'Bachelor' couple Chris Soules and Whitney Bischoff announce split

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Say it ain't so!

Chris Soules -- known to women everywhere as "Prince Farming" -- and Whitney Bischoff have called off their engagement just months after he proposed to her in his family's barn in the Season 19 finale of "The Bachelor."

The "Bachelor" couple released a joint statement to US Weekly on Thursday saying they "have mutually and amicably decided to end their engagement. They part with nothing but respect and admiration for one another and will continue to be supportive friends. They wish to thank everyone who has supported them through this journey."

The surprising news comes just two weeks after Bischoff moved to Soules' hometown of Arlington, Iowa. For those still in shock by the couple's split, here is a reminder of them in happier times:

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 10: Whitney Bischoff and Chris Soules at ABC's Good Morning America in New York City on March 10, 2015. Credit: RW/MediaPunch/IPX
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 10: Chris Soules and Whitney Bischoff at ABC's Good Morning America in New York City on March 10, 2015. Credit: RW/MediaPunch/IPX
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 10: Whitney Bischoff and Chris Soules at ABC's Good Morning America in New York City on March 10, 2015. Credit: RW/MediaPunch/IPX
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 16: Television personalities Chris Soules (L) and Whitney Bischoff attend the charity screening of 'WINNING: The Racing Life Of Paul Newman' at the El Capitan Theatre on April 16, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 16: Television personalities Chris Soules (L) and Whitney Bischoff attend the charity screening of 'WINNING: The Racing Life Of Paul Newman' at the El Capitan Theatre on April 16, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - 'The Bachelor' star Chris Soules is a guest on 'Good Morning America,' 1/5/14, airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) CHRIS SOULES
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Chris Soules is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on January 05, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
THE BACHELOR - Chris Soules, the stylish farmer from Iowa, is ready to put his heartache behind him to search for the one missing piece in his life - true love - when he stars in the 19th edition of ABC's hit romance reality series, 'The Bachelor,' which returns to ABC in January 2015. (Photo by Matthew Putney/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BACHELORETTE - 'Episode 1008' - Andi travels to Arlington, Iowa -- population less than 800 -- to visit Chris, the handsome and extremely successful farmer whose charming manner has proved an aphrodisiac to the Bachelorette. Andi is enchanted by the serene beauty of the Iowa countryside and the pair enjoy a tractor ride and a romantic picnic in the middle of a cornfield. There, they discuss what their future might be like together. Chris has a wonderful surprise for Andi to confirm his feelings for her. This bachelor's fun-loving family envelopes her with small town hospitality, sharing a laugh-filled evening of childhood memories and a game of hide and seek. Chris' family is more than Andi could have hoped for, but what does she really feel about swapping city life for country living? - on 'The Bachelorette,' MONDAY, JULY 7 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Matthew Putney/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BACHELORETTE - 'Episode 1008' - Andi travels to Arlington, Iowa -- population less than 800 -- to visit Chris, the handsome and extremely successful farmer whose charming manner has proved an aphrodisiac to the Bachelorette. Andi is enchanted by the serene beauty of the Iowa countryside and the pair enjoy a tractor ride and a romantic picnic in the middle of a cornfield. There, they discuss what their future might be like together. Chris has a wonderful surprise for Andi to confirm his feelings for her. This bachelor's fun-loving family envelopes her with small town hospitality, sharing a laugh-filled evening of childhood memories and a game of hide and seek. Chris' family is more than Andi could have hoped for, but what does she really feel about swapping city life for country living? - on 'The Bachelorette,' MONDAY, JULY 7 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Matthew Putney/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BACHELOR - 'Episode 1908' - Chris and Becca talk about their slowly developing relationship and she admits that she has never been in love, but is excited about the possibilities of a future with the dashing Bachelor. But back at the hotel suite, Britt, considered one of the frontrunners for Chris' heart, is promising to throw in the towel, or is it all an act? - on 'The Bachelor,' MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Terri Eddington/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BACHELOR - 'Episode 1908' - Chris and Becca talk about their slowly developing relationship and she admits that she has never been in love, but is excited about the possibilities of a future with the dashing Bachelor. But back at the hotel suite, Britt, considered one of the frontrunners for Chris' heart, is promising to throw in the towel, or is it all an act? - on 'The Bachelor,' MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Terri Eddington/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BACHELOR - 'Episode 1906' - After the rose ceremony, nine women are left to accompany Chris to Deadwood, still hoping to be 'the one.' When they arrive, one low-key bachelorette finds out that she will be the lucky woman going on a one-on-one date. She and Chris meet at the foot of the Black Hills National Forest where he is looking forward to a first kiss. Their romantic horseback ride ends with an intimate dinner in front of a crackling campfire. They share plenty of laughs, but things turn serious when the couple gets cozy. Will they share a first kiss or will this woman's innocence be her undoing?, on 'The Bachelor,' MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Richard Carlson/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BACHELOR - 'Episode 1901' - Our Bachelor, who is living right next door to the mansion this season, is filled with anticipation and excitement and ready to begin the search for his soul mate, choosing from a record 30 beautiful bachelorettes when the 19th edition of 'The Bachelor' premieres MONDAY, JANUARY 5 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BACHELORETTE - 'Episode 1008' - Andi travels to Arlington, Iowa -- population less than 800 -- to visit Chris, the handsome and extremely successful farmer whose charming manner has proved an aphrodisiac to the Bachelorette. Andi is enchanted by the serene beauty of the Iowa countryside and the pair enjoy a tractor ride and a romantic picnic in the middle of a cornfield. There, they discuss what their future might be like together. Chris has a wonderful surprise for Andi to confirm his feelings for her. This bachelor's fun-loving family envelopes her with small town hospitality, sharing a laugh-filled evening of childhood memories and a game of hide and seek. Chris' family is more than Andi could have hoped for, but what does she really feel about swapping city life for country living? - on 'The Bachelorette,' MONDAY, JULY 7 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Matthew Putney/ABC via Getty Images)
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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JANUARY 06: Chris Soules visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on January 6, 2015 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
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