Top 10 Most Controversial Celebrity Break Ups

Headlines keep popping up now and then from the world of celebrities. They are the ones who live the most uncertain lifestyle according to the demand of time. Filing for divorces is not a big issue for people from the glamour world. With the slightest of irritation or differences they land up separating from their partners irrespective of what their fans or society think. Quickly get through the list of Top 10 Most Controversial Celebrity Break Ups to get to know the names that have been included in the list.

Top Ten Most Controversial Celebrity Break Ups

Read further to know about the reasons behind the split ups among some of the well accepted celebrities in the recent times.

1. Jennifer Lopez and Mark Anthony

jennifer and Marc Anthony - No.1 Celebrity Break Ups

The split up between Jennifer Lopez and Mark Anthony has been the most controversial break ups in the celebrity world. This was the third marriage of Lopez that broke off and like the previous ones this time also it was her husband, Mark Anthony who initiated the divorce. The relation between the Latin pop singer and actress cum singer failed to work out after being married for eight years was irreconcilable differences.

2. Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston - No.2 Celebrity Break Ups

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s break up in 2005 send a wave of shock among their fans as well as to the world across. The couple were married in a lavish ceremony at a Malibu estate in July 2000 after they started dating in 1998. The legal reason they have stated on their divorce was irreconcilable differences. But based on reports, Jennifer initiated the separation since she’s not yet ready to have kids yet, which was opposite on Brad Pitt’s yearnings to have kids soon. The romantic affair between Pitt and Jolie also had some effect on their married life.

3. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

Kim and Kris - No.3 Celebrity Break Ups

The third in the list of top 10 most controversial celebrity break ups, Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries remained married just for two months. Her divorce has engulfed her family and network, literally. Regardless of of the criticisms that they have received that they should never have been married in the first place, Kim blamed herself so much for being in a tumultuous relationship with Kris.

4. Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis

Johnny Vanessa - No.4 Celebrity Break Ups

After being together for 14 years with two kids, Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis decided to call it quit. Flirting of Depp with multiple women including 26-year-old actress, Amber Heard made Vanessa decide to throw the Pirates of the Caribbean star out of her life. Though they were not legally married, Johnny decided that he would pay Vanessa Paradis a harmonious settlement for the sake of their children.

5. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

Tom Katie - No.5 Celebrity Break Ups

If sources are to be believed, Katie Holmes did not want her six year old daughter, Suri to practise Scientology like her husband, Tom Cruise. She was tired of being controlled not only by Tom but by the bizarre belief system of Scientology which led to the separation between the couple. They got married on 18th November, 2006 and were bless with a beautiful daughter in April next year.

6. Demi Moore & Ashton Kutcher

Demi Ashton - No.6 Celebrity Break Ups

Their break-up was really controversial because it was confirmed that the cause was the constant partying of Demi Moore. More over there was a large age gap in their love affair. It was reported that Ahston Kutcher is much mature than Demi Moore, which enhanced their differences. Kutcher and Moore married in September 2005 and finally separated in November 2011 after Kutcher reportedly cheated on the 49-year-old actress with 22-year-old Sara Leal.

7. Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton

Angelina and Billy - No.7 Celebrity Break Ups

Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton starting dating when they were paired in the movie Pushing Tin in 1998. The couple got married in 2000 only to file a divorce in 2003 as Bob Thornton didn’t want to be a father. His dislike of expanding his family made their marriage fall apart which created a wave of shock among their fans.

8. Eva Longoria & Tony Parker

Eva Longoria and Tony Parker - No.8 Celebrity Break Ups

The popular NBA basketball player Tony Parker and the star of Desperate Housewives had the most extravagant European Castle Wedding on July 7, 2007, which was held at Chateau of Vaux le Vicomte. Just after a year of living together rumours of infidelity spoilt their married life and the couple decided to separate. The reason cited in the court for the split was irreconcilable differences whereas there were other reports about Tony being unfaithful.

9. Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel

Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel - No.9 Celebrity Break Ups


Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel tied their knot on March 23, 1985, which all happened in the romantic venue of Yach on the Hudson River. Reasons for their divorce included differences about where they wanted to live, rumors of Billy’s infidelity, and the amount of time that Billy was on tour and away from home. Finally they called off their married relation on August 25, 1994 and decided to live on as friends.

10. Christina Aguilera & Jordan Bratman

Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman - No.10 Celebrity Break Ups

They were married on November 19, 2005, but got separated on September 11, 2011. The divorce papers were filed on October 24, 2010, and it was finalized after 6 months on April 15 the following year. Though the duo  did not reveal the causes of their separations later it was reported that both of them were unhappy in each other’s company.

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