12 Celebrity Breakups We Thought Weren’t Possible (PHOTOS)

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12 Celebrity Breakups We Thought Weren’t Possible (PHOTOS)

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12 Celebrity Breakups We Thought Weren’t Possible (PHOTOS)

Some Hollywood breakups we saw coming from miles away. The ones here, however, took us way off guard… including Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Click through the gallery above to read about the end of that couple and 10 more pairings whose love we thought was rock solid.

12 Celebrity Breakups We Thought Weren’t Possible (PHOTOS)
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1. Vanilla Ice and Laura Van Winkle

Vanilla Ice and Laura Van Winkle

This split was a surprise simply because we don’t usually think about Vanilla Ice’s relationship status.

But now we know the 90s rapper-turned-Dancing With the Stars contestant is officially single again after nearly 20 years of marriage and two domestic violence arrests.

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1. Vanilla Ice and Laura Van Winkle

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This split was a surprise simply because we don’t usually think about Vanilla Ice’s relationship status.

But now we know the 90s rapper-turned-Dancing With the Stars contestant is officially single again after nearly 20 years of marriage and two domestic violence arrests.

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2. Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
We went from hating Brangelina for wronging Jennifer Aniston to loving them for being one of Hollywood's most devoted power couples to feeling blindsided by the news she's divorcing him.
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2. Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

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We went from hating Brangelina for wronging Jennifer Aniston to loving them for being one of Hollywood's most devoted power couples to feeling blindsided by the news she's divorcing him.

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3. Joshua Jackson & Diane Kruger

Joshua Jackson & Diane Kruger Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

After a decade together, Diane Kruger and Dawson’s Creek boyfriend Joshua Jackson split in July 2016. The actress had just moved to New York City months earlier to be closer to him, having previously lived in Paris and Vancouver, but apparently that couldn’t keep them together.

3. Joshua Jackson & Diane Kruger

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After a decade together, Diane Kruger and Dawson’s Creek boyfriend Joshua Jackson split in July 2016. The actress had just moved to New York City months earlier to be closer to him, having previously lived in Paris and Vancouver, but apparently that couldn’t keep them together.

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4. Demi Lovato & Wilmer Valderrama

Demi Lovato & Wilmer Valderrama Credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Island Records
It seems like just yesterday Demi and Wilmer were making out in St. Barth’s, but now it’s all over. “After almost 6 loving and wonderful years together, we have decided to end our relationship,” they wrote in a joint letter posted to Instagram.
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4. Demi Lovato & Wilmer Valderrama

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It seems like just yesterday Demi and Wilmer were making out in St. Barth’s, but now it’s all over. “After almost 6 loving and wonderful years together, we have decided to end our relationship,” they wrote in a joint letter posted to Instagram.

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5. Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin Credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Entertainment Industry Foundation
It was the “conscious uncoupling” heard around the world when this Goop-y actress and this Coldplay frontman parted ways. (But could you ask for more amicable exes and co-parents?!)
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5. Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin

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It was the “conscious uncoupling” heard around the world when this Goop-y actress and this Coldplay frontman parted ways. (But could you ask for more amicable exes and co-parents?!)

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6. Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins

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After over two decades (and two kids) together, these Oscar winners split in 2009. “Of course you feel like a failure. It’s a big deal, but again, it’s an opportunity to grow,” Susan told Reuters.

6. Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins

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After over two decades (and two kids) together, these Oscar winners split in 2009. “Of course you feel like a failure. It’s a big deal, but again, it’s an opportunity to grow,” Susan told Reuters.

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7. Sharon & Ozzy Osbourne

Sharon & Ozzy Osbourne Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

We got a glimpse into Sharon’s struggles with the Black Sabbath rocker on their MTV reality show, but we still didn’t expect them to split like they did earlier this year, separating after 33 years together. “I’m 63 years of age, and I can’t keep living like this,” Sharon said on The Talk.

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7. Sharon & Ozzy Osbourne

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We got a glimpse into Sharon’s struggles with the Black Sabbath rocker on their MTV reality show, but we still didn’t expect them to split like they did earlier this year, separating after 33 years together. “I’m 63 years of age, and I can’t keep living like this,” Sharon said on The Talk.

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8. Mandy Moore & Ryan Adams

Mandy Moore & Ryan Adams Credit: Anita Ko on Instagram

These music stars announced the end of their five-year marriage in 2015, citing “irreconcilable differences.” Ryan would later imply the breakup helped inspire his cover album of Taylor Swift’s1989.

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8. Mandy Moore & Ryan Adams

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These music stars announced the end of their five-year marriage in 2015, citing “irreconcilable differences.” Ryan would later imply the breakup helped inspire his cover album of Taylor Swift’s1989.

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9. Amy Poehler & Will Arnett

Amy Poehler & Will Arnett Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images

In memoir Yes, Please, Amy delved into her shocking 2012 divorce from her hubby of nine years: “Imagine spreading everything you care about on a blanket and then tossing the whole thing up in the air. The process of divorce is about loading that blanket, throwing it up, watching it all spin, and worrying what stuff will break when it lands.”

9. Amy Poehler & Will Arnett

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In memoir Yes, Please, Amy delved into her shocking 2012 divorce from her hubby of nine years: “Imagine spreading everything you care about on a blanket and then tossing the whole thing up in the air. The process of divorce is about loading that blanket, throwing it up, watching it all spin, and worrying what stuff will break when it lands.”

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10. Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas

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After 12 years of marriage, Michael and Catherine decided to separate in 2013, shocking us all… though they eventually reconciled. “I think we're both mellower and wiser,” she told AARP Magazine of their second chapter together. “That comes naturally with time.”

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10. Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas

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After 12 years of marriage, Michael and Catherine decided to separate in 2013, shocking us all… though they eventually reconciled. “I think we're both mellower and wiser,” she told AARP Magazine of their second chapter together. “That comes naturally with time.”

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11. Reba McEntire & Narvel Blackstock

Reba McEntire & Narvel Blackstock Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for dcp

Apparently, Reba was just as surprised as we were by the end of her 26-year marriage to her manager and producer. “The divorce was not my idea. I didn't want it in any shape, form or fashion,” she told CMT of the August 2015 breakup, per Us Weekly.

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11. Reba McEntire & Narvel Blackstock

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Apparently, Reba was just as surprised as we were by the end of her 26-year marriage to her manager and producer. “The divorce was not my idea. I didn't want it in any shape, form or fashion,” she told CMT of the August 2015 breakup, per Us Weekly.

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12. Jennie Garth & Peter Facinelli

Jennie Garth & Peter Facinelli Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

This Beverly Hills90210 alum was on the receiving end of her divorce, too — after her Twilight hubby asked for an exit from their 11-year marriage in 2012. “I didn’t want it to happen,” she told People. “I wish he had wanted to try harder, try again, try something else.”

12. Jennie Garth & Peter Facinelli

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This Beverly Hills90210 alum was on the receiving end of her divorce, too — after her Twilight hubby asked for an exit from their 11-year marriage in 2012. “I didn’t want it to happen,” she told People. “I wish he had wanted to try harder, try again, try something else.”

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Some Hollywood breakups we saw coming from miles away. The ones here, however, took us way off guard… including Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Click through the gallery above to read about the end of that couple and 10 more pairings whose love we thought was rock solid.