15 Celebrity Couples Whose Marriages Remained Less Than A Year

Most people believe that marriage is a special bond that ties two individuals together for all time. From an early age, we are taught that our wedding day is one of the most significant events in our lives. As a result, the majority of us spend our entire lives looking for the "perfect someone" to marry and spend all of eternity with.
Unfortunately, not every marriage did succeed. Sometimes people choose the wrong partner. Sometimes people get married before they are prepared for it before they are prepared to dedicate their lives to just one person and to work through the inevitable conflicts that will develop.
Unfortunately, Hollywood has a reputation for producing short-lived marriages. Why? Nobody knows. There are certainly plenty of attractive ladies and handsome guys in Hollywood, so perhaps there is just too much temptation available. And when there is chemistry between two gorgeous people, falling in love is quite simple. People could fear that by dedicating their lives to a single individual, they would miss out on something better.
There is something to be said for weddings that last less than a year and fail. Some of the famous marriages we'll talk about below barely lasted a month, let alone a year.

#1 Bradley Cooper And Jennifer Esposito – 4 Months

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In a very private wedding ceremony, Jennifer Esposito and Bradley Cooper were wed in 2006. In fact, nobody even knew when or where the ceremony took place, but perhaps it's best that we were unable to attend. They were only married for four months, after all.
Cooper admitted that they both gradually came to understand their mistakes after their divorce. In her book Jennifer's Way: My Journey with Celiac Disease - What Doctors Don't Tell You and How You Can Learn to Live Again, Esposito criticizes an unnamed ex-lover but makes no mention of her extremely brief marriage to Cooper. Many people believe that Cooper is the ex-lover.

#2 Britney Spears And Jason Alexander – 55 Hours


Do you remember when Britney Spears wed Jason Alexander, a childhood friend? The fact that their marriage only lasted 55 hours makes it one of the shortest celebrity couplings ever, so don't be too hard on yourself if you can't.
Spears and Alexander wed in Las Vegas in 2004, but the union was by no means unique and was unquestionably a hasty choice. The pair paid $70 for a seven-minute wedding ceremony. The couple asked for an annulment 55 hours later. According to Spears, she “lacked understanding of her actions to the extent that she was incapable of agreeing to the marriage," according to Rolling Stone magazine.

#3 Carmen Electra And Dennis Rodman – 9 Days

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Carmen Electra's acquaintances found it difficult to comprehend why she was dating Dennis Rodman when they first started dating. However, Electra claimed that was only because no one could see what she did, according to Daily Mail. Soon after, Electra and Rodman wed in Las Vegas in 1998. Their union sparked a lot of rumors, particularly after Rodman's agent suggested that his client might have been drunk throughout the ceremony.
Naturally, Electra and Rodman insisted that their union was sincere, but nine days later they requested an annulment. According to Time, Electra later said that choosing to get married in Las Vegas was undoubtedly a dubious choice. According to Daily Mail Electra has said that their relationship was not all bad – “Our relationship was very passionate. When it was good, it was amazing. And when it was bad, it was the worst.”

#4 Chad Michael Murray And Sophia Bush – 5 Months

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On the set of One Tree Hill, the actor's Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush got to know one another. They fell in love there and decided to get married shortly after. Murray and Bush were married in 2005 in a stunning wedding by the sea, but the union was broken up five months later. Sadly, the two had to continue working together on One Tree Hill, but after Murray departed the show in 2009, they never again spoke.
E Online claims that Bush finally developed coping mechanisms for dealing with her ex-husband. However, it is clear from her comments that Bush does not think highly of her ex-husband. When prompted to comment on Murray, she gave the following response: “My mother once said to me that if you don't have anything nice to say, not to say anything at all."

#5 Colin Farrell And Amelia Warner – About 4 Months

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Actor Colin Farrell and actress Amelia Warner fell in love right off the bat, got married, then quickly fell out of love and split up. Although to be fair, their marriage wasn't actually legal, it just took four months or so.
You can recall that Farrell and Warner began dating in 2000 and were married on a Tahiti beach in 2001 when he was 25 and she was 20. It looked like they would be together forever, and eventually, they got married—which turned out to be illegal. Farrell said that their marriage was "too fast and too young" after the pair parted ways, according to Blasting News. On his ring finger, the actor even got Warner's name tattooed.

#6 Drew Barrymore And Tom Green – 9 Months

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After dating for a year, Drew Barrymore and Tom Green got married in 2001. The couple separated nine months after getting married, proving that their engagement was much longer than their marriage.
At the time of their divorce, Green cited irreconcilable differences as the reason. Green later claimed that his marriage to Barrymore was nothing more than a "crazy, tornado of a time" in an appearance with Oprah. Green also added that he and Barrymore have not kept in touch – “I haven’t talked to her in many, many years. I’m glad she’s doing great. I’m really happy that she’s doing good.” Barrymore did not say anything about her marriage with Tom Green or her subsequent divorce, either at the time or later.

#7 Eddie Murphy And Tracey Edmonds – 2 Weeks

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In Bora Bora, Murphy and Edmonds got married in a $500,000 spiritual ceremony under the belief that they would exchange vows in a legally binding ceremony once they returned to the US. But it never happened; instead, the pair left Bora Bora separately and not on good terms.
What was the reason behind the couple's argument? On a number of issues, Murphy and Edmonds did not concur. First of all, it appears that Murphy wanted Edmonds to adopt his name, which she was not willing to do. Additionally, Edmonds wanted Murphy's mother and his buddy to vacate his Los Angeles home so they could live there alone. Further complicating matters, some claim that Murphy's mother has never liked Edmonds.

#8 Elizabeth Moss And Fred Armisen – 8 Months

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Elizabeth Moss wed Fred Armisen in October 2009 after a year of dating. The couple filed for divorce in June 2010, which was eight months later. According to Moss, Armisen was such a bad husband that he isn't really normal.
Although that may sound harsh, Armisen acknowledged that he was a lousy husband. He acknowledged that he gives a relationship his all at first but soon grows tired of being with the same person. Despite the fact that Moss' marriage to Armisen was a disaster, she still believes that things worked out for the best in the end.

#9 Jennifer Lopez And Cris Judd – About 7 Months

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When Cris Judd was hired to direct Jennifer Lopez's music video for Love Don't Cost a Thing, the two became acquainted. It was not surprising that the couple chose to separate seven months after getting married because their union was very hasty.
Later, Judd admitted that he had found his marriage to Lopez to be quite difficult, especially since he had lost all of his privacy and learned how to live in the spotlight. It's interesting that Judd insisted that their marriage didn't end because of publicity and invasion of privacy. Instead, he implied that Lopez isn't focused on improving her connections. Yet, according to Daily Mail, Lopez has good memories of Judd.

#10 Jim Carrey And Lauren Holly –10 Months

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When Jim Carrey and Lauren Holly first met, they were both co-stars in the now-iconic comedy Dumb & Dumber. Even though it initially appeared as though they would be together forever, the infatuated pair regrettably split in July 1997 after getting married in a secret ceremony on top of a mountain in 1996. It's interesting to note that Holly was eligible to receive half of Carrey's earnings during their marriage after their divorce. The star gave her $9.6 million in all.
Although the couple claimed that their divorce was due to "irreconcilable disagreements," several people believe that Carrey's rage is what drove Holly away. Others claim that the couple's marriage failed because of Carrey's lucrative career and Holly's less successful one.

#11 Kid Rock And Pamela Anderson – 4 Months

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Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson dated from 2001 to 2003 before being married in 2006. The pair wed on a lavish yacht in Saint Tropez and went on to plan a number of other weddings, many of them with each other, in places like Malibu, California, and Nashville. Anderson wrote ecstatically about her wedding at the time on her website. The couple filed for divorce after four months. They received it in 2007. Anderson claimed in a recent interview that since their divorce, she hasn't spoken to Kid Rock. She hasn't discussed her marriage with him or the specifics of their breakup too much.
However, Kid Rock spoke extensively. It appears that once he wed Anderson, his life turned into a circus. He said, according to Access Online – “I knew it was a bad career move, to begin with, to get involved with her and everything around her. Your life becomes this frickin’ circus because that’s what she wants is this media attention and my first love is music, and now you gotta look like the clown because you’re involved with her.”

#12 Kim Kardashian And Kris Humphries – 72 Days

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Seven months after the first meeting, Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries got engaged, and they wed not long after. Unfortunately, the couple's marriage was not able to last even the lavish wedding; only 72 days after the wedding, they divorced.
Kim stated that their marriage was absolutely real and that she got married because she was afraid of aging, despite the fact that many thought—and still do—that it was all a massive fraud and PR gimmick designed to increase the Kardashian family's notoriety.

#13 Mario Lopez And Ali Landry – 18 Days

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Ali Landry and Mario Lopez spent a long time getting married. The pair did indeed date for six years before deciding to be married. Though not for Landry, who learned her future husband was lying to her days before the wedding, their special day was not entirely ideal.
Landry had tapped the phone and had her suspicions that Lopez was cheating confirmed, despite the fact that he denied it for years. The couple got married and two weeks later obtained an annulment. In his autobiography, Just Between Us, Lopez later acknowledged that he had in fact injured Landy before the wedding (during his bachelor party) and that it was at that point that he recognized he didn't love her.

#14 Nicolas Cage And Lisa Marie Presley – 3 Months

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At Johnny Ramone's birthday celebration 17 years ago, Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage first connected. They had an on-again, off-again romance after falling in love right away. The couple eventually decided that they had had enough of fooling around, though, and decided to get married in August 2002.
Cage had divorce papers filed by November. They shouldn't have gotten married in the first place, according to what Presley allegedly claimed later. Cage and Presley are still friends and don't regret their marriage.

#15 Renee Zellweger And Kenny Chesney – 4 Months

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Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney wed in May 2005, but their union only lasted four months. The actress gave "fraud" as the cause for the dissolution of her and Chesney's marriage at the time of the annulment. This immediately sparked suspicions that Chesney was rooting for the opposing side and that he had neglected to tell Zellweger about it before they got married. The actress quickly clarified to everyone that the word "fraud" was just being used as a legal term and not in any way as a characterization of a character.
Years later, Zellweger acknowledged how much the speculations about Chesney's orientation actually impacted her. According to Hollywood Life, Chesney claimed that he simply panicked in order to justify the hasty marriage and hasty divorce with Oprah.
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