The Biggest Celebrity Break-ups Of 2019

As each year passes by, another relationship bites the dust. It’s not a given that a romance will last, that’s why it’s best to live in the moment and not worry much about the future. While that’s easier said than done, some of your favorite celebrities had to learn the hard way. In 2019, there were a ton of high-profile breakups that shook media outlets and fans alike. Some were together for years while others only a few months. Ahead you’ll see the most prolific stars who had unions come to an end in 2019. It’s not as sad as you think…

Travis Scott And Kylie Jenner Take A Break

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David Livingston/WireImage

The couple at the forefront of social media and every gossip blog for the past several years was Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott. The union of the hottest rap artist and most sought after reality star meant lots of attention.

The two have taken a break in the past before, only to get back together. Now that Jenner and Scott have a daughter together, one can only guess this isn’t a long term thing and that they just wish to live their young lives apart for a while. Ironically, paparazzi spotted Jenner with ex Tyga the next night after splitting with Scott.

After Being Private For So Long, Foxx and Holmes End Things

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Kevin Tachman/MG19/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue

Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes were a couple for quite some time. They elected to keep things private, instead of letting their personal business float in the public eye. Then, they decided to step out together at the 2019 Met Gala.

Not too long after that happened, the pair called it quits. An insider for People implied that their relationship is still there, just not romantically. “It ran its course. This industry is very tough on relationships,” the insider said. “Jamie thinks Katie is an incredible human being. They had a very, very deep connection. They brought each other a lot of joy and laughter.”

Adele and Konecki Split, But Commit To Raising Their Son

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Kevin Mazur/WireImage

The woman with the once in a lifetime voice ended things with her partner Simon Konecki after seven years of being together. Adele and Konecki also have a son together, Angelo, born in 2012.

“Adele and her partner have separated,” Adele’s rep said. “They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always, they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.” As of October 2019, rumors are that Adele and UK rapper, Skepta, are dating.

Cooper and Shayk Throw Four Years Out The Window

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Bradley Cooper, one of this generation’s outstanding actors, was with beauty Irina Shayk for four years. The two had a daughter together, Lea De Seine, who is now two-years-old. After A Star Is Born, things changed with the couple, according to a source.

“Bradley was emotionally absent during the long time filming A Star Is Born,” the source said. “They tried to save the relationship, but it had changed.” The source continued, “Since Bradley and Irina have always been very private about their relationship, few knew there was really for sure something going on.” Many believe that he and his co-star Lady Gaga are romantically involved.

Long Distance Strains Affleck and Shookus

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Jackson Lee/WireImage

Sometimes, couples break up only to get together again. Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus have that type of relationship, but their latest split looks more serious. Their previous break was due to Affleck’s addiction struggles; this time, it has to do with long-distance issues.

“The distance was definitely a huge factor in their breakup,” a source tells ET. “They both have a lot of love for each other, but ultimately, they realized it was not going to work.”

An End To Seacrest and Taylor

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Kathryn Page/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Much to the disapproval of their fans, Ryan Seacrest and Shayna Taylor decided to put an end to their relationship. After meeting in 2013, they had a quick split in 2014 but formed a strong bond, reuniting after that.

The only good news is that they’re still friends, according to reports. “It was an amicable split, and they’re still really close,” a source tells People. Is there a chance for them to become an item again? We’ll have to wait and see.

Months After Tying The Knot, It Gets Cut

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Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images

Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus said, “I do” in 2018. On the night of August 10, 2019, the former couple announced their split after just eight months of being married. Photos also emerged of Cyrus kissing Brody Jenner’s ex-wife Kaitlynn Carter.

It was a huge fiasco, but Cyrus’ rep gave a statement. “Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time,” the rep said. “Ever-evolving, changing as partners and individuals, they have decided this is what’s best while they both focus on themselves and careers.”

How To Get Out Of A Relationship

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Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly

Co-stars and lovers, Liza Weil and Charlie Weber, end things after three years of being together. The pair met on the set of ABC’s hit series How To Get Away With Murder and started dating in the summer of 2016.

According to a statement from People, Weber said, “Liza and I share an amazing relationship rooted in love and respect. That relationship has found its way back to the great friendship we’ve always had. We will continue to support each other and will always love working together.”

Gaga Bids Farewell To Carino

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Pierre Suu/GC Images

Much of Lady Gaga and Christian Carino’s relationship was a secret. Well, that is, the critical stuff like engagement and marriage. The pair confirmed their split in mid-February after weeks of folks speculating an end.

The chit-chat first began when Lady Gaga showed up to the Grammy’s without her engagement ring and Carino. The two started their romance in 2017 and kept an engagement under lock and key for about a year. Is there truth to the Gaga and Cooper rumors?

A Costly Split

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Jerod Harris/Getty Images

After becoming the richest man in the world, it only took one year for Jeff Bezos to announce his divorce with ex-wife Mackenzie. The two shared a life for 25 years, but things got messy involving illicit pictures allegedly sent to Jeff’s current partner, Lauren Sanchez.

In a statement Mackenzie posted to Twitter, she wrote that she was “grateful to have finished the process of dissolving my marriage with Jeff with support from each other and everyone who reached out to us in kindness.” The finalizing of the divorce in 2019 rewarded around $36 billion to Mackenzie’s bank account.

Possibly The Most Dramatic Breakup Of 2019

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In what was possibly the most drama-filled breakup of the last several years, Tristian Thompson and Khloe Kardashian’s ship finally sank after Thompson cheated with a close family friend. The relationship was already under duress, Thompson just put the icing on the cake.

After the news broke out about Thompson and Jordyn Woods, the latter also got disowned. The two reportedly will still co-parent their child, True, but have no intention of rekindling their love.

No More Engagement For Larson and Greenwald

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Christopher Polk/Getty Images

Actress Brie Larson had a busy 2019. Not only did she become the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and star in the highest-grossing film ever, but she also ended things with long-term partner Alex Greenwald.

The pair had been together since 2015 and even became engaged in 2016. A source close to the couple told People the two have “taken a step back from their engagement for the time being, but they remain close.” Maybe there’s hope for a reunion.

This One Falls On Malik

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Dominique Charriau/WireImage

Here’s another couple that takes breaks and gets back together. Zayn Malik and model Gigi Hadid ended things again in 2019, but this time it looks to be more serious.

Malik has previously shared the issues he faces and how they affect him in his life. This time, it seems like his problems spilled into his relationship with Hadid. A source close to the couple shared with Us Weekly that the two ended because Malik has “a lot of his own issues that she [Hadid] couldn’t help him get through.”

Close To Getting Engaged To Breaking Up

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As far as secretive relationships go, The Weeknd and Bella Hadid might’ve been the most private. While they’ve broken up in the past and gotten back together, their 2019 break looks to continue the same cycle.

The most significant factor this time around might’ve been distance. A source for E! says, “They are in different places right now, physically and mentally. Bella is prepping for her fashion week commitments, and Abel [The Weeknd] is working on his music and his upcoming acting debut.” Their fans hope to see them reunite sooner rather than later.

Strictly Business For Wendy Williams

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John Lamparski/WireImage

After two decades of marriage, Wendy Williams filed for divorce from Kevin Hunter on April 11, 2019. That’s a long time of companionship, only to see it go away, but there’s a reason for everything.

The breakup comes after a tough time in Williams’ life, who admitted to living in a sober house (she had been open about her addiction to narcotics). She’s kept things business as usual and hasn’t spoken much about the situation.

It Was Fun While It Lasted

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Twitter

Maybe it was only a rebound relationship or a fling. No matter what it was, the Kate Beckinsale and Pete Davidson romance made for great gossip. After splitting with pop star Arianna Grande, Davidson found love in Beckinsale, who is more than a few years older than him.

Their romance lasted for four months, longer than anyone expected. They may be over, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still friends. A source gave People the scoop; “It was the long-distance,” said the source. “They’re still friendly, but it just didn’t work out.”

Ending The Private Deal

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Prince Williams/Filmmagic

Former Los Angeles Laker Shannon Brown and R&B sensation Monica looked to have a happy relationship. Their romance was for the better part kept under wraps, so the public didn’t catch much wind of any tribulation.

After the two secretly got married in 2010, they stayed strong until 2019. Then, Monica filed for divorce. With no concrete evidence about why they ended it, Monica shared some information. “Luckily, for us, it wasn’t another person that was the issue, but in the times that I’ve experienced that, I definitely act out very harshly,” she said.

Johnny Football Is Now Johnny Single

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Pinterest

Former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel doesn’t have a wife anymore. Manziel and Bre Tiesi split in March of 2019 after struggling in their marriage. They considered breaking up for a while before it happened.

“This is all very, very personal and very sad,” Manziel told TMZ Sports. “I appreciate everyone who has been so supportive of both of us, and I would just ask that everyone respect our privacy at this difficult time.”

Arnold and His Wife Grew Apart

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Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

After ten years of marriage, the True Life actor confirmed he and wife Ashely Groussman ended things. During those ten years, they had two kids, Jax and Quinn. This was also Arnold’s fourth marriage.

“It’s not super fun, but it’s okay. It’s the right thing,” Arnold said. “We tried to make it work. It wasn’t a big dramatic thing. It wasn’t all of a sudden. We definitely grew apart. It’s been a rough couple of years.”

The End Of A Country Relationship

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Erika Goldring/FilmMagic

Country singer Lauren Alaina had been with her boyfriend, Alex Hopkins, for a while. They got engaged in the summer of 2018, but not too long later, they announced the end of their happy relationship.

People change over time, and that’s just how life works. They spoke about what went wrong, saying: “While we still have love for each other, we’ve grown into very different people over the last six years.” Alaina loved showing off her engagement ring in photos, so it looks like an end to that, too.