In recent interviews, Ryan (38) reluctant to answer questions about setting a wedding date with Julianne (24). In a January appearance on ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’, when host Ellen Degeneres asked Ryan when he and Julianne were getting married.  His cryptic reply was, “At the perfect time.”

Earlier in March, the Associated Press caught up with Ryan as he was promoting the “Idol Across America” program for ,American Idol,. Again, when asked about tying the knot with Julianne Hough, he responded to the reporter by asking, “Are you getting married?”

But while he may have avoided answering questions of marriage, Ryan Seacrest typically had nothing but nice things to say about his longtime girlfriend. He told Chelsea Handler in a recent interview that Julianne was “the best part of every day.”

No reasons were as yet given for the split but busy schedules and being apart too much seems to be a fair assumption. What do you think about the Ryan Seacrest and  Julianne Hough split – inevitable, or really sad and shocking news?