X Factor singer Katie Waissel's marriage is over

Two months after getting engaged, Katie Waissel, 26, Tweeted a gorgeous pic of her wedding day, adding: ‘So excited, I couldn’t help it!’

She and Brad Alphonso tied the knot at a private home in New Orleans on 9 September, with model Brad, 28, looking dashing in his suit while Katie wore a Vera Wang dress.

But the couple, who had been dating for 16 weeks before exchanging vows, have now split. 

‘it’s a very sad time for both parties,’ says Katie Waissel‘s spokesperson.

‘We can confirm that Katie has separated from her husband.

Katie has now gone back to LA and is putting her focus on recording with her Red Velvet project.’

Katie Waissel and celebrity weddings 2012

Katie Waissel and celebrity splits 2012