PEOPLE confirmed the couple's split Tuesday
The Cougar Town actress wore a simple gold band instead of her engagement ring while running errands in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier, PEOPLE confirmed that she and the Snow Patrol guitarist recently ended their relationship.
[IMAGE “2” “” “std” ]”They’ve been having problems for a long time,” a source told PEOPLE.
McDaid, 39, proposed to Cox, 51, in June 2014, six months after they started dating. The musician adorably involved Cox’s 10-year-old daughter while popping the question.
“They made a plan to count down from three, and when they get to one, he was going to get on his knee and say, ‘Will you marry me?’ and she was going to say, ‘Will you marry him?’ ” Cox told pal Jimmy Kimmel last year. “They planned it out. They found the perfect tree with three branches that led to one trunk. It was just beautiful.”
The stars were last photographed together Aug. 19 at the Hand of God premiere in L.A.