The life of a celebrity is not all fun and games. It can be a hectic lifestyle and trying to make a relationship work in that type of environment can be very difficult. Thus, is it really surprising that many celebrity relationships do not last long? However, there are many celebrities who like to give second chances. Pamela Anderson called it “recycling” when Ellen DeGeneres asked her why she kept dating the same men over and over again. Many celebrity couples have been able to make it work the second time around, while others have not been so lucky. Here is a list of celebrity couples who have chosen to rekindle their relationships with former exes.
Pink and Carey Hart
Singer, Pink and her husband, freestyle motocross racer, Carey Hart have been together for 13 years. However, their relationship has been quite complicated to say the least. In an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Pink told Ellen that their love is highly complicated and to add to it she named their daughter Willow, the name of Hart’s first love. The Truth About Love singer also told Glamour magazine that being in a long-term relationship is much harder than bouncing from one relationship to the next. The pair began dating in 2001, separated in 2003, became engaged in 2005 and married in 2006. Then in 2008 the couple separated again for a bit, but managed to work it out, bringing them back together in 2010. Pink gave birth to the couple’s daughter, Willow in 2011.
Larry King and Shawn Southwick
Television host, Larry King knows what it’s like to go through a divorce after being married seven different times. However, his longest marriage has been with his current wife, Shawn Southwick. The couple have been together for 13 years and have two children together, although back in April of 2010, Southwick filed for divorce from King. She had accused King of cheating on her with her younger sister, Shannon Engemann. In May of that year Southwick was hospitalized for attempting suicide and King had remained by her side the entire time. It was then that the couple decided to reconcile. King had released a statement saying that “I love her dearly. Our marriage is still together and I am staying very close to our children, who we love immensely.”
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green
Transformers actress, Megan Fox and 90210 actor, Brian Austin Green have been married for four years and currently have two children together. However, their relationship has not always been smooth sailing. The pair started dating in 2004 when they met on the set of television show Hope & Faith and they became engaged in 2007. The couple called it quits in 2009, Fox had stated in an interview with The Daily Telegraph that she had been with someone since she was 18 and wanted to learn how to take care of herself. Green apparently didn’t want Fox to get away because it was only after a few months of them being split up that the two had reconciled and Green had proposed again to the actress. In 2010, the couple married in a small intimate ceremony in Hawaii. Fox told Cosmopolitan magazine that she believes that Green is truly her soul mate and that they were destined to live this part of their lives together.
Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon
Baywatch star, Pamela Anderson has been notorious for going to back with exes, think Tommy Lee and her ex-husband Rick Salomon. Salomon is famous for dating many Hollywood beauties and he starred in Paris Hilton’s sex tape. Anderson and Salomon were first married back in October 2007 although they quickly called it quits, with Anderson filing for divorce that December. The marriage was later annulled with the papers stating fraud. The two found romance again as they re-married in January of 2014. Although it appears as if all good things must come to an end again, as on July 3 of this year Anderson has filed for divorce from Salomon for the second time.
Laura Dern and Ben Harper
Jurassic Park actress, Laura Dern had been married for five years to Grammy award winner, Ben Harper before they filed for divorce in 2010. The couple had dated for five years before they got married in 2005 and they have two children together. However, four months after the divorce filing the pair decided to try and work things out and they were seen at the 2011 Golden Globes together apparently very happy. Unfortunately, the two weren’t able to get things fully back on track as in 2012 the couple filed for divorce again. The split was amicable as they wanted to maintain as much peace as possible for their two children.
Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen
The O.C. actress, Rachel Bilson began dating her Star Wars actor boyfriend, Hayden Christensen when they met on the set of their 2008 movie, Jumper. They became engaged in 2009 although after a year they decided to call of their engagement, releasing a statement saying that they were taking a break. In 2013, the couple appeared to be back together and Bilson told Women’s Health UK that communication is one of her biggest problems when it comes to being in a relationship. Although maybe the actress has worked on it because as of 2014 the couple announced that they are expecting their first child together.
Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler
The Hills star, Kristin Cavallari began dating her now husband, Chicago Bears quarterback, Jay Cutler back in August 2010. The pair really hit off, as Cutler proposed to Cavallari eight months later in April 2011. However, the engagement didn’t last long with both of them calling it off three months later. The pair quickly began working on repairing the relationship and in January of 2012, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together. Since then, the couple got married in June of 2013 and they have had a second child together.
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick
Reality TV stars, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are one couple who have not tried to hide their tumultuous relationship. The couple began dating in 2006 just before Kardashian began to star in her family’s reality TV show on E! Through the years, the couple’s problem has been aired on television, which have included Kardashian confronting Disick over cheating rumors and in 2009 it was announced that they were expecting their first child together. Shortly after their first child was born the couple broke up just to get back together again. Since then the couple have had another child and they are expecting another. They have made it clear that there is no marriage in their future, the bigger question is how long will they last this time around?
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
“Sexy Back singer”, Justin Timberlake and actress, Jessica Biel know what it’s like to walk down the bumpy relationship road. The two began dating in January of 2007 when they were first spotted chatting together at a Golden Globes after-party. Their relationship heated up over the course of three years as Biel told Vogue magazine that Timberlake was the most precious thing that she has in her life. However in March 2011 rumors surfaced that Timberlake had cheated on Biel with actress, Olivia Munn and the pair called it quits a month later. The pair weren’t apart for too long as it was in September 2011 that they were spotted together at an intimate dinner for a charity event. The couple was able to get it right the second time as in January 2012 they announced that they were engaged and in October of that year they were married in an intimate Italian wedding.
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton
Actress, Elizabeth Taylor and actor, Richard Burton’s relationship is probably one of the most famous chaotic relationships when it comes to Hollywood history. The pair met on the set of the film Cleopatra in 1963 and it was then that their affair began even though they were both married to other people at the time. Taylor spoke of Burton stating that they had incredible chemistry together and that they couldn’t ever get enough of each other. They were married in March of 1964 and for ten years they lived a lavish lifestyle that was also filled with alcoholism and cheating rumors which is why their marriage ended 10 years later. In October of 1975, the pair remarried after getting back in touch with one another, although they soon fell into their old ways. Burton famously stated “You can’t keep clapping a couple of sticks of dynamite together without expecting them to blow up.” In July of 1976 the couple did just that, blew up and divorced again for the second time. Despite their ups and downs the couple remained infatuated with one another for the rest of their lives.