Berry and husband Olivier Martinez are divorcing after more two years of marriage

By Grace Gavilanes
Updated October 27, 2015 04:30 PM
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With a relationship that spanned five years and a marriage that lasted more than two, Halle Berry and husband Olivier Martinez have decided to divorce.

The couple, who are parents to 2-year-old son Maceo (Halle is also mom to Nahla, 7, from her relationship with ex boyfriend Gabriel Aubry), announced their separation via a joint statement to PEOPLE.

“It is with a heavy heart that we have come to the decision to divorce,” reads the statement. “We move forward with love and respect for one another and the shared focus of what is best for our son. We wish each other nothing but happiness in life and we hope that you respect our and, most importantly, our children’s privacy as we go through this difficult period.”

As the world comes to terms with yet another split from a string of celebrity break-ups, we’re looking back at the actress’ former flames, from her tumultuous relationship with Aubry to her first marriage in the early ’90s.

Gabriel Aubry

When They Were Together:

2005 to 2010
Shortly after meeting at a Versace photo shoot in 2005, Berry began dating the French-Canadian model. After having wed twice before, the Oscar winner vowed to “never, never get married” again, a promise she kept upon meeting Aubry. The two were together for five years and had a daughter, Nahla. What followed was a highly publicized custody battle after Berry hoped to move to France with their daughter after marrying Martinez. A judge eventually denied Berry from doing so. In June 2014, the actress was ordered to pay $16,000 a month to Aubry for child support. Things also got physical between Aubry and Berry’s soon-to-be ex-husband during a brawl outside Berry’s home on Thanksgiving 2012; the two were treated for injuries.

Michael Ealy

When They Were Together: 2004 to 2005
Ealy and Berry met on the set of their TV movie Their Eyes Were Watching God in 2004. Although the relationship was short-lived, there was no bad blood between the two actors. “After my last relationship [with actor Michael Ealy] broke up I was feeling like, well, it wasn’t that I didn’t want to be in a relationship, it’s just that I thought it would be okay to be on my own,” she tells InStyle.

Eric Benét

When They Were Together:

1999 to 2003
After two years of marriage, Berry and Benét (the pair married in a secret ceremony in 2001) separate in 2003, ultimately divorcing in 2005. The singer later confirmed that he had cheated on the Oscar winner, which led to a stint in sex-addiction rehab. “I’m not a sex addict,” Benét told PEOPLE in 2005. “I wanted to save my marriage and do anything necessary to do that.”

David Justice

When They Were Together:

1992 to 1997
After citing Berry as his crush during an interview, the Atlanta Braves player eventually got in touch with the actress. The two later became an item, which led to the star’s first marriage and divorce. It was a traumatic time for Berry, who years later revealed she contemplated suicide following the demise of her marriage. “[My mother] sacrificed so much for her children, and to end my life would be an incredibly selfish thing to do. It was all about a relationship. My sense of worth was so low,” Berry told Health in 2007. “I promised myself I would never be a coward again.”