Pavelka and Girardi issued a statement late Monday night confirming their split after reports began circulating that she told Greek actor Gregory Michael her engagement to Pavelka was off while attending the Children's Hospital of Orange County Oncology Prom near Los Angeles on Saturday.
When asked about the reason behind the split, Pavelka said it was "kind of a long story" and also dodged a question about who was responsible for it.
"It doesn't really matter," he told TMZ, which previously reported that it was Pavelka who initiated the split because he felt Vienna was cheating with Michael.
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In addition, Pavelka declined to address a recent report that Girardi wanted out of the relationship because she felt he is a "fame whore."
"I'm not even going to comment on that," he told TMZ.
Pavelka was returning to L.A. after filming scenes for a late-August episode of Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva.
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