connectVideoBiggest celebrity divorces in 2018: From Courtney Stodden Miranda Lambert
Many celebrity couples named in 2018. Here are some of the biggest celebrity divorce, Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchinson to Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, and Miranda Lambert and Anderson East.
Love is not necessarily dying in 2018, but these couples’ romances and marriages are not until 2019. Grab some Kleenex and Ben and Jerry’s, on your sappiest playlist, and reminisce on all the celebrity couples who called it is this year.
Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower
Robert De Niro and his wife Grace Hightower have reportedly split after more than 20 years of marriage, according to multiple outlets.
Oscar winner Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower, his wife of 20 years, announced their separation in November.
“Grace and I have two beautiful children together. We are entering a period of transition in our relationship and that is a difficult but constructive process,” the “Goodfellas” star rep told Fox News in a statement. “I honor the Grace as a wonderful mother and ask for the privacy and the respect of all as we proceed with the development of our role as partners in education.”
De Niro and Hightower for a decade before tying the knot in 1997. They share their son Elliot, 20, and daughter, Helen, 6.
The split was the second time that De Niro and Hightower called it quits Two years after tying the knot, she filed for divorce and engaged in a battle over the custody of Elliot to reconcile.
Paris Hilton and Chris Zylka
Paris Hilton and Chris Zylka
Paris Hilton and fiancé Chris Zylka called it quits in November after about two years together.
Hilton said that she is enjoying her “me time” since the split, adding, ” I just feel that if I fall in love, I fall in love fast and hard. It was this whirlwind romance and I’ve always been obsessed with Disney stories and love stories, and I thought it was going to be my happy ending and I realized that over the course of time that it is not the right decision.”
In December, Hilton turned out that they had every intention of keeping the $2 million engagement ring that she received from The “Leftovers” of the actor and the sources said that it was because she got it from a jeweler pal, for free, in exchange for publicity.
Kathy Griffin and Randy Bick
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 28: Comedian Kathy Griffin (L) and Randy Bick attend the 2018 White House Correspondents’ Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
In the beginning of November, comedian Kathy Griffin announced her split from Randy Bick, her boyfriend of seven years.
“God, help me, but I’m one of those people that announce a break,” the funny lady and an outspoken critic of Donald Trump tweeted. “After 7 years, Randy and I have decided to part ways. It is not bitter and I will always love him.” She added, “There, now that shocks to TMZ just for the first story. Go back to your bootlicking, @HarveyLevinTMZ.”
Mary Lou Retton and Shannon Kelley
Mary-Lou Retton Kelley and her husband Shannon Kelley laughing during a performance of the Jersey Boys after a dinner hosted by President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush for the Italian Prime minister Silvio Berlusconi in the White House, October 13, 2008 in Washington, DC. Columbus Day was celebrated today in the USA
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Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton announced her separation from her husband, a retired soccer player Shannon Kelley, at the end of October, after 27 years together on “Dancing with the Stars.”
“I went through a divorce. People do not know that. It is the first time that I have said in public,” she said to her partner, Sasha Farber, during a rehearsal segment on the show. “We still love each other, but we weren’t good together anymore.”
She added that her and Kelley’s daughters, Shayla, 24, McKenna, 21, Skyla, 18, and Emma, 16, helped her in the past the split.
“My daughters were great,” she said. “There are of that fine line between a daughter and a girlfriend, so there’s a lot that I could not share with them. They were angry that in the beginning, and a child should be with their family is torn apart, but we promised that we would do holidays together and we’re going to try to make it as seamless and as painless as possible.”
She added, “I do not think that they were surprised. We were arguing at the end a lot, but I think they were shocked that it actually happened.”
G-Eazy and Halsey
Halsey and G-Eazy again their love on Post Malone’s “2018 American Music Awards After y in the upcoming 1 Hotel in West Hollywood in Los Angeles, California. on the 9th of October.
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Rapper G-Eazy and singer Halsey the end of their on-again-off-again romance seemingly in October.
It was almost a year and collaborated on songs, including the hit “He and I” before you call it quits for the first time in July. They are seemingly once again the flame at the MTV Video Music Awards in August.
Nor Halsey, nor G-Eazy has officially responded to the split.
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson had a whirlwind romance and engagement from May to October, and even months after the split of the drama is not yet extinguished.
The couple is called shortly after the Grande’s ex, Mac Miller — of whom she would split just a few weeks before the “Saturday Night Live” star put a ring on it’s death to an overdose in September.
Davidson poked fun at the junction on “SNL,” and Grande referred to him by name in her song and video for “Thank You, Next.”
Despite their attempts to find humor in the failed romance, they shaded each other about “weaponizing mental health” in the beginning of December, which reached its peak in Davidson posting an alarming message on Instagram leading those close to him, that he would end his own life. Grande ran to his side at NBC Studios, but he reportedly turned her away. Fortunately, he seems to do better after being sent to get help.
Shelly and Zac Brown
Singer Zac Borwn (R) and Shelly Brown takes part in the 2013 MusiCares Person of The Year Honoring Bruce Springsteen at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
Zac Brown’s marriage ended as a country song.
The singer and his jewelry designer wife of 12 years, Shelly, announced in October that they were divorcing.
“We have led a whirlwind life together, to grow up in a wonderful family with five wonderful children and while life is a little bit of rearranging, our love and devotion to our family will always be there,” said the couple in a statement. “This was a difficult decision, but we do a lot of cool things together and this is our next venture — love, mutual respect and care for each other, what we go on.”
The couple married in 2006 and share four daughters and a son.
Ben Affleck, Lindsay Shookus and Shauna Koster
Ben Affleck went through a flurry of relationships, ending in 2018.
In August, it was announced that the Oscar winner was separated from his girlfriend of more than a year, “Saturday Night Live” producer Lindsay Shookus, allegedly because she struggled to deal with his alcoholism, after he’d fallen off the wagon.
Shortly after the shake off of Shookus, Affleck was linked with the 22-year-old Playboy model, in House Clerk — and then he checked into rehab after an intervention by the estranged wife Jennifer Garner. While in treatment, he and Garner finalized their divorce.
Once out of rehab, he briefly with Sexton, but called it quits right after she posted photos of him on Instagram.
Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima
Kourtney has not yet responded yet to the comment left by her boyfriend Younes Bendjima, who she started dating in 2016.
Scott Disick was not the only member of the KarJenner clan to rebound with a younger model — Kourtney Kardashian dated handsome Younes Bendjima, 14 years her junior, two years before the split in August. While Kourtney didn’t want to comment on the split from her sisters, Kim and Khloe called Bendjima for getting a little too cozy with a bikini-clad woman, while allegedly on a ‘boys’ trip.”
John Cena and Nikki Bella
Nikki Bella and John Cena was one of the most drawn out of the dilemma of the year, and maybe in WWE history. In April, just weeks before they were set to walk down the aisle, Bella allegedly dumped Cena, because he does not want children.
The couple had other problems plaguing their relationship, the least that was the 75-page contract marital Cena had Bella sign when they moved in together. Despite efforts to work on their relationship — including Cena offering to reverse his vasectomy to raise children with Bella — they called it quits for good in July.
Ric Ocasek and Paulina Porizkova
Ric Ocasek and his wife Paulina Porizkova have called it quits after 28 years of marriage.
Who him at home now? In May, The Cars ‘ frontman Ric Ocasek and supermodel Paulina Porizkova, who have been married 28 years and discovered that they have been separated for a year. Porizkova said in a statement that their family was “a well-built car,” but “as a bike, my husband and I no longer pedal in unison.”
Miranda Lambert, Anderson East and Evan Felker
In April, it was announced that Miranda Lambert and Anderson East, her boyfriend of two years, were dunzo … and days later it became clear why: She was linked to Turnpike Troubadours frontman Evan Felker of the same month. Their relationship was not without complications, such as Felker was still married to now-ex-wife Staci at the moment. A week after Felker completed his divorce, Lambert announced she was “happily single,” and the Turnpike Troubadours dropped from her tour.
Brooke Burke and David Charvet
David Charvet and Brooke Burke announce their split after six years of marriage.
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Brooke Burke and David Charvet divorce in April after six years of marriage and almost 12 years together. The couple, who share a daughter and a son, cited irreconcilable differences for the split. The date of separation was listed as Jan. 23, 2018.
It was the second divorce for Burke, who was previously married to and shares two daughters with surgeon Garth Fisher. She has previously said of her first divorce, “I regret having a marriage that doesn’t work, because divorce is ‘forever’ for children. I think it’s a shame that my two oldest daughters have to grow up knowing that sometimes a family falls apart.”
Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett
Kendra Wilkinson admitted in February that she and her husband Hank Baskett had marital problems, and in April, they finally pulled the trigger and the divorce of the retired NFL star. They were together nine years and share son Hank Baskett IV and daughter Alijah Mary.
The couple’s marriage was plagued by problems, most of which stemmed from Baskett’s alleged “incident” with a transgender model in 2014.
In November it was reported that their divorce could not be completed after a judge rejected their paperwork for filing errors.
Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan
Perhaps the most genetically and gym-blessed couple on this list, Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan called it quits on their marriage in April after nine years of marriage and 12 years together, telling press in a statement, “There are no secrets, nor tantalizing events on the basis of our decision — just two best friends, is realizing it is time to take some space and help each other live the most joyful, fulfilled life as possible.”
In October, Dewan officially filed for divorce from Tatum. Days later, she went public with her new boyfriend, Tony winner Steve Kazee, while Tatum moved on with the British pop star Jessie J.
Olivia Culpo and Danny Amendola
NFL player Danny Amendola and model Olivia Culpo attend The 2017 ESPYS at Microsoft Theatre on July 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
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Former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo and NFL star Danny Amendola first split in March 2018, before the reunion in the summer — but they called it is once more in October after Amendola was spotted a little too close to a bikini-clad beauty with the name Bianca Peters (another former beauty pageant queen) when Culpo was gone.
Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber
For seemingly the umpteenth time, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber called in March 2018 after the reunification in October last year after her split from The Weeknd. The brief reconciliation was full of drama: In December 2017, Gomez’s mother was hospitalized, allegedly as a result of the stress of Gomez and Bieber getting back together.
After the split, Gomez reportedly took a break from the spotlight — and Bieber went full-speed in its relationship with its reliable rebound, Hailey Baldwin, whom he married in September.
Usher and Grace Miguel
Usher and Grace Miguel
Singer Usher and Grace Miguel, his manager and wife of two years, announced their separation in March. They told People in a statement: “After much thought and consideration, we have mutually decided to separate as a couple. We remain deeply connected, loving friends who will continue to support each other through the next stages of our lives. The enormous amount of love and respect we have for each other will only increase as we move forward.”
The couple have no children, but Usher has two sons from his first marriage with Tameka Foster.
The announcement came after the singer was plagued by lawsuits and rumors of the infect of groupies with herpes. The couple’s divorce, in December.
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux
Just after the world seemed to be finally done treatment of Jennifer Aniston, as a permanent broken heart, despised the woman’s, she and Justin Theroux announced their split in February.
“Normally, we do this privately, but given the fact that the gossip industry can’t resist a chance to speculate and to think, we wanted to convey the truth directly,” Aniston’s rep said in a statement. “Everything printed about us, that is not directly from us, is someone else’s fictional story. Above all, we are determined to maintain the deep respect and love that we have for each other.”
The couple got engaged in August 2012 and were married three years later. They were married for less than three years when they called it quits.
He later said of the “painless” split “The good news is that probably the most — I choose my words very carefully — it was a kind of the most gentle separation, that there is no hostility. In a strange way, a kind of navigate through the inevitable perception of it is tiring.”
of the reason why it is so painless? The couple reportedly signed an “ironclad prenup” for the walk down the aisle.
Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart
Eric Dane and his wife Rebecca Gayheart.
In February, Eric Dane (known for his role as “McSteamy” on “Grey’s Anatomy”) and “Jawbreaker” star Rebecca Gayheart divorce. Details of the split remain murky, but Gayheart requested spousal support and joint legal and physical custody of their two daughters.
Bristol Palin and Dakota Meyer
Bristol Palin confirmed her divorce from her ex-husband and Dakota Meyer on Instagram Wednesday.
Bristol Palin and Dakota Meyer roller coaster relationship came to an end this year.
Meyer filed for divorce from Palin in February, citing “discord or conflict of personalities.” Palin confirmed that the split in August, they say ‘ freshly divorced and single forever.”
The couple first became involved in March 2015, but called off their marriage just a few days before they were set to tie the knot. They reunited after their daughter, Sailor, was born and wed in June 2016. They also share a daughter Atlee who was born after they were married.
The exes are currently hashing out their problems on “Teen Mom O. G.”