17 Celebrity Splits We Didn't See Coming

Couples we thought would stand the test of time.

The End of the Road - Nobody expects celebrity relationships to last forever, but some stars truly blindsided us with their splits. From Gary Owen and Kenya Duke to J. Lo and A-Rod, celebs are proving that sometimes love just doesn’t last forever.Gary Owen and Kenya Duke split in March after 18 years of marriage. According to TMZ, Duke filed divorce documents on Friday (March 19) in Los Angeles County Supreme Court. There’s no clear indication of why the 46-year-old filed for divorce from Owen, 46. The couple has three adult children.Now, Duke is asking her soon-to-be ex -husband to pay $44,000 in spousal support. (Photo: Leon Bennett/WireImage)

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The End of the Road - Nobody expects celebrity relationships to last forever, but some stars truly blindsided us with their splits. From Gary Owen and Kenya Duke to J. Lo and A-Rod, celebs are proving that sometimes love just doesn’t last forever.Gary Owen and Kenya Duke split in March after 18 years of marriage. According to TMZ, Duke filed divorce documents on Friday (March 19) in Los Angeles County Supreme Court. There’s no clear indication of why the 46-year-old filed for divorce from Owen, 46. The couple has three adult children.Now, Duke is asking her soon-to-be ex -husband to pay $44,000 in spousal support. (Photo: Leon Bennett/WireImage)

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez - In April of 2021, J. Lo and A-Rod confirmed the two have ended their relationship, which was a shock to many. Lopez and Rodriguez announced they were engaged in 2019 after two years of dating.  (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez - In April of 2021, J. Lo and A-Rod confirmed the two have ended their relationship, which was a shock to many. Lopez and Rodriguez announced they were engaged in 2019 after two years of dating.  (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)

Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs - Queen of Hip Hop Soul Mary J. Blige filed for divorce from her husband of 12 years, Kendu Isaacs in June 2016. Since the initial announcement, they both have remained mum on the details, but the singer recently revealed that her husband started disrespecting her, tried changing her and even added claims of infidelity.(Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for 2015 Tribeca Film Festival) 

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Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs - Queen of Hip Hop Soul Mary J. Blige filed for divorce from her husband of 12 years, Kendu Isaacs in June 2016. Since the initial announcement, they both have remained mum on the details, but the singer recently revealed that her husband started disrespecting her, tried changing her and even added claims of infidelity.(Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for 2015 Tribeca Film Festival) 

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie - After two years of marriage and 12 years together, movie stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorced in 2016, with the Mr. & Mrs. Smith actress citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their split. They never expounded on the detailed reasons for their divorce.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie - After two years of marriage and 12 years together, movie stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorced in 2016, with the Mr. & Mrs. Smith actress citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their split. They never expounded on the detailed reasons for their divorce.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Chris Rock and Malaak Compton-Rock - After almost two decades of marriage, Chris Rock and his wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, took everyone by surprise when deciding to go their separate ways. Their divorce was finalized in 2016.(Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation)

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Chris Rock and Malaak Compton-Rock - After almost two decades of marriage, Chris Rock and his wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, took everyone by surprise when deciding to go their separate ways. Their divorce was finalized in 2016.(Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation)

Nicole Murphy and Michael Strahan  - In 2014, after a five-year engagement, Nicole Murphy and Michael Strahan suddenly called it quits. Announced the day before Strahan was set to be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame, the news left many confused. The reason for their split was never made public.(Photo: Jennifer Graylock/Getty Images for elit by Stolichnaya)

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Nicole Murphy and Michael Strahan  - In 2014, after a five-year engagement, Nicole Murphy and Michael Strahan suddenly called it quits. Announced the day before Strahan was set to be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame, the news left many confused. The reason for their split was never made public.(Photo: Jennifer Graylock/Getty Images for elit by Stolichnaya)

Vanessa Williams and Rick Fox - The former beauty queen and retired LA Laker star quietly split in 2004 after living on opposite coasts for 18 months. Fox officially filed for divorce in August 2004, however, the two remain friends.(Photo: Doug Benc/Getty Images)  

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Vanessa Williams and Rick Fox - The former beauty queen and retired LA Laker star quietly split in 2004 after living on opposite coasts for 18 months. Fox officially filed for divorce in August 2004, however, the two remain friends.(Photo: Doug Benc/Getty Images)  

Shaunie and Shaquille O'Neal - After nearly five years of marriage, Shaq filed for divorce from his wife, Shaunie, in September 2007. Cited as "irretrievably broken," the marriage seemed to be on the rocks for a while, but the couple didn't show any signs of difficulty. The divorce was one of the most expensive divorces in history at the time, with the former NBA star paying his now ex-wife at least $20,000 per month in alimony and temporary child support. Shaunie would go on to executive produce the successful reality show Basketball Wives.  (Photo: Mark Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Shaunie and Shaquille O'Neal - After nearly five years of marriage, Shaq filed for divorce from his wife, Shaunie, in September 2007. Cited as "irretrievably broken," the marriage seemed to be on the rocks for a while, but the couple didn't show any signs of difficulty. The divorce was one of the most expensive divorces in history at the time, with the former NBA star paying his now ex-wife at least $20,000 per month in alimony and temporary child support. Shaunie would go on to executive produce the successful reality show Basketball Wives.  (Photo: Mark Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sara Kapfer - We don't know what caused this couple of over 20 years (they married in 1994 after eight years of dating) to call it quits. Gooding filed for divorce in January 2017.  (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sara Kapfer - We don't know what caused this couple of over 20 years (they married in 1994 after eight years of dating) to call it quits. Gooding filed for divorce in January 2017. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose - Back in September 2014, Amber Rose filed for divorce from her then husband, rapper Wiz Khalifa, to the surprise of many. Rose, who was married to the "Black and Yellow" rapper for one year, subliminally revealed days following the filing that he was unfaithful during their marriage. They remain close friends to this day.  (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose - Back in September 2014, Amber Rose filed for divorce from her then husband, rapper Wiz Khalifa, to the surprise of many. Rose, who was married to the "Black and Yellow" rapper for one year, subliminally revealed days following the filing that he was unfaithful during their marriage. They remain close friends to this day.  (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton - Robin Thicke and Paula Patton were one of the coolest couples in the business. The high school sweethearts seemed to defy the odds with their frequent PDA and open-ish relationship. But Patton filed for divorce in October 2014. Though Thicke tried his best to win Patton back, Patton's mind was made up. They are co-parenting their son Julian.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Robin Thicke and Paula Patton - Robin Thicke and Paula Patton were one of the coolest couples in the business. The high school sweethearts seemed to defy the odds with their frequent PDA and open-ish relationship. But Patton filed for divorce in October 2014. Though Thicke tried his best to win Patton back, Patton's mind was made up. They are co-parenting their son Julian.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Seal and Heidi Klum - This beautiful couple's fairytale marriage fell apart in 2012, shocking the fans who lived vicariously through their every vow renewal, demonstration of PDA, and exotic getaways. The Grammy-winning singer and super model "just weren't getting along" anymore, said a source. (Photo: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

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Seal and Heidi Klum - This beautiful couple's fairytale marriage fell apart in 2012, shocking the fans who lived vicariously through their every vow renewal, demonstration of PDA, and exotic getaways. The Grammy-winning singer and super model "just weren't getting along" anymore, said a source. (Photo: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada - When Ev and Johnson's tumultuous relationship finally got to happily ever after, sadly, it was too good to last. The couple split just six weeks after their July 2012 nuptials when Lozada discovered Johnson had been cheating and the two got into an ugly, violent fight. (Photos: Uri Schanker/WireImage/Getty Images)

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Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada - When Ev and Johnson's tumultuous relationship finally got to happily ever after, sadly, it was too good to last. The couple split just six weeks after their July 2012 nuptials when Lozada discovered Johnson had been cheating and the two got into an ugly, violent fight. (Photos: Uri Schanker/WireImage/Getty Images)

Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian - While they have both moved on, Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian's marriage and divorce in 2011 created a media firestorm.Just 72 days after they said, "I Do," in a lavish, $10 million Montecito wedding, the first couple of reality TV called it quits. Kardashian claims her "intuition" guided the decision to divorce, while insiders say it was the NBA player's "lack of ambition."Kardashian, of course, married Kanye West. However, they split in February of 2021. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

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Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian - While they have both moved on, Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian's marriage and divorce in 2011 created a media firestorm.Just 72 days after they said, "I Do," in a lavish, $10 million Montecito wedding, the first couple of reality TV called it quits. Kardashian claims her "intuition" guided the decision to divorce, while insiders say it was the NBA player's "lack of ambition."Kardashian, of course, married Kanye West. However, they split in February of 2021. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry - The Oscar-winning actress and male model split in 2010 after four years together and tried to keep things civil as they worked out a custody arrangement for their daughter, Nahla. Despite their public break-up, all appears well between the two and they are successfully co-parenting. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry - The Oscar-winning actress and male model split in 2010 after four years together and tried to keep things civil as they worked out a custody arrangement for their daughter, Nahla. Despite their public break-up, all appears well between the two and they are successfully co-parenting. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

NeNe and Gregg Leakes - Gregg and NeNe's relationship was the most grounded thing about the circus that is Real Housewives of Atlanta, so when they announced their split in 2010, fans were genuinely shocked. But these lovebirds couldn't stay apart for long. The couple announced plans to remarry in January, 2013, and tied the knot — again. (Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

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NeNe and Gregg Leakes - Gregg and NeNe's relationship was the most grounded thing about the circus that is Real Housewives of Atlanta, so when they announced their split in 2010, fans were genuinely shocked. But these lovebirds couldn't stay apart for long. The couple announced plans to remarry in January, 2013, and tied the knot — again. (Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

The Dream and Christina Milian - This marriage was over before it even got out of the gate. They were married in September in 2009 but ten months after tying the knot — and just five months after welcoming their baby daughter, Violet — Milian filed for divorce from the super-producer in February of 2010. (Photo: Jordan Strauss/Getty Images for Big Billy Clark)

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The Dream and Christina Milian - This marriage was over before it even got out of the gate. They were married in September in 2009 but ten months after tying the knot — and just five months after welcoming their baby daughter, Violet — Milian filed for divorce from the super-producer in February of 2010. (Photo: Jordan Strauss/Getty Images for Big Billy Clark)