December 28, 2011 — 2011 was the year of the shocking celebrity break-up, and divorce. Celebrities who has been together for years decided to part ways, and some who had lavish wedding ceremonies couldn’t stick it out past the 3 month mark.
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries was the most talked about celebrity split of 2011. Their 72-day marriage came to a shocking end after the couple married in an elegant, huge, wedding. The guest list was completely A-list, and everyone looked perfect dressed in black and white.
However, the marriage was not so perfect. On Halloween day, Kim Kardashian announced that she had filed for divorce from Kris Humphries, and that she was deeply saddened by the end of the short lived marriage.
Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore
Another talked-about celebrity couple, Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, made headlines when their marriage began to unravel. The couple, who had been married for six years, were reportedly torn apart by Kutcher’s infidelity. Moore just couldn’t seem to move past Ashton’s cheating, and the pair decided to call off the relationship.
Since that time rumors have been swirling about Ashton’s partying, and Demi’s declining health. Moore, who has caused concern with her frail frame is said to be depressed, and not eating properly, while Kutcher is busy living life in the fast lane.
Arnold Schwartzenegger and Maria Shriver
Arnold Schwartzenegger and Maria Shriver shocked many when they announced their plans to divorce. Even more shocking than the end of their 25-year marriage, was the reason behind the split. Arnold had fathered a love child with the family’s housekeeper, and kept the child a secret for years.
Mariah Shriver eventually found out about Arnold Schwartzenegger’s devastating betrayl, and hired a high power divorce lawyer to help her case.
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony
JLO announced her split from Anthony in July. The couple had been married for seven years, and share two children together, twins, Max and Emmy. Since announcing their impending divorce, rumors of cheating, verbal abuse, and money matters have been cited as the reason behind the split.
Jennifer Lopez has moved on from Marc Anthony, first being linked to Bradley Cooper, and now to her 24-year-old dancer, Casper Smart. Lopez has been married three times, and was also previously engaged to actor, Ben Affleck.
Other celebrity splits
Other couples, who weren’t married, but made headlines with their public break-ups included; Bradley Cooper and Renee Zellwegger, Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris, Derek Jeter and Minka Kelley, Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez, Jesse James and Kat Von D, and Elisabetta Canalis and George Clooney. What did you think about 2011’s biggest celebrity splits?
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