28 Celebrity Couples Who Called It Quits In 2017 And Broke Our Hearts

Diply 11 Dec 2017

When celebrities share their personal lives with us, we become invested in everything, including their relationships, and that's why it hurts to see our favorite Hollywood couples call it quits.

It doesn't matter if they've been dating five months or five years — these are the most devastating and surprising splits of 2017.

1. First on our list is Selena Gomez and The Weeknd.

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Selena posted semi-frequently about her relationship with Abel, and for about ten months, things seemed to be good.

Recently, Selena was spotted out with her ex, Justin Bieber. Their potentially blossoming relationship has yet to be confirmed, but time will tell!

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2. Fergie and Josh Duhamel had kept their split private before announcing it in September.

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After eight years together and raising their now four-year-old son, they released a statement that read, "We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family.”

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3. The stars of TLC's Long Island Medium, Theresa and Larry Caputo, have just recently announced that they're legally separating after 28 years of marriage.

Instagram | @theresacaputo

This is just my opinion, but it seems to me that starring in a reality television show doesn't do much to help marriages these days.

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4. Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres announced this year that they were splitting up, even though the actual dissolution of their marriage had begun in the fall of 2016.

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The couple were married for 14 years, and they have one daughter together.

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5. Kylie Jenner and Tyga split up in April of this year, after they had confirmed they were dating in March of 2015.

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Kylie opened up about the split on her show, Life of Kylie, and said, "There was no crazy fight, we just decided…Well, I decided that I’m really young."

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6. One very public breakup was that of Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna.

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The two had been on and off for a while, but in 2016, Rob proposed. Then, a month later, they announced that they were expecting their first child together, Dream Kardashian.

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7. One of the most surprising splits this year was definitely between Chris Pratt and Anna Faris.

Being a Mom | Being a Mom

In a joint statement, they explained, "We tried hard for a long time, and we're really disappointed. Our son has two parents who love him very much, and for his sake, we want to keep this situation as private as possible moving forward."

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8. Another surprising split was between Ewan McGregor and Eve Mavrakis, who were married for 22 years.

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The two have a 21-year-old daughter, Clara, who isn't interested in following in her father's acting footsteps but is studying photography.

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9. Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga were together for almost a decade before announcing their separation.

Instagram | @iamjhud

A statement revealed that Jennifer had requested and was granted a protective order against David.

"Jennifer's actions are solely taken in the best interest of their son," the statement read.

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10. Chris Evans and Jenny Slate seemed to be a great couple, but in early 2017, they called it quits after dating for less than a year.

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Jenny opened up about the split and explained that they simply came from two different lifestyles because Chris was "Captain America," and she was "mostly a cartoon".

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11. Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson's split caught a lot of people off guard.

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After ten very private years and with one daughter together, the two called it quits.

Sources say that Rachel is living full-time in Los Angeles, while Hayden is now living in Toronto.

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12. Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria announced her split from her partner, Chelsea Fairless.

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Lea made it clear that the split was not at all tragic but was, in fact, amicable and that they'll still remain in each other's lives.

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13. Rappers Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill split after almost two years.

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The couple's relationship famously caused tensions between Nicki and her longtime friend, Drake, when Meek and Drake started beefing.

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14. After nearly a year and a half of dating, Amy Schumer and Ben Hanisch called it quits. 

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In one interview, Amy said Ben had been the first man she'd ever considered a boyfriend.

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15. Sarah Hyland and Dominic Sherwood broke up after dating for two years.

Instagram | @sarahhyland

Both actors, Sarah became famous for her role in the sitcom Modern Family, while Dominic starred in the feature thriller Billionaire Ransom.

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16. Rosario Dawson and Eric Andre ended their relationship after just over a year.

Instagram | @rosariodawson

While they were dating, Rosario shared a heartwarming story about how Andre took care of her after she had undergone emergency surgery for a ruptured cyst.

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17. Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom split after a year together.

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According to sources, the couple first connected at a Golden Globes party in early 2016.

Later in their relationship, Orlando had posted photos with Katy's dog on Instagram.

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18. After getting engaged in 2015, Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs separated this year.

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The couple had been dating since 2014 before Robert popped the question.

And while they're officially apart, sources say FKA Twigs still has the engagement ring.

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19. Tyra Banks and her boyfriend of five years, Erik Asla, parted ways this year as well.

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Tyra, a fierce supermodel, and Erik, a professional photographer, have a 22-month-old son together.

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20. Janet Jackson and her husband, Wissam Al Mana, filed for divorce in April of this year.

Instagram | @janetjackson

Janet had married the Qatari businessman in 2012.

The two separated three months after having their first child together.

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21. Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams and his ex-partner, Aryn Drake-Lee, filed for divorce in April of this year.

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They have two children together, which they were both granted joint legal custody of after their announcement to split.

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22. After being married for 17 years, Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor made the decision to separate.

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"Our priority will continue to be raising our children as devoted parents and the closest of friends," they said in a statement.

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23. Paramore's Hayley Williams and her partner, Chad Gilbert, split up after being married for just over a year.

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Fans were disappointed, but it was encouraging to hear that the two planned to remain close friends "who are good in each other's eyes," as the pair wrote in a statement.

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24. In March of this year, Scarlett Johansson filed for divorce from Romain Dauriac. 

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They made it clear that they were going to remain friends and were committed to raising their daughter "in a loving and compassionate environment."

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25. After about one year of rather secretive dating, Jennifer Lawrence and director Darren Aronofsky called it quits in October of this year. 

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The pair worked together on the 2017 film Mother!

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26. After 10 months of marriage, former Hills star Audrina Patridge filed for divorce from her husband, pro BMX rider Corey Bohan in September. 

Instagram | @audrinapatridge

The couple have one daughter together named Kirra.

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27. Bachelor couple Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi parted ways in August after getting engaged on the Season 21 finale.

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"We gave this relationship our all and we are saddened that we did not get the fairy-tale ending we hoped for,” the couple said in a joint statement.

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28. After about one year of dating, Amber Heard and Elon Musk called it quits in August. 

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2017 isn't over yet, but we're crossing our fingers that our favorite celeb couples stick together. SHARE if you're with me on this!

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