17 Celebrities Who Show How Co-parenting Should Be Done

May 21, 2018 at 2:43 p.m. ET
Anna Faris Chris Pratt 2016
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It’s no secret that divorce can be extremely hard on a child, and some kids may even (wrongly) blame themselves for their parents’ split. So it's crucial to walk kids through the process, support them and make it clear that nothing they did led to the divorce. But the work doesn't stop once the divorce is final and the parents are happier on their own; learning the best, healthiest and most kid-focused way to go about co-parenting with an ex is no small task.

But there are plenty of couples out there — yes, even in Hollywood — who are doing it right. After all, celeb divorces aren't all drama; they love their kids just as much as we love ours. Here's a look at former celebrity couples — from Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz to Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe — who seem to have figured out how to prioritize co-parenting for the sake of the kids.

A version of this article was originally published in August 2016.

1 /17: Anna Faris & Chris Pratt

Anna Faris and Chris Pratt 2017
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1/17 :Anna Faris & Chris Pratt

2 /17: Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale 2014
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2/17 :Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale

3 /17: Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin 2014
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3/17 :Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin

4 /17: Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner 2014
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4/17 :Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck

5 /17: Demi Moore & Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis, Rumer Willis, Demi Moore March 2011
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5/17 :Demi Moore & Bruce Willis

6 /17: Courteney Cox & David Arquette

David Arquette and Courteney Cox 2011
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6/17 :Courteney Cox & David Arquette

7 /17: Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony 2011
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7/17 :Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony

8 /17: Will Smith & Sheree Zampino

Will Smith and Sheree Zampino 1993
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8/17 :Will Smith & Sheree Zampino

9 /17: Kimora Lee Simmons & Russell Simmons

Kimora Lee Simmons & Russell Simmons 2003
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9/17 :Kimora Lee Simmons & Russell Simmons

10 /17: Reese Witherspoon & Ryan Phillippe

Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe 2006
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10/17 :Reese Witherspoon & Ryan Phillippe

11 /17: Orlando Bloom & Miranda Kerr

Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr 2013
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11/17 :Orlando Bloom & Miranda Kerr

12 /17: Lenny Kravitz & Lisa Bonet

Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz 2015
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12/17 :Lenny Kravitz & Lisa Bonet

13 /17: Bridget Moynahan & Tom Brady

Bridget Moynahan and Tom Brady 2006
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13/17 :Bridget Moynahan & Tom Brady

14 /17: Kate Hudson & Matt Bellamy

Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy 2014
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14/17 :Kate Hudson & Matt Bellamy

15 /17: Kevin Hart & Torrei Hart

Kevin Hart and Torrei Hart 2016
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15/17 :Kevin Hart & Torrei Hart

16 /17: Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon 2018
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16/17 :Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon

17 /17: Kourtney Kardashian & Scott Disick

Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick 2015
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17/17 :Kourtney Kardashian & Scott Disick