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source-khloe-kardashian-lamar-odom-instagramWhen it comes to love, so many of us find out that it doesn’t always last. Even after marriage people find that the blissful feelings that developed during dating can fade away and aren’t long-term. Our favorite celebrity couples aren’t immune to the deterioration of love.

2016 was not the year for love. Here are some of the saddest celebrity divorces this year.

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Better known as Bradgelina, this couple was together for over a decade after infamously getting together when they worked on Mr. and Mrs. Smith back in 2004. They married in 2014, partly for the sake of their six children. When TMZ got ahold of papers stating that Angelina was filing for divorce in September 2016, the world took a collective gasp. This seemingly golden couple divorced due to disagreements centered around how they wanted to parent their children.

Tobey Maguire & Jennifer Meyers

Maguire met his jewlrey designer wife in 2003 on the set of Seabiscuit. The two got married in 2007 and had two children together, Ruby and Otis. However, the family bliss didn’t last. In October 2016, the couple released a statement about their split. The pair will continue to put their children first, stating they will treat each other with respect, friendship and love.

Kaley Cuoco & Ryan Sweeting

The two were only married for 21 months before their romantic fairy tale fell apart. Could it be due to the fact that they were only engaged for three months before they got hitched? The pair announced their split in late 2015, but the divorce didn’t finalize until this year.

Liev Schreiber & Naomi Watts

This couple lasted for 11 years before they finally called it quits. The pair told the sad news of their divorce in September with a public statement they released together. Due to the couple having two children together, they request privacy from the public while they moved through this emotional time.

Johnny Depp & Amber Heard

After meeting on the set of The Rum Diaries in 2009, the two got together and married in February of 2015. Soon after in May of 2016, Heard filed for divorce in midst of domestic abuse allegations. After a rough few months of legal battles and a media frenzy, the divorce was finally settled. Heard eventually donated her part of the settlement from the divorce to charity.

Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman

Barrymore and Kopelman were together for five years before splitting separate ways. They have two children together that they have agreed to raise together. The divorce was amicable, they mutually decided that they weren’t meant to be. This is Barrymore’s second divorce.

Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin

Paltrow and Martin made headlines after 11 years they decided they were  planning to be “consciously uncoulped” (as opposed to a regular divorce, it appears.) It seems to have worked for them though. The two are both involved in the lives of their two children and even vacation together.

Dennis Quaid & Kimberly Buffington

Not too many seemed extremely blindsided by the divorce of these two, as the couple had previously filed for divorce three separate times but changed their minds. The pair was together for 12 years but it was a rough marriage.

Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom

Khloe and Lamar were married in 2009 just one month after they first met. Khloe first filed for divorce in 2013, but revoked the decision after Lamar was sent to the hospital for life-threatening reasons. The couple briefly reconciled after he survived the medical ordeal, but it did not last. Khloe then filed for divorce again on May 26, 2016.

These couples shook us to the core when they announced that they were splitting up in 2016. After so long together, many of these couples seemed to have it all.  A perfect family, perfect house, but apparently they did have a perfect marriage!

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