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The Celebrity Summer of Breakups

Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards

When? August 2015
Why? Malik is under a lot of pressure now that he's a solo artist. Focusing on his career.
Status before breakup? Engaged
Result? Malik has left One Direction to sign with RCA Records. She's "devastated" from the breakup. Don't let him 'Drag You Down' Edwards!

Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy

When? August 4, 2015
Why? Not stated. However, maybe Miss Piggy's diva-ness got too much for Kermit.
Status before breakup? Married
Result? Kermit tweeted, "After careful thought, thoughtful consideration and considerable squabbling, Miss Piggy made the difficult decision to terminate our romantic relationship. We will continue to work together on television (The Muppets/Tuesdays 8pm this fall on ABC) and in all media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, throughout the universe. However, our personal lives are now distinct and separate, and we will be seeing other people, pigs, frogs, et al. This is our only comment on this private matter. Thank you for your understanding."

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale

When? August 3, 2015
Why? Irreconcilable Differences
Status before breakup? Married
Result? "While the two of us have come to the mutual decision that we will no longer be partners in marriage, we remain partners in parenthood and are committed to jointly raising our three sons in a happy and healthy environment," the couple said in a joint statement, "To that end, we respectfully request privacy from the media during this time."

Reba Mcentire and Narvel Blackstock

When? August 2015
Why? Not stated.
Status before breakup? Married
Result? A statement was found on Reba.com, "In a joint statement, Narvel Blackstock and Reba McEntire have announced that they have been separated for the past few months, after 26 years of marriage. Despite this being the end of their marriage, they continue to support each other. They have worked together for 35 years and will continue to do so. They have asked that you respect their privacy during this time."

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert

When? July 2015
Why? Both had secret affairs.
Status before breakup? Married
Result? "This is not the future we envisioned. And it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately. We are real people, with real lives, with real families, friends and colleagues. Therefore, we kindly ask for privacy and compassion concerning this very personal matter."

Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick

When? July 2015
Why? Scott Disick's out of control alcoholism, partying, and affair with ex-girlfriend.
Status before breakup? Dating, Share children together
Result? Currently separated. Kourtney filing for custody of the children they share together. Disick wants to be invited to Kylie's upcoming birthday and recently realized "the grass isn't always greener". Kourtney still loves Scott but refuses to have that influence in her home.

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck

When? Late June 2015
Why? Allegations of infidelity, gambling, drinking
Status before breakup? Married
Result? "After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce. We go forward with love and friendship for one another and a commitment to co-parenting our children whose privacy we ask to be respected during this difficult time. This will be our only comment on this private, family matter. Thank you for understanding."

Britney Spears and Charlie Ebersol

When? June 2015
Why? Britney just wasn't feeling it.
Status before breakup? Dating
Result? She deleted every picture of him from her Instagram account. Ebersol is upset posting an Instagram back, ""We are nothing if we are not a collection of the scars, tattoos, and smiles of a life well lived. I wish for you today, that you find great joy in the joy you spark in others, If nothing else, I hope you're happy just in knowing that you made me happy. It is never lost on me the love with which I have been blessed. For that, I aim to live up to Colossians 3:12."

Nick Jonas and Olivia Culpo

When? June 2015
Why? It was too much commitment for Jonas who is trying to relaunch his career.
Status before breakup? Dating
Result? "It's very tough and we had a beautiful two years together and [I have] nothing but love and respect for her," Jonas said of the split. "But it's always hard and my thing now is focusing on my work and staying as busy as I can, as creative as I can be." News broke today that Kendall Jenner and Nick Jonas are now dating thanks to Gigi Hadid's matchmaking.

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn

When? June 2015
Why? Work got in the way of love. Lots of unfairness apparently.
Status before breakup? Engaged
Result? "Putting aside that he's my partner, he's the love of my life; for the first time, I felt that my work was really bleeding into my life and that made it hard," Theron confessed to Elle UK earlier in the year. "There were moments where I was incredibly unfair to him. And moments where I felt like... he was incredibly unfair to me."

Emma Roberts and Evan Peters

When? June 2015
Why? I'm assuming once their time on American Horror Story ended, so did they.
Status before breakup? Engaged
Result? "They grew apart. They both had a lot of growing to do and it was better that they do it on their own."

Gigi Hadid and Cody Simpson

When? May 2015
Why? To focus on their own careers.
Status before breakup? Dating
Result? "Cody and Gigi want each other to be in a place right now that allows him to only focus on his music, fans, and new message, while she can focus and continue building her career." Gigi has also moved on to date Joe Jonas.
2 comments
Can't believe Reba AND Miranda!!! YIkes
2 years ago·Reply
This makes me so sad! I'm especially devastated over Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck and Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale. They seemed so solid!
2 years ago·Reply
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