Celebrity break-ups, do they really surprise anyone anymore? The life of a celebrity is not always glitz and glamour and failed relationships seem to come with the territory. Break-ups are even more likely when two celebs come together rather than just one of the partners being famous, which is why many celebs have vowed to not get involved with those “in the business.” There are many celebs that have been able to show the world that they have so much and yet still have so little due to dealing with failed relationships over and over again. Here are 15 celebrity couples who have decided to call it quits so far this year.
15. Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo
American Idol winner, Jordin Sparks and her singer boyfriend, Jason Derulo called it quits in September 2014 after dating for three years. In an interview with Ryan Seacrest, Derulo stated that there was a lot of marriage pressure and arguing. According to US Weekly, Derulo didn’t even break-up with Sparks in person, he had to do it over the phone due to not being in town. Sparks hasn’t let the break-up get her down, as she has been spotted several times in New York City with a big smile on her face.
14. Kelly Osbourne and Matthew Mosshart
Kelly Osbourne started 2014 off with a break-up from her vegan chef fiancé, Matthew Mosshart. The two were together for two years since meeting at Kate Moss‘ wedding in 2011, and in July 2013 the couple announced they were engaged. According to US Weekly, the two have stated that the split was amicable and that they have nothing but respect for one another.
13. Joe Jonas and Blanda Eggenschwiler
In August 2014 singer, Joe Jonas announced that he was back on the market. Jonas ended his almost two year relationship with graphic designer and former model girlfriend, Blanda Eggenschwiler. According to E! Online, the split was mutual as they both agreed that they wanted to do new things. Jonas has been looking at new opportunities such as buying a house and starting a cooking show.
12. Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose
Model, Amber Rose filed for divorce from her rapper husband, Wiz Khalifa, in September 2014. The couple had just been married a year as of July of 2013 and they welcomed their son, Sebastian in February 2013. According to US Weekly, it is suspected that Khalifa may have not been faithful, according to Rose’s Tweets. Other sources believe that the couple were rocky from the start and moved way too quickly.
11. Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith
Actress, Melanie Griffith filed for divorce from her actor husband, Antonio Banderas after 18 years of marriage. According to People Magazine, the couple released a statement stating that they have both decided to end their marriage in a loving and friendly manner. The couple has an 18-year-old daughter together and according to TMZ, Griffith will be asking for full custody of their three dogs.
10. Adriana Lima and Marko Jaric
Supermodel, Adriana Lima announced in May 2014 that she will be splitting up from her former NBA player husband, Marko Jaric. The couple had been married for five years and have two daughters together, Valentina, 4, and Sienna, 2.
9. Robin Thicke and Paula Patton
Singer, Robin Thicke and his actress wife, Paula Patton announced in February 2014 that they were splitting up. However, it wasn’t until October 2013 that Patton actually filed for divorce, stating “irreconcilable differences.” After their initial split Thicke had made several public apologies to his wife and he has admitted that he was dealing with drug and alcohol abuse. The couple have a 4-year-old son together.
8. Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie
Singer, Hilary Duff announced in January 2014 that her and her former pro hockey player husband, Mike Comrie would be separating. Their separation has been confusing a lot of people as they are seen out together constantly. The couple has a 2-year-old son together and Duff told People magazine that her and Comrie are really good friends and they are trying to figure out what makes the both of them happy right now.
7. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
Actress, Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer, Chris Martin announced their “conscious uncoupling” in March 2014. The couple had been together for 12 years and have two children, Apple and Moses. Shortly after the announcement, Martin was seen kissing actress, Jennifer Lawrence, although as of November 2014, the two have now split. Recently, there have been rumors of Paltrow and Martin reuniting although there has not been any confirmation on it just yet.
6. John Mayer and Katy Perry
Pop singer, Katy Perry split from singer-songwriter boyfriend, John Mayer in March 2014. With Mayer’s dating track record, there wasn’t much surprise when the couple announced their break-up. Perry stated in an interview for Cosmopolitan Magazine, that she has a lot of respect for John and that there is no bad blood. Although, she said she was sure there will be a few inspired songs.
5. Naya Rivera and Big Sean
Glee actress, Naya Rivera and rapper, Big Sean ended their engagement in April 2014. The couple had met one year prior and got engaged six months later as Sean popped the question with a 3.5 carat diamond ring. According to TMZ, Sean broke it off with Rivera after he realized how controlling she was and how she would get herself into fits of rage and jealousy.
4. Neil Young and Pegi Young
Singer-songwriter, Neil Young called it quits with his wife, Pegi Young after 36 years of marriage. The two had been musical collaborators and they co-founded the Bridge School, which educates children with severe mental impairments, after they had their son Ben, who suffers from cerebral palsy. Since the announcement of the break-up Neil has been spotted kissing actress, Daryl Hannah.
3. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
It was announced in August 2014 that pop diva, Mariah Carey and her TV personality husband, Nick Cannon were living in separate houses. Cannon announced that there has been trouble in paradise and he has gone as far as to have his Mariah tattoo covered up by a new crucifix tattoo. According to E! Online, Carey has decided to move ahead in the divorce process while Cannon wants to try and give their relationship another shot.
2. Jewel and Ty Murray
Singer, Jewel announced on her blog in July 2014 that she would be divorcing her husband, Ty Murray after being together for 16 years. The couple has a 3 year old son together and they have stated that they will continue to be dedicated partners when it comes to raising their son. Since the split, the singer has been spotted with actor, Tim Robbins although many sources state the two are just friends.
1. Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart
Jennifer Lopez called it quits with her dancer boyfriend, Casper Smart in June 2014. The two had been together for almost 3 years. According to TMZ, the break-up was civil and the two have been able to remain friendly. In a recent interview, Lopez blamed her self-esteem issues for all of her failed relationships.