Nick Lachey, Vanessa Minnillo call it quits

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After approximately three years together, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo have ended their relationship.

“They have amicably split but remain good friends who still greatly care for one another,” Vanessa’s representative tells People.com.

In recent months Nick, 35 and Vanessa, 28 both denied breakup rumors, but it was evident their relationship was on the rocks.

The couple began dating in 2006 — the year after Nick split from wife Jessica Simpson.