Meg Ryan and her rocker boyfriend John Mellencamp have split up after more than three years of dating.

Meg Ryan, John Mellencamp Split

Ryan and Mellencamp reportedly broke up after the distance started to take a toll on their relationship. “It was the distance,” a source told People. “She lives in New York and he resides in Indiana. It was the long distance that ultimately was the cause.”

Mellencamp has previously stated that not even his affection for Ryan could lure him to live in Manhattan. The “Jack & Diane” singer has called himself “too sensitive” for the big city and has stated his concern for his girlfriend, who has long called it home.

"I'm too sensitive to live there," he told Rolling Stone in December. "I can't see poor people. I can't see the suffering. I can't see the trash on the streets." As for the paparazzi attention Ryan faces, he added, "I don't like it for her.” Bottom line for Mellencamp: “I'm not leaving Indiana. I'm going to die here."

Ryan and Mellencamp were first paired together back in 2010. Their relationship started not long after Mellencamp split from his wife of 18 years, Elaine. He’d previously been married to Victoria Granucci and Priscilla Esterline.

Ryan was previously married to actor Dennis Quaid, whom she divorced in 2001 after 10 years of marriage and beginning a romantic relationship with her Proof of Life costar Russell Crowe.

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