- Breakups aren’t easy for anyone, but celebrities also have to work through them in front of paparazzi.
- While the past decade has given entertainment junkies so many relationships to root for, it has also given us some heartbreaking splits to cry over.
- Whether it was Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens back in 2010 or Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth in 2019, it all hurts just the same.
- Here’s a look back at some of the iconic couples who have broken up over the past 10 years.
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Actors Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth announced their most recent split in 2019, nearly eight months after getting married. The two had been together on and off during the past the decade.
Singer Ariana Grande and comedian Pete Davidson also broke up in 2019. The pair were engaged and had been together for around five months at the time of their split.
Before entering into a relationship with Davidson, Grande had been dating singer Mac Miller. The pair ended things in 2018 after dating for around two years.
Model Gigi Hadid and singer Zayn Malik announced their official breakup on social media in 2018 after around three years of dating. They have been spotted together over the past year, but haven’t officially rekindled their relationship as a couple.
Singers Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber broke up in 2018. Jelena, as they had come to be known, had been dating on and off since 2011.
Actors Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan split in 2018 after almost nine years of marriage.
Actors Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announced their separation in early 2018, saying they had split in late 2017. They started dating in 2011 and married in 2015.
Source: Harper’s Bazaar
Singers Selena Gomez and The Weeknd dated during one of Gomez’s breaks from Bieber. This couple broke up in 2017 after dating for nearly one year.
Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris legally separated in 2017 after being married for around eight years.
Source: USA Today
Model Bella Hadid and The Weeknd broke up 2016 after dating fro around a year. They rekindled their relationship briefly after he and Gomez ended their relationship, but have since broken up again in 2019.
Model Cara Delevingne and Annie Clark, a singer-songwriter known as St. Vincent, ended their relationship in 2016 after dating for more than a year.
Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt officially split in 2016. The two had been together for 12 years and took on the nickname Brangelina.
Singer Lady Gaga and actor Taylor Kinney broke up in 2016. The pair called off their engagement after being together for nearly five years.
Reality TV stars Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick broke up in 2015 after around eight years together. The parents of three have gotten back together for brief periods of time since the first split, and episodes of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” continue to let viewers behind the scenes of the relationship.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced their split in 2015 after being married for 10 years. The couple wasn’t officially divorced until 2018. They continue to co-parent their three kids.
In 2015, Grande and then-boyfriend rapper Big Sean broke up in 2015. They had dated for around six months. The relationship was significant enough to end up in one of Grande’s more recent songs, “Thank U, Next” — the first line is about him.
Singer Mariah Carey and TV host Nick Cannon announced their separation in 2014. They got married in 2008 and have two children together.
Cyrus and Hemsworth’s first breakup happened in 2013. It was one year after their first engagement and the two took some time apart until getting back together in 2016.
Model Miranda Kerr and actor Orlando Bloom separated in 2013 after being married for three years. They have a son together.
Source: Marie Claire
Reality TV stars Kris and Caitlyn Jenner announced that they were separating in 2013. The two were officially, legally divorced in early 2015.
Kris’s daughter and reality TV star Khloe Kardashian filed for divorce from professional basketball player Lamar Odom in 2013. They married in 2009, one month after they met.
Singers Rihanna and Chris Brown broke up for the second time in 2013. They had gotten back together around three years after he was arrested for assaulting her in 2009.
Singers Katy Perry and John Mayer broke up in 2013 after dating on and off for a year.
Source: US Weekly
Actors Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson broke up in 2012 after dating for four years.
Actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorced in 2012. Holmes was granted primary custody of their daughter as a result of the divorce.
In 2012, model Heidi Klum and musician Seal announced their separation after being married for seven years.
Source: Women’s Health
Journalist Maria Shriver and actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger split up in 2011. They were married for 25 years up until the split, but remain married as their divorce continues.
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and professional basketball player Kris Humphries split in 2011. They were engaged for 90 days and married for an additional 72 before filling for divorce.
That same year in 2011, singers Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez announced their separation. They had been married since 2004.
Also in 2011, actors Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore split up after a six-year-long marriage.
Source: ABC News
In 2010, actors Mila Kunis and Macaulay Culkin ended things after an eight-year relationship. Kunis is now married to Kutcher.
The opening of the decade saw a breakup that devastated “High School Musical Fans.” Actors Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron, or Zanessa, split in 2010 after four years of dating.
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