In the celebrity world, when it comes to relationships, we often think about romantic relationships that have stood the test of time. The marriage of Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, or the power duo John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are worth mentioning. The one thing as intense as a Hollywood romance is a bestie relationship.
But, anything could happen. One day two celebs are best friends forever, and another day they’ve sworn enemies. What could tear a couple of high-powered Hollywood friends apart? It may be due to the media, getting work in the industry, or even a personal matter that led to a bestie’s breakup. From celebrity best friends like Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian, or even Jennifer Lopez and Eva Longoria, their friendships come to an end, but sometimes that’s what’s best for all parties involved.
Scrolling down to see more celebrity frenemies who used to be BFFs.
#1 The Rock and Tyrese Gibson
The Rock and Tyrese Gibson had a close relationship. They starred in “The Fast and the Furious”. While The Rock’s character got a spinoff, Tyrese didn’t think it should happen. He even posted the poor opening weekend numbers to prove that he was right. Tyrese said, “breaking up the family clearly doesn’t have the value that one would assume it does”, and The Rock respond quickly, “The best way to shut the mouth of a clown is to flex with success and a smile”.
#2 Jay-Z and Kanye West
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Jay-Z & Kanye West are two famous rappers so it’s easy to understand why they became friends. Sadly, their friendship came to end because of some things. During the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, Kanye upstaged Taylor Swift and Jay-Z’s wife, Beyoncé. When Kanye West and Kim Kardashian got married, Jay-Z and Beyoncé didn’t attend. Moreover, when Kim was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, Jay-Z never visited to them.
#3 Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper
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Kathy Griffin & Anderson Cooper ended their friendship because of a photo. Kathy posted an infamous photo of her holding the severed head of a beheaded Donald Trump. Her picture angered many people, including Anderson Cooper. For him, it was disgusting and completely inappropriate.
#4 Jennifer Lopez and Eva Longoria
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Jennifer Lopez and Eva Longoria used to be close friends, but their relationship broke up. When Jennifer got married to Marc Anthony, some questionable photos of Eva sitting on Marc’s lap were released. Even after Jennifer and Marc’s breakup, Eva was quick to Marc’s side to be his person to lean on as he went through a divorce. That made Jennifer so angry and the two haven’t been friends.
#5 Winona Ryder and Gwyneth Paltrow
The friendship between Winona Ryder and Gwyneth Paltrow came to an end over a part in a movie. Gwyneth Paltrow found a script in Winona’s house and was interested in it. It turned out that it was the script of “Shakespeare in Love” which Winona was set to audition. Gwyneth Paltrow pulled some strings to get an audition for the role of Viola and she got it. she even won Best Actress for it. That angered Winona and their friendship went up in smoke.
#6 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather
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Because of a business matter, 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather become enemies. Floyd asked 50 Cent to take care of his businesses when he was in jail. When getting out of prison, he received an announcement that 50 Cent invested a lot of his own and Floyd owed him money. Of course, Floyd didn’t agree with it. The two would go on to hurl insults at each other on social media and they became their enemies.
#7 Kevin Smith and Ben Affleck
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Ben Affleck and Kevin Smith used to be the best of friends but that friendship quickly ended. There were a lot of factors that went into the downfall of their friendship. Kevin shared a story about Ben that got him into a bit of hot water, which angered Ben. Kevin suffered a heart attack and Ben never reached out to him to see if he was fine.