“The two of us have been together for the better part of 10 years.
“We want to publicly state — plainly, and only this time — that we are splitting up.
We also feel it’s important to state that we are going to be okay and in fact, we remain close friends who are good in each other’s eyes. Even though situations like these can feel defeating.
Bosses at New Found Glory’s record label Hopeless Records confirmed the news in a tweet, writing, “Congratulations Chad & Hayley!!!
” alongside a photograph of the happy couple outside the city’s Puckett’s Gro. The newlyweds posted shots from the big day on social media – one image featured a photo of the pair’s doughnut-style wedding cake.
Before dating Chad, Hayley, who has performed with her new husband’s side project What’s Eating Gilbert, romanced former bandmates Josh and Zac Farro.
While Hayley is known for her love of rock music now, growing up she was all about pop and one particular hearthrob from the genre.Early in the relationship, much was made of the couple’s age difference.In speaking with Rocksound, Gilbert explained, “Yeah, I’m dating Hayley.” The couple have been dating since 2008 with their bands touring together on several occasions including a Caribbean cruise earlier this year dubbed Parahoy.Related: Jordan Pundik on New Found Glory’s ‘Resurrection’ During a recent interview about NFG’s new album , Gilbert opened up about weathering a rough patch in his relationship with Williams. They’ve been seen together at numerous Hollywood events this year.She is my girlfriend, and we are seven years apart.