By Katie Gray

Could it be the curse of celebrity childcare? In Hollywood, there is always a tale of an affair between a spouse and the nanny floating around. Sometimes these celebrity marriages end up in celebrity divorce afterward. Rocker Mick Jagger is reported, in the biography Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger, to have had an affair with his nanny while he was married to supermodel Jerry Hall. There have also been reports that soccer star David Beckham cheated on his wife, Victoria, after the alleged woman, Rebecca Loos spoke out. Rumors are swirling that Ben Affleck also cheated on his wife Jennifer Garner with the nanny, which he denies.

Cupid has the 5 times that the nanny has been the catalyst for a celebrity divorce:


1. Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale: In latest celebrity news, pop star and overall icon Gwen Stefani recently filed for celebrity divorce from her husband Gavin Rossdale, after discovering he had been unfaithful with the nanny for a number of years. She is now dating country cutie Blake Shelton. This celebrity couple co-stars on The Voice together!

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2. Jude Law & Sienna Miller: British actor and heartthrob, Jude Law, is infamous for his affair with his nanny while he dated Sienna Miller. He publicly apologized to her after the incident, and they were able to recover as friends.

3. Arnold Schwarzenegger & Maria Shriver: One of the biggest celebrity divorces due to a cheating scandal was definitely Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver. The marriage seemed perfect, as she’s a Kennedy and they were together for years. Then news broke that he had an affair with their housekeeper and even had a love child as a result!

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4. Ethan Hawke & Uma Thurman: The tale of the two actors, Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman were married for six years when it was reported he cheated with their nanny who watched their two children. The couple divorced and he subsequently married the nanny,  after having denied the cheating allegations.

5. Jon & Kate Gosselin: This reality TV couple starred on their hit show Jon & Kate Plus 8 with the world. Then, he reportedly cheated on his wife Kate, with their nanny, which led to her explosive interview with InTouch Magazine. They later divorced.

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