Friends First: The Pals Who Helped Stars Heal Their Broken Heart
Sometimes all you need is a friend, especially when your still getting over the love of your life. Check out the stars who came to the rescue when their best friends needed to turn their frowns into smiles.
1. Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox
Jennifer Aniston has made no secret of the fact she leant on Courtney Cox during her highly publicised split with Brad Pitt back in 2006. Speaking on her friendship with her former 'Friends' co-star she said: "I’ve slept in her guest bedroom a lot. Without giving away too much of my private stuff, all I can say is she’s been there for me through thick and thin." She added: "There's absolutely no judgment in Court. You'll never feel scolded. She's extremely fair, ridiculously loyal" Picture: PA
2. Jade Thirwall and Perrie Edwards
As members of the group Little Mix, Jade Thirwall and Perrie Edwards have become extremely close. When Perrie was dumped by her ex-fiance Zayn Malik, Jade was happy to share what she really thought of the former One Direction star. Like any true best friend, the 22-year-old Geordie babe showed some support for her heartbroken pal by carrying a cheeky sign from a fan which read: "Zayn Was IRRELEVANT anyway". Ouch! That will tell him!
3. Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez
With her huge girl gang of pals, it's no surprise that Taylor Swift is always there to offer advice when her friends are going through a bad breakup. The 'Bad Blood' singer has been a long-time friend of Selena Gomez and it's thought she was always who the former Disney turned to during her on-off relationship with Justin Bieber. a source told Life & Style: "Taylor’s been encouraging Selena to write down all of her feelings and emotions and record.”
4. Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Sarah Harding
When Sarah Harding split from her fiancé DJ Tom Crane in 2011, Cheryl - who had also split with ex-husband Ashley Cole that year -was on hand to help pick up the pieces by booking a girly holiday. "No-one knows more about dealing with a public break-up better than Cheryl." A source told the Daily Star. "Cheryl has really been there for Sarah, calling and texting to make sure she's ok. Cheryl has also made a promise to Sarah to take her on a girly holiday to make her feel better."
5. Kourtney Kardashian and her sisters Kim and Khloe
Kourtney Kardashian has had her sisters at her side since breaking up with Scott Disick after damning photos of him getting affectionate with another woman whilst on holiday were published. Kim and Khloe have always been very vocal about the couple's turbulent relationship on their show 'Keeping Up With Kardashians', but have been trying to keep their sister's spirits high since the split, with Kim even helping out with babysitting Kourtney's three children.
6. Jennifer Garner and Jessica Biel
Jennifer Garner has reportedly turned to best pals including Jennifer Garner following her recent split from Ben Affleck after 10 years of marriage. “Jen has been leaning on friends," an insider told PEOPLE. "She has a close circle of pals who she trusts and are really protective of her. Her girlfriends have been really supportive. They just want her to be happy.” Picture: Getty
7. Rihanna and Katy Perry
Gruesome twosome Katy Perry and Rihanna stick together through thick and thin, and it's claimed that Rihanna was the first person Katy Perry called when she broke up with Russell Brand after 14 months of marriage. A source told The Sun: 'Katy is hardly speaking to anyone right now, but she called Rihanna as soon as she heard Russell was filing for divorce. Katy was embarrassed about calling her parents as they'd been so against Russell in the first place, but Rihanna was a great support for her.