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Mar. 1 2017, Updated 10:32 a.m. ET

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Apparently, 'till death do us part was a bit too much for some of these brides and groom to handle, as RadarOnline.com takes a look at weddings that were abruptly nixed.

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Apparently, 'till death do us part was a bit too much for some of these brides and groom to handle, as RadarOnline.com takes a look at weddings that were abruptly nixed.

// hollywood weddings called off slideshow photo

Apparently, 'till death do us part was a bit too much for some of these brides and groom to handle, as RadarOnline.com takes a look at weddings that were abruptly nixed.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus Liam Hemsworth Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth: The “Wrecking Ball” singer and actor got engaged in May 2012, but rumors flew in March 2013 that Cyrus had cancelled their wedding because Hemsworth had cheated on her with January Jones. The affair was denied – and an angry Cyrus denied the wedding was off too, tweeting, “I didn't call off my wedding.” But sources later told RadarOnline.com Hemsworth was embarrassed by her bizarre twerking performance at the VMAs and in September 2013, reps for both stars confirmed their engagement was over.

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Britney Spears and Jason Trawick

Britney Spears Jason Trawick Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Britney Spears and Jason Trawick: The singer and her manager got engaged in December 2011, and, as RadarOnline.com exclusively reported, planned a romantic and intimate winter wedding for 2012. But the nuptials were called off after incessant fighting between the two, sources told Radar. In Jan. 2013, Spears and Trawick announced they had split. Spears told People in a statement that she and Trawick were committed to remaining "great friends."

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Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock

Kelly Clarkson Brandon Blackstock Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock: The marriage isn’t off for the singer and Reba McEntire’s stepson—just the big wedding. Clarkson told People they decided not to have their planned outdoor ceremony; instead, they’ll elope! "We are so busy…We just got so overwhelmed by…all the decisions," Clarkson sighed to People. "We sent out a save-the-date to everyone and then it got crazy and all the details were leaking." In August 2013, the Since U Been Gone singer said she and Blackstock sent a message to friends and family, saying, “Thank you so much for understanding, but it's just going to be me and Brandon and his two kids and the minister.”

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Usher and Tameka Foster

Usher Tameka Foster Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Usher and Tameka Foster: The “OMG” singer cancelled his July 2007 wedding to his stylist Foster just hours before the Hamptons ceremony, reportedly because his mother refused to attend! The couple married in a civil ceremony in Atlanta a week later, followed by a larger wedding in Sept. 2007. But Usher filed for divorce two years later and fought a custody battle with Foster.

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Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler

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Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler: The Hills beauty was shocked when her football quarterback fiance Jay Cutler cancelled their wedding in 2011. But Cavallari and Cutler soon patched things up and had a son together the next year. They finally made it to the altar in a small church ceremony in Nashville in June 2013.

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Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra

Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra: The Teen Mom stars, who won the hearts of viewers by courageously giving up their baby for adoption when they were both 16, called off their planned July 13 wedding this year. On VH1's Couples Therapy, where Lowell and Baltierra discussed their struggling relationship, he admitted: “I’m not ready to get married.” But this August, Lowell tweeted, “Can’t wait to be a wife.” Stay tuned.

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Michael Lohan and Kate Major

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Michael Lohan and Kate Major: In April 2010, Lindsay Lohan’s dad and the former tabloid reporter confirmed they were engaged. They planned to walk down the aisle at Oheka Castle on New York's Long Island that same year. But in July 2010, the volatile couple announced that they’d called off the wedding and Major filed a restraining order against Papa Lohan for allegedly hitting her in the face with a shoe. Lohan told reporters the relationship was over and “we will never be back together.” In Jan. 2013, however, Major gave birth to his son, baby Landon—but there’s still been no wedding.

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Ginnifer Goodwin and Joey Kern

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Ginnifer Goodwin and Joey Kern: Goodwin and Kern dated for two years, announced their engagement to her family in December 2010, and planned a fall 2011 wedding. But by May 2011, they had broken up. In a case of bad timing, Marie Claire magazine had just released an interview with the Something Borrowed actress in which she said she couldn't wait to start a family with the actor. "I'm so ready. I want a life full of little Joeys,” Goodwin had gushed. “I'm only holding off until after my wedding for vanity purposes. I just want to be able to fit into whatever dress I pick out." It wasn’t to be!

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Kanye West and Alexis Phifer

Kanye West and Alexis Phifer Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Kanye West and Alexis Phifer: Yes, West almost married someone else – years before making Kim Kardashian his baby mama! The rapper and model/designer Phifer started dating in 2002 and he proposed to her in 2006 over a romantic dinner in Capri. In 2007, Phifer told reporters they’d be married “before the year is up.” But West called off their engagement instead. "It's always sad when things like this end, and we remain friends,” Phifer said.

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Heather Locklear and Jack Wagner

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Heather Locklear and Jack Wagner: The former Melrose Place co-stars started dating in 2007 and were engaged in 2011. But Wagner told TMZ that their wedding plans became a full-time burden and left them no time to spend with their kids. Just three months after announcing their engagement, they called the whole thing off.

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Kelly Rowland and Roy Williams

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Kelly Rowland and Roy Williams: The invitations had already been sent out when the future X Factor judge and Destiny's Child singer and her football player fiancé were set to wed in 2005. Rowland later said of the split just two months before their wedding, “It was so hard and embarrassing.” Williams revealed the relationship ended because he believed they were “moving too fast.”

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Rosamund Pike and Joe Wright

Rosamund Pike and Joe Wright Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Rosamund Pike and Joe Wright: The Bond girl was a jilted bride when her movie director fiance cancelled their planned 2008 wedding at the last minute. The wedding was to have taken place in England, and Pike’s mother reportedly had to cancel florists and cake orders. Pike later told a reporter, "I still have no idea why Joe called off the wedding. He was never clear about it which is part of what makes it so confusing. Our Save the Date cards had been sent out.” Pike went on to have a son with another man, but still hasn’t married.

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Aretha Franklin and William Wilkerson

Aretha Franklin and William Wilkerson Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Aretha Franklin and William Wilkerson: The Queen of Soul called off her planned summer 2012 Miami Beach wedding to William Wilkerson, saying that things had been “moving too fast” for them. Franklin, who has been married twice before, was going to say “I do’s” with her longtime boyfriend on a yacht. They still haven’t made it down the aisle.

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Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson

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Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson: The Kill Bill star announced her engagement to the billionaire French financier in 2008. But wedding plans got stalled. "I'm not in a rush to do anything. One day we'll do it, when we're ready,” Thurman said. In 2009, they decided to split up but reunited in 2011. In July 2012, Thurman gave birth to their daughter, Luna—however, they still haven’t tied the knot.

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Christina Ricci and Owen Benjamin

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Christina Ricci and Owen Benjamin: The Adams Family actress was set to walk down the aisle with the comedian, but they ended the romance in 2009 instead. A source told People at the time, "They got into a fight and decided to reevaluate things. Then the engagement was off." But Ricci is now planning to wed another man, James Heerdegen, who works as a grip. “So far, we have the venue, we have a caterer and I have someone working on a dress,” she recently told Life & Style.

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Jamie Lynn Spears and Casey Aldridge

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Jamie Lynn Spears and Casey Aldridge: In 2007, Britney Spears’ little sister, just 16, shocked the world by announcing to OK! Magazine she was pregnant by baby daddy Aldridge. Although they got engaged shortly before their daughter Maddie’s birth, as the wedding got closer, Spears realized that she wasn't ready to be a wife, sources told OK! In 2010, the couple split. Early in 2013, Spears, now 22, announced her engagement to businessman Jamie Watson, 30.

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Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez

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Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez: Fedotowsky chose Martinez over a passel of suitors on The Bachelorette in 2010. They got engaged and lived together, and the reality TV blonde promised Access Hollywood about the wedding, “It’s coming. I’m ready for it to happen!” Instead, the lovers broke up in 2011.

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Jennifer Wilbanks and John Mason

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Jennifer Wilbanks and John Mason: The Runaway Bride: In 2005, Jennifer Wilbanks became known as “the runaway bride” when she disappeared from her Georgia hometown just days before she was supposed to get married to John Mason in a lavish wedding with 500 guests. After a nationwide manhunt, Wilbanks called her fiancé from New Mexico, claiming she’d been kidnapped and sexually assaulted, a story she later repeated to the cops. But ultimately, Jennifer had to admit she’d simply skipped town on a bus due to cold feet about getting married. Wilbanks and her fiancé split up and in a plea bargain, the wide-eyed beauty partly repaid the city of Duluth for the cost of its runaway bride hunt.

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Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ross McCall

Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ross McCall Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ross McCall: The Ghost Whisperer star met her actor boyfriend McCall on the show and they got engaged in 2007. Hewitt excitedly revealed to Access Hollywood that she had bought her wedding dress: “It’s very simple. I was like, ‘Just zip me in it and call it a day.’” But it wasn’t to be. The couple split in 2008. Hewitt went on to get pregnant by boyfriend and Client List co-star Brian Hallisay; she’s announced their engagement and a December 2013 baby due date.

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Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris

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Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris: Playboy Playmate Crystal and magazine mogul Hugh planned to wed in June 2011, but she called off the ceremony just five days before. Hefner tweeted,"Crystal has had a change of heart" and scheduled a screening of the movie Runaway Bride at the Playboy Mansion! But the couple later patched things up and married on New Year’s Eve, 2012, when Crystal was 26 and Hugh 86.

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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck

Jennifer Lopez Ben Affleck Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck: Affleck proposed to Jennifer with a $1.2 million, 6.1 carat pink diamond and they set their wedding date for Sept. 14, 2003. But after their movie Gigli bombed and a Canadian stripper claimed Affleck had cavorted with her, the wedding was off! "I don't think I've ever been heartbroken in that way before,” JLo later said. Ben went on to wed Jennifer Garner and Lopez married -- and then divorced—Marc Anthony.

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Julia Roberts and Kiefer Sutherland

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Julia Roberts and Kiefer Sutherland: In 1991, Roberts was set to marry her Flatliners co-star Sutherland in a lavish ceremony at the 20th Century Fox soundstage (where she was playing Tinkerbell in Steven Spielberg’s Hook). But Roberts broke up with him three days before the wedding and ran away with his best friend, actor Jason Patric. Sutherland called the split “painful.” The actress, who later starred in Runaway Bride (1999), married Danny Moder in 2002, while Sutherland married and later divorced Kelly Winn.

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Jesse Spencer and Jennifer Morrison

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Jesse Spencer and Jennifer Morrison: The House co-stars planned to tie the knot in 2007, just months after Spencer proposed to Morrison at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. But the young couple released a joint statement later that year, saying, “After much consideration, we have decided not to get married. We are still very close, and we look forward to continuing to work together on House." Strangely, their doctor characters did marry on the FOX show in 2009, but divorced the next season.

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Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez

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Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez: In 1986, brat packers Moore and Estevez sent out invitations to their planned December 13 wedding at a ritzy Bel Air estate. But shortly before the ceremony, the St. Elmo’s Fire co-stars announced their decision to remain “just friends.” The next year, Moore married Bruce Willis. Estevezo directed Moore and her next husband, Ashton Kutcher, on the 2006 film Bobby. "She and I have seen each other socially over the years. But to work with her, man, was old home week," he told People.

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Tara Reid and Carson Daly

Tara Reid Carson Daly Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Tara Reid and Carson Daly: The future The Voice host and American Pie beauty got engaged in 2000 after dating for 17 months. But they pushed back their 2001 wedding and eventually canceled it, announcing they’d split. Reid, who went on to train wreck worthy behavior and plastic surgery disasters, said, “I think, ‘…if I would have married Carson I’d probably have kids by now…I wouldn’t have had all that crazy partying. I’ve never loved anyone the way that I loved him.”

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Tara Reid and Michael Axtmann

Tara Reid Michael Axtmann Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Tara Reid and Michael Axtmann: Internet businessman Axtmann proposed to Reid over dinner in 2010, with other diners cheering as she said yes. They planned to wed in summer 2010, but it got scuttled in April of that year. In a terse statement, Reid’s rep said: "Tara Reid has confirmed that she will not be moving forward with her May 22 nuptials." Since then, the Sharknado star has announced marriages to two other men – but those unions never really happened!

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Pitt

Gwyneth Paltrow Brad Pitt Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Pitt: Before there was Brangelina, Pitt hooked up with another beautiful co-star, Paltrow, whom he met in 1995 on the set of their movie Seven. The two were reportedly set to wed in East Hampton, New York, in the summer of 1997. Pitt told Rolling Stone, "I can't wait to…walk down the aisle, wear the ring, kiss the bride." But they called it off in June with Paltrow later saying she was too young for the commitment. "I just made a big mess of it and…I was very upset for a long, long time about it," she said.

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Rachel Hunter and Jarret Stoll

Rachel Hunter Jarret Stoll Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Rachel Hunter and Jarret Stoll: The supermodel (and Rod Stewart’s ex) was reportedly devastated after being dumped by her fiancé, hockey player Stoll, just two months before their August 2009 wedding. Sources said Hunter was in the midst of wedding planning when she got the bad news. After the split, Hunter’s rep asked the media to respect her privacy during “this extremely upsetting time.” Could it have been the age difference? Hunter was 12 years older than her beau.

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Alec Baldwin and Janine Turner

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Alec Baldwin and Janine Turner: The future 30 Rock and Northern Exposure stars got engaged in 1983, when they were both in their 20s and struggling actors. After the wedding was planned, Baldwin suddenly bailed and Turner was crushed. "The breakup was very, very painful," she recalled. Later, as a broke actress, Turner reportedly hocked the engagement ring Baldwin had given her – right before getting her big break on Northern Exposure.

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Sienna Miller and Jude Law

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Sienna Miller and Jude Law: After dating for two years, Miller called off their engagement in July 2005 after Law confessed to having an affair with his children’s nanny. They rekindled their romance in Dec. 2009, and rumors swirled that they were making plans for a summer 2010 wedding in France’s scenic Loire Valley. But it wasn’t to be and by 2011, Miller and Law had split again. “It wasn’t acrimonious. It had run its course,” Miller insisted.

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Katie Holmes and Chris Klein

Katie Holmes Chris Klein Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Katie Holmes and Chris Klein: Before she married megastar Tom Cruise, Holmes dated fellow actor Kleins. The cute couple got engaged on Christmas 2003, but eventually ended their relationship in March 2005 after five years together, just a month after Klein was busted for drunk driving in San Diego. Chris later shrugged, "We grew up. We weren't lighting each other's fire anymore." And someone else was clearly lighting Katie’s fire! Only weeks after breaking up with Klein, Holmes made her first public appearance with Cruise. But Tomkat divorced in 2012.

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Petra Nemcova and Jamie Belman

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Petra Nemcova and Jamie Belman: Swimsuit model Nemcova, whose previous fiancé Simon Atlee died tragically in the 2004 tsunami, became engaged to British actor Jamie Belman in January 2011. She told the Telegraph that she would wear a Marchesa wedding dress at their huge June 2012 ceremony. But the relationship ended mysteriously. "Petra Nemcova and Jamie Belman confirm their separation," her rep said in April 2011. "They remain close friends."

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Lance Armstrong and Sheryl Crow

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Lance Armstrong and Sheryl Crow: The singer and cyclist ended their five-month engagement in 2006, shortly after Crow modeled wedding gowns in an Allure magazine photo shoot. Rumored wedding locations had included Austin, TX, and Santa Barbara’s Bacara resort. "She wanted marriage, she wanted children…I didn't want that at that time because I had just gotten out of a marriage, I'd just had kids," the cyclist admitted in his 2009 autobiography, Lance.

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Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston

Bristol Palin Levi Johnston Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston: The Dancing with the Stars competitor and political daughter and her baby daddy, Levi Johnston, said they planned to wed but after Sarah Palin lost the 2008 election, the two went their separate ways. The engagement was called off in March 2009 but after a custody battle over son son Tripp and public feuding, Palin and Johnston announced their engagement was back on in 2010. It only lasted three weeks, and Johnston went on to marry another baby mama, Sunny Oglesby.

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Jesse James and Kat Von D

Jesse James Kat Von D Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Jesse James and Kat Von D: Sandra Bullock’s cheating ex-husband Jesse James and the tattoo artist from TLC’s LA Ink got together in 2010, and he put an engagement ring on her finger in Jan. 2011. Kat was shown perusing her wedding planning book and designing a dream gown on her TV show that summer, but the couple split, reconciled, and then were finished again by Sept. 2011. Kat also ended her engagement to music producer Deadmau5 this June, while Jesse married his fourth wife, Alexis DeJoria, early in 2013.

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Marilyn Manson and Evan Rachel Wood

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Marilyn Manson and Evan Rachel Wood: The shock rocker and young actress got together in 2006 but split in 2008. They rekindled their romance a year later and Manson proposed while on stage at a Paris concert in Jan. 2010. Eight months later, however, Wood called off the wedding plans. The unconventional beauty, who claims she’s still bisexual, married an old flame, British actor Jamie Bell, instead.

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Richard Jefferson and Kesha Ni’cole Nichols

Richard Jefferson and Kesha Ni'cole Nichols Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Richard Jefferson and Kesha Ni'cole Nichols: In 2009, San Antonio Spurs forward Richard Jefferson dumped his bride-to-be, Nets dancer Kesha Ni'cole Nichols, at the altar. Just hours before the $2 million wedding was about to take place, the basketball player dropped Nichols via email--and reportedly appeased the guests by giving them his Black Amex card for the evening. The runaway groom admitted to giving Nichols a “six-figure” settlement “to help her move on.” She later starred on TV’s Basketball Wives.

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Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujacic

Maria Sharapova Sasha Vujacic Hollywood Weddings Called Off
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Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujacic: Sharapova and the former L.A. Lakers basketball player got engaged in October of 2010 and were scheduled to wed in 2012 in Istanbul. However, the tennis beauty confirmed the ceremony had been canceled in spring 2012 and stated it was a “challenging decision from both of our ends.” She’s since gone on to date fellow tennis player Grigor Dimitrov—and recently denied they have any wedding plans.

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