We never get tired of following our favorite celebrities through social media like “twitter”. We always find time to comment and re-tweet even their senseless tweets and posts. The rise of technology and the internet has made online stalking even more fun and way easier than before. Now we could regularly get a dose of Hollywood gossip. Below are 10 of the most infamous Hollywood splits, that broke our hearts.
Perhaps the most publicized break-up was Brad and Jen’s 2005′s divorce and the Liberty Ross & Rupert Sanders split up, the couple may not be as famous as the others on this list, but the scandal that dragged their marriage to downfall headlined the news last year, ( thanks to Kristen Stewart, who made them famous the shameful way). Check out the 10 High Profile Celebrity Divorce below.
10- Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin
American actress, singer, and food writer Gwyneth Paltrow made her acting debut on stage in 1990 and started appearing in films in 1991. She was married to Chris Martin, the lead vocalist of Coldplay, with whom she has had two children, Apple and Moses. They announced their separation, however, in March 2014, through her blog, Goop.com , under the banner “Conscious Uncoupling.”
The couple was married for nearly 11 years. Paltrow was shortly engaged to Brad Pitt from 1994 to 1997 when she was 24. She also had an on-off three-year relationship with actor Ben Affleck from 1997 to late 2000 before she met Chris Martin in 2000, whom she married on December 5, 2003.
9- Liberty Ross & Rupert Sanders
Liberty Ross married director Rupert Sanders in 2002 and they moved to Los Angeles to further Sanders’ career, while Ross focused on being a wife and mother to two kids. The couple divorced in January 2013 because of Rupert’s infidelity. This break up topped the Hollywood gossip news with the couple’s divorce resulting from Rupert’s affair with actress Kristen Stewart.
People took to social media to blatantly condemn Rupert Sanders and lover Kristen Stewart. The director of, “Snow White and the Huntsman” (Rupert), was having an affair with the film’s lead star Kristen Stewart (Snow White), who was in a very low profile relationship with “Twilight” co-star Robert Pattinson when the photos of Stewart and Sanders surfaced the tabloids. What makes this really painful was Liberty Ross played the role of Queen Eleanor, the mother of Snow White in the same film, and the affair happened “right under her very nose”.
8- Heidi Klum & Seal
German supermodel and former VS’s angel Heidi Klum was married to English R&B; singer Seal from 2005 until 2012. Klum was previously married to stylist Ric Pipino from 1997 till their divorce in 2002. Klum also had a daughter with Renault Formula One Team Managing Director Flavio Briatore while dating Seal in 2004. Klum and Seal became engaged in December 2004 on a glacier in Whistler, British Columbia and married on May 10, 2005 on a beach in Mexico.
The couple has three biological children together and Seal adopted Klum’s first-born daughter Leni. On January 22, 2012, the couple announced that they were ending a nearly seven years of marriage. She filed for divorce from Seal three months later in April 2012 and requested that her name be restored to her birth name of Heidi Klum.
7- Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis
Depp, before dating French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis in 1998 had been in many relationships. He was married to Lori Anne Allison for two years since 1983, got engaged to actresses Jennifer Grey and Sherilyn Fenn in the late 1980s. Depp had also dated his Edward Scissorhands co-star Winona Ryder in 1990, for whom he tattooed “WINONA FOREVER” on his right arm. Depp had also dated British supermodel Kate Moss in 1994.
He finally settled down with Paradis since 1998, but ended the 14-year marriage in 2012, the couple had two kids. Depp has been dating actress and model Amber Heard since 2012 after the pair met on the set of the film The Rum Diary and became engaged on Christmas Eve in 2013.
6- Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony
JLo’s public image and personal relationships have attracted worldwide media attention. Her first high profile relationship was with media mogul Sean Combs. She also became romantically involved with actor Ben Affleck, while still married to her second husband Cris Judd. March Anthony was previously married to former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres in 2000 and have two sons, their marriage didn’t have a happy ending either, they divorced in 2004.
JLo wed long-time friend Marc Anthony in 2004, shortly after his failed romance with Dayanara Torres. The couple has twins, Emme and Maximilian, in February 2008. Anthony and Lopez announced their separation in July 2011, and their divorce was finalized in 2013.
5- Ashton Kutcher & Demi Moore
Ghost star Demi Moore was 45 year old, when she met 25 year old Ashton Kutcher, at a casual dinner and they started dating in 2004. The couple got married on September 24, 2005. In November 2011, the couple had separated and had divorced a year after citing irreconcilable differences. Kutcher began dating his former That ’70s Show co-star, Mila Kunis, in April 2012. In February 2014, it was announced the couple were engaged. 36 year-old Ashton and 30 year-old Mila Kunis are expecting a baby to be born later this year.
4- Sandra Bullock & Jesse James
Sandra Bullock & Jesse James broke up a 5-year marriage because of James’ infidelity. The motorcycle mogul had cheated on Sandra several times. In March 2010, a scandal arose when several women claimed to have had affairs with James during his marriage to Bullock. Sandra filed for a divorce a month after James went on a public apology about the affairs.
The couple divorced in June 2010, with “conflict of personalities” cited as the reason. Sandra had a three-year-old son Louis, whom she adopted in 2010 shortly after her split from motorcycle mogul Jessie James.
3- Reese Witherspoon & Ryan Phillippe
Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe, met on Reese’s 21st birthday and have starred in 1999’s film Cruel Intentions, the couple had dated, fell in love and then got married shortly after. They have two children: 14 year old daughter, Ava Elizabeth and a 10 year old son, Deacon. The couple divorced in October 2007. The Legally Blonde star walked down the aisle for the second time in March 2011, Reese remarried talent agent Jim Toth.
2- Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston
The couple, who was then an item before they broke up, were married from 2000 to 2005. Pitt married Jen after a high-profile relationship with actress Gwyneth Paltrow. Jennifer and Brad were quite the talk of the town and have attracted publicity throughout their marriage.
Brad and Jennifer’s divorce in 2005 did not only shock the media when they ended their 5-year marriage, but the media also went crazy scooping for the story and the “Team Aniston” and “Team Jolie” have appeared. Aniston denied the media reports that the split was due to her refusal to have children with Brad.
It was a painful split for Jen but Brad seemed to have moved on with Angelina Jolie. There were speculations that Brad had been unfaithful to Jen with his Mr. & Mrs. Smith co-star, Angelina Jolie. But Jen had also moved on and has been having a relationship with actor Justin Theroux since May 2011 and the couple announced their engagement on August 12, 2012.
1- Tom Cruise & Nicole Kidman
Nicole and Tom ended 11 years of marriage in 2001. Nicole was 23 and Tom was 28 when they got married in 1990 and the couple had adopted two kids by 1994.
According to Tom’s publicists, the estranged couple had an amicable separation, but Nicole came out in public that Tom had ended their marriage without warning and had asked for a divorce without even trying marriage counseling, the split up shocked Hollywood. Nicole is currently married to country music singer Keith Urban since 2006, the couple has two daughters together.