Jumping the broom doesn’t guarantee that the two of you will live happily ever after. These stars have learned that sometimes, when a marriage ends, it takes your money, dignity and reputation with it. Check out our list of the messiest Hollywood divorces in history.
TIGER WOODS AND ELIN NORDEGRENTiger was the picture-perfect golf wonderboy until he got caught cheating with every white woman within arms’ reach. Elin busted up his car, the scandal busted up his golf game and Tiger had to hand over $100 million in their 2009 divorce.
KIM KARDASHIAN AND KRIS HUMPHRIESTheir 72-day marriage ended on such a sour note that Kris wanted an annulment so he could pretend like it never happened. But the world isn’t going to forget that Kim stepped out with the next man and got knocked up with his baby while they were technically still married.
USHER AND TAMEKAThese two were only married for two years, yet they’ve been getting divorced and fighting over the kids for four. Tameka accused Usher of doing drugs, called him an unfit parent after an unfortunate pool accident with their son, and alleged he slept with two of her bridesmaids.
JENNIFER LOPEZ AND MARC ANTHONYMarc Anthony ended his seven-year marriage to Jennifer Lopez after he found out that JLo was stepping out on him. Less than a week after he filed for divorce, there are reports that he really didn’t want to split up with Lopez after all. Marc was apparently hoping for a reconciliation but filed for divorce after JLo turned him down. According to TMZ, instead of fighting for her marriage, Jennifer, 42, decided to pursue her feelings for much younger boyfriend, Casper Smart. And then she added insult to injury by telling the press how she was devastated by the divorce and busy trying to figure out what she could have done wrong.
MADONNA AND GUY RITCHIEOnce the honeymoon was over, the mud-slinging started. Madonna called Guy “emotionally retarded” and Guy fired back by calling her a “retard” and his marriage to her a “soap opera”. And after the drama, the lawyers got involved. Madonna ended up handing over $90 million of her hard-earned money to her former husband.
DEMI MOORE AND ASHTON KUTCHERThese two were part of Hollywood’s favorite May-December romance until they filed for divorce proceedings. Demi says that Ashton was cheating, but then it appeared Demi was on that stuff. We don’t know who to blame for the divorce, but we learned a lot of unsavory details about the couple before it was all said and done.
LINDA AND HULK HOGANOne day, while filming their new family reality show, “Hogan Knows Best,” Linda just announced that she was bouncing on her 24-year marriage. Hulk was devastated and we watched as he tried to hold on to his family as it slipped away. The kids took sides, Linda stepped out on the ending marriage and the drama continued for the four years it took to finalize their divorce. Ouch.
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER AND MARIA SHRIVERTwenty-five years of marriage came to a halt when it turned out that Arnold not only stepped out on his marriage to Maria, but fathered a 14-year-old son with the maid. The fallout and messy divorce dragged everyone through the mud. Poor Maria went into media hiding and Arnold was rated one of the worst governors in history and his political career ended even before his marriage did.
LISA RAYE AND MICHAEL MISICKLisa Raye’s divorce revealed that she’d married a monster. She and Michael Misick were only married for two years, but the divorce proceedings revealed that they were full of drama. As it turns out, Michael had a child outside of the marriage and allegedly cheated with another woman. And the scandal went beyond the bedroom. Turns out, Mike had to step down from his Turks & Caicos premiership and go on the run because he was heavily involved in government corruption.
DWAYNE AND SIOHVAUGHN WADEDwayne says he didn’t step out with Gabrielle Union so that couldn’t be the reason for the divorce, but Siovaughn is certainly still mad about something. She has gone on Dr. Phil and spoken to anyone who would listen to out D. Wade as an unfit parent and cheater who gave her an STD. Dwayne clapped back saying that she was just crazy but then handed over $5 million to stop his ex from putting anymore of their business in the streets.
BRITNEY SPEARS AND KEVIN FEDERLINEBritney was always a little off, but her divorce from K Fed drove her over the edge. After being married for about 5 minutes, K Fed split and got custody of the kids. Britney wasn’t even allowed visitation and while separated from her ex and her kids, she shaved her head, assaulted the paps and went through one of the most public mental breakdowns in Hollywood history.
HALLE BERRY AND GABRIEL AUBRYYou don’t even have to be married to have a bad divorce. Gabriel and Halle have had the worst split in recent memory without a divorce paper between them. Gabriel wins an award for Worst Divorce Behavior for reportedly calling the mother of his (black) child a “a ni***r and a b***h.” And the custody battle between these two has been waging on longer than their relationship.