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Breaking up is never easy, and these celebrities know that better than anyone. These stars parted ways with their significant others in 2016, and while some splits shocked us, we totally saw others coming.
Up first, the top 10 most Googled celeb breakups of 2016...
This relationship ended just as dramatically as it began. Pitt left then-wife Jennifer Aniston for Jolie, creating years of tabloid fodder. Fast forward through six children and a wedding, and Jolie filed for divorce among allegations against Pitt for child abuse and alcohol dependency.
After Swift and Calvin Harris broke up, she was linked with Hiddleston (pretty much right after this dance-off). Soon, we saw plenty of paparazzi pics of the two hand-in-hand on various strolls, but ultimately, HiddleSwift didn't last long. After only a few months, they called it off, and now Swift swears she'll be more "secretive" about her future relationships.
You guys. This was one hot couple. But in June 2016, after only seven months of dating, rumors spread like wildfire that the two split due to their fighting and Malik's "handful of lies." The breakup didn't last long; they quickly got back together.
Though the Chicago Fire star and the "Born This Way" singer seemed like a match made in heaven after meeting on the set of Gaga's "You And I" video five years ago, the couple reportedly ended their yearlong engagement in July 2016. No word yet on who gets to keep their adorable French bulldogs.
The Scream Queens star met her then-boyfriend Paetz on the set of her "On My Way" music video. They dated for almost two years before calling things off in February. Now it seems that Michele has moved on to her new co-star Robert Buckley, whom she'll play opposite in Hulu series Dimension 404.
Swift and her DJ boyfriend Harris called it quits sometime in May, but the couple seemed to be on friendly terms after Harris tweeted that there was still a great deal of "ove and respect between the former couple. However, that was before Swift was spotted kissing Tom Hiddleston mere weeks after their breakup. Harris deleted his respectful tweet and unfollowed Swift shortly afterward. At least bad breakups make great fodder for songs, right guys?
The on-again, off-again relationship between the youngest Jenner and her rapper boyfriend seems to be officially over. Given the fact that Jenner's brother Rob is having a baby with Blac Chyna, aka the mother of Tyga's son, it's probably a good thing that these two called it quits.
They wed in 2007 after dating for four years, but called it quits after nine years of marriage. "After much soul searching and consideration we have made the decision to separate as a couple," Maguire and Meyer said in a joint statement to People. "As devoted parents, our first priority remains raising our children together with enduring love, respect and friendship."
Lopez started dating her backup dancer in 2012, but things came to an end in August 2016. "It wasn't anything dramatic and they were on good terms — it just came to a natural end. They will remain friends and they see each other, but they are not together. It was very amiable," a source told People. But for real? We hear he was cheating.
The singer filed for divorce from her husband of 12 years in July citing "irreconcilable differences." It's been reported Kendu Isaacs' spousal support demands are next-level. He's seeking $129,000 in monthly spousal support, and wants Blige to pay for his personal trainer, personal chef and $1,000 in new clothing a month.
After four years together, Facinelli and Alexander called off their engagement in February 2016. "Due to conflicting family and work commitments on opposite coasts, and after much consideration, Peter and Jaimie have chosen to part ways amicably and remain good friends," a rep for the couple announced.
After just one year of marriage, the country couple called it quits just months after the birth of their daughter Jolie Rae — and Caussin quickly entered rehab for undisclosed reasons. Kramer gave a pretty obvious hint about what caused the split when she posted a video of herself on Instagram at a concert singing "Before He Cheats," and captioned it "music=therapy."
After trying to weather the storm when she busted her fiancé cheating, Azalea finally kicked Young to the curb. "Unfortunately, although I love Nick and I have tried and tried to rebuild my trust in him — It's become apparent in the last few weeks I am unable to," she explained on Instagram in a pic that has since been deleted.
After two years of dating, this celeb couple called it quits in August. "It was a mutual breakup," an insider told E! News. "They are still friends and care about each other, but it's not the right time for them now as a couple."