Cupid's Pulse Article: 13 Most Shocking Celebrity Couple AffairsCupid's Pulse Article: 13 Most Shocking Celebrity Couple Affairs

By Katie Gray

In Hollywood, it’s not always glitz and glam. We feel a bond with the actors and singers that we admire. In fact, it’s almost as if we directly know them. Therefore, when there is a break-up or celebrity divorce, we take it to heart. The famous celebrity couples we love will hopefully last forever. However; sometimes things have to fall apart so better things can fall together in the future. This is the case with some of the most shocking celebrity couple affairs.

Cupid has the 13 most shocking celebrity couple affairs:

1. Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren: Arguably the world’s most famous golfer, Tiger Woods is known for his scandalous affairs in addition to being a professional golfer on the green. Woods’ voicemails on multiple women’s answering machines were leaked, exposing his many indiscretions. He admitted to having cheated on his model wife, Elin Nordegren. The Ludacris song “Sexting” is based off of this scandal. The couple subsequently split, and she received $100 million dollars from him in the divorce.

2. Peter Cook and Christie Brinkley: Famous American model and actress, Christie Brinkley, has been the All American Girl for decades. Remember her role in the movie Vacation as the red corvette girl? At 62 years old right now, she’s still killin’ it! She was married to Billy Joel and was even in his iconic “Uptown Girl” music video, and they have a daughter together – Alexa Joel. Afterward, she was married to architect Peter Cook until he cheated on her with an 18 year old, Diana Bianchi. This ended in celebrity divorce after 12 years.

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3. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson: This cheating scandal rocked the world and broke Twilight fans’ hearts. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson shared a romance on camera and off, during the famous Twilight series. However, while she was filming a movie on her own, photos of her and the director Rupert Sanders looking cozy were leaked, and she admitted the truth. He was  married and 44 at the time, and she was 22. Stewart and Pattinson later got back together, but then went their separate ways again. At least we can still watch them together in the vampire love story on screen!

4. Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger: Everybody loved Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger! They were American royalty because Maria Shriver is a Kennedy. It turned out that Schwarzenegger had an affair with their maid, and even a love child that was kept secret. The couple separated after 25 years of marriage and later divorced.

5. Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman: Uma Thurman is known for her empowering female roles, like in Kill Bill. She was married to actor Ethan Hawke, when he had an affair with Ryan Shawhughes and later married her. The couple have two children together.

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6. Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt: Hollywood’s golden couple used to be Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt. During the filming of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, which starred Pitt and Angelina Jolie, there was a lot of speculation that an affair happened between the two. It remains unknown, however; Pitt and Jolie began dating afterward the making of the movie and then married and have many children together. Aniston told The Hollywood Reporter last year, “Nobody did anything wrong…. It was just like, sometimes things happen.”

7. Eva Longoria and Tony Parker: Eva Longoria hit it big time when she landed her role as Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives, but she is far from being desperate. She’s beautiful, inside and out. She was married to NBA star Tony Parker, when she discovered text messages on his phone from another woman. It turned out to be a teammate’s wife, and the situation ended in a celebrity divorce. But, as the face of L’Oreal, we know she’s still worth it!

8. Sandra Bullock and Jesse James: Sandra Bullock is one of the best actresses in the industry. She is talented and plays diverse roles, such as starring in The Proposal, The Blind Side, Gravity, Miss Congeniality, Hope Floats, and many more. She was married to Jesse James, when multiple allegations from women came out saying they had been with him. Bullock filed for divorce. She was too good for him anyway! Her talent, beauty and kindness will continue to get her far in life.

9. Sienna Miller and Jude Law: You can’t have a list of shocking affairs, without listing Jude Law. It was plastered all over the tabloids that the actor cheated on model/actress Sienna Miller with his children’s nanny, Daisy Wright. He issued a public apology to her, and they went their separate ways.

10. Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott: Author and actress, Tori Spelling, is the daughter of Hollywood legend Aaron Spelling who brought us countless shows such as Charmed, Beverly Hills 90210, Charlie’s Angels, Dynasty and Love Boat. She’s married to Dean McDermott and they have children together. He had an affair, and Spelling documented it on a Lifetime show titled True Tori. They worked through their issues and are to this day married.

11. Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe: Oscar winner and America’s sweetheart Reese Witherspoon was married to her Cruel Intentions co-star, Ryan Phillippe. Rumor has it that Phillipee cheated with Abbie Cornish, but there is no way to know if those rumors are true. Phillippe and Witherspoon did divorce, although they are raising their children together. Witherspoon continued to stay strong and Walk The Line and is happily remarried.

12. Jason Aldean and Jessica Ussery: Country superstar, Jason Aldean, is currently married to American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr. It is known that he was married to Jessica Ussery when they began seeing one another, and he admitted it was inappropriate. He divorced his high school sweetheart, and last spring Aldean and Kerr were married.

13. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner: The most recent incident to break our hearts is the separation of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. There are allegations that he cheated with the nanny. Garner stated she didn’t hear about that until after they were separated. They are remaining friends for the sake of their three children.

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