Paul Wesley of the Vampire Diaries and his wife Ines de Ramon separate

It appears that Paul Wesley and Ines de Ramon's love wasn't as enduring as they had thought.

A representative for the pair revealed "they have separated"

and have been living apart for some months

three years after the Vampire Diaries alum wed the jewellery expert.

The spokesperson stated to E! News on September 18 that "the choice to separate is mutual 

and occurred five months ago." "At this moment, they request privacy."

When they were photographed holding hands during a dinner date in New York City in the summer of 2018

Paula, 40, and Ines, 29, made their relationship public.

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