After five years of marriage, "Roseanne" star Sara Gilbert filed court docs in Los Angeles for a legal separation from rocker wife Linda Perry on Dec. 27. According to TMZ, Sara listed the actual date of her split from the music producer as Aug. 13 and didn't petition for spousal support on either end. The now exes, who started dating in 2011, tied the knot in 2014. "I love Sara," Linda said following their private wedding ceremony. "I'm proud that we had that moment and she's great. I can't say enough. Being married to her is better than anything I could ever produce." A year later, Sara gave birth to their only child together, son Rhodes, 4. Though she has two older children, son Levi, 15, and daughter Sawyer, 12, from a previous relationship with TV producer Ali Adler.
Barely a month after going public with new boyfriend Austin Wilson, a model who's the son of Z-Boys of Dogtown skateboarder George Wilson, Demi Lovato was single again. The pair made things Instagram official on Nov. 12 with a sweet mirror selfie. But on Dec. 21, People magazine reported that the pair had broken up. "She's concentrating on herself and her work right now, as well as focusing on her relationship with God," said a source. "She's excited for what this next chapter in 2020 will bring."
On Dec. 19, Us Weekly broke the news that, according to a source, actor Channing Tatum and British pop star Jessie J "broke up about a month ago" but "are still really close and still good friends." An insider also told People magazine that "There wasn't any drama. They just decided to part ways and are still good friends." The People insider added that the pair, who dated for about a year, "have different priorities and focuses that don't really align." Explained the insider, "They had a fun relationship, but it just didn't work out. Channing needs to be in L.A. a lot so he can spend time with [his daughter] Everly. Jessie prefers England. They are still friendly though."
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Rose McGowan took to Twitter on Dec. 17 to confirm that she and activist and model Rain Dove split during the summer. "Does anyone out there know how to fix a Wikipedia entry? I broke up with my ex 6 months ago and they are still listed as my partner. I would like my name to be cleared of association," the actress tweeted after Rain admitted in a Dec. 15 YouTube video that back in 2018, they sold incriminating text message from Asia Argento to TMZ for $10,000. In the video, Rain said of Rose, to whom they were first linked in mid-2018, "I really loved Rose, and there were times in which I was insecure about whether or not she loved me back. … I accepted that our relationship was probably just for her benefit. It happened during a time in which she was being called out for being transphobic." Rose then responded to Rain's allegations on Instagram: "My horrible, monstrous, con artist ex-partner is a pathological liar," she wrote in part. "[They] conned me during a period where my brain was breaking. Rain, my disgusting ex, sold a story about Asia Argento to TMZ. … She is a monster. … Rain targeted me as a job for her con artist skills."
It's finally over. After months of speculation about the state of their relationship, "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Teresa Giudice and Joe Giudice have split after 20 years of marriage, a source close to their family told People magazine on Dec. 17, confirming that the parents of four "have been separated" and are letting go. The news comes as Joe has been forced to make a new life for himself in his native Italy as he awaits news of his deportation appeal following a three-year federal prison term in the States. According to People's source, "They discussed their future when Teresa and the girls went to Italy in early November and they agreed that each had to move on. They are doing so amicably and very slowly. The source added that Joe "has been out on a few dates" but "Teresa has not. She has been too busy with the girls, with work obligations and taking care of her father." There are no fireworks, the source added. "[Teresa] is happy for Joe . They have been very friendly with one another and are very supportive of each other's happiness. They still love one another, but as Teresa told Andy Cohen on the ['Watch What Happens Live'] special [they taped after Joe got to Italy], they are separated by the Atlantic Ocean. Neither is interested in a long-distance relationship." However, People's source noted, despite a formal split, "there are no plans for divorce" yet.
On Dec. 12, Oscar winner Colin Firth and film producer Livia Giuggioli announced they were separating after 22 years of marriage. "They maintain a close friendship and remain united in their love for their [two] children," their reps told E! News in part. The split news came nearly two years after the couple revealed that they'd previously separated and reconciled. During this earlier split, Livia had a relationship with a man who later allegedly stalked her.
William Shatner and Elizabeth, his fourth wife, have called it quits after 18 years of marriage. TMZ reported on Dec. 10 that the "Star Trek" legend had just filed divorce documents and listed their date of separation as Feb. 1, 2019. The former couple have a prenuptial agreement that indicates neither is to receive spousal support from the other.
"Teen Wolf" alum Tyler Posey confirmed to us Weekly in early December that he and Sophia Ali had recently split after about two years dating. As for why things didn't work out between him and his "Truth or Dare" co-star? "I kind of mess relationships up sometimes," he said. "I don't know if I'm meant for them."
"Riverdale" stars Camila Mendes and Charles Melton, who started dating in August 2018, "have been separated for a few months now" and are "taking a break from their relationship," a source told E! News in early December. "Their relationship escalated very quickly and they are taking time now to focus on their work and themselves," said the source. "They both have movie projects separately and it's been a lot on both their plates. … Nothing in particular happened, they just both felt busy and overwhelmed and it was a lot of pressure on them."
"This Is Us" star Justin Hartley shocked fans when he filed to divorce his wife of two years, actress-turned-realtor Chrishell Stause, on Nov. 22. People magazine reported that Justin cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup and listed their date of separation as July 8. That date has left many puzzled because he and Chrishell, who dated for four years before marrying in 2017, attended multiple major events together after that including the Emmys. In Chrishell's official response, which was filed in early December, she listed their separation date as Nov. 22 — essentially saying they split the moment he filed, not months before as he indicated.
On Nov. 15 — just two months after they announced that they're expecting their third child — Eva Amurri Martino and her husband of nearly 10 years, Kyle Martino, posted a joint statement announcing that they'd split. "Our family is starting down a new path. After a lot of thoughtful consideration, and work on our relationship, we have made the difficult decision to lovingly part ways as a couple," they wrote. "We are committed to, and excited about, raising our three beautiful children as close friends and deep partners, and we have the utmost respect for one another. We feel so grateful for the wonderful gifts we have created and received throughout our decade together. We have realized over time that the best path to happiness for us as a family is in this different direction, and we look forward to forging ahead in to a new beautiful relationship."
Reba McEntire is a single lady again. In an interview with Us Weekly published on Nov. 5, the country music superstar — who in 2015 endured a painful split from her husband of 26 years, manager Narvel Blackstock — revealed that she and Anthony "Skeeter" Lasuzzo, the retired oil geologist she started dating in 2017, "broke up in May." Reba added: "We still talk and we're friends, but just decided to go our separate ways."
On Nov. 27, Us Weekly broke the news that Avril Lavigne and Phillip Sarofim had split after a year of dating. The pop star and the son of Texas billionaire Fayez Sarofim started dating in February 2018.
On Nov. 15, the Distillers and Spinnerette frontwoman Brody Dalle filed to legally separate from husband Josh Homme, the frontman for Queens of the Stone Age with whom she has three kids, TMZ reported.
People magazine confirmed that on Nov. 5, model-cookbook author Chrissy Teigen's dad, Ron Teigen Sr., filed divorce papers seeking to end his marriage to Vilailuck "Pepper" Teigen — who frequently appears on Chrissy and husband John Legend's social media pages and will co-star with her famous daughter on the upcoming Quibi show "Chrissy's Court." In 2018, Chrissy told Us Weekly that her parents — seen here in 2018 with their other daughter, Tina Teigen — had an unusual living arrangement. "So my mom lives with us. Everybody is like, 'Where's your dad?'" Chrissy shared, adding that Ron lived 10 minutes away. "He comes by every day and they're married. It just works for them. It's a good family life. We're all very close, very tight-knit."
On Nov. 16, The Mail on Sunday reported that Johnny Depp's much younger girlfriend of nearly a year, dancer Polina Glen, had recently broken up with him and moved back to her native Russia after being put off by the media attention surrounding their relationship and the actor's ongoing legal issues with ex-wife Amber Heard. "Polina hated the attention the relationship was bringing her and found it scary," a source told the tabloid. "She's now keeping her head down in Russia. His level of celebrity and his ongoing battle with Amber grew too much for her. … Johnny has been distracted by his feud with Amber and she didn't think the time was right for them to commit to anything."
"Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" star Brett Dalton filed to divorce costume designer Melissa Trn on Nov. 22 after nearly four years of marriage, TMZ reported. The actor, who met his wife when they attended Yale Drama School, is seeking shared custody of their 7-year-old daughter.
On Nov. 8, Radar Online reported that Kendra Wilkinson and DJ Friese had split after attending Paris Hilton's Oct. 25 Halloween party. "They had a huge fight the next day and she broke up with him," a source told the webloid, adding that the reality star "got really mad" at the billionaire philanthropist and "dumped him." The duo were first linked in August.
After 38 years of marriage to fashion and jewelry designer Opal Stone, "Hellboy" star Ron Perlman filed for divorce on Nov. 5, TMZ reported, adding that the "Sons of Anarchy" actor listed their date of separation as May 10. Ron moved on quickly: He was photographed kissing actress Allison Dunbar, who's appeared on his Crackle series "StartUp," on May 15, and they stepped out as a couple later in the year.
In early November, E! News reported that actress Nina Dobrev and screenwriter-director boyfriend Grant Mellon had recently split. They were first romantically linked in January. "Nina hasn't brought him around to any of her events in over a month and hasn't mentioned Grant," a source told E!. "She has been partying and hanging out with friends without him. He has been shooting a Netflix film outside of Los Angeles and they haven't been hanging out together. Nina seems to be doing fine but none of their friends have seen or talked to Grant." A second source characterized the breakup as quiet and undramatic.
Solange Knowles took to Instagram on Nov. 1 to announced that she and second husband Alan Ferguson, a music video director, had split after less than five years of marriage. "11 years ago i met a phenomenal man who changed every existence of my life. early this year we separated and parted ways, (and tho it ain't nan no body business 😭) i find it necessary to protect the sacredness of my personal truth and to live in it fully just as I have before and will continue to do," she wrote in part. The couple don't have any kids together; the music star is a mom to son Julez, 15, with first husband Daniel Smith. A few days after sharing the separation news, Solange took to social media again to shoot down rumors that she had an affair with her manager.
"Beverly Hills, 90210" star Ian Ziering announced on Oct. 31 that he and Erin Ludwig, who share two daughters, were breaking up after nine years of marriage. "It is with a heavy heart that I tell you Erin and I are splitting up," he wrote on Instagram in a lengthy post. "With our hectic work schedules we could not be busier, and over the last few years have grown apart." Erin confirmed to TMZ that it's over, telling the webloid, "After 9 and a half years of marriage Ian asked for a divorce. After having asked multiple times I knew it was time to give up. Knowing that I am not the person to make him happy makes the situation feel more peaceful. The girls and I are doing great and finding gratitude and love in our new life together and rebuilding."
Bachelor Nation star Demi Burnett and fiancée Kristian Haggerty — who got engaged over the summer on "Bachelor in Paradise" — called it quits in October amid rumors that their romance was in trouble. "With a heavy heart full of love for one another we have decided it is best for us to take a step back from our relationship," both women — who made history this year as the franchise's first same-sex couple — wrote on Instagram on Oct. 31. "We ultimately want what is best for us in the long run and for us right now, that means being apart and growing individually."
On Oct. 30, Us Weekly reported that Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp had recently ended their relationship again after nearly a decade of on-off romance. "She'd had enough and ended [their engagement]," a source told the magazine.
On Oct. 31, former "Teen Mom" star Jenelle Evans took to Instagram to reveal that she's ending her troubled two-year marriage to David Eason. The news comes months after David shot and killed the family dog after it nipped at their daughter, and after she and David briefly lost their kids during a child protective services investigation. "With time away from Teen Mom, I've started to look at my life differently and I know I need to make changes. I'm starting that now," Jenelle wrote. "The kids and I have moved away from David. Nobody gets into a marriage expecting it to end but I know that's what is best for me, and for my kids. Today I've filed papers to start that process."
On Oct. 31, Radar Online reported that Rosie O'Donnell and fiancée Elizabeth Rooney, a police officer, had split after two years as a couple. But Rosie told "Extra" on Nov. 18 that she and Elizabeth, who had a tough time with the attention on their romance, were "still figuring things out" between them. "I am a hopeful person and I am hoping for the best." The pair got engaged in 2018.
On Oct. 30, Niecy Nash and husband Jay Tucker, an electrical engineer, took to social media to announce that they were splitting after eight years of marriage. Their statement read in part, "Out truth is that in this season of our lives, we are better friends than partners in marriage. Our union was such a gorgeous ride." Niecy formally filed for divorce in December.
Major drama plagued former "The Real Housewives of Orange County" couple Meghan King Edmonds and Jim Edmonds in 2019, which added up and led the former MLB star to file for divorce on Oct. 25, Us Weekly reported — though within days, it appeared Jim was working to salvage his marriage. Meghan, however, told Us Weekly in early November that despite Jim's claim that he wanted to "make it right" between them, she had no intention of reconciling. In June, the couple faced a cheating scandal after Jim was caught sending inappropriate texts to another woman, but he denied that his interactions with the "baseball madam" ever turned physical. Then in October, Meghan accused her husband of cheating with one of their children's four nannies, which he and the nanny both vehemently denied.
It's over between Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott. On Oct. 1, TMZ broke the news that the reality TV star-turned-beauty mogul and the rapper, who share 1-year-old daughter Stormi, split after about two and a half years together. As TMZ put it, "they've been trying to make the relationship work for a while, but several weeks ago they decided to step away — at least for now." People magazine also weighed in, with a source close to Kylie telling the magazine, "They are taking some time but [are] not done. They still have some trust issues but their problems have stemmed more from the stress of their lifestyles."
On Sept. 6, actress Zooey Deschanel and film producer Jacob Pechenik announced that they'd split after four years of marriage and two kids together. "After much discussion and a long period of contemplation we have decided we are better off as friends, business partners and co-parents rather than life partners," they said. "We remain committed to our business, our values, and most of all, our children." Days later, the "New Girl" alum was spotted out with a new love interest: "Property Brothers" star Jonathan Scott, whom she met while filming a "Carpool Karaoke" segment in August. In October, Jacob filed for divorce and revealed he and Zooey separated in January.
After less than eight months of marriage, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth pulled the plug on their union. "Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time," the pop star's rep told People magazine on Aug. 10. "Ever-evolving, changing as partners and individuals, they have decided this is what's best while they both focus on themselves and careers. They still remain dedicated parents to all of their animals they share while lovingly taking this time apart. Please respect their process and privacy." The day before the split news broke, Miley — who first got together with Liam a decade ago — was photographed kissing another recently single star, Brody Jenner's ex Kaitlynn Carter, while the pair vacationed together in Italy. On Aug. 20, TMZ reported that Liam filed for divorce in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences, though he listed the date of separation as "TBD." TMZ further reported that the couple had a prenup in place when they wed in December 2018, so a money battle is not expected as the divorce moves forward.
After more than a month of dating that spanned trips to Italy and New York City, Kaitlynn Carter and Miley Cyrus pulled the plug on their new relationship in late September. TMZ reported that Miley ended things with the "The Hills: New Beginnings" star because it was getting too serious too quickly.
Brody Jenner and Kaitlynn Carter called it quits in late July after just a year of "marriage." According to TMZ, the duo — who had a blowout wedding ceremony in Indonesia in June 2018 — were never legally married. According to TMZ, they split after Kaitlynn expressed her desire to make their marriage legal and have a baby, but Brody refused.
It's finally over for Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson. Nearly a year after the NBA player was exposed as a cheater just days before the reality TV star gave birth to their daughter, True, in April 2018, TMZ reported that the couple split — because Tristan cheated again. TMZ claimed in a bombshell Feb. 19 report that Tristan and model Jordyn Woods — Kylie Jenner's best friend — "were all over each other" and "making out" at a house party in Los Angeles on Feb. 17. (Jordyn later admitted they'd kissed.) "[Khloe] has had enough," a source told TMZ.
After four years as a couple, Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have split, sources confirmed to multiple outlets including People magazine and Us Weekly on June 6. The breakup news followed days of speculation that the actor-director and the model, who are parents to 2-year-old daughter Lea, were on the outs again following late 2018 breakup rumors. The split news was sparked by a June 3 reported from Page Six in which a source claimed the pair's relationship was "hanging by a thread."
After more than seven years as a couple, it's over for Adele and husband Simon Konecki, the businessman who co-founded Life Water and helps run the water aid charity Drop4Drop. "Adele and her partner have separated," the singer's reps told The Associated Press on April 19. "They are committed to raising their son together lovingly." The pair welcomed son Angelo in October 2012 less than a year after their romance was made public. Adele — who filed for divorce in September — first called Simon her "husband" in her 2017 Grammys album of the year acceptance speech, indicating that they'd quietly tied the knot. But according to Radar Online, which saw the divorce docs, Adele listed the date of their marriage as May 4, 2018.
Laverne Cox and her boyfriend of nearly two years, Kyle Draper, ended their relationship in June, the "Orange Is the New Black" star revealed on Instagram. "@thekyledraper and I have broken up. After much soul searching and tears from both of us, we have decided it's time for us to go our separate ways," she captioned a video showing them together in happier times.
British actors Sam Claflin and Laura Haddock took to their Instagram Stories to announce that they were separating after six years of marriage. "Laura and I have decided to legally separate. We will move forward with nothing but love, friendship and a deep respect for one another whilst we continue to raise our family together," Sam wrote on Aug. 19 (Laura posted a near-identical message). "We won't be commenting on this further. Thank you in advance for your support and respecting our privacy at this time. Both of us x." They have two young children.
Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx's long under-the-radar romance has ended. A source told Page Six on Aug. 19 that Katie was overheard while dining out saying that their relationship had been over for some time. "What Jamie does is his business — we haven't been together for months," she supposedly said. The same day, a music entertainment source told People magazine that the pair ended things in May, the same month they made their public debut as a couple at the Met Gala. News of the split came after Jamie was seen in Los Angeles with aspiring singer Sela Vave. Katie and Jamie were first linked in 2013 and worked hard to keep their six-year romance secret.
Actress Michelle Williams and musician Phil Elverum have separated after less than a year of marriage, People magazine reported on April 19. The couple quietly wed in the summer of 2018 after an unknown period of dating, though their romance wasn't made public until after their nuptials. "Michelle and Phil separated at the beginning of the year. It was an amicable split and they remain friends," a source told People.
After months of speculation about her marriage, Wendy Williams filed for divorce on April 11, her lawyer confirmed to Page Six. The daytime talk-show host — who was struggling with health issues in the months before her filing, as well as facing widespread media reports and rumors speculating that her husband of more than 20 years, Kevin Hunter, had recently fathered a baby with a woman described as his long-time mistress — surprised many fans when she pulled the plug because of comments she'd made a month earlier. "I'm still very much in love with my husband. … Anybody who has been married for five minutes or 500 years, you know marriages have ebbs and flows. Marriages are not easy," Wendy said on her show in March. "And don't ask me about mine until you see [my wedding ring] gone — it ain't going anywhere, not in this lifetime." The day of the filing, the ring was off.
On Oct. 17, "Mad Men" actress Christina Hendricks and "Madam Secretary" actor Geoffrey Arend announced that they were ending their 10-year marriage. "Twelve years ago we fell in love and became partners. We joined our two amazing families, had countless laughs, made wonderful friends and were blessed with incredible opportunities," they said. "Today we take our next step together, but on separate paths. We will always be grateful for the love we've shared and will always work together to raise our two beautiful dogs. We will be taking time to rediscover ourselves in this transition and we thank you for your patience and support in giving us the space to do so." Christina formally filed for divorce on Dec. 13.
On Aug. 20, TV and radio host Larry King filed to divorce seventh wife Shawn Southwick King after nearly 22 years of marriage, The Blast reported. Larry, who shares two adult sons with Shawn, cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split, and June 6, 2019, as the date of separation. People magazine and TMZ both reported that the couple's marriage had been tested in recent years in part because of allegations that Shawn had an affair. The couple has split before, though reconciled followed a 2010 divorce filing.
April saw the end of Kate Beckinsale and Pete Davidson's whirlwind romance that was full of PDA and bicoastal visits. "It was the long distance," a source told People magazine. "They're still friendly, but it just didn't work out." The couple, who have 20 years between them, met at a party after the 2019 Golden Globes.
In late August, Us Weekly reported that comedian Pete Davidson was dating Andie MacDowell's daughter, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" and "The Leftovers" actress Margaret Qualley and that they'd been seeing each other for a few months. In September, the pair visited Venice, Italy, together. By October, they'd parted ways.
In March, reports confirmed that Emma Roberts had called off her engagement and ended her on-and-off relationship with Evan Peters. "Emma and Evan were heading for a split and now are just friends," a source told Us Weekly. "Evan has moved out. It wasn't a bad breakup." Emma moved on with Garrett Hedlund, and later in the year, Evan started dating singer Halsey.
"Modern Family" actress Ariel Winter and Levi Meaden have broken up after nearly three years of dating, Us Weekly reported on Oct. 11. Split rumors started up after Ariel was seen dining with another man in the Los Angeles area on Oct. 8.
On June 10, Page Six reported that singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger and "Schitt's Creek" star Emily Hampshire had split and called off their engagement. "They are over," a source told the New York Post's gossip column. "[They] will not get back together." The pair went public with their romance in September 2018 — less than a year after Teddy revealed that she was transitioning — and in November announced that they were engaged.
On Nov. 5, TMZ reported that "Avengers" franchise star Anthony Mackie had quietly ended his marriage to his childhood sweetheart, Sheletta Chapital, at some point in 2018 following a late-2017 divorce filing. The duo are reportedly sharing custody of their four kids.
Just before their 15th wedding anniversary, Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies announced some surprising news: Their marriage was over. News of their separation came in matching posts on Instagram on June 13. "With deep gratitude for every year we have spent together and the thousands of beautiful memories shared, we have mutually decided to separate as a couple," they wrote. "This decision isn't one we have come to easily or lightly. We love and respect each other as parents, people and artists and look forward to maintaining the best parts of our relationship for many years to come." The couple have two kids together: Charlotte, 5, and Theodore, 4.
It's over for Allison Williams and Ricky Van Veen after nearly four years of marriage. The "Girls" and "Get Out" actress and the CollegeHumor comedy brand and Vimeo video platform co-founder announced their split on June 27, telling media outlets in a statement, "With mutual love and respect, we have made the decision to separate as a couple. We are grateful for the friendship that we have and will continue to have." They tied the knot in Wyoming — Tom Hanks officiated — in September 2015.
Days after "Game of Thrones" alum and "Bodyguard" star Richard Madden took home a Golden Globe Award for his work in the action-packed Netflix series, news emerged that he and English actress Ellie Bamber had split after about a year and a half of dating. "They're both absolutely gutted but it was a decision made for the best. They were arguing almost daily towards the end and, despite considering couples therapy, it became evident there were far too many issues that could not be fixed," a source told The Sun. "Richard is the toast of Hollywood at the moment and understandably wants to let his hair down. Ellie is a bit quieter and wants to focus purely on her work. It felt like their day-to-day lives were increasingly becoming worlds apart."
It's over for Pamela Anderson and her French soccer star boyfriend of two years, Adil Rami, who's nearly 19 years her junior. The "Baywatch" legend took to Instagram on June 25 to reveal the split and accuse Adil, whom she called a "monster," of cheating, manipulation, abuse and "living a double life." She also shared her heartbreak in lengthy comments added to her post, claiming that Adil's French model ex Sidonie Biemont, with whom he has toddler twin sons, was also lied to and betrayed.
"Stranger Things" actor David Harbour and "Fantastic Beasts" franchise star Alison Sudol called it quits in July not long after going public with their romance earlier in 2019, Us Weekly reported. He soon moved on with Lily Allen.
"Dukes of Hazzard" star John Schneider's divorce from second wife Elvira "Elly" Schneider was finalized in August 2019 after nearly five years of fighting, TMZ reported. Elly had filed to end their marriage — they'd wed in 1993 — back in December 2014, but things dragged on and on in large part because John was either unwilling or unable to pay court-ordered spousal support, which landed him in a Los Angeles County jail cell in 2018. In finalizing the split, the judge penalized John for his actions, which included selling off one of their Louisiana properties without splitting the proceeds and draining one of their IRA accounts. The judge ruled that Elly will get their $600,000 California property, another IRA account worth $60,000, a portion of John's Screen Actors Guild pension, $25,000 in monthly spousal support plus $279,000 to pay her legal fees. The actor and country singer has already moved on: In July 2019, he had a spiritual marriage ceremony with girlfriend Alicia Allain, whom he plans to legally wed now that he's single.
On Jan. 3, multiple media outlets reported that model Gigi Hadid and pop star Zayn Malik had split again. A source told E! News, "They are in different points in their lives right now and decided they needed the time to breath apart from each other," adding that the relationship was "always up and down." An insider told Us Weekly that Gigi, who started dating the former One Direction member in 2015 — they then split in March 2018 before reconciling a few months later — "tried hard to make it work" but that Zayn has "a lot of his own issues that she couldn't help him get through… She cut herself off from all her friends every time they were together… She focused all her time and energy on him, but it just got to be too much."
That's a wrap on Bella Hadid and The Weeknd — again! In August, a source told E! News that distance and time spent apart contributed to their most recent split. "[They] haven't spent quality time together in months," said the source, adding that the off-and-on duo, who started dating in 2015 then split and reconciled a few times, "are in different places right now, physically and mentally" and have also "been arguing a lot recently." That doesn't mean there's no chance for another reconciliation, though: "They hope to get back together at one point but for now are focusing on themselves and their projects," said E!'s source. The sparked reconciliation rumors in October when The Weeknd was seen at Bella's 23rd birthday party.
After Lady Gaga attended the Grammys on Feb. 10 without her giant pink gemstone engagement ring — and minus fiancé Christian Carino — speculation erupted as fans wondered if the singer-actress and her agent had called it quits. On Feb. 19, People magazine confirmed that the pair, who started dating in early 2017, had indeed ended their romance. "It just didn't work out. Relationships sometimes end. There's no long dramatic story," an insider told People, adding that the pair split "a bit ago."
In an Oct. 18 Instagram Story post, Lady Gaga called herself "a single lady." Days later, Us Weekly confirmed that the pop star and actress had ended her romance of a few months with sound engineer Dan Horton. A source told Us that Gaga had moved on because Dan "was not mature enough for her." The source added that the star "does want to date again."
Less than three months after they got back together following a summer 2018 split, Ben Affleck and "Saturday Night Live" producer Lindsay Shookus called it quits again, People magazine and Us Weekly reported on April 11. "She has a kid and an ex-husband and a job in New York and Ben has his family and a job in L.A., and while they love and respect each other, they just realized it wasn't going to work," an insider told both outlets. "They really gave it another solid try."
Though the split a few years ago, now it's official: On Sept. 5, a judge in New York's Suffolk County signed off on Matt Lauer and Annette Roque's divorce, officially ending their marriage of more than two decades.
In late February, People magazine reported that "Star Trek" and "Heroes" actor Zachary Quinto and his boyfriend of nearly six years, model Miles McMillan, had broken up. "They amicably split earlier this year," a source told People.
Demi Lovato's romance with Enfants Riches Déprimés fashion designer Henry Levy is over, People magazine reported on March 5. According to a source, Henry — who was first linked to the pop star in November 2018 after she returned to Los Angeles following a lengthy out-of-state rehab stay — was never, contrary to some reports, Demi's sober companion.
Two months after they tied the knot in a quickie ceremony at a Las Vegas casino, Nicolas Cage was granted a divorce from his fourth wife, makeup artist Erika Koike. The actor actually filed for an annulment just four days after they exchanged vows, but Erika argued that they didn't qualify because Nic asked her to try to make their marriage work — thus proving the marriage was real.
"Riverdale" stars Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart — who play on-screen couple Jughead and Betty on the hit CW show — split after two years of dating in real life, Us Weekly reported on July 22, though the parting was seemingly brief. The pair — who were first romantically linked after they were seen kissing during Comic-Con in 2017 — were cordial and professional while doing promotion for their TV show but kept their distance from one another during Entertainment Weekly's Comic-Con 2019 party in San Diego on July 20, witnesses told Us. A source further told the magazine that Cole was overheard telling a friend at the event that he and Lili had called it quits. But by September, Lili was publicly calling him her boyfriend again.
*NSYNC member Joey Fatone and wife Kelly Baldwin are divorcing after nearly 15 years of marriage. In a June 6 report, Joey confirmed to Us Weekly that he and Kelly, who have two daughters, quietly separated some time ago. "I was, at one point, married, and now I am separated, going through a divorce," he said. Page Six reported that Joey filed for divorce on May 13.
On May 22, Page Six reported that model Kendall Jenner and NBA star Ben Simmons had split after dating on and off since 2018. A source further told People magazine, "They're on a break. The relationship ran its course." The news came just a few days after a Vogue Australia cover story was published in which Kendall said of marriage with Ben, "Maybe. Definitely not now, but maybe one day." But in mid-December, a source told E! News that the pair had recently rekindled their off-and-on romance and that the model had been "quietly traveling back and forth to see Ben in Philadelphia," where he plays basketball for the 76ers.
After two and a half years of marriage, "Pitch Perfect" film franchise co-stars Anna Camp and Skylar Astin have broken up. "We can confirm that we have decided to separate, and this decision was made mutually and amicably. We kindly ask for privacy as we navigate this transition," the couple told People magazine in a statement on April 19. TMZ reported that Anna filed for divorce the same day, citing "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for ending their marriage. She was previously wed to "Ozark" and "Fear the Walking Dead: Passage" actor Michael Mosley.
In early January, news emerged that "Captain Marvel" star Brie Larson and Phantom Planet frontman Alex Greenwald had ended their engagement of nearly three years. "They have taken a step back from their engagement for the time being but they remain close," a source told People magazine of the pair, who started dating around 2013.
On Jan. 31, former "Flipping Out" star Jeff Lewis announced that he and his boyfriend of nearly a decade, Gage Edward, had split. "We were in separate rooms a significant portion of last year, so it was kind of like a roommate situation," Jeff said on his SiriusXM radio show, "Jeff Lewis Live." The men share a daughter, 2-year-old Monroe, who's currently living with Jeff. As for the prolonged breakup, Jeff explained, "I think the reason we hadn't ripped the Band-Aid off and separated is because a) we had the baby and neither one of us want to leave the baby and then b) financially, it wasn't the best time because I have four properties right now — three of which are in construction and one of which is sellable."
On Feb. 28, People magazine confirmed that Dylan McDermott and Maggie Q had split and ended their four-year engagement. The actors were first romantically linked in the fall of 2014.
On April 13, comedian Andy Richter and "Strangers With Candy" alum Sarah Thyre announced that they're ending their marriage of more than two decades. "It is with sadness that Sarah and I announce that we have separated and have begun divorce proceedings," Conan O'Brien's longtime sidekick tweeted. "We are extremely proud of the life we've built together and shared with so many friends over the years, and even though our marriage has reached its completion we will always maintain a loving friendship and parenting partnership." Sarah, who's also known for her work voicing characters on "All Hail King Julien," wrote on Twitter, "We've shared a wonderful 27+ years and have 2 fabulous kids whom we love and will continue to parent together. Thanks to our friends and family for their support. Looking forward to the next chapter…"
"Happy Days" star Anson Williams, who played gullible singer Potsie on the 1970s sitcom that was set in the 1950s, is ending his 30-year marriage to second wife Jackie Gerken. TMZ reported that the actor, who for decades has been a wildly successful TV director, filed for divorce on Sept. 11. The couple, seen here in 1993, reportedly have four kids together, and Anson also has a child from his first marriage.
After nearly a decade of marriage, Dave Annable and actress Odette Annable called it quits, they announced in a statement on Oct. 15. "It's with heavy hearts that we have come to the mutual decision to separate at this time," they said. "Our daughter [Charlie] is our primary concern and we remain committed to co-parenting her together."
Jim Carrey and "Kidding" co-star Ginger Gonzaga went public with their romance just before the Golden Globes in January. On Oct. 18, People magazine quoted a source who said the pair "broke up months ago."
Shanina Shaik filed to divorce DJ Ruckus in Los Angeles on July 2 — a little over a year after they got married and a month after they separated. TMZ reported that she listed irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split and requested spousal support, though the couple signed a prenup before their 2018 wedding. Allegations soon surfaced claiming that the Victoria's Secret model's friendship with A$AP Rocky played a role in the breakup: Ruckus reportedly felt there was something "going on" between his wife and the rapper, who partied together in Monaco in May.
"American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest and food and wellness blogger Shayna Taylor broke up in February after nearly three years of dating, People magazine reported on Feb. 27. "It was an amicable split and they're still really close," a source told the magazine, insisting that the exes "still love and care about each other." According to another insider, "After three years together, Shayna wanted more out of the relationship. It felt like the natural next step for her. She was ready to get married, but Ryan wasn't there yet." However, by late September, it was reported that Ryan and Shayna had gotten back together.
The volatile relationship between "Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Jen Harley, the mother of his daughter born in March 2018, imploded yet again early in 2019. "They broke up before New Year's Eve, got back together right before then and got in a big fight on [New Year's Eve]," a source told Us Weekly. "But it's the same story every time: They are together, they fight, they break up and then get back together." As predicted, the pair had reunited by the summer and split numerous times over the next few months. The two then got back together in early October, but had a massive fight that resulted in Ronnie's arrest on domestic violence charges. Ultimately, the two decided that they just aren't good for each other and allegedly called it quits for good following the October incident.
After being on-and-off since 2013, pop star Dua Lipa and chef and model Isaac Carew called it quits for good in June. "Dua and Isaac have really struggled to see each other since getting back together," a source told the Sun. "They wanted to make things work and things were great between them for a while but she is just getting busier and busier. She is gearing up to release new music and has basically been performing across the world non-stop for the past three years so it's been tough." Dua soon began a romance with model Anwar Hadid.
One of Bella Thorne's two simultaneous romantic relationships ended early in the year, she announced on Twitter on Feb. 26, confirming that she and YouTuber Tana Mongeau were no longer dating. "Tana and I aren't together anymore, pls stop asking," she wrote. Tana chimed in, tweeting, "i love [Bella] forever don't get that twisted. she changed my life forever. Don't rly wanna talk on it.. there's no negativity at all. I'm not fully [happy]. this obviously breaks my heart. i will be though. as long as she is." Bella and Tana had been romantically involved since September 2017, which is around the same time the actress got together with her other love, musician Mod Sun.
Bella Thorne and Mod Sun called it quits in April after two years together. Bella confirmed the news on Instagram with a photo of the two, which she captioned, "I will always love you. All good things must come to an end."
Tom Arnold's fourth marriage is over. The comedy star spoke to Us Weekly in January and confirmed that he and his wife of nearly 10 years, Ashley Groussman, have split. "It's a long time coming and we have been together for almost 11 years. And very grateful. I have many good years. I have my children because of my wife," Tom said. "I've been telling my wife, 'It's OK. Just do whatever you gotta do.' So she moved out." Tom added that there are no hard feelings, explaining that he told Ashley, "There doesn't have to be a bad guy." Tom formally filed for divorce on Feb. 6.
"South Park" co-creator Trey Parker's marriage to second wife Boogie Tillmon Parker is over. The Blast confirmed that Trey filed for divorce in Los Angeles after five years of marriage and listed their date of separation as Feb. 28. He asked the court to deny any spousal support due to a prenup and requested joint custody of their daughter, Betty.
On the Feb. 13 episode of her "Jesus and Jollof" podcast, "Insecure" star Yvonne Orji revealed that she and her boyfriend, ESPN analyst Emmanuel Acho, have broken up. "I am newly single," she said. She also said she's "happy" because she trusts that the split is part of God's plan and that part of the reason it's been so easy to face is because she and Emmanuel were never physically intimate. (Yvonne has been open about being a virgin.)
Beck filed for divorce from Marissa Ribisi in Los Angeles on Feb. 15, TMZ reported. The music star and the actress, who's the twin sister of actor Giovanni Ribisi, were married for nearly 15 years and have two children together. Things have gotten messy since the filing: They listed different dates of separation (he said they split in 2017, she said it was 2019) and she's asking for spousal support despite the chart-topper's claims they have a prenup that should be enforced.
Blac Chyna and Soulja Boy had a short-lived romance in early 2019 after she ended a dramatic and equally brief relationship with Kid Buu. On Feb. 21, TMZ reported that Chyna and Soulja Boy stopped dating after they got into "a huge argument" about her ex, Tyga, and their "true intentions in their relationship." According to TMZ, Chyna and the rapper initially started seeing each other to get back at Tyga, who'd had words with Soulja Boy on Twitter earlier in the year.
According to TMZ, singer-actor Aaron Carter and Russian artist Lina Valentina called it quits in mid-February. Aaron went public with their romance in September 2018.
Kristen Stewart had a busy year in the romance department! Within the first month of the New Year, K-Stew had seemingly called it quits with stylist Sara Dinkin after a few short months together. This summer, Kristen was back together with old girlfriend Stella Maxwell However, by August, they were done again and Kristen had started seeing screenwriter Dylan Meyer.
The Blast reported on Feb. 21 that "Pose" writer-producer-director Janet Mock is divorcing her husband of three years, Aaron Tredwell. She filed on Feb. 20 and cited irreconcilable differences.
Camila Cabello and dating coach Matthew Hussey ended their year-long romance in June. "Camila's relationship with Matthew had run its course and they decided to break up about a fortnight ago. It was a mutual decision to end things. But they have spent a lot of time together over the last year and a half and want to stay friends despite going their own way," a source told British tabloid the Sun. By July, Camila had officially moved on with collaborator Shawn Mendes.
In mid-January, RadarOnline.com reported that Heather Locklear had split with on-off fiancé Chris Heisser following multiple dramatic arguments over the holidays. A friend told People magazine that the "Melrose Place" alum, who had a rough 2018 in which her problems with depression, anxiety and substance abuse landed her in jail, psychiatric care and rehab, was doing much better with Chris out of her life because he "did not help her sustain her goals of sobriety." But just a month later, Radar reported that Heather and Chris had gotten back together, much to her family's dismay.
Former "The Real Housewives of Potomac" star Katie Rost told Page Six in mid-December that she and her fiancé of four months, Jesse, were "broken up" and had split before Thanksgiving. "It wasn't anything too overly dramatic — it was more so like a car running out of gas. … He wanted certain things right away, and I was just, like, I have so many other things that I need to focus on, and so I need to pause," she explained.
In October 2018, Frankie Grande revealed he'd been in a relationship with a married couple, Mike Pophis and Daniel Sinasohn, for almost three months. In January 2019, Ariana Grande's reality TV star brother revealed he was no longer a part of the "throuple." "I've been single for about a month now," Frankie told Us Weekly. "It's really good. I'm super-grateful for my last relationship. I grew so much in it, and at the same time, it wasn't working out anymore, so I'm super-glad that we decided to end things amicably and that we can all remain friends, which is good. That's an important thing." He confessed that dating both guys was "complicated … That's part of why it didn't end up working out. Double the highs, double the excitement, but also double the lows and double the drama. But again, [they're] good people. No hard feelings at all," he added.
After a few months of casual dating, supermodel Naomi Campbell decided her relationship with former One Director singer Liam Payne had run its course, reportedly claimed. "She's just not into Liam anymore and has cast him aside. Quite simply, she got a bit bored," a source told the Sun. "He was always the more keen, slightly needy one and, as far as she was concerned, they were never officially an item anyway. It's always been very casual." Another source claimed that their age difference — she was 48, he was 25 — was a bit of an issue for Naomi.
In May, Chace Crawford confirmed that his three-year relationship with Rebecca Rittenhouse had ended. They met in 2015 on the set of their show "Blood and Oil."
Hannah Brown might have accepted a proposal from Jed Wyatt on the final episode of "The Bachelorette," but by the time the episode aired on July 30, they were no longer together. Hannah quietly ended things five weeks earlier after Jed's ex-girlfriend gave multiple interviews indicating that she and Jed were still a couple when he left to join the reality show. Jed made excuses, but Hannah wasn't interested in what he had to say. Even though Jed apologized profusely and told her he still loved her and was willing to do whatever it took to fix things between them, her trust in him was irrevocably damaged.
"Suicide Squad" star Joel Kinnaman and his wife, tattoo artist Cleo Wattenstrom, broke up sometime in 2018, Us Weekly revealed in January. Us added that despite the split, the pair, who reportedly first got together in 2014 (Joel revealed in April 2016 that they'd quietly married), have remained friends.
On Jan. 21, "American Idol" alum Lauren Alaina and her high school sweetheart, Alex Hopkins, announced that they'd called off their engagement. "While we still have love for each other, we've grown into very different people over the last six years. We are now in a place where we are each looking forward to starting our own fresh, new chapters of our lives," the country music star explained on Instagram. Alex quoted the Bible in a post of his own, adding, "As badly as we wanted to make it work, and as hard as we fought to stay together, she and I just weren't a part of each other's perfect plan for our individual lives. And that's ok. She and I get to focus solely on ourselves and our different futures for the first time since high school. Sometimes what we want and what God has for us is 2 totally different things."
In September, country music singer and "American Idol" alum Lauren Alaina revealed that she and her new man of a few months, John Crist, aren't together anymore. "I don't have a boyfriend anymore," she said on "The Bobby Bones Show." "There's, like, no big story. We were like best friends before we dated, and we're still best friends. It just didn't work out. I guess that's how dating goes, right?"
"The Real Housewives of New York City" star Tinsley Mortimer and her off-and-on boyfriend, Scott Kluth — the founder and CEO of the popular money-saving site CouponCabin — split again early in the year, Us Weekly reported on Feb. 19. "The breakup with Scott was heartbreaking for her," a source told Us. "All of Tinsley's friends are trying to set her up [again]." (Tinsley met Scott when castmate Carole Radziwill set them up on a blind date in 2017.) But by October, the pair were giving their romance another chance.
In September, Kenya Moore and Marc Daly released separate statements to People magazine announcing that they'd decided to pull the plug on their two-year marriage. "It is with profound sadness that I regret to inform my fans that I am divorcing my husband Marc Daly," said the "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star. "Due to recent and ongoing circumstances, I can no longer continue in the marriage. My sole concern and focus is and will always be my daughter, Brooklyn, my miracle baby. She was made in love and true commitment." Added Marc, a restaurateur, "I have come to the difficult decision to separate from Kenya at this time. Our daughter has two parents that love her very much and in her best interests, this situation should remain as private as possible. I cherish our family's good times together and will continue to co-parent in a loving way. Rumors, innuendo or false accusations only serve to hurt our family and will be addressed through counsel as the law permits." Reports alleging that Marc was unfaithful soon emerged, but in October, Kenya told People, "In terms of infidelity, I've had no proof of that. That's not our issue." She further told People she hoped they could find a way back together.
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams and Dennis McKinley called off their engagement in May after rumors emerged claiming that Dennis was having a relationship with "WAGS Atlanta" star Sincerely Ward, who denied it. By August, new reports had emerged claiming that Porsha and Dennis — who got engaged at the end of 2018 and welcomed a daughter in March — had reconciled.
Former "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks and radio personality Tone Kapone, who went public with their romance in January, ended their relationship in May. "There's no bad blood, it just didn't work out," a source told theJasmineBRAND.
On Jan. 9. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to Twitter to announce that he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, had split. "As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends," the parents of four wrote, adding that they would "remain cherished friends." But later that day, a bombshell was published: The National Enquirer claimed that a four-month investigation had revealed that the mogul had been cheating on his wife with former TV anchor-turned-helicopter pilot Lauren Sanchez, who's married to (though is now splitting from) talent agent Patrick Whitesell — and that the affair had been going on for eight months. A Seattle judge signed off on Jeff and MacKenzie's divorce in July. According to Bloomberg, she left the marriage with more than $38 million in Amazon stock.
A day after MacKenzie Bezos announced that her divorce from Jeff Bezos had been finalized, the Amazon CEO's girlfriend, former "So You Think You Can Dance?" host Lauren Sanchez, and her estranged husband, WME agency CEO Patrick Whitesell (left), filed for divorce. They reached an amicable agreement in October after celebrity divorce attorney Laura Wasser mediated their split.
Famed TV producer Dick Wolf — the man behind the "Law & Order" and "Chicago" series franchises — filed to legally separate from his wife of 12 years, Noelle Lippman, in December 2018, TMZ reported in early January. Noelle also filed separation papers in which she reportedly asked for spousal support. This is Dick's third marriage. He and Noelle have two kids together.
Former NBC News correspondent and "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen's wife of 30 years, Mary Joan, filed for divorce in June 2018, RadarOnline.com revealed in January. The news emerged in the wake of Chris's arrest for allegedly passing bad checks, which made headlines the same month.
Country music singer Cole Swindell and wrestler Barbie Blank confirmed that they were dating with a red carpet debut at the 2019 ACM Awards in Las Vegas in April. Two months later, they parted ways.
Adrianne Palicki filed to divorce her "The Orville" co-star Scott Grimes in Los Angeles on July 22 — just two months after they tied the knot in Austin, Texas, on May 19. But in November, TMZ reported that the "Friday Night Lights" alum had asked a judge to dismiss her divorce filing — a move that came a month after they were seen with their weddings rings on again at New York Comic Con.
Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy and actor Matthew Wilkas decided to end their relationship in July. "They love and support each other and remain close friends," a rep said at the time. The 27-year-old Olympian and the 41-year-old "Gayby" star first connected with each other in late 2017.
Dina Lohan's internet boyfriend, Jesse Nadler — whom she dated long distance for five years but never met in person — broke up with the reality TV star on April 13, he told TMZ and "Entertainment Tonight." According to Jesse, who lives in Northern California, they got into a big fight just days before they were finally set to meet face to face. A source close to New York-based Dina, however, denied to People magazine that she and Jesse had plans to meet soon, adding that Dina's been suspicious that Jesse was "media hungry."
"The Hangover" actress Rachael Harris filed to divorce second husband Christian Hebel in late August. The couple — who've been married for four years — have two kids.
Disney Channel actress Peyton List and "Shameless" star Cameron Monaghan split up over the 2018 holidays after more than a year of dating, E! News reported on Jan. 18. The pair started seeing one another after meeting on the set of "Anthem of a Teenage Prophet" in 2017.
Singer Monica filed to divorce former basketball star Shannon Brown in Atlanta in March. The couple got married in 2010 and share a daughter, Laiyah.
Brooklyn Beckham and his girlfriend of less than a year, model Hana Cross, split over the summer after months of reports claimed they were fighting.
In July, a rep for La La Anthony confirmed that the actress and husband Carmelo Anthony had called it quits again. In late June, rift rumors hit the couple when La La celebrated her birthday with friends in New York City as the basketball star spent time with a swimsuit-clad mystery woman on a yacht off the coast of France (though Melo denied anything physical happened with her). Publicly, La La dismissed her husband's absence from her birthday festivities and was very thankful for his gifts and gestures, a source told People. However, by the end of June, it was clear La La had had enough.. "She has trust issues and does not trust him fully," said a source. (The off-and-on duo separated in early 2017 amid reports that he'd been unfaithful, then reconciled in the summer of 2018.)
Food Network star Sandra Lee and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in September that they were ending their 14-year relationship. "Over the recent past, we have realized that our lives have gone in different directions and our romantic relationship has turned into a deep friendship," they said in a joint statement first released to Zack Fink. "We will always be family and are fully supportive of each other and dedicated to the girls. Our personal lives remain personal and there will be no further comment." (The politician has three daughters with his ex-wife.)
"The Hills: New Beginnings" star Mischa Barton called it quits with model James Abercrombie after two years of dating "to focus on her career," a source told E! News in August. "This is the first time Mischa is actually having a second life in her career, and she wants to focus on it."
On March 5, Britain's The Mirror reported that Rita Ora and Andrew Garfield — who were first romantically linked in November 2018 — had quietly ended their romance earlier in 2019. "The relationship just fizzled out. It's sad but they have both accepted the situation and moved on," said a source. Another UK newspaper, The Sun tabloid, reported that the actor broke up with the singer because he didn't like how much she enjoyed the spotlight. "Rita is cut up about the whole situation," a source told The Sun. "They spent Christmas together and she thought things were going well between them. Her career is going from strength to strength and [she] lives her life in the spotlight but he told her he wanted to lead a more private life. Rita had tried to do that and had kept their romance off social media but things didn't work out."
"Roseanne" star Michael Fishman and Jennifer Briner — his wife of nearly 20 years — filed for divorce in April, four months after they separated in late 2018.
Titus Welliver filed to legally separate from his fourth wife, Jose Stemkens, in Los Angeles on May 14. The "Bosch" star married the fashion consultant and former model on April 12, 2014.
"The Bachelor" creator Mike Fleiss filed to divorce his wife of five years, Miss America 2012 Laura Kaeppeler, in July in the wake of her claims that he assaulted her at their Hawaii home . The reality TV producer and the former beauty queen settled their divorce a month later, with Laura getting $10 million and dropping her claims of domestic violence against her ex. They also decided to share joint legal and physical custody of their 4-year-old son. But just a few months later, they both took to social media to share a shocking update: They'd reconciled. "I love my wife and am grateful for this opportunity to work on our marriage… Thanks for the support, #Bachelornation," Mike tweeted in part on Nov. 3. Added Laura on her own Twitter account the same day, in part: "Over the summer, my husband and I went through a challenging time, as all marriages do. There was an emotionally charged incident in which we fought over a phone and both exhibited immature and irresponsible behavior. This situation led to making rash decisions we both regret…"
In early January, "Big Time Rush" star James Maslow confirmed to Us Weekly that he and model Gabriela Lopez had just split. "I'm single for the first time in almost a year," he said.
That's a wrap on E!'s "Nightly Pop" host Morgan Stewart's marriage to Brendan Fitzpatrick. She announced the sad news with a message to her Instagram followers on Aug. 9, writing, "Brendan and I have spent six wonderful years together, but we have made the difficult decision to go our separate ways." While Morgan insisted they'd just grown apart, a source told Page Six she'd been involved in an "inappropriate relationship" with her former boss at the celebrity network. Morgan and Brendan, who appeared together on E!'s "Rich Kids of Beverly Hills," tied the knot in 2016; his proposal a year prior was featured on the reality show. Morgan filed for divorce on Oct. 25.
After a fight that allegedly turned physical in early July, Andrew Glennon and "Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood, who share a son, ultimately decided to end their relationship.
In June, Page Six reported that Venus Williams and Annenberg family scion Nicky Hammond, who's reportedly 12 years the tennis star's junior, called it quits after two years of dating. "It's not because they don't love each other, they do. They are still friends," a source told Page Six, pinning the breakup on Venus's desire to get married and have kids and Nicky's reluctance to settle down.
After moving to California to be closer to his girlfriend and former "Bachelor in Paradise" co-star Tayshia Adams, John Paul Jones revealed on Oct. 30 that they'd split. The aspiring actor said on the "Reality Life with Kate Casey" podcast, "We have so much going on in our personal lives it is very difficult to focus on a serious relationship." Tayshia confirmed the split as well, writing on Instagram, "John and I had something incredibly special. We fell for each other in Paradise, and everything was a whirlwind after that. When the show ended, I truly went back to Maryland to see if what we had was something we could build on without cameras, a production crew, and without feeling any pressure: to simply figure things out on our own terms. But the reality was, we were living on opposite coasts, and working insane schedules that made it impossible to see each other and build a life with each other. We truly did the best we could, but at this time have decided that what is best for the both of us is to go our separate ways."
Bachelor Nation's Amanda Stanton and volleyball player Bobby Jacobs ended their relationship in April after a year of dating. In a series of videos, the reality TV star insisted that she was "totally fine" despite of being "completely blindsided" by the breakup, which she said "happened very suddenly." She went on to say that Bobby "didn't do anything wrong" and that they "had a great relationship" that "wasn't toxic." She continued, "It was actually the healthiest relationship I've ever been in. He was my best friend. I was super happy and that was not fake."
On Sept. 3, former blink-182 singer-guitarist Tom DeLonge filed for divorce from his wife of 18 years, furniture and interior designer Jennifer DeLonge — the woman who inspired blink-182 hits including "All the Small Things" and "First Date." The Angels & Airwaves rocker indicted in court papers that their date of separation was Dec. 29, 2017. He's seeking joint custody of their two kids, ages 17 and 13, and asked a judge to determine spousal support at a later date.
On Dec. 9, TMZ reported that Mohamed Hadid — best known as the real-estate developer father of models Gigi, Bella and Anwar Hadid — had called it quits earlier this year with his fiancée, model Shiva Safai — who's more than 30 years his junior — reportedly because she wanted children and he did not.
On Nov. 5, Jack Matthews and Analyse "Sis" Talavera — who started dating while shooting Season 21 of "Big Brother" earlier in 2019 — announced they'd broken up. "Sis and I have decided to take a break, no hard feelings, no bad blood but with absolute LOVE in our hearts," Jack wrote on Instagram. "You brought me a joy like no other girl ever could at a time I needed it most. You brought out the best in me by simply being you. Your love has lifted me to the greatest heights imaginable. You've taught me so much over this summer and we've created beautiful memories that I will never forget. I'm glad that we were able to be there for each other and we'll always be friends and partners forever." Sis wrote on her Instagram Story that she was "so thankful" for meeting Jack but also said they'd "both decided that it's best we go our separate ways and remain great friends." She explained that "living in two different states and trying to do long distance has been really hard" and that they're "at two different stages in our lives right now."
Former E! News star Catt Sadler confirmed in April that she and Nick Lakind — her beau of year — had called it quits. "I'm single. … We're all day by day and relationships are interesting," she told Us Weekly. "I always learn a lot about myself. I learn a lot about what I need, what I'll stand for, what I want and if all that isn't working, no one's fault, but I just would rather put my energy into other stuff." But by August, the pair had reconciled: "[We are] back together permanently," Catt told Us.
Dara Mir filed to divorce former "Shahs of Sunset" star Lilly Ghalichi in Los Angeles on Aug. 26 after a little over a year of marriage, The Blast reported. But by October, it appeared that they could be working on things, as they were photographed packing on the PDA at their daughter's first birthday party.
Lauren Jauregui and Ty Dolla $ign sparked rumors that they'd called it quits after two years of coupledom when they shared cryptic social media posts on April 15. "I know the truth before it's given, I can read it in your feelins. Ladies, always listen to that little voice in ur heart," the Fifth Harmony singer write on Instagram. The rapper, meanwhile, archived all of his tweets except one: a single broken-heart emoji. That's one way to confirm a split.
"Teen Mom OG" star Mackenzie McKee revealed in August that she and husband Josh McKee were calling it quits after six years of marriage. "…My marriage needs a break. My heart breaks for my kids. But as of right now, this is what's best," she wrote. Later, the "Teen Mom OG" star dished on the breakup with Us Weekly: "Turns out, Josh is not a good man whatsoever," she said. "Watching the show and catching him in lies, seeing how independent he is, I realize I deserve better. … I have fought for this marriage for many years, and lately, I've really opened my eyes to what a horrible person he is." By October, they'd reconciled. People magazine reported that Josh proposed to Mackenzie again on Oct. 17, her 25th birthday. "We found our way back to each other even when we thought it was impossible. … I fell in love with a new man," she said.
Reality TV star Stephanie Pratt and Derek Peth — who competed for JoJo Fletcher's heart on Season 12 of "The Bachelorette" in 2016 — started seeing one another early in the year but had ended things by May. "We both just know that [with] long distance, it just wasn't working," Stephanie told Us Weekly. "My life is way too drama right now and I would never want to subject that to him. But God, he's just — this is so selfish — but I hope he's single in a year. … Just right now is not the time."