With the holidays right around the corner, it brings feelings of comfort and of course, celebrity breakups. Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky recently joined the many celebrities that have called it quits, just in time for the holiday season. While it is unfortunate for the couples, their timing is perfect for their devastated fans who find comfort in the treats and holiday gatherings that are planned to celebrate.
Jennifer Lawrence & Darren Aronofsky
Jennifer and Darren are a talented duo. They fell in love while making their haunting thriller mother! The two amicably ended their relationship after dating for a year. They overcame a 21 year age difference, and regularly gushed about their affection for eachother. Lawrence spoke of the director in endearing terms, saying, “When I saw the movie, I was reminded all over again how brilliant he is.”
Jennifer Hudson & David Otunga
News of the couple’s divorce recently came to light, followed by allegations of abuse and restraining orders. In the ten years they were together, the couple had many ups and downs, but they kept most of the details about their relationship very private. The couple have an 8-year-old son David Daniel Otunga Jr. together.
Katy Perry & Russell Brand
The “California Girl” and her comedian husband called it quits only a year after their lavish wedding in India. They first met at the MTV Music Awards in 2009 but faced difficulties in their marriage just months after they married. Despite putting on a strong face, the couple announced that the rumors were true and that they had decided to split in 2011.
Ciara & Future
Ciara and Future tried to make it down the aisle, but unfortunately they called off their engagement in 2014 following rumors of cheating. The couple share custody of their son, Future Zahir Wilburn.
Amanda Stanton & Josh Murray
These former Bachelor contestants met the same fate as most of their costars from the show. They ended their engagement in 2016. The pair became engaged on Bachelor in Paradise, but after a few months, things weren’t so peachy for the happy couple. Sources told E! News, “his temper” was just one of the causes for the split.
Kate Upton & Maksim Chmerkovskiy
The former couple dated shortly in 2013, before sources confirmed that they had gone their separate ways just a few short months later.
Jeremy Renner & Sonni Pacheco
After being married for ten months, this couple separated in November of 2014 citing “irreconcilable differences.” The couple shares a daughter, Ava Berlin,4, who Renner absolutely adores, saying, fatherhood “is the most important thing in my life.”
Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy
In December of 2012, the RHONY star revealed that she and her husband were separating, months after rumors of divorce surfaced. The reality tv stars heavily documented their relationship on their series Bethenny Getting Married, in addition to Bethenny Ever After, but no one could foresee their devastating breakup.
Scarlett Johansson & Ryan Reynolds
This couple’s relationship lasted a mere three years, but the couple was so private, it sure felt a lot shorter. When they wed in his home country of Canada, there were merely whispers. That was until rumors of discord in the marriage began circling until the couple announced their decision to split in December 2010.
Tarek El Moussa & Christina El Moussa
After seven years of marriage, the Flip or Flop stars from HGTV called it quits. Despite being short-lived, their marriage brought them happiness and their two children: Taylor, 6, and Brayden, 2. Recently, the couple reflected on their painful journey, a year after announcing their divorce. The friendly exes continue to host their HGTV series even after their breakup.
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
The music legend and America’s Got Talent host divorced in 2015 after months of trying to make their marriage work. The pair, who married in 2008, are conscious of raising their twins, Moroccan and Monroe, 6, together as a family. Beyond parenting, the former couple still gets along and even jokes with each other.
Ashton Kutcher & Demi Moore