Grab a Box of Tissues: All the Celebrity Breakups of 2018 — So Far
JENJI & CHRISTOPHER
Kohanfiled for divorce from Noxon after two decades together.
Kohan and Noxon, who were married for 21 years, share three children together: daughter Eliza and sons Charlie and Oscar.
HAILEE & NIALL
Steinfeld and Horan's romance "Flicker"-ed away.
Speculation of their split escalated when fans and followers noticed that Horan did not publicly wish Steinfeld a happy birthday this year on Dec. 11., after having posted a sweet Instagram shout-out to celebrate the occasion the year prior.
CARDI B & OFFSET
Rap's power couple called it quits after one year of marriage.
Cardi B revealed the news through a video on Instagram in December, in which she said they "grew out of love."
"We are really good friends and we are really good business partners — you know he’s always somebody that I run to to talk to, and we got a lot of love for each other but things just haven’t been working out between us for a long time," the "I Like It" rapper shared.
"It’s nobody fault I guess we just grew out of love, but we are not together anymore. I don’t know, it might take time to get a divorce and I’m going to always have a lot of love for him because he is my daughter’s father," Cardi concluded.
The pair welcomed their first child together, Kulture Kiari, in July.
TIM & ALEECE
Rage Against the Machine bassist Commerford and his wife split after 17 years of marriage. According to documents obtained by PEOPLE and first reported by The Blast, Aleece Dimas made the filing against Commerford on Nov. 28 in a Los Angeles County court.
The rocker confirmed the news in a statement to PEOPLE. “After 17 years of marriage to Aleece Dimas, I am saddened to announce our divorce. This decision was made after much careful thought and consideration. I want to send my deepest appreciation to my family and friends who have supported us through these changes. We remain committed and loving parents to our two boys. Our family asks in advance for your kindness and sensitivity at this difficult time.”
ROSS & SALVADOR
“After nearly ten years together, Salvador and I have decided that the time has come to part ways,” Mathews wrote. “This split is amicable and filled with kindness, compassion and a genuine love for one another. As we go forward, each of us feels as if he has a cheerleader in our corner — a family member for life. We are happy. Thank you all for your well wishes and love.”
LARSA & SCOTTIE
For the second time in two years, the former Real Housewives of Miami star and NBA player Pippen are calling it quits. Larsa, who has been married to Scottie for 21 years, filed for divorce on Nov. 2 and cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for their split, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE. Scottie also filed for divorce in October 2016.
NATALIE & ANTHONY
The Games of Thrones alum and Byrne
earlier this summer after 11 years together, it was revealed in a November interview with the New Statesman.
According to the magazine, “they’ve parted ways since promoting the film [In Darkness] this summer.”
While the reason for their split remains unclear, the actress previously opened up to PEOPLE about the challenges the couple faced while working together on the indie thriller In Darkness.
“It’s tough!” Dormer said. “I don’t know if you’ve ever been in a writing room but I wouldn’t recommend it with your other half.”
Byrne directed and Dormer starred; both served as co-writers and producers.
ROBERT & GRACE
De Niro and his wife of 20 years, Hightower, split after 20 years of marriage.
A source close to the family told PEOPLE in November the two separated and were living apart.
“Sometimes things don’t work out the way you hope or want them to,” the insider said.
The Wizard of Lies actor married Hightower in 1997 after dating for a decade. They share two children together: 20-year-old son Elliott and 6-year-old daughter Helen Grace.
This isn’t the first time the two have separated. De Niro filed for divorce in 1999 and engaged into a custody dispute over their son. The pair eventually smoothed things over and the divorce was never finalized.
In November 2004, the two renewed their vows in front of an A-list crowd such as Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Ben Stiller, Tom Brokaw and others.
PARIS & CHRIS
“They broke up a few weeks ago,” the insider shared. “The relationship moved very fast, and she realized it wasn’t right for her.”
For now, Hilton is staying busy focusing on her career.
“She is traveling the world for her skincare and perfume,” the source added. “She wishes him all the best and hopes they can remain friends.”
NASTIA & MATT
Following a three-year engagement, Russian-American gymnast Liukin and her fiancé Lombardi, former professional ice hockey player, called it quits.
“They have mutually and amicably ended their relationship,” a rep for Liukin confirmed to PEOPLE. The couple officially split over the summer.
The two were supposed to wed on June 24, 2017, but decided to postpone the wedding that May because of career related reasons.
KATHY & RANDY
The comedian confirmed her split from longtime boyfriend Bick on Nov. 8.
“God help me, but I'm gonna be one of those people who announces a break up. After 7 years, Randy and I have decided to part ways. It’s not acrimonious and I will always adore him,” she tweeted.
Griffin and Bick, who is 18 years the comedian’s junior, began dating in 2011 after meeting at a wine festival. Griffin previously told PEOPLE that she thought their first encounter would be nothing more than a one-night stand.
MARISOL & TARON
The couple has been seperated for the past two years. Nichols cited irreconcilable differences for the split, according The Blast. She is also reportedly seeking primary physical custody of the couple's 10-year-old daughter, Rain India.
KAITLYN & SHAWN
“After three incredible years, we have decided to go our separate ways. This difficult decision comes after thoughtful, respectful consideration. Even though we are parting as a couple, we’re very much committed to remaining friends and we will continue to support each other."
MARY LOU & SHANNON
After 27 years, retired Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Retton seperated from husband Kelley in February.
Retton revealed the divorce to her pro dancing partner Sasha Farber in PEOPLE’s exclusive sneak peek at the Oct. 29 episode of Dancing with the Stars. She admitted that the seperation was "hard" and that she "felt very alone."
The two share four daughters: Shayla, 23, McKenna, 21, Skyla, 18, and Emma, 16, and are on good terms despite their differences.
“It’s something that had really needed to happen for a long time,” she said. “We still love one another, but we weren’t great together anymore.”
G-EAZY & HALSEY
DIDDY & CASSIE
The couple, who went public with their relationship in 2012 after years of speculation, officially split, PEOPLE confirmed in October 2018. Both went their separate ways months ago.
Reps for the stars had no comment, but a source told PEOPLE, “the decision was amicable and they remain friends.”
“Cassie is going to focus on her music and acting career,” the source adds.
ARIANA & PETE
Grande and Davidson's whirlwind romance came to a halt in mid-October, four months after they became engaged.
“It was way too much too soon,” a Grande source told PEOPLE. “It’s not shocking to anyone.”
Sources close to the couple told TMZ that the decision to split was a mutual choice, as both the “God Is a Woman” singer and the Saturday Night Live star felt the timing wasn’t right.
ASHLEY & WILLIAM
His filing comes amid claims that he “was unfaithful with one of her closest friends a few years ago and there is evidence to prove it,” a source close to the journalist tells PEOPLE.
ZAC & SHELLY
“We feel blessed to be on such an incredible journey in life and sometimes the journey begins to lead in different directions. It is with deep love and respect that we announce we are separating as a couple,” said the pair, who wed in 2006.
“We have led a whirlwind life together growing into a beautiful family with five amazing children and while life will be rearranging a bit, our love and commitment to our family will always be there.”
JENNI & ROGER
“The Plaintiff and the Defendant have irreconcilable differences which have caused the breakdown of the marriage for a period of at least six months which make it appear that the marriage should be dissolved and that there is no prospect of reconciliation,” Farley’s complaint stated.
HOLLY & PASQUALE
An insider said the pair split over the summer, with another source revealing that Madison is now based in Los Angeles and “doing okay.”
The former Playboy model and Electric Daisy Carnival founder began dating in 2011, welcoming daughter Rainbow Aurora in March 2013.
SHIA & MIA
LaBeouf and Goth officially parted ways. A rep for the actor told PEOPLE, “Shia and Mia have filed for divorce. The separation is amicable and all details pertaining to the divorce proceedings will remain private.”
The Fury actor previously tied the knot with Goth in an impromptu Las Vegas ceremony in October 2016.
AUDRINA & RYAN
The Hills star and the singer split after about five months of dating, PEOPLE confirms.
In April, Patridge and Cabrera reconciled eight months after she filed for divorce from estranged husband Corey Bohan, 36, whom she married in Hawaii in November 2016. They share daughter Kirra Max, 2.
FRED & KSENIYA
News surfaced in 2015 that Durst, 48, and Kseniya had been married since 2012, according to TMZ. The couple, who do not have children together, reportedly wed at an estate in San Diego.
VAN & JANA
The host of CNN’s The Van Jones Show and his wife, Carter, are divorcing, PEOPLE confirmed in September.
“Though we have decided to end our marriage, we still love each other very much,” the couple said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE.
“We will continue raising our kids together, running our businesses together and supporting each other’s growth,” the statement continued. “There is no beef or drama — just evolution.”
JEFF & MARLA
COURTNEY & LILY
Lily McManus and Courtney Dober have called it quits. The Bachelor Winter Games couple, who was loved by many fans, announced their split on Instagram on Aug. 27.
“Wish I didn’t have to do this… Unfortunately it’s the world we live in, so here it is,” Dober captioned a video of one of he and McManus’ first encounters on Winter Games.
“There’s probably not many of you who’ll understand this or even be able to relate, but Lily and i have chosen not to end our relationship but to continue it as mates,” he wrote. “We’re best friends and its become clear to both of us that the emotional side of our relationship just doesn’t allow us to be the best versions of ourselves.”
CAMILA & VICTOR
Mendes broke up with Houston shortly after Comic-Con last month, leaving her ex "heartbroken," according to the outlet. A rep for Mendes did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
DANIELLE & MARTY
It’s over for Danielle Staub and her husband, Marty Caffrey. Less than four months into their marriage, Caffrey filed for divorce from Staub, multiple sources confirmed to PEOPLE in August.
“Marty was willing to reconcile with Danielle, but after the last few weeks he knew there was no turning back,” an insider close to Caffrey told PEOPLE.
LAUREN & DEVIN
Lauren Bushnell has taken back her rose. The Bachelor season 20 winner and boyfriend Devin Antin have called it quits after just over a year of dating, PEOPLE has confirmed.
The exes were last seen together in July when they stepped out to celebrate the new partnership of Bushnell's wine Dear Rosé with Saucey in Los Angeles. Antin is a partner in Bushnell's business.
BEN & LINDSAY
The actor and the Saturday Night Live producer have not been photographed together since late July and Affleck has been spending time with 22-year-old Playboy model Shauna Sexton. Multiple outlets reported on Aug. 20 that Affleck and Shookus had split.
IGGY & DEANDRE
Just as the world was getting used to the idea that Iggy Azalea had a new man in her life, the Australian rapper revealed that things had changed.
One day after Azalea revealed during an interview with Y 100 Miami on Aug. 7 that she was dating Houston Texan wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, the “Fancy” rapper announced that the couple had already split.
“I’m single,” Azalea wrote on social media on on Aug. 8, adding a shrugging emoji and a blushing emoji.
KOURTNEY & YOUNES
Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima have called it quits, a source confirmed to PEOPLE, adding that “it didn’t end well.”
The news comes as photos of Bendjima getting cozy with another woman in Mexico on Aug. 6 surfaced on TMZ. On his Instagram story, Bendjima denied the situation was romantic, writing: “They really want me to be the bad guy. F— your Hollywood bulls—, can’t have fun with your friends no more.”