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Christina Ricci and Owen Benjamin Call Off Engagement, Remain Friends

June 4, 2009 (4:38 am) GMT
Several sources confirm that Christina Ricci and her actor fiance Owen Benjamin have called off their engagement after making it public in March this year.

and Owen Benjamin have split up, just two months after they announced their engagement. Several sources confirm the story to weekly publication People, while neither Christina nor Owen has spoken up about the nature of their relationship. "Owen had a birthday party this past Sunday, and everything seemed fine. Sometime after, they got into a fight and decided to reevaluate things. [Then] the engagement was off," a source close to the pair testifies.

Meanwhile, another source close to Christina claims the actress and Owen called off their engagement before last week. "They really are still close," the source tells People. "They talk almost every day. It was a very mature decision and they both felt good about it. They're definitely still friends."

Christina Ricci and Owen Benjamin's first meeting took place on the set of their film "" in 2008. They made their first outing as a couple in October. Back in late March this year, a representative for Christina confirmed the pair's engagement.

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