Hollywood is always full of celebrities getting married and of course celebrities getting divorced. There are also celebrities who are set to be married but never make it to the church, let alone the alter. Here are 14 celebrity engagements that crashed and burned.
Kanye West & Alexis Phifer
Wisely Kanye proposed to his girlfriend of four years Alexis in 2006. However, after being engaged for a year and a half, the couple ended all future marriage plans.
Sheryl Crow & Lance Armstrong
After asking the famous question in 2005, Sheryl and Lance broke up a year later because Sheryl wanted children and Lance did not.
Nicole Richie & DJ AM
Nicole and DJ AM were an engaged couple for nine months until the relationship ended in 2005. Today Nicole is married with two children; DJ AM has since passed away.
Lance Gross & Eva Marcille
Lance and Eva were engaged in 2008 on Christmas Eve and ended their engagement three months shy of their wedding date. The two claim the split was amicable.
Katie Holmes & Chris Klein
Katie and Chris dated for five years and got engaged in 2005. Shockingly the couple broke up the same year and Katie eventually married Tom Cruise, who she is now divorcing.
Selita Ebanks & Nick Cannon
Nick proposed to Selita after knowing her for fives weeks and the pair were engaged for five months. In 2007. they decided to call it quits for career purposes.
Ryan Reynolds & Alanis Morissette
After being engaged for two years, the couple mutually split in 2007. Ryan married and divorced Scarlett Johansson and Alanis is married with a son.
Kat Von D & Jesse James
Unsurprisingly enough Kat and Jesse’s engagement did not last. The couple broke up in July 2011.
Jennifer Love Hewitt & Ross McCall
Ross popped the question to Jennifer in 2007 and the couple dated for two years. In 2009 the pair split.
Aretha Franklin & Willie Wilkerson
After being close friends for years, Aretha and Willie were engaged, but after two weeks everything was called off. Apparently, they decided that they were moving too fast.
Gwyneth Paltrow & Brad Pitt
Gwyneth and Brad dated throughout the mid-’90s but ended their engagement in 1997 due to Brad’s fear of commitment. Both have since gotten married.
Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez
After dating and getting engaged, Ben and Jennifer almost made it but hours before the marriage, Ben decided to call everything off. Jennifer then moved on and married and divorced Marc Anthony and is now dating Casper Smart.
Kelly Osbourne & Luke Worrall
Kelly and Luke were engaged and set to marry…that was until Luke cheated on Kelly with a pre-op transexual. Can you say scandalous?
Vivica A. Fox and Omar White
Vivica and Omar were engaged for 10 months before calling it quits, citing the fact that the two outgrew each other and too much tension built-up between them.
Are failed celebrity engagements bound to happen? Did we miss any temporary engagements Styleblazers?
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