11 Celeb Break Ups That Smashed Our Hearts In 2016


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1. Brangelina: Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt in September after two years of marriage and 12 years together. The internet exploded with Jennifer Aniston memes, and even Adele commented at her own concert: "It's the end of an era."


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2. Rihanna & Drake: they've never been official, but Drake did confess during the VMAs that he'd been “in love” with Rih since he was 22. The pair got matching shark tattoos shortly after, but it's possible that their whirlwind romance never existed.


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3. Tayvin: they broke up in June after a 15-month relationship and Harris went on to rant on Twitter in a series of now (mostly) deleted tweets about the way things went down. Yikes.


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4. Brooklyn & Chloe: They dated for several months this year and even took a trip to Disneyland together. Unfortunately, even the Happiest Place on Earth couldn't save their relationship: They reportedly broke up after a summer of love.


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5. Lady Gaga & Taylor Kinney: The couple called off their engagement in July, but Gaga reassured fans it was just a break: “Please root us on.” Rooting for you in 2017, guys.


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6. Hiddleswift: After her split from Calvin Harris, Swift emerged with some seriously cuddly beach pics with apparent new beau Hiddleston. But after a hot minute their relationship ended after just barely beginning.


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7. Wilmer & Demi: Dilmer officially ended in June after being a sturdy couple for almost six years. Lovato posted a message on Instagram announcing that they “realized more than anything that [they] are better as best friends.” Good to know.


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8. Bella Hadid & The Weeknd: The duo reportedly broke up in November after being an item for a year and a half due to the oldest excuse in the book — “scheduling conflicts” — but they're still friends.


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9. Bella Thorne & Gregg Sulkin: Thorne and Sulkin called it quits in August. the duo cited busy schedules as part of the reason for the split. “We decided that for now this would be best,” they said in a joint statement.


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10. Khloe & Lamar: Khloe initially filed for divorce in December 2013 but stopped it after Odom overdosed in Nevada in late 2015. However, Khloe filed for divorce (again) in May, but the papers were only finalised a few days ago.


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11. Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber: After 11 years and two kids together, the Hollywood couple announced their split, and said they'll continue to raise their kids together. Very adult.