20 Celebrities That Broke Up A Marriage Or Relationship!
Love is a funny thing, especially when your life consists of paparazzi photos and tabloid headlines! Whatever is done in the dark usually comes to the light when you’re a celebrity including extramarital affairs and cheating scandals. No fun, right? Check out 20 celebrities that aided in breaking up a relationship and the juicy stories behind their infidelities!
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While Gabrielle Union is becoming the new “every woman” for young ladies all over the world, some are calling her relationship with NBA basketball player, Dwayne Wade a mockery. Although Wade and Union have been dating for over five years now, some fans can’t see past Wade's tumultuous divorce from his ex-wife and mother of his two children, Siovaughn and the fact that he was dating Union while he was still married. Wade’s ex-wife has been very vocal about her negative feelings toward Union, even going as far as to sue Union for breaking up her happy home, though the case was later dismissed.
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Alicia Keys has always had a very positive public image, but when word got out that Keys was dating hip hop producer Swizz Beatz while he was already married, fans everywhere seemed to be a little disappointed in Keys. While Alicia claims that Beatz and his ex-wife Mashonda were already about to call it quits, Mashonda insists she and Swizz were still trying to iron out the kinks and would have been fine if Alicia had not come into the picture. Public opinion may not matter these days, considering Keys and Beatz have since married and now have a son together.
Most people are probably wondering, wait, who is Hoopz again? Well, she is the video vixen turned reality star that allegedly stole Shaquille O’Neal from his ex-wife Shaunie O’Neal. While she is just one in a line women that were attached to Shaq before Shaunie decided to divorce him, these two seem to have been a match made in heaven.
Angelina Jolie may take the cake when it comes to celebrity home wreckers, but somehow she managed to look just fabulous while breaking up a 7-year relationship. While Jolie and Brad Pitt may be settled down and continuing to expand their huge family, the two went through the fire when Angelina stole Brad from Jennifer Aniston in 2005. While rumors spread that Angelina began seducing Brad during their time together on the movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith, all parties denied any allegations of an affair for years until they couldn’t fight it anymore.
Madonna is no stranger to anything overly sexualized, and apparently she uses her talents very wisely. The singer was rumored to be dating New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez when his wife, Cynthia Scurtis, decided to file for divorce in 2008 citing, “emotional abandonment, marital misconduct, and extramarital affairs.” While Scurtis believed that A-Rod was having an affair with Madonna, who was married to Guy Richie at the time, Madonna insists that she and Rodriguez were just friends!
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If you watch the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, then you know that Leann Rimes has one enemy that will she will probably never call a friend. Brandi Glanville, one of the stars of the series has not taken lightly to Rimes splitting up her marriage of eight years, when she and Glanville’s ex-husband Eddie Cibrian began to have an affair. While Rimes and Cibian both initially denied the affair, both eventually divorced their spouses and decided to move on, with one another.
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With a face like Ben Affleck’s, it’s a wonder this guy is considered a homewrecker. J. Lo knows exactly what were talking about, since she and Affleck carried on an affair while she was married to her second husband Cris Judd. Though the two went on to become the infamous “Bennifer,” they were broken up by January 2004.
We all thought that Amber Rose and Kanye West broke up because they just weren’t feeling each other anymore, right? While that may have very well been part of it, many sources have confirmed that Kimmy has been sniffing around Kanye for years, and seized the opportunity to move in on him after finding out about Rose and Kanye’s relationship issues.
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Kristen Stewart was a part of one of the biggest cheating scandals to ever reach celebrity news, and while she has been quite apologetic about her infidelities there is one person who will probably never forgive her (besides Robert Pattinson): Rupert Sander’s ex-wife! That’s right, after being caught being more than affectionate with the Snow and Huntsman movie director, not only did she ruin her own relationship, but Sander’s marriage as well, with his wife eventually filing for a divorce.
Apparently Elizabeth Taylor’s long list of seven marriages wasn’t enough so she had to go and ruin someone else’s. Taylor was associated with quite a few married men in her lifetime including her fourth husband, Eddie Fisher, who she stole from his then-wife Debbie Reynolds and Richard Burton who she began a relationship with while he was still married.
Marilyn Monroe was connected to JFK as one of his many mistresses during his time in the White House.
Monica Lewinsky was a part of the one the biggest presidential scandals to ever hit U.S. history. During her time as a White House intern, Monica Lewinksy became famous for her affair with President Bill Clinton. After being scrutinized for the stains left on her dress by the 42nd president, she was labeled as one of the messiest mistresses ever.
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While Olivia Munn is making history on The Newsroom these days, she was once hooking up with Justin Timberlake, while he was with Jessica Biel. Munn says Timberlake told her he was single, but we aren’t sure who she is trying to fool.
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Tori Spelling, who was once married to actor Charlie Shanian, decided it was time to call it quits in a major way. After allegedly sleeping with Dean McDermott on the first night they met, the two decided to divorce both their spouses (Spelling just 15 months after being married) and eloped in May 2006. While the two seem to be happier than ever now, we aren’t exactly sure who the official homewrecker is in this relationship.
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When Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid announced they were separating in July 2000, it was Russell Crowe who caught much of the blame for the couple’s split. A month before the separation, Crowe and Ryan were seen cadoodling on a movie set eventually leading to Quaid and Ryan’s divorce in 2001. Oh, by the way, the romance between Ryan and Crowe eventually died out a few months later.
Evan Rachel Wood
Child star Evan Rachel Wood did not have a fan in Dita Von Teese after getting involved with Marilyn Manson, Von Teese's then husband. Dita filed for divorce five days later, resulting in a 4 year on-again off-again relationship between Manson and Wood.
Claire Daines found herself in a bind when she got involved with Billy Crudup who was happily dating a very pregnant Mary-Louise Parker at the time.
In 2008 Sienna Miller unceremoniously decided to get involved with Balthazar Getty, problem being he was married to Rosetta Getty. The two had a very public affair before Balthazar returned to his wife and children, leaving Miller by her lonesome.
In the early 2000's Kevin Federline and Shar Jackson were a happy family. That is, until Britney Spears entered the picture. By 2004, Shar and K-Fed had another baby on the way but, unknowing to Shar, K-Fed had begun a relationship with Spears. By the tail end of 2004 K-Fed and Shar had split and Spears was engaged.