"Dancing" Winner Helio: Engaged One Minute, Single The Next

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Last night at 11 pm race car driver Helio Castroneves won "Dancing With the Stars" and Spice Girl Melanie Brown came in second. Helio kissed his partner Julianne Hough on the show. Today on "The View" he told the ladies, when asked, that his fiancee was great, "supportive" and had met Julianne, who joked about their weddingr:

Moments later Helio confirmed his engagement was off:

"I can confirm that Aliette Vazquez and I have called off our engagement and are no longer together," Castroneves said, "At this time I would prefer to keep my private life private."

Meanwhile, according to "Extra", Helio may be seeing partner Julianne:

Helio spoke to "Extra" moments after his appearance on "The View" this morning where he talked fondly about his fiancée and dancing at his own wedding. Helio came clean to "Extra," confirming the split and explaining why he did not mention it on "The View." He says, "It's about the show. I didn't want to put my personal life in that moment."

When asked if his fiancée was upset about last night's kiss between him and his partner Julianne Hough he says, "It was the beginning of something [but] it [the relationship] was beyond that point. It was time to let go.

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