In a surprising announcement, Seal and Heidi Klum have told the world that they are to separate after seven years of marriage. This came as quite a shock to their fans, as they appeared to be one of the most solid celebrity couples in recent years. Sadly, sometimes things just don't work out, and they aren't the only long term couple who have had to end their union. Here are four other couples who we thought would be together forever.
Courteney Cox and David Arquette
After 11 years of marriage, it looked like Courteney and David were set to go the distance. Unfortunately, in 2010 they decided to take a break from their relationship. Even with their time apart, everyone felt sure they would reunite because they often talked about how much love they had for each other. Last year, Arquette revealed that there was no chance of them getting back together because he has fallen in love with someone else.
Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore
While many skeptics probably saw this coming, fans of Moore and Kutcher were astonished when claims arose that he had cheated on his wife of six years on their wedding anniversary! Their age gap was heavily scrutinized throughout their relationship, but the couple took it all in their stride. They spent a lot of time sharing loved-up photos on their Twitter accounts, and nobody would have suspected anything was wrong. Six years is a lifetime for a Hollywood marriage, so it was pretty hard to believe that it could go so wrong.
Chaz Bono and Jennifer Elia
Although Chaz Bono has always been famous due to his mother being a singing legend, it wasn't until his appearance on "Dancing With The Stars," that his career skyrocketed. Chaz and Jennifer had been dating since 1999, and you'd think that a couple who had been through the complicated and well-publicized stress of Chaz's gender reassignment would be able to weather any storm. However, they proved us wrong when they revealed they had split at the end of 2011.
Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis
Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis are one of the few celebrity couples who have managed to live their lives without being splashed all over the papers every time they leave their house. They kept their private lives out of the spotlight, and that appeared to be one of the reasons they stayed together for 14 years. There hasn't been any definite confirmation of a split yet, however, rumors have begun to circulate and there hasn't been a denial. If their relationship ends, it will be one of the biggest shock break-ups in Hollywood history.
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