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MILEY & LIAM
A postponed wedding and a sometimes-missing engagement ring were the surest signs of the "Wrecking Ball" hitting Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's tumultuous four-year relationship. By September, their 15-month engagement was officially over and the controversial singer, 21, and Hunger Games actor, 23, wasted no time making the most of their newfound freedom.
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GEORGE & STACY
Two years after becoming Hollywood's most glamorous red-carpet regulars, George Clooney, 52, and Stacy Keibler, 34, called it quits in July, with sources citing her desire to have children and the pair's hectic work schedules as factors in the split. "Trying times are not the times to stop trying," Keibler Tweeted at the time of the breakup, proving that by moving on just months later with a new man, handsome tech entrepreneur Jared Pobre.
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ROB & KRISTEN
When Robert Pattinson didn't show up to celebrate his 27th birthday at a party Kristen Stewart, 23, had planned on May 13, it was apparent the relationship was in trouble – again. The pair, who met while filming Twilight in 2008, first broke up last year when the actress admitted to cheating with her Snow White and the Huntsman director, Rupert Sanders. But the separation was brief, and the young couple appeared to be back on solid ground. On May 19, however, after the birthday no-show, Pattinson was seen driving away from Stewart's L.A. house in a pickup truck full of his belongings.
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RUPERT & LIBERTY
Six months after Rupert Sanders's hookup with Kristen Stewart was exposed, Liberty Ross, the wife of the 42-year-old Snow White and the Huntsman director, filed for divorce. Ross, 35, who played Stewart's mother in the film, asked for joint custody of the couple's two young children. The pair had been married since 2002.
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ORLANDO & MIRANDA
Quietly married in 2010, picture-perfect supermodel Miranda Kerr, 30, and Broadway Romeo Orlando Bloom, 36, appeared to be a match made in heaven, but their shocking October split announcement revealed that they had, in fact, been separated for several months. Fortunately for their son, Flynn, 2½, the pair remain the best of exes, with Bloom explaining to TMZ, "We're family."
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KRIS & BRUCE
After 22 years of wedded bliss and a host of rumors and denials about the state of their marriage, Keeping Up with the Kardashians matriarch Kris Jenner, 58, and former Olympian Bruce Jenner, 64, confirmed their decision to live separately in an Oct. 8 joint statement. "Even though we are separated, we will always remain best friends and, as always, our family will remain our number one priority," they said.
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BRITNEY & JASON
Britney Spears, 32, and Jason Trawick, 43, dated for more than two years before he put a ring on it in December 2011. But just about one year later, without a wedding date set, the muse and her manager confirmed their split in a Jan. 11 joint statement, with Trawick saying, "I love and cherish her and her boys and we will be close forever."
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CATHERINE & MICHAEL
The Hollywood power couple opted to take a break from their 13-year marriage in May after a difficult three years in which Catherine Zeta-Jones, 44, struggled with bipolar II disorder and Michael Douglas, 69, underwent cancer treatment. But, there may be hope yet! Although still estranged, neither has filed for divorce or a formal separation and both have been spotted recently still wearing their wedding rings.
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JASON & MICHELLE
After one year together, Michelle Williams and Jason Segel, both 33, ended their bicoastal relationship in February. In New York, where the actress lives with her 8-year-old daughter Matilda (dad is the late Heath Ledger), the stars were often seen strolling the streets. Though they kept their romance quiet, Williams told InStyle a few weeks before the breakup, "If people are happy about [the relationship] that makes me feel good ... Any kind sentiment that the world can feed back, well, I won't turn it down."
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EVA & ERNESTO
They were rumored to be engaged, but less than four months after going public with their blossoming romance – spawned from his appearance on Ready for Love, the reality show she produced – Eva Longoria, 38, and Ernesto Arguello, 34, called it quits. Three months later, she stepped out with a new man, Televisa president Jose "Pepe" Antonio Baston.
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RACHEL & MICHAEL
They'll always have Paris. Rachel McAdams, 37, and Michael Sheen, 44, who met in 2010 while filming the rom-com Midnight in Paris, decided to end their two-year romance in February. The couple reportedly split amicably after realizing they wanted different things out of life – she was interested in starting a family, he wanted to focus on his career. Sheen already has a daughter, Lily, 14, with actress Kate Beckinsale.
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HENRY & KALEY
Man of Steel Henry Cavill and The Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco became the blink-and-you'll-miss-'em couple of the summer, breaking up less than one month after they were first spotted together on a sweet hike in the Hollywood Hills. But while the Superman hunk, 30, has yet to find his real-life Lois Lane, Cuoco, 28, already has a ring on her finger, announcing her engagement to tennis player Ryan Sweeting in September.
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JANE & LARA
Jane Lynch, 53, Glee-fully wed psychologist Lara Embry, 44, in Massachusetts in May 2010 after a six-month engagement. But by Feb. 2013, the marriage had soured, with Lynch filing for divorce that summer, telling PEOPLE, "This has been a difficult decision for us as we care very deeply about one another. We ask for privacy as we deal with this family matter."
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RYAN & JULIANNE
Dim the lights: The next couple going home – but not together – is … Julianne Hough and Ryan Seacrest! The actress and former Dancing with the Stars pro, 25, had been dating the American Idol host and media mogul, who turns 39 on Dec. 24, for two years before they split in March. Pre-breakup, Hough told Parade that juggling two busy careers and a relationship "is a hard thing to do, especially when you're so caught up in your work and bettering yourself. I think at the end of the day you have to find a balance with what's really important."
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RICHARD & CAREY
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IAN & NINA
Talk about a biting remark. At the time of their May breakup, the Vampire Diaries's Ian Somerhalder, 35, and Nina Dobrev, 24, who dated for several years after meeting on set, gave no reason for the split. But the day after news broke, the actor Tweeted a quote from playwright Lillian Hellman that offered a hint: "A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: People change and forget to tell each other."
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JASON & JESSICA
Guess the answer to his chart-topping single "Don't You Wanna Stay" is "no." Calling it "a really tough time for my entire family," Jason Aldean confirmed on April 29 that his 12-year marriage to Jessica Ussery, 34, was kaput. The 36-year-old country music superstar and his wife, who have two daughters, 10 and 6, had reportedly been separated for months, after he was photographed getting cozy with former American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr.
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JOSH & DIANE
After a brief separation, Josh Brolin, 45, and Diane Lane, 48, ended their tumultuous relationship when she filed for divorce in February. Introduced by his stepmom Barbra Streisand in 2002 and married two years later, the couple had a shaky start when Brolin was arrested on suspicion of spousal battery a few months after the "I dos." He was also arrested in 2008 after a bar fight and again last December for public intoxication. According to a source, "This was a hard decision for both of them to make … [but] the relationship just ran its course."
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MALIN & ROBERT
Trophy Wife's Malin Akerman, 35, and drummer Roberto Zincone, 38, tied the knot in an Italian wedding in 2007. But six years, one "Z" tattoo on her wrist and one baby – son Sebastian, 7 months – later, the pair announced they were ending their marriage on Nov. 25.
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NIGELLA & CHARLES
Readers were flat-out shocked in June when photos surfaced of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson being choked by her husband, Charles Saatchi, at a London restaurant. Saatchi, 70, acknowledged that the couple had an argument but insisted he hadn't hurt his 53-year-old wife (even though he eventually accepted a formal citation for assault). However, in July, the couple officially divorced in a hearing that took all of 70 seconds.
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ASHLEY & DARIO
Married since 2001, Ashley Judd and race car driver Dario Franchitti made a glamorous pair, with the actress often showing up to cheer on the former Indy 500 winner. So it was surprising when Judd, 45, and Franchitti, 40, announced their breakup Jan. 29. "We'll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed," Judd said. "Family forever," her soon-to-be-ex later Tweeted. That sentiment rang true when he was injured in a crash in October, and Judd flew to his side.
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ETHAN & JENNA
Though each was a Survivor, their 10-year relationship was not. On Feb. 18, reality show winners Ethan Zohn and Jenna Morasca announced their breakup, noting, "We have experienced some of life's greatest joys and toughest challenges together and our decision to be apart can never diminish that." Those challenges included Zohn's battle with Hodgkins lymphoma in 2009 and recurrence 2011. Morasca, 32, was his greatest support, said Zohn, 40, who told Glamour, "I was overwhelmed with her strength, compassion and eternal love. She is why I wanted to fight like hell and stay alive."
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JANE & JAMES
Actress and jewelry designer Jane Seymour and actor/director James Keach called it quits in April after 20 years of marriage. The Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman star, 62, married Keach, 66, in 1993; when they announced their divorce, they promised to "continue their relationship as devoted parents to their children," teen twins Johnny and Kristopher.
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DAVID & RYAN
There was no happily ever after for My Fair Wedding host David Tutera, 47, who filed for separation from husband Ryan Jurica, 36, on April 19. Things got ugly when Jurica – who wed Tutera 10 years ago in Vermont, where same-sex unions are legal – alleged in a divorce filing the relationship was doomed due to Tutera's "addiction to sex." In a sad twist, the estranged couple welcomed twins by surrogate in June and split the babies up, deciding to each raise one.
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JODIE & MORTY
The third time wasn't the charm for former Full House star Jodie Sweetin, 31, who separated from husband number three, Morty Coyle, 45, in June, just 15 months after the Beverly Hills wedding they managed to keep secret for almost a year. The pair has one daughter, Beatrix, 3, and Sweetin also has a daughter, Zoie, 5, from her second marriage to Cody Herpin.
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KAT & JOEL
"Man, I'm a fool," 31-year-old Kat Von D Tweeted hours before announcing her split from fiancé Deadmau5 (real name: Joel Zimmerman), 32. "Cheating on your loved one is the most hurtful thing one could do," she later added; however, Zimmerman quickly posted a Facebook response, maintaining, "I was not, at any point, unfaithful to Kat during our time together."
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TONI & KERI
Toni Braxton, 47, officially became a single lady in July, after finalizing her divorce from husband of 12 years Keri Lewis, 42. "The couple has had an amicable split and will still both be actively involved in raising their two sons, 11-year-old Denim and 10-year-old Diezel," the Grammy-winning singer's rep told PEOPLE in a statement.
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NATASHA & DARIUS
After announcing their separation on April 10, former Species star Natasha Henstridge, 38, filed for divorce from Darius Campbell on July 30. The pair – who were engaged for several years before saying "I do" in a private California ceremony in March 2011 – made a "mutual decision" to end their marriage, according to singer-songwriter Campbell, 33.
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MONICA & VINCENT
Being two of Europe's sexiest movie stars wasn't enough to keep Monica Bellucci, 49, and Vincent Cassel, 47, together. The pair called time on their 14-year marriage in August, separating "by mutual agreement," according to their reps. The Matrix Reloaded actress and Black Swan actor have two children together, Deva, 9, and Léonie, 3.
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PAUL & LINDA
Crocodile Dundee's Paul and Linda Hogan, 74 and 55, caused a major scandal when he left his first wife and their five children for stunning costar Linda in 1986. But after 23 years of marriage and one son, the actress filed for divorce in October, citing irreconcilable differences.
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CLINT & DINA
Less than two months after PEOPLE confirmed their separation, Dina Eastwood, 48, filed divorce papers in October to end her 17-year marriage to actor/director Clint, 83. In a dramatic plot twist, Clint is now dating Erica Fisher, who recently divorced Dina's high school pal-turned-shoulder-to-cry-on, Scott Fisher.
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COURTNEY & DOUG
Age was nothin' but a number for Lost star Doug Hutchison, 53, who wed then-16-year-old bride Courtney Stodden in June 2011, despite an eyebrow-raising age gap. But after two years of wedded bliss, Stodden's flirty solo stint on U.K. reality show Big Brother was quickly followed by confirmation of their split.
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KERI & SHANE
Valentine's Day will likely feel a bit different for Keri Russell next year. After marrying contractor Shane Deary on Feb. 14, 2007, The Americans star announced on Dec. 5 that she'd been separated from him since this summer. A rep for the couple told PEOPLE the split "is amicable and their focus is on their children," son River, 6½, and daughter Willa, 23 months.
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IDINA & TAYE
Broadway sweethearts Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs – who met while starring together in Rent in the mid-1990s – announced their separation after 10 years of marriage on Dec. 11. "Their primary focus and concern is for their son [Walker, 4]," a rep for the stars, both 42, told PEOPLE. "We ask that you respect their privacy during this time."
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KHLOé & LAMAR
Though they'd seemingly defied the odds – having a four-year marriage that appeared happy after a whirlwind courtship – in the end, 34-year-old Lamar Odom's drug use and alleged infidelities proved to be too much for Khloé Kardashian, 29, who filed for divorce from the NBA star on Dec. 13 after a three-month separation and visits to couples therapy. In October, a source told PEOPLE that a permanent split was likely inevitable, saying, "[Khloé] just doesn't know if she can work this out."
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