In a joint interview airing Wednesday on Entertainment Tonight, the two argue over the future of their relationship.
"We're going to take a break and decide," Jon, 32, says. "We'll let Hailey decide on what she wants to do. … My life is so hectic right now I have to concentrate on my own decisions. … Maybe she wants to go get a job. Maybe she wants to date other people. Maybe she wants to experience life? Live on her own and do her own things. I don't know. If I was 22, I would probably want a break too, because it is so much."
But Hailey says whenever she tries to leave Jon, "he cries."
"As hard as it is for us, he needs to go handle his stuff, be with his family and handle his divorce, and I need to go and be a 22-year-old and get my life back," she says.
Jon says he has to let Hailey go "in order for her to be happy, especially if she thinks he has been "emotionally abusing her."
Says Jon, "I cannot live with that guilt."
At one point in the interview, it appears they are ending things for good.
"I don't want to do this on national TV — this is serious," says Hailey.
Jon shoots back, "I wanted to discuss this in private, but now it's public. I'm getting frustrated, because it's uncomfortable. This whole thing's uncomfortable. I don't like it. I mean, you're telling me out there that you love me and you want to be with me, and then you…"
"I do love you, and you tell me you love me — we would love each other and we want to be with each other, but it's not healthy!" Hailey responds.
"I'm not talking anymore," says Jon.
Hailey then brings up Jon's kids, telling him: "Don't you want them to look up to you and say, 'My daddy's honest?'" Outraged, Jon fires back, "I'm not talking about this," and then storms off.
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