Former Celeb Couples We Totally Forgot About!

1 Jennifer Lopez & P. Diddy

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  • Duration of relationship: 1999-2001
  • Reason for the breakup: The relationship drove J-Lo crazy, and although she has no proof of it, she firmly believes that P. Diddy cheated on her.

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  • P. Diddy, real name Sean Combs, has 6 children. 3 of them, the twins and his daughter Chance, were born 5 months apart to two different mothers.
  • In December 1999, while P. Diddy and Jennifer Lopez were still together, the couple faced legal trouble after an agitated night in New York City during which P. Diddy was allegedly the instigator of a fight in the dance club where they were, which ended in a shooting, seriously injuring 3 people.
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2 Renee Zellweger & Jim Carrey

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  • Duration of relationship: 1999-2000
  • Fun fact: Although their relationship lasted barely a year, Jim Carrey says that she definitely was special to me” and in his memoir, he described her as “the great love of my life”.

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  • Jim Carrey suffers from depression. However, he says he no longer takes medication and has stopped taking stimulants.
  • In 2015, while grieving for his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White, he was involved in two lawsuits. First, he was accused of providing her with prescription pills involved in her passing. Then he was accused of testing positive for several STD’s without informing her.
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3 Johnny Depp & Kate Moss

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  • Duration of relationship: 1994-1998
  • Reason for the breakup: Johnny Depp’s intense mood swings

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  • Johnny Depp has had 6 relationships in his life and has only been married twice.
  • He has had several run-ins with the law between 1989 and the present, the most recent being the lawsuit brought against him by Amber Heard, his ex-wife with whom he was married from 2015 to 2017, who accused him of spousal abuse.
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4 Richard Gere & Cindy Crawford

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  • Duration of relationship: 1991-1995
  • Reason for the breakup: The 17-year age gap between them, and the fact that they were never friends

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  • In 2018, just before celebrating his 69th birthday, Richard Gere married his current wife, Alejandra Silva, for the third time.
  • The actor, now 71 years old, has three children, two with his new wife, born in 2019 and 2020.
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5 Uma Thurman & Gary Oldman

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  • Duration of relationship: 1990-1992
  • Reason for the breakup: According to them, the marriage was a mistake. It was Uma Thurman first love; she was 18, and he was 12 years older.

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  • Between 2004 and 2011, Uma Thurman was the victim of a stalker who was arrested twice.
  • During the shooting of the film Kill Bill (2003), director Quentin Tarantino insisted that she make her own driving stunts. The result: a serious car accident. She shared the video of this accident on her Instagram account in February 2018.
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6 Cameron Diaz & Justin Timberlake

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  • Duration of relationship: 2003-2006
  • Fun Fact: The duo met at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in 2003 when Diaz presented him with an award for the “Best Burp”

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  • Cameron Diaz is now married to musician Benji Madden. They were introduced by Nicole Richie, her close friend and now sister-in-law
  • Herlatest film is the musical Annie, which dates back to 2014. She has decided to retire from showbiz. She takes care of her daughter and produces wines.
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7 Salma Hayek & Edward Norton

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  • Duration of relationship: 1999-2003
  • Reason for the breakup: We don’t really know it. Their breakup was even announced by the young actor of Spy Kids, Daryl Sabara, and not by a PR team!

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  • Edward Norton has always been very discreet about his private life. He is known to have only 3 relationships: Courtney Love, Salma Hayek, and his current wife, Shauna Robertson.
  • They married in 2012 after dating for 6 years, and they had a son in 2013.
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8 Sandra Bullock & Ryan Gosling

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  • Duration of relationship: 2001-2003
  • Reason for the breakup: The pressure of showbusiness would be at the origin of their rupture.

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  • Sandra Bullock is not the only co-star Ryan Gosling has dated. He was in a relationship with Rachel McAdams for about 2 years after the shooting of The Notebook, and then met his current wife, Eva Mendes, on the set of The Place Beyond the Pines.
  • Unfortunately, their relationship seems to be on the rocks these days. Apparently the couple even had a public argument recently. After all, even years after their breakup, Gosling claims that he never me anyone who can top Rachel McAdams…
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9 Julia Roberts & Kiefer Sutherland

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  • Duration of relationship: 1990-1991
  • Who left the other: Julia Roberts
  • Reason for the breakup: The relationship was simply wrong for both of them.

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  • In 2007, Kiefer Sutherland had legal troubles after failing a field sobriety test. In 2009, he had problems again after head-butted fashion designer Jack McCollough.
  • He has been married twice, and has only one child, a daughter named Sarah, whom he had with his first wife, Camelia Kath.
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10 Heath Ledger & Naomi Watts

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  • Duration of relationship: 2002-2004
  • Reason for the breakup: Naomi Watts, 35, was ready to start a family, but not Heath Ledger, who was only 25 at the moment.

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  • Heath Ledger’s relationship with the Australian press was rather tumultuous. The latter even reported that the actor spat at journalists, but Heath Ledger strongly denied it.
  • The actor had serious insomnia problems and used a lot of pills to help him sleep. Shortly before passing, he slept very little and suffered from some kind of respiratory illness.
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11 Ashton Kutcher & January Jones

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  • Duration of relationship: 1998-2001
  • Reason for the breakup: Ashton Kutcher wasn’t supportive of January Jones acting career

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  • In 2012, Ashton Kutcher was the target of backlash following his appearance in a Popchips ad campaign in which he personified an Indian. His face was painted in brown and he was speaking with a stereotypical accent.
  • He was married to Demi Moore, 15 years his senior, for 8 years before meeting his current wife, Mila Kunis, 5 years his junior, with whom he has been married since 2015.
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12 Jennifer Aniston & Vince Vaughn

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  • Duration of relationship: 2005-2006
  • Reason for the breakup: Their work schedules too often forced them to spend time apart from each other.

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  • Following his relationship with Jennifer Aniston, Vince Vaughn filed a lawsuit against 3 tabloid magazines accusing him of being unfaithful to the actress.
  • He is married since 2010 to Kyla Weber, with whom he has 2 children.
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13 Matt Damon & Minnie Driver

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  • Duration of relationship: 1997-1998
  • Who left the other: Matt Damon broke up with her with an announcement on The Oprah Winfrey Show

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  • Matt Damon is a rather quiet man. He has only been married once, to his current wife. They have been married since 2005 and have 4 children.
  • For his role in the 1996 film Courage Under Fire, Matt Damon risked his life to lose 50 pounds in 100 days.
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14 Jennifer Garner & Scott Foley

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  • Duration of relationship: 2000-2003
  • Reason for the breakup: Hollywood crazy lifestyle

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  • Between 2002 and 2003, and again between 2008 and 2009, Jennifer Garner was victim of a stalker, Steven Burky. He was arrested in December 2009 in front of the actress’ daughter’s school, then was recognized as insane in March 2010.
  • In 2013, the actress has campaigned for a law to protect her children from paparazzi. Finally, in September 2013, a bill to protect children of celebrities from harassment by photographers passed.
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15 Leonardo DiCaprio and Gisele Bündchen

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  • Duration of relationship: 1999-2005
  • Reason for the breakup: Gisele didn’t agree with Leonardo smoking, drinking, and too much working lifestyle,

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio hid from his mother that he had been smoking for years. In 2016, his mother still didn’t know.
  • Since his relationship with Gisele Bündchen, the actor, who is now 45 years old, has had 7 girlfriends, but none older than 25.
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16 Alanis Morissette & Ryan Reynolds

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  • Duration of relationship: 2002-2005
  • Alanis Morissette’s vision of their relationship: “I’ve been on a constant journey toward finally surrendering and hitting the rock bottom that I’ve been avoiding my whole life… So this was a huge critical juncture for me […] Everything broke, and it was an amazing and horrifying time.”

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  • Over a period of 7 years, Alanis Morissette’s former business manager stole $5 million from her. He pleaded guilty in 2017 and is now serving 6 years in prison for his crime.
  • Following her break-up with Ryan Reynolds, the singer released her album Flavors of Entanglement. She considers that conceiving this album during her heartbreak was cathartic.
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17 Sarah Jessica Parker & Robert Downey Jr

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  • Duration of relationship: 1984-1991
  • Reason for the breakup: Robert Downey Jr’s drug addiction

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  • Robert Downey Jr.’s relationship with Sarah Jessica Parker is not the only one that has gone wrong because of his addiction problems. His marriage with Deborah Falconer officially ended in 2004 following the actor’s numerous trips to rehab and jail.
  • The actor claims to have been sober since July 2003, which allowed him to make a career comeback between 2001 and 2007, then to have a lasting relationship with Susan Levin, with whom he has been married since 2005 and with whom he has 2 children.
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18 Brad Pitt & Gwyneth Paltrow

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  • Duration of relationship: 1994-1997
  • Reason for the breakup: Gwyneth’s difficulties in living as a couple

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  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie met on the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2005, but they waited 9 years to get married. They have 6 children together.
  • Brad Pitt has been officially divorced from Angelina Jolie since April 2019 and is now in a relationship with model Nicole Poturalski, who is 29 years younger than him.
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19 Kirsten Dunst & Jake Gyllenhaal

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  • Duration of relationship: 2002-2004
  • Reason for the breakup: Their lifestyle differences. “He’s a stay-at-home boy and I’m an out-on-the-town girl,” Dunst said.

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  • In December 2006, Jake Gyllenhaal and his sister Maggie had to escape the fire that completely destroyed the Manka’s Inverness Lodge where they were staying for their vacation.
  • The actor has dated several celebrities since his breakup from Kirsten Dunst, including Reese Witherspoon, Taylor Swift and Alyssa Miller. Since mid-2018, he has been in a relationship with French model Jeanne Cadieu.
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20 Matthew McConaughey & Penelope Cruz

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  • Duration of relationship: 2005-2006
  • Reason for the breakup: Matthew McConaughey revealed that he met his wife, Camila Alves, while he was dating Cruz.

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  • Matthew McConaughey was arrested in 1999 because he was playing Bongo naked.
  • The actor recently spent 12 days alone in the desert to write his memoirs. He commented in detail on his writing process on his Instagram account.

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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