Aliette Vazquez and Helio Castroneves by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage.com Aliette Vazquez and Helio Castroneves by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage.com

Freshly minted Dancing with the Stars king Helio Castroneves has lost his queen. "I can confirm that Aliette Vazquez and I have called off our engagement and are no longer together," Castroneves tells People. He then adds, "At this time I would prefer to keep my private life private."

Indeed, Helio gave no hint of his romantic misfortune during his Wednesday visit to The View. Afterward, he explained to TV's Extra that his appearance on the talker was "about Dancing with the Stars. I didn't want to put my personal life in that moment."

Translation: Aliette didn't want that trophy anywhere near her.

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