Fans were shocked when "Twilight" star Peter Facinelli and his wife, Jennie Garth, announced their split Tuesday after nearly 16 years together. The couple -- parents to three daughters -- released a statement saying they're dedicated to raising their daughters together.
The whole thing seemed so out of left field, especially since Facinelli looked perfectly happy on Monday night at the premiere of "The Hunger Games." So, what happened? A source told the gossip blog Scallywag and Vagabond that Carlyle Cullen strayed from his wife.
"Peter had been seeing another woman for quite some time," the spy said. "They tried to make it work for the sake of their children and Jennie played housewife for as long as she could but finally had enough."
He allegedly met the 20-something woman in Vancouver while he filmed the "Twilight" saga, though the spy wouldn't say if they're still seeing each other.
The possible cheating scandal is hardly the first -- or the last -- time celebrities have split over another person.
Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore
Ashton Kutcher made headlines in Fall 2011 when he was snapped partying at a San Diego club sans Demi Moore. Later, pretty blonde Sara Leal came out and said she had sex with the "Two and a Half Men" star in his hotel room while his wife was stayed behind in Los Angeles.
The couple reportedly tried to make it work, even enlisting the help of Kabbalah leaders, but it didn't help heal the wounds.
"As a woman, a mother and a wife, there are certain values and vows that I hold sacred, and it is in this spirit that I have chosen to move forward with my life," she told the Associated Press on November 17. Since then, Moore has gone to rehab while Kutcher started a new relationship with Lorene Scafaria.
Eva Longoria and Tony Parker
"Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria really thought she found The One when she married San Antonio Spurs player Tony Parker in a fairytale ceremony in 2007. However, he couldn't keep his roving eye on Longoria and word eventually emerged that he cheated with the wife of a teammate.
"Eva truly thought she was going to grow old with Tony and have children with him," a friend told US Weekly after she filed for divorce in November 2010. "She's inconsolable."
She emerged from the divorce by dating Penelope Cruz's younger brother, Eduardo Cruz. However, they recently split as well.
Sandra Bullock and Jesse James
Sandra Bullock is America's sweetheart, so everyone was more than a little surprised when she married bad boy Jesse James. Friends hoped that Bullock would be a good influence on the "West Coast Choppers" chief, but it wasn't to be: He cheated on her with multiple women, leading to their divorce in 2010.
James took responsibility for his actions at the time.
"There is only one person to blame for this whole situation, and that is me. It's because of my poor judgment that I deserve everything bad that is coming my way," he told People at the time.
He later dated and got engaged to tattooed reality star Kat Von D, but they broke up after he cheated on her with "dozens" of women. Once a cheater, always a cheater.
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- Peter Facinelli
- Eva Longoria
- Jennie Garth
- Ashton Kutcher
- Tony Parker