Wacky and Incestuous: 5 Celebs Who Dated Their Friend’s Ex

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Wacky and Incestuous: 5 Celebs Who Dated Their Friend’s Ex
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Drew Barrymore might be a family woman now, fully ensconced in the joys of motherhood with three-month-old Olive. But, that doesn't mean she's totally cool with her friend's snatching up her ex-boyfriends.

The 37-year-old mother opened up to Allure about good friend Kristen Wiig's relationship with her former long-time beau, Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti. "It all seems so wacky and incestuous, but that's kind of how life works," the "Big Miracle" actress explained. "It seems fitting that they would find each other. I was like, 'Right, of course, that makes perfect sense.'"

While she might have been taken aback at first, the well-grounded 'Charlie's Angel' doesn't hold a grudge. She admitted to texting lines back and forth with Wiig before the "Saturday Night Live" sketch "Bein' quirky with Zooey Deschanel" where the "Bridesmaids" actress does a spot-on impression of the former child star. "She's got me down," Barrymore admitted.

Niall Horan

During the summer, One Direction singers Harry Styles and Niall heated up Twitter with the rumor that they both dated model Alahna Aldridge only a few months apart. "It's a classic case of sloppy seconds -- Harry dated Alahna first," a source told Radar Online.

However, it's unlikely the brief teenage romance got too sloppy. As soon as the rumor spread, it was replaced with a new one linking the Irish performer to "The X Factor" judge, Demi Lovato. "He knows I have a little crush on him, and we enjoy having dinner when we get the chance," the former Disney-star admitted to The Mirror. But "The X Factor" boss, Simon Cowell, was quick to try and put the flame out on that romance as well. Telling the 20-year-old actress to "keep away from him. He's pure."

Shania Twain and Robert "Mutt" Lange

Everyone's heard of star-crossed lovers, but crisscrossed stars? The unlikely marriage between the beautiful country legend and the famous record producer with the name "Mutt," finally started to dissolve 14 years after it started. When Shania grew suspicious of Lange's infidelities with her best friend, Marie-Anne Thiebaud, she fled into the comforting arms of Nestle business executive Frederic Thiebaud -- her husband's mistress's husband, aka her former best friend's ex-husband. The 'wife swap' was made official six months after the ink dried on the divorce settlement, when the "You're Still the One" singer married Thiebaud.

Denise Richards and Richie Sambora

The "Wild Things" actress became BFFs with Heather Locklear while on the set of "Spin City" in 2001. After splitting from her 'winning' husband, she quickly convinced her "Melrose Place" gal pal of the serenity and peace that comes with single-hood. In the wake of the divorce, the former Bond girl was all too eager to comfort the Bon Jovi rocker. However, the on-again, off-again relationship wasn't meant to be. The couple finally called it quits in the summer of 2012.

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

After her third husband, Mike Todd, died in an airplane crash, the "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" star sought comfort in the arms of her good friend Debbie Reynolds' husband, Eddie Fisher. However, it wasn't meant to be. A few years after they wed, she fell in love with her equally-married "Cleopatra" co-star.

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