Courteney Cox and David Arquette
In October 2010, after 11 years of marriage, the couple revealed that they’d separated months earlier. David said too much on the Howard Stern Show after the news dropped, and admitted they hadn’t been intimate in months, and that Courteney was sick of acting like his mother. He also revealed that he’d had a rebound fling with Jasmine Waltz.
Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman
After 5 years of marriage these two went there own ways in October. Christina said in a statement: “Although Jordan and I are separated, our commitment to our son Max remains as strong as ever.” She filed for divorce just days after news of their split broke, and just weeks after Christina and Jordan bought a Ferrari together.
Rihanna and Matt Kemp
Rihanna and Dodgers player Matt Kemp got together in May and almost made it to the holidays together. Apparently Rihanna was just “over it” and Matt was sick of the singer’s hectic schedule and having to follow her all over the world if he wanted any time with his lady. Bummer. They were so cute together!
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Kim Kardashian had three breakups this year. She called it quits with beau Reggie Bush in March (after dating on-and-off since 2007), then dated NFL star Miles Austin from June to September 2010. Then, after just weeks of dating, she called it quits with Halle’s ex Gabriel Aubry.
Eva Longoria and Tony Parker
November 17th, 2010 was when Longoria filed for divorce from Tony Parker. Rumors hit the web with a vengeance that Parker was having an affair with Erin Barry, a fellow teammate’s wife.
Shortly after Jesse James cried when his wife of 5 years won an Oscar in March, Sandra (and the world) found out the motorcycle man had multiple affairs throughout their relationship. They divorces in April and Sandra decided to continue with the adoption of her son Louis on her own.
Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron
Zac and Vanessa Hudgens met on the set of Disney’s High School Musical and have been walking the red carpet together ever since. 4 years together they called it quits in December after just growing apart from one another.
Charlize and Stuart Townsend were together for 9 years before calling it quits in January 2010. Sources said the actress was the one to call things off, though no official word was released from either party.
Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry
Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubrey went their separate ways after 5 years together. They vow to remain amicable for the sake of their daughter, Nahla. Halle is now dating actor Oliver Martinez.
Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren
Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren officially ended their marriage this year with a hefty $110 million settlement. A few mistresses allegedly got some moolah in the whole ordeal, too.
Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter
Dexter co-stars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter filed to end their nearly 2-year marraige in late 2010. Their reps reported that they’d been separated for “some time” and then moved to make things official in December. No comment was issued as to whether their split will effect the next season of their hit Showtime series.
Blake Lively and Penn Badgley
Gossip Girl actors Blake Lively and Penn Badgley made the cutest co-star couple, then they broke up. Their late October split shocked us all, but apparently things have been pretty amicable between them — even on the set. How mature of them!
Kelly Osbourne and Luke Worrall
Kelley Osbourne and her younger male model fiance didn’t make it down the aisle this year. They ended their 4-month engagement amidst affair rumors in July, after 2 years together. Since the breakup, Kelly’s been rumored to be dating plenty of hot Hollywood types, including Chace Crawford.
Elizabeth Hurley and Arun Nayar
Elizabeth Hurley and her husband of 3 years Arun Nayar announced their split in December 2010, after rumors went around that the actress was cheating with a cricketer. She took to Twitter just after the tabloid report surfaced, claiming she and Nayar had separated a few months prior.
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jamie Kennedy
These Ghost Whisperer co-stars were together from March 2009-March 2010, though breakup buzz came much earlier. The two were rumored to be engaged at some point, too.
Selena Gomez and Nick Jonas
Another tween couple bit the dust this year: Selena Gomez and Nick Jonas. They dated and broke up in 2008, then gave their romance another shot in January 2010 only to break up a month later. This young love stuff is harder than it looks, apparently.
Kanye West and Amber Rose
Kanye West and his model girlfriend Amber Rose made for quite the pair while they dated from February 2009 to July of this year. The red carpet photos of these two never disappointed, that’s for sure! Apparently Kanye’s work got in the way of their relationship, so that was that.
Ryan Phillippe and Abbie Cornish
Ryan Phillippe and Abbie Cornish hit it off on the set of Stop-Loss in 2007, leading people to wonder if their relationship had something to do with Ryan’s split from then-wife Reese Witherspoon. Either way, after Ryan’s divorce, he and Abbie and made it work until February of this year.
Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels
Melissa and Tammy Lynn started dating in 2001, then got married in September 2003, on an ABC special. Michaels gave birth to twins via an anonymous sperm donor in 2006. The two called it quits in April 2010, and a bitter custody battle is in the works.
Kelsey Grammer and Camille Donatacci
Kelsey Grammer and Camille Donatacci ended their 13-year marriage in July. They met in 1996 at an MTV party! Grammer has already moved on, while Camille is now one of the stars of Bravo’s Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Billy Ray Cyrus and Leticia Cyrus
Miley Cyrus’ parents Leticia and Billy Ray called it quits in November after 17 years of marriage. “As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time for our family,” read a statement. “We are trying to work through some personal matters. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers.” Rumor has it Tish had affair with rocker Bret Michaels.
Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller
This divorce has been in the works since the last holiday season, when Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller had a sordid domestic dispute that had the cops banging down the door on Christmas Day. Things only seemed to get worse for the couple, who ended up making the split final in November. They’ll have joint custody of their 2 children.
Summary: Here are some of this years biggest break ups! With the new year coming up. We all look forward to the many new changes that we tend to set forth in the new year.
As many of us are heart broken from losing the people that we spent years with we look forward to what life has to offer them in the new year.
As I already said. Hollywood love tends to be a love that comes and go’s. I never understood why celebrities have a hard time staying in a long term relationship just to jump into a new one.
What’s wrong with embracing life getting to know ourselves after a break up.
For many who follow these celebrities I hope that you personally do not follow their love lives.