2016 was completely surprising for the show biz; shocking celebrity deaths, surprising celebrity hookups, and celebrity break-ups that we expected the least. Celebrity relationships are ephemeral, but we thought these 10 celebrities were in it for the long haul. Let us talk about the most shocking and devastating breakups of 2016.
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp:
The relationship between Amber Heard and Johnny Deep was always reported of being on the rocks, even before they tied the knots, but they always seemed to make it through.
Then in May Amber Heard filed for divorce saying irreconcilable differences. Later Heard made a shocking revelation by saying that Depp had abused her and allegedly she had injuries to prove it. Heard also released videos of Depp going off in wrath.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie:
The fans were devastated when the reports came that Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce in September. They were crowned as Hollywood’s power couple and had been together since 2004.
They share a family of six children, Vivienne, Knox, Shiloh, Zahara, Pax, and Maddox. It left us all shocked when Angelina Jolie claimed that Brad Pitt has been abusive towards their eldest son Maddox.
Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney:
Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney had the absolutely endearing relationship that we all just adored. They began dating in the year of 2011 and got engaged on Valentine’s Day in 2015.
They were planning their wedding, and suddenly they called off their engagement and said they were on a break. Fans are in the hope that the couple will reconcile, but as of now, there is no news about it.
Naomi Watts and Live Schrieber:
Nomi Watts and Live Schrieber were one of the most mysterious couples of Hollywood. However, they both are major stars, but they were never in headlines. And while they never tied the notes, they were together for 11 years and had a son together.
They were the least expected celebrity to announce their split and but the shocked everyone when they called it quits in September. They even released a joint statement saying that this is the best decision for them to work as a family and they look forward to exploring the new phase of their relationship.
Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama:
Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama were popularly considered as a weird pair in Hollywood, but one of the best as well. Even with a 12 year age gap between the two, they were in a strong and loving relationship for almost 6 years.
While everyone thinks they are headed towards the road of marriage, they shocked us all when they announced their break-up in June. They both released a statement on Instagram saying that after 6 years of loving relationships they have decided to end their relationship.
While it was a difficult decision for both of them, they decided that they are better off as friends.
Kat Dennings and Josh Gorban:
Kat Dennings and Josh Gorban were accomplished at keeping their relationship private, but when they did make a public announcement, we loved it. They began dating back in 2014 and just recently began opening up about their relationship, but August news came that the pair have called it quits.
Diana Kruger and Joshua Jackson:
Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson had a rarely seen relationship in Hollywood. They were together for 10 years, but they never made it to the headlines.
Even when they were in the news, it was to taunt their love for each other. But we were all shocked when they suddenly announced their separation in July.
Iggy Azalea and Nick Young:
Iggy Azalea and Nick Young began dating in November 2013, and they immediately become Hollywood’s favorite couples. The couples were often seen enjoying romantic getaways and lived together. They announced their engagement in June last year.
But soon their relationship went on rocks and reports came that Young was cheating on Iggy. While in the beginning Iggy defended Young but later she found out it was indeed true and the duo split.
Mariah Carey and James Packer:
When Mariah Carey began dating Australian billionaire James Packer many eyebrows raised, and many people claimed that it was just for his wealth. Even with such rumors flying around the couple looked solid and even got engaged in January.
But they suddenly broke up in October, taking those by surprise who just began to believe they were indeed in love. The split was messy where Mariah was claiming money from Packer for wasting her time.
Peter Facinelli and Jaimie Alexander:
Peter Facinelli and Jaimie Alexander began dating in 2012, and the couple was going solid for three years, and they even got engaged. While the fans couldn’t wait for them to tie knots, they shocked us by calling their engagement in February.