In the showbiz world, celebs constantly hook up and break up. Every day that goes by, there are several news or rumors that some stars are dating or some others are showing a sign of a breakup. And they gain massive attention.
As fans, we seem very excited when our idols have a sweet relationship with others. And when they announce that they split up, we are shocked. Sometimes, it’s hard to believe or accept a seem-like-unseparated couple calling for a quit. And quite like the insiders, we also feel a void and hope for reconciliation.
In this post, we’ve listed 19 notorious celebrity breakups that make fans cry for days, from the 90’s romantic couple of Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder to the dramatic couple of Justin Beiber and Selena Gomez. All of them left the audience with many regrets.
#1 Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder
The anguished couple had a brief but lovely romance from 1989 to 1993, which terminated owing to intense public attention. They are still cherished by numerous Instagram pages. They have always been in love and continue to be iconic couples for generations to come.
#2 Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
This is a high-profile couple that appeared to break up in a matter of days. Holmes and Cruise began dating in 2005 and gushed about each other in each of their interviews. However, Their relationship became intense, which is not good for their daughter, Suri Cruise, so Holmes filed for divorce, surprising Tom Cruise and the rest of the world.
#3 Anna Farris and Chris Pratt
One of the sweetest couples in America. The couple met in 2007, began dating the next year, and married the following year. They have a son and enjoyed a lovely marriage, but after Pratt’s rise to stardom in Hollywood, accusations about his infidelity began to circulate. Anna was drained by this, as well as his hectic schedule following his deal with Marvel and the Jurassic universe. The couple divorced in 2017 but have maintained a friendly relationship.
#4 Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
Gwyneth Paltrow found love with the lead vocalist of Coldplay in one of their 2002 concerts. Soon after, they began dating and married a few years later. Paltrow announced the news on her website in 2014 that the adoring but very private couple had split up.
#5 Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande
A whirlwind love between two new-age icons. The much-publicized romance lasted five months in 2018, and netizens were captivated by this unusual yet endearing couple. They met on the set of Saturday Night Live in 2016 and have since thrown shade at each other in public and on social media.
#6 Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
This is deemed as the longest mourned celebrity breakup of all time. Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston got in love with each other in 1998 after 4 years of friendship. They had wonderful years together, and everyone envied and admired them. After rumors of Brad cheating on Jennifer with Angelina Jolie arose, things came to an end.
#7 Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas
Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas starred together in Camp Rock, and Lovato even toured with the Jonas Brothers. In 2010, they dated for a short time, which had all of their fans yelling GOALS!!
#8 Sam Smith and Brandon Flynn
From 2017 to 2018, this good-looking pair had a whirlwind yet high-profile romance that included a highly public appearance at the Grammys. They separated up due to scheduling issues, according to reports.
#9 Demi Moore and Bruce Willis
Demi Moore and her then-boyfriend Emilio Estevez met Bruce Willis at a party in 1987. After she broke up with Estevez, she dated Willis and got married to him soon after in Las Vegas. They broke up in 1998 and have kept their friendship ever since.
#10 Rachel McAdams And Ryan Gosling
Allie and Noah, oh my. From 2005 to 2007, the pair from the big hit hopeless romantic film The Notebook dated for a short time. They did, however, turn heads all over the place. He was a rising celebrity, and she was the mean girl. And who can forget that MTV Awards kiss?
#11 Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt may get a huge number of anti-fans for his love story. After marrying Jennifer Aniston, the then-TV heartthrob, he opted to cheat on her with another heartthrob Angelina Jolie. They spent a decade together after meeting on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith. In 2016, Hollywood’s It couple called it quits, citing “irreconcilable differences.”
#12 Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield
With their appearance on Saturday Night Live, the Amazing Spiderman pair hit all the right notes. They purportedly dated from 2011 to 2014, with a quick shot in 2020. Since then, they’ve remained close friends.
#13 Nina Dobrev & Ian Somerhalder
Beginning to date from 2010 after the set of The Vampire Diaries, this couple was adored and admired by fans and people around. Sadly, they came to an end 3 years after.
#14 Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum
After meeting on the set of Step Up, the couple quickly became friends and began dating, and then got married. They were the classic American family, sharing a daughter. However, it came to an end in 2018, when they stated that they had matured into different people who desired various things in life.
#15 Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
After meeting on the set of Daredevil, the two stunning actors began dating and married soon after. Their marriage lasted ten years before they filed for divorce. Ben appears to still be remorseful about the divorce and his behavior leading up to and during it. They have, however, become close friends and are frequently seen together with their children.
#16 Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson
From their starring roles in Twilight, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson seem to be an unseparated couple. They were together for about 4 years, from 2008 to 2012. There is some news source showing that they rekindled the relationship for a bit in 2013 before breaking up again. After that, Stewart was caught cheating with Rupert Sanders – Snow White and The Huntsman director.
#17 Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis
The couple met at a Saturday Night Live after-party. They began dating soon after and were engaged a few years later. The infamous 2020, on the other hand, put an end to it. According to sources close to the couple, they are friendly and excellent co-parents for their children. Sudeikis has also expressed gratitude to Wilde for her inspiration for Ted Lasso.
#18 Harry Styles and Taylor Swift
Their matching airplane necklaces, which Taylor has mentioned in her song Out of the Woods, brought the two musical icons together. They had a brief relationship from 2012 to 2013. Taylor has also referred to the occasion when Styles was involved in a snowmobile accident while on a trip to Utah in one of her songs. In their post-breakup interviews, they have always shown the utmost respect for each other.
#19 Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber
The two young singers, who had only recently burst into the scene, began dating from 2011 to 2014, then got back together for a brief while in 2015, and then again from 2017 to 2018. While their relationship was tumultuous by the end, they had the attention and investment of the majority of the globe.