Every year brings more significant celebrity breakups like Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum. They rip a hole in our hearts, and it still hurts. And there are some relationships that we knew they would not last for long, like Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson. Some celebrities hook up, have affairs, get married, and then breakups or divorce. It feels like an eternity. Now, let us look back at every year from the start and see which favourite celebrity couple shocked all of us by breaking up or divorcing.
1967: Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow
Sinatra and Farrow tied their knots in 1966. They were 50 and 21 respectively. Their separation was not poisonous and was not filled with drama. The couple remained close during the years. Recently, Farrow brought the relationship back into the news when she said that her son Ronan could probably be Sinatra’s. Ronan was previously assumed to be Woody Allen’s son.
1968: Cary Grant and Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon was Cary Grant’s fourth wife. Their divorce and custody battles led to a lot of wicked titles. When their marriage ended, Cary Grant announced that Once the female uses the male for procreation, they turn on them and devours them.
1968: Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer
Mel Ferrer was Audrey Hepburn’s first husband in 1954. Then in War and
Peace two years later, they played Prince Andrei to Hepburn’s Natasha Rostova. When this couple divorced, rumors came out that Audrey Hepburn was having an affair with her co-star in Two for the Road, Albert Finney.
1969: Lana Turner and Robert Eaton
Lana Turner is known for Peyton Place, The Three Musketeers, and lots of
Hollywood movies. She was married eight times to seven different men in her lifetime. She married and divorced Stephen Crane Two times. Her breaks were often in the news or gossips. Her sixth husband was Robert Eaton, a movie producer.
1970: Barbra Streisand And Elliot Gould
Barbara Streisand and Elliot Gould met in 1962 on the Broadway musical I Can Get It For You Wholesale. Whether you believe it or not, Elliot had the lead, and Barbra was unknown at that time. They separated in 1970 because they wanted to start to make it big on their own.
1971: Natalie Wood and Richard Gregson
Natalie Wood and Richard Gregson divorced after two years of their marriage. The rumors spread that Richard was unfaithful and was involved with her secretary. Soon after, Natalie Wood revived her relationship with Robert Wagner, her ex-husband. The couple came into the public as a pair in 1972 at the Academy Awards. Later on the same year, Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner remarried.
1972: Ali Mcgraw and Roberts Evans
The actress of Love Story perhaps took the phrase “love means never having to say you are sorry” too straight. She married Evans, a producer, in 1969 but caused problems when she left Evans for Steve McQueen in 1972.
1973: Elvis and Priscilla Presley
This couple met when Priscilla was in ninth grade. They had a long and passionate relationship. They ended their relationship when Priscilla told her husband that she had fallen for Mike Stone, a karate expert. This divorce shocked their fans, but their split was somewhat peaceful.
1974: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor
This couple had the most violent story that even Lifetime made a movie about it. In 1974, their first marriage ended, so the public did not even know what was left in the store. Burton soon met someone else he wanted to tie his knots, the already married Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia, after his divorce with Taylor. Ultimately, he remarried Elizabeth Taylor in 1975.
1975: Sonny and Cher
This couple made their career with their relationship. So, it became a big deal when Cher left Sonny in 1974. She married Gregg Allman right after her divorce from Sonny was confirmed in 1975, but this pair divorced a week later, getting married.
1976: Angie Dickinson and Burt Bacharach
Angie Dickinson once said that she would hate if she were a bigger star than her husband. Like most of the breakups, this couple’s division was mainly because of cracks that came from the ebb and flow of the fame. Angie Dickinson and Burt Bacharach declared their separation in 1976, but their divorce was not official until 1981.
1977: Ike and Tina Turner
After being involved as a victim of abuse for so many years, Tina left Ike in 1976 after a huge fight and carried only 36 cents and a Mobil credit card. Although this couple made fabulous music together, this was a big moment of relief and freedom for Tina. Their divorce dragged out and was not even confirmed until 1978.
1978: Bianca and Mick Jagger
The reporters reported Mick and Jerry Hall as a couple when in 1978, Bianca registered for divorce. Mick was already involved in many affairs rumors while Bianca was trying to begin her career and dealt with all the conflicts, along with Hall, that led to their split.