Mcall and Hewitt stunned family and friends with their sad announcement.
"They broke up over the holidays and ended their engagement," says a source close to the Love Hewitt.
"They're both really sad about this. Even their friends are surprised; they seemed really happy. Everyone just wants the best for both of them."
But another friend said earlier this year the couple was heading for trouble. "He's filming in New Mexico and she's in Los Angeles," the friend states.
"Their relationship is strained and their wedding won't happen any time soon."
Sadly, Hewitt had already chosen her wedding gown. In November 2008 Nancy O'Dell asked if Hewitt had purchased her dress.
"I have," Love Hewitt confirms. "It's very simple. I was not one of those people that wanted like 900 buttons up the back and craziness. I was like, 'Just zip me in it and call it a day.'"
Ross McCall has appeared in HBO's Band of Brothers, CSI: NY and had a guest appearance on The Ghost Whisperer.
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