Fans quickly speculated that the former Cheetah Girl had something to do with the breakup, causing Israel to speak out about the rumors on Facebook. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) "I understand that gossip and salacious untrue speculative stories are far more interesting and entertaining than the truth & facts.But, it's incredibly unfair to allow someone to carry the burden, blame & shame of something they had nothing to do with," he writes in a lengthy post.
Speculation that the pair are engaged began after they were seen wearing matching bands on their ring fingers, but a source tells Us that’s just a coincidence.
“[They] just have the same rings from Cartier that they bought separately,” the friend explains to Us.
The musician goes on to say that he met Adrienne two years ago while working on the film, .
RELATED: Elon Musk's Wife Talulah Riley Files For Divorce For the Second Time in 4 Years "As I previously wrote in a statement I released a while back, my marriage had been over for quite some time before going public with my divorce announcement," the 44-year-old explains.
Currently, Bailon is one of the hosts of syndicated talk show The Real along with former fellow Disney Channel star Tamera Mowry, Jeannie Mai, and Loni Love, which premiered on July 15, 2013.
Adrienne Bailon's bikini body during her recent Mexican vacation isn't the only thing that's causing people to talk this week...
"I had not even yet met Adrienne during the time my marriage was falling apart." Israel and ex-wife Meleasa in 2011.
(Photo Credit: Getty Images) At the time of their split, Israel did admit he had been unfaithful to his wife of 20 years.
Adrienne Bailon first became publicly known when she rose to fame as one of the founding members and singer of both 3LW (1999–2007) and Disney's The Cheetah Girls (2003–2008).
Bailon recorded a debut solo album which was later shelved.
“They normally hang out in group circles but over spring break decided to take a trip alone together for the first time.”Houghton announced his divorce from his wife, Meleasa, in February, after more than 20 years of marriage and a long separation.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating