Calling it quits. Scroll through to see which celebs broke up with their significant others this year.
Calling it quits. Scroll through to see which celebs broke up with their significant others this year.
Jonathan Van Ness and Wilco Froneman
The Queer Eye star announced the breakup on December 30, three months after the pair went public with their romance. After implying that the rugby player had been unfaithful, Van Ness wrote to his Instagram followers, “Please don’t go in on Wilco, he doesn’t need the anger & I don’t want to see him suffer so just know I’m all good & sometimes people break up — Love you all so much.”
Though Rossdale nor Thomalla has commented on the dissolution of their relationship, the German model was spotted kissing German soccer star Loris Karius on a beach in Miami in December, seemingly indicating that she and the Bush frontman have called it quits.
The singer filed for divorce from his wife of three years on December 28. Us broke the news of the pair’s split in March. “After much thought and consideration we have mutually decided to separate as a couple,” the duo told Us in a statement at the time. “We remain deeply connected, loving friends who will continue supporting each other through the next phases of our lives. The enormous amount of love and respect that we have for each other will only increase as we move forward.”
The Dallas couple, who wed on the season 7 premiere of Married at First Sight, filed for divorce from each other in December 2018. Martorana announced the news to fans on Instagram. “There have been some questions about the status of our marriage, so I wanted to confirm @daveflaherty80 and I have filed for divorce,” she wrote. “We obviously had a lot of tough moments but we shared a lot of laughs and fun times together too. In the end we just weren’t a good match, but I learned a lot through the experience and can now say I’m thankful for it. I wish Dave well, and I know he wishes the same for me in return.”
After seven months together, The Challenge star Cara Maria Sorbello ended her relationship with Paul Calafiore, a source confirmed to Us Weekly in December 2018. The reality star duo met on The Challenge: Final Reckoning and entered into a relationship toward the end, despite his relationship with The Bachelor alum Danielle Maltby. The insider confirmed that Cara found out Paulie had still been speaking to Danielle and called it off. “Danielle and Cara are talking about everything and will speak when they are ready. For now, they are both trying to process what they have lived through for the past seven months,” the source said.
Us Weekly exclusively confirmed that the First Time costars quietly called it quits after six years of dating. Though neither of the actors publicly spoke about the breakup, fans speculated that the former Girlboss actress moved on with actor Graham Rogers. Robertson and the Quantico alum have been hanging out since late October.
Us confirmed on December 21 that Stewart and Maxwell split after more than a year together. “They stopped seeing eye to eye and were living very different lives,” a source told Us, adding that long distance “didn’t help” their relationship. (The Twilight alum spent part of 2018 filming the Charlie's Angels reboot in Germany.)
Us broke the news on December 18 that the Bachelor season 18 alum, who received Juan Pablo Galavis’ final rose, split with her husband after two years of marriage. A source told Us that the twosome, who wed in October 2016, had been “on the rocks” since their nuptials.
A source confirmed to Us Weekly in December 2018 that the One Direction singer and Pitch Perfect 3 actress split. A second insider explained at the time, They split months ago. Niall wrapped up his tour and had more free time, but Hailee’s work schedule really ramped up, so they didn’t have time for a relationship. They still have a lot of love for each other." The former couple were first linked in January 2018 after they attended London's West End production of Hamilton together, and were later seen packing on PDA in Los Angeles in August.
The Dancing With the Stars pro and his former partner from season 27 called it quits in December 2018, just one month after revealing their feelings for one another in a November 2018 episode of the hit ABC show. "She’s in Japan working and he’s going on tour in a couple of weeks but they are still talking and still consider each other friends," a source told Us Weekly of their split. "They aren’t in the same country for a while which makes a relationship hard but they are open to whatever the future might hold." The model hinted at their breakup in early December while replying to a fan who asked if the two were “done.” "Feelings aren't black and white and neither is life," she wrote in an Instagram comment. "We're focused on our careers and growing as individuals. He's an amazing person and I'm grateful that he came into my life. He's on his own journey and I respect that."
The musician announced that "things didn’t work out" between her and Johnson, a pastor, on social media in December 2018. She wrote on her Instagram Story at the time, “I still remain fearless. I guess I still remain single! Things didn’t work out. The healing that needs to take place is a must! I don’t wanna destroy another relationship. Blessings to him, his family and ministry. #FEARLESS.”
Another one bites the dust. Cardi B announced in an Instagram video that she and Offset split. "So everybody been bugging me and everything and you know I’ve been trying to work things out with my baby father for a hot minute now," she said in a clip on December 5. "And we are really good friends and we are really good business partners — you know, he’s always somebody that I run to, to talk to, and we got a lot of love for each other but things just haven’t been working out between us for a long time. And it’s nobody fault. I guess we grew out of love but we are not together anymore. I don’t know, it might take time to get a divorce and I’m going to always have a lot of love for him because he is my daughter’s father."
Rage Against the Machine bassist Tim Commerford and wife Aleece Dimas split after 17 years of marriage. Dimas filed for divorce in a Los Angeles County court on Wednesday, November 28, for unknown reasons. The musician, 50, and his soon-to-be ex-wife got married in 2001 and have two children, Xavier and Quentin, together. Dimas is requesting physical custody of both boys, as well as spousal support from Commerford, according to legal docs.
The Celebrity Big Brother alum announced his split from his stylist boyfriend on November 25. “After nearly ten years together, Salvador and I have decided that the time has come to part ways,” Mathews wrote on Instagram. “This split is amicable and filled with kindness, compassion and a genuine love for one another.”
The Game of Thrones star confirmed that the pair called it quits during a November interview with NewStatesman. “They’ve parted ways since promoting the film this summer,” the magazine stated, noting that the duo, who were engaged, met on the set of The Tudors in 2007.
The couple, who were married for more than 20 years, split in November, Us Weekly confirmed. The pair, who met in 1987 while the actress and singer was working at Mr. Chow restaurant in London and wed in 1997, share two children, Elliot and Helen. They initially broke up in 1999 but reconciled and renewed their vows at De Niro's New York farm in 2010.
Us Weekly confirmed in November that the pair had ended their three-year engagement. “Nastia and Matt have mutually and amicably ended their relationship,” a rep for the Olympic gymnast told Us at the time, noting that the former pair “split over the summer.”
The comedian announced her split from Bick on November 8 after seven years together. “God help me, but I’m gonna be one of those people who announces a break up,” she tweeted. “After 7 years, Randy and I have decided to part ways. It’s not acrimonious and I will always adore him. There, now those jerks at TMZ wont get the story first. Go back to your bootlicking, @HarveyLevinTMZ.”
The Riverdale star filed for divorce after 10 years of marriage on November 7. The pair share a daughter named Rain. “It’s always been me and my daughter,” she exclusively told Us Weekly in May 2017, noting that Lexton, a director and cinematographer, is often out of town on location.
The Real Housewives of Miami alum filed for divorce from the NBA star after 21 years of marriage on November 2. In the documents obtained by Us, Larsa requested spousal support as well as joint and legal custody of the former couple's four children, Scotty Jr., Preston, Justin and Sophia. Scottie previously filed for divorce from his estranged wife in October 2016, but the case was dismissed in November 2017.
The "Better Now" singer and his girlfriend of three years called it quits in September or October after three years of dating, a source confirmed to Us Weekly in November. One source told Us the breakup was mutual, while another insider said it was Diaz who pulled the plug. The rapper previously opened up about struggling to simultaneously maintain his love life and career. “It’s tough having a balance, between dedicating my life to music and dedicating time for Ashlen,” he said on The Breakfast Club in 2016.
The Olympian announced that she and her husband had secretly ended their marriage after 27 years together in February during an episode of Dancing with the Stars. “I went through a divorce. People don’t know that,” she told her dance partner, Sasha Farber, during the October 29, 2018, episode. “It’s the first time I’ve actually said it publicly.” She also noted, "We still love one another, but we weren’t great together anymore,” adding that it was something that had to happen for “a long time.”
Us Weekly exclusively confirmed in October that the Teen Mom 2 star and her boyfriend split after about six months. “It just wasn’t working,” a source noted. “They’re just not a good fit.” Earlier in the month, Messer told Us that Jordan was “definitely more mature” than her exes, and called him an “all-around good person.”
The “Me & U” singer’s rep confirmed to LoveBScott.com in October 2018 that the on-off couple of 11 years are “no longer together and haven’t been for months.” The rapper was reportedly spotted with model Jocelyn Chew in Miami and Los Angeles in the weeks before the news broke. A source told Us that Diddy is still “very much in love with Cassie, and this fling with Jocelyn will likely fizzle out.”
The “Breathin’” singer and the Saturday Night Live star called off their engagement in mid-October after just four months with a source telling Us Weekly that "they realized it happened to quick and too early." The couple got engaged in June after weeks of dating.
The Oscar winner and the Playboy model called it quits on their nearly two-month fling in early October after taking a trip to Big Sky, Montana. They had started seeing each other after his split from Lindsay Shookus, whom he dated from July 2017 until August 2018.
Us Weekly confirmed in September that the reality star and her husband split after five years of marriage. Madison, an ex of the late Hugh Hefner, had welcomed two children with the concert promoter. According to RadarOnline.com, Rotella filed for divorce in August.
Us Weekly confirmed in September that the pair called it quits for the second time after five months of dating. Us Weekly broke the news in May that they were giving love another shot together amid her divorce from Corey Bohan.
The indie-pop duo announced on Instagram on September 10 that they separated after six years of marriage. “We are deeply proud of the life we’ve cultivated together and are truly grateful for the bond of friendship we hold and cherish today. It is stronger than ever,” they said in a joint statement, adding that they are still “best friends, family and loving parents” to their 3-year-old daughter, Eva.
The “Live or Die” collaborators announced on September 3 that they broke up after one month together. “the truth is I haven’t seen him in almost a week. every time we tried to hang out something always got in the way,” Cyrus wrote on her Instagram Story before accusing the rapper of being unfaithful. “cheaters like to accuse their partners of cheating to make themselves feel less guilt.” Lil Xan later shared a photo of Cyrus with her arms wrapped around another man.
Lambert confirmed her split from the Turnpike Troubadours frontman in an August interview with The Tennesean just four months after Us Weekly exclusively revealed that the pair had become an item following their stint on tour together. Lambert described herself as “happily single” to the publication and said she was “thankful” for all the “ups and downs” she’s faced regarding her love life: “I’ve had some really good songs come out of it.”
Us confirmed on August 20 that the Justice League actor and the Saturday Night Live producer called it quits after more than a year together. A source told Us that the couple’s relationship had been “tumultuous.” The news of the breakup came soon after Affleck stepped out multiple times with Playboy model Shauna Sexton, who is 26 years his junior.
It's over. The Challenge stars split in the summer nearly one year after meeting during The Challenge: Vendettas in September 2017. "We’ve recently come to an agreement that it would be best to focus on our own personal lives. He still has so many loose ends with his ex wife, as in, getting back on his feet. He just bought a house. He needs to focus on him right now and I obviously need to focus on myself and get my s–t back together,” Britni said during the "Challenge Mania" podcast in August. Brad added to Us: "We still have a great connection, we’re just not together right now. I’d be open to reevaluating the situation down the road."
On Tuesday, July 31, Bella told Us Weekly she and Cena had broken up for good, after ending their engagement three and a half months prior. “After I called off the engagement, we tried to work on our relationship to get back to where it was in order to move forward with our wedding,” she said in a statement to Us. “After much time and soul-searching alone, and together, we have decided to officially part ways. I had a beautiful and loving six-year relationship with a wonderful man. I have the utmost respect for John, but I know this is what’s best for me.”
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The Stranger Things star and the “Chapstick” singer announced their separation on July 31 after seven months of dating. “The decision with jacob and i was completely mutual. We are both happy and remaining friends,” she wrote in a statement posted on her Instagram Story. The young stars unfollowed each other on the app earlier in the day.
The pair split in July 2018 after five months of dating. They met in February at Jennifer Lopez’s pre-Super Bowl party and hit it off. A source told Us at the time that the duo “drank and partied together until very late. After, Josh reached out to a mutual friend and asked for Eiza’s number.”
The director and actress — who’ve collaborated on films Knock Knock and The Green Inferno — posted a statement to Instagram on Monday, July 16, announcing an end to their marriage of nearly four years. “We’ve had an incredible journey together, we love each other very much, and will remain the best of friends,” they wrote in the joint message. “We wish to continue working together creatively and are ultimately separating so we don’t f—ing kill each other.”
The new Real Housewives of Orange County star and her husband split while filming the upcoming season of the Bravo reality TV show. Gina filed for divorce from her husband of seven years on April 2 and asked for sole physical and joint legal custody of their three children, Nicholas, 5, Sienna, 4, and Luca, 2. "After careful consideration and deep thought, we have decided to end our legal marriage. With that said, we will never end our friendship and will forever remain family,” Gina said in an exclusive statement to Us Weekly on July 8. "We are dedicated to raising our children together in a happy, healthy loving environment. We will be navigating this difficult process with respect and grace for one another. We kindly ask for others to treat us with this same respect and grace as we move through this family adjustment."
Multiple sources confirmed to Us Weekly on July 6 that the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum and the businessman had split. Hadid told Us in January that she was “really excited to be back in love” after her divorce from David Foster was finalized in 2017.
Halsey confirmed her split from G-Eazy on July 3 via her Instagram Story. “I normally keep this kind of thing private but provided our public nature I feel the need to inform my fans. G-Eazy and I are taking some time apart,” she wrote. “I’m eager to continue the upcoming passage of time dedicating myself to my art and my career, and the duration of my tour. I wish him the best. Thanks for respecting our privacy at this time.” The pair started hanging out again in August, but split once more in October. "They just can’t seem to get past their previous issues," a source told Us, adding that the rapper "was all over other girls publicly at his Halloween party this past weekend."
The couple announced on July 1 that they were splitting after more than two years together. “Cheryl and I are sad to announce that we are going our separate ways. It's been a tough decision for us to make. We still have so much love for each other as a family,” the former One Direction singer tweeted. “Bear is our world and we ask that you respect his privacy as we navigate our way through this together.” The pair welcomed son Bear in March 2017.
It was reported in June that the singer and 13 Reasons Why actor split after nine months of dating. Smith deleted all of his photos of Flynn from his Instagram account and cryptically shared a screenshot of Clean Bandit and Julia Michaels‘ song “I Miss You.”
The Bachelorette star Luke Pell has reportedly split from his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Holly Allen. Luke, who vied for JoJo Fletcher’s affections on season 12 of the ABC dating series, rekindled his romance with Holly in March following his stint on Bachelor Winter Games. According to E! News, the pair broke up in late May due to challenges they faced after moving in together in Nashville, Tennessee.
The reality TV personalities announced their split on June 26, nine months after they got engaged on the season 4 finale of Bachelor in Paradise. “It is with much sadness that we have decided to end our engagement. We put everything we could into our relationship and are heartbroken to go forward separately, but we know this is the best decision for the both of us," the pair said in a statement to E! News. “We will still be present in each other's lives with support, admiration and respect for each other."
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The Mean Girls star confirmed on June 26 that his engagement to Phillips was over and the couple split. “Sometimes shooting stars shine so brightly that they burn out and now we must go separate ways but I hope my path always crosses with his. Joseph Bradley Phillips and I have decided to part ways, break our engagement promise and continue on into the future as friends,” Franzese told Us Weekly in a statement. “We cared so much for each other that we ignored things that were important to our individual personal growth. We have taken some time to heal before letting everyone know and I’m grateful to all my friends and family who have shown us support during this time. I’m excited to see what Joseph will offer the world and I can’t wait to get back on tour and make people laugh.”
The designer announced on June 25 that he and his husband split after nearly two years of marriage. “Bit more than a month ago my husband and I separated,” he wrote via Instagram Story. “I was contacted by a writer for a website who somehow found out, so rather than let them break it, I’m telling you myself. It’s nobody’s business and I don’t want to discuss, but that’s what’s up.” Walsh’s rep added to Us: “They were together for 11 years, love each other very much and request privacy at this time.”
The former Real Housewives of Orange County star and her husband called it quits after 13 years of marriage. According to the court documents obtained by Us Weekly, Jim filed for divorce on June 21 and is seeking joint legal and physical custody of their three kids: son James and twin daughters Melania and Mackenna. He is also asking for spousal support from the former Bravo personality, who last appeared on RHOC in 2013.
The fitness guru announced her split from her fiancée of nearly nine years on June 15. “Hey tribe, you’ve been with me through it all so I’m sharing some news with you…Heidi and I have been split for a while now,” Michaels wrote in an Instagram post. “We’ve found we’re better friends and parents living apart than staying together. Life and people change but our love for one another and commitment to raising our two kids as an inseparable team remains. Thanks for always loving and supporting us, the feeling is mutual!” A source told Us Weekly exclusively: “It just wasn’t working. They tried to make it work for a long time, but they decided it was too late. They have been coparenting their kids and they are their main priority right now.” The pair share 8-year-old Lukensia, whom they adopted from Haiti, and 6-year-old Phoenix.
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Moving on! Us Weekly confirmed in May that the couple quit after briefly dating for four months. “It was never that serious,” a source told Us. One month earlier, an insider told Us that the Glee alum was “intrigued by” the Harry Potter star. “Chord historically hasn’t dated someone like Emma. This is a huge and positive change for him.”
The actress' husband filed for divorce on May 8 after 17 years of marriage. Jarrahy cited irreconcilable differences as the cause for their split and asked for spousal support and joint legal and physical custody of the couple’s three kids. He also requested that Davis be denied spousal support.
The Vampire Diaries alum confirmed to Us Weekly on May 4 that he and the model had called it quits. Asked about his upcoming wedding plans, he told Us, "You know what? Actually, we called it off … It's just the way it was. It happened." The pair, who made their relationship Instagram official in December 2016, announced their engagement via Instagram in January 2018, with Silva sharing a photo of them kissing along with the caption, "My best friend, love of my life…YES, yes yes a million times over."
The actor and celebrity florist split after six months of marriage, a source confirmed to Us Weekly on May 4. “Jeff and Colton have been having relationship issues since a couple months after the wedding,” the insider told Us, referring to their lavish October 2017 nuptials. The source added that Haynes recently “told people that he was single” during a night out in Los Angeles. The pair also unfollowed each other on Instagram.
The former supermodel announced in May that she and The Cars musician had been separated for the past year. They tied the knot in 1989 and are parents of sons Jonathan and Oliver. “Our family always has been — and still is — a well-built car. When the four of us are together, we can go wherever the road takes us. But as a bicycle, my husband and I no longer pedal in unison. So, we’re ditching the bicycle,” she wrote in an Instagram post. “The love we have for one another is so wide and deep it’s practically tangible, and that sort of love can never disappear. Expect to keep seeing happy family photos.”
The Jersey Shore alum split from his girlfriend weeks after they welcomed daughter Ariana Sky in April. The pair got into a public feud on Instagram Story and a physical altercation in an Instagram Live video at the time. “I want to apologize to my family, friends and fans. This is a private matter that should have never been made public. I remain focused on my daughter and she is my number one priority,” the MTV personality told Us Weekly in a statement.
The Imagine Dragons lead singer announced on April 26 that he and the Nico Vega frontwoman had called it quits. “After 7 beautiful years together, Aja and I’s marriage has come to an end,” he tweeted. “Our children continue to be the most important thing in our lives, & we will continue to coparent them with all our love. I ask that you please respect our privacy at this time as we work through this as a family.”
The WWE stars confirmed exclusively to Us Weekly that they were splitting after six years together. "While this decision was a difficult one, we continue to have a great deal of love and respect for one another," the pair told Us in a statement on April 15. "We ask that you respect our privacy during this time in our lives."
Us Weekly exclusively revealed on April 7 that the "Tin Man" singer and East broke up after two years together. Despite the split, a source close to Miranda told Us, "They have spent a lot of time apart, but potentially could end up back together. The love is still there." The former flames began dating in December 2015, following Lambert’s divorce from Blake Shelton.
Jennie Garth’s husband, Dave Abrams, filed for divorce after two years of marriage on April 6. Us Weekly exclusively revealed in November 2017 that they were taking time apart and working on their marriage. The Beverly Hills, 90210 alum was previously married to Daniel B. Clark from 1994 to 1996 and Peter Facinelli from 2001 to 2012. Garth shares daughters Luca, 20, Lola, 15, and Fiona, 11, with the Twilight actor.