Brody Jenner is jumping to his ex's defense while addressing their breakup head-on.
"The Hills" star took to social media on Friday and wrote a scathing post showing that although he and Kaitlynn Carter are split up, he has nothing but "love" and "respect" for her.
"There is for too much negativity being directed at someone who I love and care about very much. I feel the need to set the story straight."
Saying he has been "best friends" with Kaitlynn for 6 years and "we continue to be," Brody adds that "We, like many others before us and many after us, grew in different directions."
Continuing to back his ex, he reiterates that Kaitlynn "is a wonderful person, beautiful and fun to be with, always a positive force in my life."
Regarding their breakup, Brody says, "We decided the best move for both of us was to keep our love for each other strong but move forward separately with our lives."
The reality star insists, "I respect Kaitlynn and care deeply about her," adding, "She deserves to be able to move forward in her life with respect and happiness."
As The Blast reported, the MTV stars separated earlier this month after getting married in Bali.
Since their breakup, it was revealed they didn't fill out paperwork to legalize their marriage in the U.S., which has opened their relationship up to critics, including their "Hills" co-star **Spencer Pratt**.
Following the announcement, Kaitlynn jetted off to Italy with Miley Cyrus.
Brody has since been linked to Jose Canseco's daughter, Josie.