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They appeared to be Hollywood's most picture perfect couples, but eventually the cracks began to show and these A-list pairings saw their relationships fall apart in front of the world. We take a look back at the most shocking splits that had our jaws dropping and our tongues wagging over the past 12 months.
It's come as a shock to us all, but the 51-year-old 'Friends' actress has allegedly split from her 39-year-old Snow Patrol rocker fiancé. The couple have hit a snag due to their different outlook on self-publicity according to American gossip site TMZ. Picture: Rex
Nicole and Lewis Hamilton may be on and off more times than a light switch, but this didn't stop their split from being any more shocking. Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger split with boyfriend Lewis Hamilton back in January, making it their fourth split throughout their seven year relationship. It's thought the 26-year-old singer was heartbroken and devastated' as sources told MailOnline that long-distance and the inability to agree on their future put a strain on their relationship.
The Oscar-winning actress dramatically liked for divorce from her husband Oliver Martinez after a number of explosive situations. According to RadarOnline.com the 48-year-old actress decided to divorce the Frenchman thanks to his uncontrollable temper, with a source saying: "They’ve weathered a lot of ups and downs in their relationship, but recently Olivier has been completely MIA."
David Walliams and Lara Stone left everyone baffled by their sudden split. According to the Sun newspaper, Stone left their marital home with The Daily Mirror reporting that the model was to 'file for divorce from David Walliams within the next few weeks'. The comedian, 43, and the Dutch model married in 2010 and have a son, Alfred.
Hollywood's cutest couple shocked the world when they decided to file for divorce. Affleck, 42 and Garner, 43, released a statement confirming rumours of their split. "After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce," they said. However, the plot thickened when reports speculated that Ben Affleck's relationship with their children's nanny as the reason for their sudden split.
Kourtney Kardashian dramatically split from Scott Disick after he was snapped cosying up to Chloe Bartoli in Monte Carlo. It's claimed the 'Keeping Up With The Kardashian' star's beau and father of her three children had dated the brunette some years ago and the damning pictures - which were splashed over the press- spurred on Kourtney's decision to end their rocky nine year relationship. Scott soon entered a rehab facility for alcohol and substance abuse.
After shocking fans enough by quitting boyband One Direction, the 22-year-old delivered another blow by ending his engagement to Little Mix's Perrie Edwards. They'd began dating in 2011, before the boybands popped the question two years later. Their relationship had always been a rocky ride with numerous rumours that Zayn about Zayn's infidelity and fans blaming Perrie for 1D's split putting an extra strain on their relationship.
We couldn't believe it when hollywood's biggest couple, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy announced that their love affair was over. The blonde bombshell took to Facebook to release an official statement saying: "After careful thought, thoughtful consideration and considerable squabbling, Kermit the Frog and moi have made the difficult decision to terminate our romantic relationship."