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Drew Barrymore: Alone For Now

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  • Past relationships:
    • Married to Jeremy Thomas for one year.
    • Married to Tom Green for one year before splitting in 2001.
    • Wed Will Kopelman in 2013, but divorced after 3 years of marriage. They share two daughters, Olive and Frankie.
  • The star revealed on The Drew Barrymore Show“I’m not closed for business, but I have been exactly in that mentality for the past five years, thinking I just don’t have the bandwidth, I don’t know if I’m willing to open [up], I just can’t fit it in.”
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Demi Moore: Focusing On Herself

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  • Relationship history:
    • She was married to Bruce Willis from 1987 to 2000.
    • They have three daughters together, Rumor, Scout, and Tallula.
    • She later married Ashton Kutcher in 2005 until they split in 2013.
  • What she told the Wall Street Journal about her dating life: “Right now, I’m focusing on my relationship with myself.”
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Fran Drescher: No Longer Codependent

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  • Past relationships: Married to Peter Marc Jacobson for 21 years until they went through a public divorce in 1999.
  • What she said about being alone: “I think that I’ve had to very consciously work on not being codependent, not being fearful of being by myself or doing things by myself,” Drescher told People Magazine. “I really had to make a concerted effort to get past that.”
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Pamela Anderson: Better Off Single

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  • Relationship history:
    • Married to Tommy Lee from 1995 to 1998. They have two sons, Brandon and Dylan.
    • Wed Kid Rock from 2006 to 2007
    • Married Rick Salomon twice. Once in 2008 and again in 2014.
    • Married to John Peters for 12 days in 2020.
  • What she’s said:  “I’ve tried to remarrymove onlike any other single mom I’ve tried to create a healthy example for my kids always,” Anderson wr0te in a 2007 post on her online diary. “That’s why I realized early on that we are better off on our own right now.”
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Alicia Silverstone: Going Out On Dates

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  • Past Relationships:
    • Married to Christopher Jarecki for 13 years until they divorced in 2018.
    • They share a son named Bear.
  • What she’s said about dating: When asked by Redbook how she felt about entering the dating world, Silverstone said, “I love it. Yes, I go on dates, and I find it very fascinating meeting interesting, intelligent, different people.”
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Charlize Theron: Focusing On Motherhood

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  • Who she dated:
    • Was in a long-term relationship with Stuart Townsend from 2002 to 2010.
    • Dated Sean Penn from 2013 to 2015.
    • Mother to two kids, Jackson and August.
  • What she said about being a single mom: “Once I had my children, it’s not that it replaces something, or that it makes you less interested in something else,” Theron told Drew Barrymore on The Drew Barrymore Show. “I’m still firing on all cylinders. I just think your priorities are in a place that is of high demand; it’s a lot of work to be a parent. Part of that is at the end of the day I get to bed and I think, ‘Oh my God, I wouldn’t want this day to be any different.'”
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Mindy Kaling: Happy On Her Own

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  • Who she’s dated:
    • She had an on-again, off-again relationship with The Office costar, B. J. Novak from 2005 to 2007.
    • Dated writer Benjamin Nugent from 2008 until 2012.
    • She gave birth to her daughter,  Katherine Kaling, but hasn’t revealed who the father is.
  • What she said about being single: “In my 20s, I was not only boy crazy, but marriage and relationship crazy,” she told Flair Magazine. “Now it’s almost the opposite. My work is so rewarding and I’m so self-centered about it that I’m kind of excited about not having to go home and ask someone about their day.”
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Uma Thurman: A Life Derailed

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  • Relationship history:
    • Married to Gary Oldman from 1990 to 1992.
    • Married to Ethan Hawke from 1998 to 2005. They have two children, Maya and Levon.
    • Had a long-term relationship with Arpad Busson from 2000 to 2009 and 2011 to 2014. They share a daughter, Luna.
  • What she said about being single: She told The Morning Call in 2005 about taking on the role of a single woman in the film Prime. “I understood exactly what this character was going through. I know what it’s like to wake up a decade later and be single again and alone again and thinking that you had a plan and the plan got derailed.”
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Susan Sarandon: Struggles With The Single Life

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  • Past relationships:
    • Married to actor Chris Sarandon from 1967 to 1979.
    • Has a daughter, Eva Amurri, from a relationship with filmmaker Franco Amurri.
    • Was in a long-term relationship with Tim Robbins for 23 years until they split in 2009. They have two sons, Jack and Miles.
    • Dated Jonathan Bricklin from 2010 to 2015.
  • What she told Reuters: “[Single life has] been a lot of different things. It’s traumatic and exhilarating. The one thing that’s been really clear to me is that you have to think of your own life and your relationship and everything as a living organism. It’s constantly moving, changing, growing.”
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Diane Keaton: Won’t Let Love Define Her

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  • Relationship status: Never been married.
  • What she told Wenn: “I remember when I was young I honestly believed in some ridiculous way that you would find someone who would be the person you lived with until you died. I don’t think that because I’m not married, it’s made my life any less. That old maid myth is garbage.”
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Emma Watson: Self-Partnered

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  • Past Relationships:
    • Dated Glee actor Chord Overstreet in 2018.
    • Linked manager to William Mack Knight.
  • What she said about being single: “I never believed the whole ‘I’m happy single’ spiel. I was like, ‘This is totally spiel,’” Watson told British Vogue, “It took me a long time, but I’m very happy [being single]. I call it being self-partnered.”
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Kristin Davis: Can’t Imagine Getting Married

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  • Marriage status:
    • Never been married.
    • She’s a single mom to her adopted daughter, Gemma.
  • What she told Haute Living about marriage: “I do have friends who have stable marriages and I look at them and admire what they have, but I don’t necessarily think I’ve ever had that kind of relationship… I don’t know that I necessarily totally intended to [still be single], though I do remember being young and thinking, ‘Why are all these people getting married?’ But I’m an actressI’ve never exactly been the status quo.”
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Teri Hatcher: Isn’t Lonely

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  • Relationship history:
    • Divorced actor Jon Tenney in 2003.
    • They co-parent their daughter, Emerson Tenney.
  • What she told People about being single: “There is a difference between being lonely and being alone,” Hatcher said. “I have been single for a very long time, but there is nothing lonely about my life. I want to remove the stigma of that.”
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Sharon Stone: No Longer Hoping For Someone

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  • Relationship history:
    • Married producer Michael Greenburg in 1984, but split three years later.
    • Wed San Francisco Chronicle Executive Editor, Phil Bronstein, in 1998. They adopted a son, Roan Joseph, before divorcing in 2004.
    • She adopted two sons, Laird and Quinn, in 2005 and 2006
  • What she’s said about being a single mom: According to People, Stone said, “I think somewhere in the back of your mind you think maybe one day you won’t be a single parent,” she said. “Then, eventually you realize, I think it’s better. I’m no longer hoping for someone.”
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Edie Falco: Finds Love Elsewhere

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  • Marital status:
    • Never married
    • Adoptive mom to daughter Macy and son Anderson.
  • What she told The Daily Beast: “I want love in my life, no question about that. But I have a ton of it. My own kids have seen nothing but love and compassion and friendships that have been worked on diligently because friendships are like marriages in a lot of ways.”
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Kirstie Allie: Looking For A Younger Man

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  • Relationship history:
    • Married to Bob Alley from 1971 to 1977.
    • Previously married to Parker Stevenson from 1983 to 1997.
  • What she’s said about dating: She is not interested in men her own age, whom she simply finds dull. “Everyone just goes, ‘Well, you know, I slowed down a little bit. I retired. I just want to travel a lot.'[…] So that isn’t for me.”
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Janet Jackson: Doing It On Her Own

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  • Relationship History:
    • Married to James DeBarge in 1984 for one year.
    • Wed Rene Elizondo Jr. in 1991 until they divorced 9 years later.
    • Dated Jermaine Dupri from 2002 to 2009.
    • Married Wissam Al Mana from 2012 to 2017. They share a son, Eissa.
  • What she said about being a single mom: “It is hard being a working mother. I don’t have a nanny. I do it all myself,” Jackson revealed to Good Morning America. “If my mother did it with nine children, there’s no reason I can’t. It’s not easy at times, but my life has changed. Obviously, my baby comes first.”
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Christina Hendricks: Taking Some Time For Herself After

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  • Past Relationships:
    • She was married to the actor Geoffrey Arend from 2009 to 2019. They divorced for “irreconcilable differences”.
    • The couple had no children.
  • Their breakthrough announcement on Instagram: It was with a post Instagram that the couple announced their break-up. The actress wrote, “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. 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.”
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Kourtney Kardashian: Content To Be Alone

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  • Dating history:
    • Dated Scott Disick from 2009 to 2015. They co-parent three children, Mason, Penelope, and Reign.
    • Had a relationship with Younes Bendjima from 2016 to 2018.
  • What she’s said about dating: “I just feel like I’m in a different place where I just don’t feel like I need that,” she said on Keeping Up with the Kardashians. “I’m content hanging out with my friends. I just feel like I’m on a different vibe. I feel so content with just myself. I don’t feel like I need anybody,”
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Hailee Steinfeld: Focusing On Her Career

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  • Who she’s dated:
    • The tabloids linked her to several young Hollywood stars, like Justin Bieber, but they never confirmed the rumor.
    • Had a relationship with Cameron Smoller in 2017.
    • Dated Niall Horan until they split in 2018.
  • What she told Harper’s BAZAAR: “I mean, there’s always time for dating,” Steinfeld said. “I do feel that right now thoughand I hate saying thismy top priority is what I’m working on. It’s that and family, and then everything else.”
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January Jones: No Need For A Partner

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  • She’s a single mom: She welcomed Xander in September 2011 and has yet to reveal who his father is.
  • What she said about not having a partner: “Do I want one? Maybe. But I don’t feel unhappy or lonely,” Jones told Red Magazine. “It would have to be someone so amazing that I would want to make room. Someone who would contribute to my happiness and not take away from it.”
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Selena Gomez: Having Fun On Her Own

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  • Dating history:
    • Had an on again, off again relationship with Justin Bieber.
    • Dated The Weeknd in 2017.
  • What she’s said on The Zach Sang Show: “I’ve been having way too much fun being on my own. It sucked for the first year, I was like, ‘I just want to cuddle. I just want to watch something and be adored.’ But now it feels good, it feels awesome.”
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Mary-Louise Parker: Her Kids Are Enough

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  • Relationship history:
    • Dated Billy Crudup until he left her for Claire Danes is 2003.  They have a child, William.
    • Engaged to Jeffrey Dean Morgan until she called it off in 2008.
    • Adopted daughter Caroline in 2007.
  • What she said about being a single mom to her kids: “Sometimes I just look at them and I think, you are the two coolest people I have ever met,” she told People Magazine. “I was getting ready to come here tonight and my son came up to my trailer and said, ‘Where are you going, my beauty?’ I hear that, and I don’t really need anything else.”
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Tracee Ellis Ross: Her Life Is Full

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  • Marital status: Never been married.
  • What she wrote on Instagram: “I am reminded that although I don’t have one special partner… my life is wonderfully full of so much special love. And one of my favorite parts of being single is how I get to choose who I spend my time with, share my heart with, hang with, giggle with, call, dine across from.”
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Carmen Electra: Pickier Now

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  • Past Relationships:
    • Famously married Dennis Rodman in a quickie Las Vegas wedding that ended in divorce.
    • Married to David Navarro for 3 years before splitting in 2007.
  • What she said about finding love: Electra told Fox News, “I’m actually single right now,” she said. “But I believe in love, and I think the right person will come my way. I think I’m a little pickier now. I just want the right thing. [But] I also decided to focus on work.”
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Chelsea Handler: Not Cut Out For Dating

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  • Dating History:
    • Linked to 50 Cent in 2010.
    • Dated Ted Harbert from 2007 to 2010
  • Her thoughts on dating: “I haven’t met anyone really great,” she told Ellen DeGeneres. “Maybe I never will, maybe I’m just not cut out for it. I don’t think love is the answer, do you?”
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Elizabeth Hurley: On The Market

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  • Past Relationships:
    • Dated Hugh Grant for 13 years until their relationship ended in scandal in 2000.
    • Married to Arun Nayar, an Indian textile heir for four years.
    • Once engaged to an Australian cricket player, Shane Warne.
  • Her thoughts on love: She revealed to The Daily Mail, “It would be fantastic to fall in love with someone wonderful, but I’ve really enjoyed the past couple of years and it’s made me realize how important it is to find someone who shares similar tastes.”
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Jennifer Aniston: Dating Isn’t A Priority

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  • Relationship history:
    • Married to Brad Pitt for 5 years until they divorced in 2005.
    • Married Justin Theroux, but they split in 2018 after seven years together.
  • What she said: Aniston told Harper’s Bazaar about working on The Morning Show, “My focus has been on the show, so dating has not been one of my first priorities. I feel like whatever [romance] looks like, it will present itself, and it’s not about seeking it out, you know?”
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Jennifer Garner: Not Interested In Dating

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  • Relationship history:
    • Married to Scott Foley from 2000 to 2004.
    • Wed Ben Affleck in 2005 until they divorced in 2018. They have three children, Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel.
    • Dated John Miller for 6 months, but broke up in 2020.
  • What she said: “I would not choose to be single or be in this position,” Garner told news.com.au. “It’s something that we are working through. I haven’t been on a date and I am not interested in dating. People want to set me up and I am just like, ‘No thank you!'”
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Sheryl Crow: Has High Standards

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  • Relationship history: Engaged to Lance Armstrong, but they split in 2006 after being together for 3 years.
  • What she told People Magazine: “I’m not dating right now, but I tell all my friends, ‘Set me up.’ They’re like, ‘We don’t know anybody good enough,’ and I keep saying, ‘Lower your standards!’”
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Angelina Jolie: Doesn’t Like Being Single

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  • Past marriages:
    • Married to actor, Jonny Lee Miller from 1996 to 1999.
    • Wed Billy Bob Thornton, who ghosted fiancee Laura Dern, in 2000. They divorced after 3 years of marriage.
    • Broke up Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston when the actors fell in love on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
    • Married Pitt in 2014 until they split in 2016, ending their seven-year relationship. They co-parent their six children, Maddox, Pax, Shiloh, Zahara, Vivienne, and Knox.
  • What she said about being single: “It’s been difficult,” she told The Telegraph, adding, “I don’t enjoy being single. It’s not something I wanted. There’s nothing nice about it. It’s just hard. Sometimes maybe it appears I am pulling it all together, but really I am just trying to get through my days. Emotionally, it’s been a very difficult year, and I have had some other health issues. So my health is something I have to monitor.”

Leigh Hewett

Freelance writer and pop culture junkie, Leigh Hewett loves to keep her finger on the pulse of celebrity news. Her work has been featured on TheTalko, Babygaga, and TheRichest. Her hobbies include keeping up with the Kardashians, eating french fries, and driving her two sons to and from basketball practice, all while blasting 90s hip hop from her minivan.

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