Cupid's Pulse Article: Bad Romance: 10 Toxic Celebrity RelationshipsCupid's Pulse Article: Bad Romance: 10 Toxic Celebrity Relationships

By Katie Gray

Sometimes love isn’t all champagne and caviar, even for our favorite celebrity couples. Sometimes celebrity relationships have moments that can be a little toxic. In some instances the couples work it out, but in other cases the relationship ends in a split. We can take away relationship advice from this, though; sometimes things fall apart so better things can fall together.

Cupid has compiled 10 toxic celebrity relationships:

1. Chris Brown & Rihanna: Chris Brown and Rihanna were a favorite celebrity couple for many. Then, in 2008, there were many reports that she was being abused and that the celebrity couple wasn’t healthy. Bad gal Riri and Chris Brown ended up splitting, but one thing nobody – including them – denies is that they were passionate about one another.

2. Britney Spears & Kevin Federline: “I’m addicted to you, don’t you know that you’re toxic!” Britney Spears, pop princess, was married to her back up dancer, Kevin Federline. The celebrity couple even produced two celebrity babies. The “Toxic” singer had a reality show when they were married called Chaotic. That sums up their relationship, which ended in celebrity divorce. However, Spears moved onward and upward!

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3. Spencer Pratt & Heidi Montag: The Hills was a popular reality show that intrigued many. It made Lauren Conrad and Audrina Partridge celebutantes. On the show, and in real life, celebrity couple Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag had the country buzzing about their celebrity relationship. Many people felt that it was toxic, as Pratt and Montag were very dependent on one another. It even damaged her relationship with her then BFF, LC (Lauren Conrad). The couple even released a book entitled How To Be Famous.

4. Eminem & Kim Mathers: Rapper, Eminem, is known for many things: witty lyrics, emerging from a humble background and his roller coaster relationship with Kim Mathers. The pair were married twice and have a daughter together, which led to a public custody battle that got ugly. The famous white rapper has many lines in his song about Kim, which are not pleasant.

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5. Tommy Lee & Pamela Anderson: Rock artist Tommy Lee and actress and Playboy playmate, Pamela Anderson, will go down in history for being an iconic celebrity relationship. The Motley Crue rocker and the blonde bombshell were together in the late 90’s and were married 1995-1998. They made a big stir in the media when a sex tape from their honeymoon was stolen from their home and shown for the whole world to see.

6. Jersey Shore‘s Sammi “Sweetheart” & Ronnie: Love at the shore! The Jersey Shore couple, Sammi and Ron, proved to be one of the most dramatic celebrity relationships in MTV history. The majority of the episodes featured the two fighting over their problems and trust issues. Sometimes things were good though between the two. Nonetheless; they made for great television!

7. Tiger Woods & Elin Nordegren: Famous golfer Tiger Woods was married to model Elin Nordegren. The celebrity couple’s world was rocked when it came out that Woods had been having affairs with multiple women. There were several women who came forward. Ludacris even released a song about the event entitled, “Sexting.” The professional golfer asked her to re-marry him again, although they split in 2010. She’s living in a very nice mansion in Palm Beach. It’s like the saying goes, “Don’t get mad. Get everything.”

8. Tina Turner & Ike: Tina Turner is a music legend and icon. However, her marriage to Ike was extremely tumultuous. There is even a film about her life and this celebrity relationship that ultimately ended. It was an unhealthy relationship, as he was addicted to cocaine and would sadly beat her up often. However; everyone can learn from Tina Turner. What doesn’t kill us only makes us stronger.

9. Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown: Whitney Houston is known for hit songs like “I Want To Dance With Somebody” and “I Will Always Love You.” In addition to her iconic songs and thriving music career, her relationship with Bobby Brown was widely publicized. Her mother even wrote in a book about this relationship and how she feels that he influenced her to use drugs. Although the relationship wasn’t healthy, we will always remember Whitney Houston for the beautiful and talented artist she was. RIP!

10. Dennis Rodman & Carmen Electra: Carmen Electra famously got her name from music legend, Prince. The actress and model has had a string of famous celebrity relationships. At one point, she married former Chicago Bulls player, Dennis Rodman, when they were intoxicated. Afterward, he filed an annulment. Sometimes your relationship ending doesn’t work out, because there is an even better fairy tale ahead for you.

Which are your favorite celebrity couples? Comment below!