn’t sent any invitations out, they already had a gameplan for ther ceremony. “Small, intimate, 80 people, Martha’s Vineyard – call it a day,” she said about their wedding. One month after saying “Yes” to his proposal, Jesse Metcalf’s then-fiancée stated she felt “a sense of calm” about their relationship.
Following the breakup confirmation, Cara Santana’s bestie, Olivia Culpo, slammed Jesse Metcalf on social media and insinuated he cheated. “Don’t cheat… nobody likes a cheater,” she posted on Instagram. “When someone upsets my best friend… @carasantana,” she posted with a picture of a “Home Alone” scene where Kevin McCallister holds a gun. As far as her emotional state right now, a source told E! that “Cara is heartbroken” and was “completely blindsided by the photos of him with other women.” According to their source, they are currently sorting out who will be moving out of their home.