The couple, once engaged, have officially called it quits.Gross, 28, known for his role on Tyler Perry's sitcom "House of Payne," confirmed the news for his nearly 40,000 Twitter followers on Wednesday night."Yes it is true," tweeted Gross, who stars in the new movie, "Our Family Wedding" with America Ferrera.At Bonanza High School, Lance was a top athlete in football and track and field.He was always popular and even won Prom King his senior year.He went on to attend Howard University, where he passed up the opportunity of becoming a Pro Track & Field athlete in order to pursue his dream of acting.He received a Bachelor of Arts in theater and then trained at The Ivanna Chubbuck Studio as well as the Tasha Smith Acting Studio.The split is completely amicable and both parties remain friends."The split comes two weeks after Gross was on "The Wendy Williams Show" taking about his wedding plans.
He was consequently cast as Calvin Payne on Perry's new sitcom House of Payne, in the show Gross plays Calvin, a young professional who has attended college for seven years.
Marcille, 25, a previous winner of the popular Tyra Banks show "America's Next Top Model," hasn't tweeted anything to hint at the breakup.
The pair released a joint statement to Essence.com, which said, "Lance Gross and Eva Marcille have mutually decided to end their relationship.
His next big screen appearance was in Our Family Wedding in 2010 alongside America Ferrera, in which they portrayed a recently engaged young couple whose wedding preparations are disrupted by their families.
There will be no wedding bells for actor Lance Gross and top model Eva Marcille.