23 Star Couples Destroyed By Fame

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I'm a celebrity - get me out of here!

These stars' relationships were fine. until one of them got more famous. Anyone who comes to Hollywood to be a singer, actor or some other entertainer is usually after one big goal: fame (because you know, narcissism). With fame usually comes fortune, a combo that will probably land you that perfect, or at least perfect-looking, someone special. Some of these Hollywood power couples actually manage to make it work for years, even though they have to weather the rumor mill and endless tabloid speculation about their status. Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, for example, have been together for years and now have two grown children. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been married since 1988. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have kept their marriage ticking since 1997.

Sometimes though, the pressure of being under constant scrutiny ruins even the best couples, the ones we plebes always looked at like #relationshipgoals. This usually happens when one star eclipses the other. Take Chris Pratt and Anna Faris, each of whose careers peaked at different times, leading to the 2018 split that ruined our entire year too. Or Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, who seemed like the perfect couple -- she was okay letting her career take a back seat to his for their family's sake, but the Oscar-winner STILL couldn't keep it in his pants.

Take a look and see if you remember all these star couples who fell apart because one of them got more famous than the other. Why, fame, why?? Get Started