Britney Spears’ song Toxic could have been written for Rihanna and her on-again-off-again boyfriend Chris Brown. The singer broke up with her R&B beau after he assaulted her in February 2009 but in the past year they have split and reunited so many times their fans have whiplash! They are currently not a couple and Brown is back with his other on-again-off-again girlfriend Karrueche Tran
When Kate Moss started dating Babyshambles front man Pete Doherty in 2005 many people were left scratching their heads. His arrest record and crack-cocaine and heroin addiction probably had something to do with it. Despite losing endorsement deals after being pictured on the front page of a U.K. tabloid allegedly snorting cocaine, the supermodel didn’t quit Pete until 2007.
Halle Berry is proof positive that no matter how gorgeous you are if a man is going to cheat on you he will. In 2005 her divorce from second husband Eric Benét became final ending a four-year marriage that was marred with infidelity and allegations the R&B crooner was a sex addict
If your new beau ditches his pregnant fiancée to be with you, it probably doesn’t bode well for your relationship. But Britney Spears ignored all the warning signs and married Kevin Federline within months of hooking up with him, signaling the beginning of the end of her squeaky clean image. Two sons and two years later she filed for divorce in 2006 citing “irreconcilable differences.”
Perhaps Sienna Miller was crazy to reconnect with fiancé Jude Law after the actor admitted to cheating on her with his children’s nanny back in 2005. But despite making up and breaking up twice, Sienna told The Guardian newspaper in 2011 they are still friends. She said: “You get back together, you try and make it work and it doesn’t.”
Their doomed relationship inspired the smash hit album Back To Black, but it took years for Amy Winehouse to ditch her husband Blake Fielder-Civil. She had his name tattooed on her chest and during their relationship became an alcoholic, drug addict. Earlier this year Blake admitted to talk show host Jeremy Kyle that he introduced the late singer to hard drugs.
They were divorced when she was found dead at the Beverly Hills Hilton in 2012, but fans still blame Bobby Brown for Whitney Houston’s spiral out of control. The couple’s nearly 15-year marriage was marred by Bobby’s trips to prison, domestic abuse allegations, cocaine addiction and a disastrous reality TV show. By the time Whitney finally divorced Bobby in 2007 her career was in tatters.
Since they got together she’s had plastic surgery that drastically changed her appearance, become estranged from her mom and split from her friends but Heidi Montag doesn’t seem to be leaving her husband Spencer Pratt anytime soon. The reality TV stars married in 2009 and, for now, are still going strong.
Stunningly Elizabeth Hurley didn’t dump her boyfriend Hugh Grant back in 1995 when he was arrested by Los Angeles cops after being caught with a prostitute. The British couple finally split in 2000 after 13 years together and remain friends to this day.
Yes, Lindsay Lohan is not a man but that doesn’t take away from the fact that ex-girlfriend Sam Ronson should have ended their tumultuous romance long before she did. The DJ’s mom Ann Dexter-Jones told the Daily Mail that the two-year relationship gave her sleepless nights. She said: “I was seriously anxious about Samantha’s safety and wellbeing.”
Pamela Anderson’s relationship with rocker Tommy Lee has had more ups and downs than a rollercoaster. They married in 1995 four days after meeting each other and divorced in 1998 after the Baywatch star claimed she was the “victim of spousal abuse.” In the years in between – and since – they have split and reunited several times, even briefly revisiting their romance in 2008
In 2008 Extra TV presenter Terri Seymour finally split with Simon Cowell after six years together and, according to his mom, the fact that she wanted children and he didn’t was the cause. So it’s no surprise that the 38-year-old is rumored to be – as a source told the U.K.’s Daily Mirror – “upset” now that he has got another woman pregnant because “she always wanted to…have children with him.”
She loves courting publicity and he hates paparazzi so Madonna’s four-year marriage to Sean Penn was a car crash waiting to happen. Dubbed the “Poison Penns” by the media, widely reported allegations he once beat her with a baseball bat persist. In 1988 Sean pled guilty to a misdemeanor following a domestic assault charge and in 1989 they divorced
When you burn down a man’s house because he allegedly assaulted you that’s probably a sign you shouldn’t be a couple. In 1994 TLC’s Lisa “Left Eye” accidently torched her boyfriend Andre Rison’s mansion after setting fire to the NFL star’s tennis shoes. She was sentenced to five years probation, but their tumultuous relationship reportedly lasted until 2001 – a year before her death.
The “Battling Burtons” – that’s what the press called Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton who married and divorced twice. They divorced in 1974 after ten years together before remarrying in 1975 and divorcing again less than 12 months later. Of her seven husbands the screen legend once said: “Richard is the only one I truly loved and still care about.”
How many times does your husband have to allegedly cheat on you before you give him the heave-ho? If you’re Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger he has to impregnate a Brazilian model before you call time on your 22-year relationship. To add insult to injury once she filed for divorce in 1999 the Rolling Stone hit Jerry with the bombshell that their 1990 Bali wedding wasn’t even legal.
They’ve been married nearly 40 years, weathered numerous sex scandals and at least one admission of infidelity, but Hillary Clinton hasn’t left Bill Clinton. The former First Lady and President didn’t split even after he admitted to lying about having “sexual relations” with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
Before Bobby and Whitney, Chris and Rihanna, Ike and Tina Turner were the poster children for toxic Hollywood relationships. But in 1978 the What’s Love Got To Do With It singer finally divorced her husband of 16 years following allegations of repeated domestic abuse.
Maybe she’s taking notes from her boss and mentor Hillary Clinton but so far Huma Abedin is sticking by her husband, shamed former Congressman Anthony Weiner. That’s after his Twitter photo scandal and after he admitted sexting and having inappropriate online relationships with strange women – all of which derailed his political career
Linda Pugach was so crazy in love with her husband Burt they became the subject of the 2007 documentary Crazy Love. The New Yorkers stayed together even after he paid three men to throw acid in her face, blinding her and leaving her permanently scarred. They wed shortly after Burt completed a 14-year prison sentence and remained married until her death in January 2013.
For some reason some women don’t realize it’s far easier to walk away from a relationship than it is to murder the object of your obsession. Maybe Jodi Arias will accept that now that she has been convicted of murdering her on-again-off-again boyfriend Travis Alexander, whom she claimed physically abused her.
Bobbi Kristina recently tweeted about her fiancé Nick Gordon saying: “You are my moon, my sun, my love of my life.” Family members have criticized Whitney Houston’s daughter for becoming romantically involved with the man who was raised as her brother. But she’s sticking by him and whether or not he is the gold digger that naysayers allege he is, remains to be seen.
Maybe the fact her groom filed for an annulment nine days after they wed should have been the first sign Carmen Electra’s marriage to Dennis Rodman was a mistake. But the actress and the basketball star finally split in April 1999 after breaking up, making up and both being arrested for battery following a domestic dispute.
…and anyone she’s ever dated
She’s made millions of dollars singing about her numerous, short-lived high-profile relationships so maybe Taylor Swift shouldn’t quit romance just yet. But the country crooner is notorious for falling crazily in love with a string of famous men including Harry Styles, Taylor Lautner, Joe Jonas, John Mayer, Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor Kennedy