Celebrity marriages and relationships are a dicey proposition. For every Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward there are a dozen marriages between stars that don't seem to last long enough for the ink to dry on the marriage license, and celebrity couples who aren't hitched seem to crop up and implode within a day's time! When celebrity couples break-up, sometimes it can come as a complete shock, especially when the pair seemed right for each other and everything seems to be going well. There are other times though when a couple calls it quits and everyone looks at each other and delivers a simultaneous, "Well, duh!"
Here now are a few celebrity divorces and break-ups from 2011 that no one should have been surprised or shocked by at all.
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries - If there's one divorce that belongs on this list, it's the marriage between the reality TV star and the B-list NBA basketball player. Despite all the sound bytes and interviews the couple gave saying the contrary, it seemed like their marriage was on rocky ground before the rings were even warm. Their romance and subsequent nuptials had a tinge of "reality show" to it, and so when Kim finally did file for divorce on Halloween this year, there may have been a handful of people shocked or surprised by the news, but only because they'd just come out from under the rock they'd spent the last six months beneath.
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher - If Demi and Ashton had split before all the allegations of infidelity had come out, the divorce absolutely would have been shocking. The truth is though that once the rumors started flying and the reps for both sides starting getting tight-lipped about details, the writing seemed to be on the wall. Once one of Hollywood's more surprising power-couples, now they are just another in a long line of celebrity marriages gone sour.
Jesse James and Kat Von D - Talk about seeing it coming a mile away in a cab! Maybe on paper this couple works because their both inked and live their lives on the fringe of celebrity. Anyone even slightly familiar with Jesse's back story and how his marriage to actress Sandra Bullock fell apart though would in no way think that Kat should have been surprised or shocked when James allegedly cheated on her with 19 different women.
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