The world of the celebrities is known for giving breaking and shocking news all round the year. The year 2012 was a touch year for the Hollywood celebrities. Some of the most dearly loved couples of Tinseltown have parted their ways in the previous year. The most shocking splits have become the greatest talk of the town.

Are you eager to know the couples who have lost their beloved partner last year? Here you are… Check out the list.

1. Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise – the glamorous Hollywood couple quitted during June 2012. They parted each other after spending 5 years of their married life together. It was a sudden split that left everyone surprised, even Cruise was astounded with the news. They finalized their divorce in the month of August 2012, in less than two months after they decided to quit.

2. Seal and Heidi Klum

Seal and Heidi seemed to be a perfect couple. All of a sudden they shocked everyone by announcing that they are getting separated in January 2012. Almost after 7 long years of marriage, they decided to part ways. Their annual tradition was to renew their vow on every anniversary. But that couldn’t strengthen their bond and they officially went for divorce in the month of April 2012.

3. Amy Poehler and Will Arnett

After living together for 9 years, Amy and Will announced about their divorce in September 2012. The news of their sudden splitting left the fans of this comedic duo completely crushed. Fans admired this couple and wanted to know why they actually departed?

4. Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman

This couple is married for decades and no one ever thought that they can decide to leave one another. This funny couple proved everyone wrong and announced of their separation in October 2012. The celebrity world is stunned by the news of this breakup!

5. Evelyn Lozada and Chad Johnson

Evelyn Lozada and Chad Johnson

This couple has got married only for 41 days and they decided to divorce each other. Now, this was not a shocking news, what shocked the world was the conditions under which they decided to split. Johnson is said to have head-butted his then-wife only after a few weeks of their marriage. The accused got arrested. The ex-couple finally decided to get divorced in September 2012.

6. Peter Facinelli and Jennie Garth

In March of 2012, after spending 11 years of married life, Peter and Jennie filed for their divorce. This couple together with their daughters, Fiona, Lola and Luca, seemed to be one picture-perfect family. However, their divorce news implied that there was some underlying struggle between them. What is the reason? Is it the jealousy of Garth or is it the success of Peter that took him away from his family?

7. Paul Hospenthal and Danica Patrick

In the month of November 2012, Danica, the NASCAR driver shocked the entire racing world with her divorce news. She announced in the Facebook about her separation from her husband.

On her Facebook page, she stated, “I am sad to inform my fans that after seven years, Paul and I have decided to amicably end our marriage. This isn’t easy for either of us, but mutually it has come to this. He has been an important person and friend in my life and that’s how we will remain moving forward.”

8. Michael Stone and Mayim Bialik

Michael Stone and Mayim Bialik

In the parenting blog, Mayim announced about their divorce after 9 years of marriage. They decide to separate in November 2012. Why are two getting separated? In reply to this, Bialik said that it might be the exceptional parenting philosophy that has contributed to their split off.

9. Russell Brand and Katy Perry

This couple has not got officially divorced in 2012. Nevertheless, many speculations about their break-off began after the onset of New Year. While exploring for the reason why the mutual relation between the two didn’t work out, it is assumed that the avid sexual appetite of Brand might have caused the split off of the two.

Later on, he reported to Australia’s 60 Minutes that absence of compatibility and not the sex drive has led to the split of the two.

10. Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel

This is one of those couple who shocked the crowd with their divorce news. In this case, the Golden Globe nominated “New Girl” Zooey filed her divorce case against her husband. They had only spent 2 years of their marriage when they decided to break off. Apparently, they are being separated since the month of October of 2011 but they officially announced if it in December 2012.

As stated by Zooey, their split is a mutual separation, it’s amicable. She is still friendly with her husband.

Celeb break off is not a big news in Hollywood unless one makes it. However, which of these divorces astounded you?


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