Christie Brinkley and John Mellencamp break up after a year of dating

Christie Brinkley and John Mellencamp have broken up after a year of dating, a rep for the former couple confirmed to People magazine. The supermodel and musician first met at a party in the Hamptons last year.

"Both the mileage between their homes and their heavy career demands interfered with their ability to maintain the relationship," their rep said . "They vowed to remain best of friends."

NEW YORK, NY - CIRCA 1982: Christie Brinkley circa 1982 in New York City. (Photo by Images Press/IMAGES/Getty Images)

Brinkley hinted that their respective busy schedules played a major role in their relationship when she spoke to People earlier this year.

"You never really know what's going to happen," she admitted. "John and I are two people that have very full lives. We're just trying to enjoy each other when we can see each other and try not to put too much [pressure] on it."

John Mellencamp and Christie Brinkley have broken up after about a year of dating. Photo Credit: NIGNY / Splash News

Christie Brinkley John Mellencamp Breakup