Bachelor Pad 3’s Tony Pieper, Blakeley Shea Jones End Engagement

Tony and Blakeley  ABC

Another Bachelor couple bites the dust.

Just one month after Tony Pieper proposed to his Bachelor Pad 3 partner-turned-girlfriend Blakeley Shea Jones, the 30-year-old single dad has confirmed the couple have called it quits.

"Unfortunately, things didn't work as we had hoped," Pieper — who presented Jones with a $100,000 Neil Lane diamond on Bachelor Pad's reunion special September 10 — tells Wetpaint. "No one is to blame. It just ended up being a lot harder than we expected. I wish her nothing but the absolute best. She deserves total happiness."

Jones, a former VIP cocktail waitress who first competed for Ben Flajnik's love on The Bachelor in 2010, had relocated Portland, Oregon, to be near her fiance and his 11-year-old son. She is expected to move back to Charlotte, N.C., where she resided prior to her stint on Bachelor Pad 3.

Thirty-four-year-old Jones and Pieper's broken engagement is not the only failed relationship to befall the ABC reality franchise in recent months. Jones' ex Flajnik called off his 11-month engagement to Bachelor winner Courtney Robertson in early October, while Emily Maynard and Jef Holm followed suit two weeks later.

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