The couple's future is unclear
The Wanted star, who’s currently with his band in America, made the shock announcement during a phone-in radio show interview.
When Ryan Seacrest mentioned that Max was engaged, the singer corrected, ‘No, no, no, not anymore’ before the line went dead.
The connection was quickly fixed but the subject moved on the 23-year-old was asked about life in a boy band.
Max, who got engaged to Michelle in June after 6 months of dating, later confirmed the news on Twitter.
‘Hey everyone, so just to clear up any rumours, me and Shell are still
very much together, just there is no wedding,’ Tweets Max.
‘The call got cut off….And made it sound much worse.’
Michelle, 24, had posted a cryptic Tweet shortly before Max‘s radio phone in.
‘Can’t sleep! Last thing I need right now…’ she wrote.
A spokeswoman for Michelle tells Metro: ‘Michelle and Max are still very much together as a couple.
‘But they are traditionalists and realised that there is no point in being engaged until they are in a position to plan a wedding.’
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