While some of 2019’s celebrity split ups were surrounded by feud, disagreement and sexual misconduct, others left their long term partners through expertly orchestrated PR divorce announcement, the world of celebrity relationships has always been a thin road filled with surprises and uncertainty.
Besides the obvious reasons, physical or mental abuse, lying or cheating etc. when a divorce is initiated, it is usually because two people are not compatible for the short or long term. while there have been couples and relationships that have stood the test of time, there are also a number of extinguished , flamed out of the public’s consciousness ones. Here are some and why;
CHURCHILL OLADUNNI AND TONTO DIKEH
They both met at a night club, during Churchill’s brother’s birthday party in 2014 and it was during the same time Churchill acquired the latest Benz cars. Three months after they met, she got pregnant. They broke up their union in 2016 at a house Churchill newly acquired for his my mother in Lekki, Lagos State. Their marriage was plagued with several frivolous claims of falsity, ranging from domestic violence to false allegations and all.
There have been legal battles surrounding custody of their kid “king”. Tonto Dikeh and her ex-husband Churchill will be busy getting on each other’s nerves until further notice further intensifying the rifts.
JULIET IBRAHIM AND ICEBERG SLIM
When rumors of Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim and Nigerian artiste Olusegun Olowookere a.k.a Iceberg slim break up made headlines, the internet was in awe.
The two while together had made bold statements about staying together forever and finding themselves to be perfect for each other.
“I lied, cheated, I took your love for granted and in turn, I brought ridicule and shame to you. From the bottom of my heart, I apologize,” he said in the letter.
Iceberg apologized publicly on social media to her in other to heal. The duo started dating in 2016 and broke up over a year ago over undisclosed personal reasons.
GIFTY GYAN AND ASAMOAH GYAN
Gifty Gyan met Asamoah Gyan in 2002 and married him in 2013 after they had dated for 11 years. She got pregnant in 2005 and gave birth to the player’s firstborn Frederick Asamoah Gyan however somewhere in July 2018, Gyan ceased catering for the welfare of his three children after he demanded for a DNA test to ascertain the true paternity of all three.
Wife of Black Stars Skipper Asamoah Gyan, Gifty Gyan has asked the court to compel her husband to pay her £80,000 loan he took from her prior to filing for annulment of their marriage. Meanwhile, the DNA paternity test conducted on the children was concluded in February this year and the results absolved Gifty Gyan and shows the three kids come from one father— and it is Asamoah Gyan.
KYLIE JENNER AND TRAVIS SCOTT
There are reports that there was no drama between the couple before the split and that they simply wanted different things in life and grew apart.
“Kylie is all about family life and really wants a second baby,” “She still has trust issues with Travis. He hasn’t been giving her the commitment that she needs. Travis isn’t ready to give her all that she wants.” According to E! News’ sources, Jenner wished Scott was “more dedicated to the family.” With Kylie celebrating her billionaire status this year thanks to her cosmetics business empire. Kylie and Travis’ love story began more than two years when they crossed paths at Coachella in 2017, following the E! Reality TV star’s split from Tyga. They welcomed their first child together in February 2018.
MILEY CYRUS AND LIAM HEMSWORTH
At first, Hemsworth saw their separation as temporary. He was still hoping to work things out with Cyrus. But once his family saw the photos of Cyrus and Carter kissing the same day of the split news, he knew they didn’t have a chance. On August 20, Liam Hemsworth quickly filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. Cyrus is being so open about her relationship with Kaitlynn Carter. Hemsworth hasn’t responded to the cheating rumors. He’s never accused Cyrus of cheating, but it is clear that he was hurt by how fast she moved on, sources say.
KATIE HOLMES AND JAMIE FOXX
Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx, who allegedly split in May, made recent headlines when reports of their early summer breakup surfaced. It’s unsurprising that their separation quietly passed for months without any media outlets picking it up, as the two were famously hush-hush about their relationship.
BELLA HADID AND THE WEEKEND
The model, 22, and Starboy singer, 29, whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, are said to have gone their separate ways after their careers kept them apart for too long.
It’s reported the stars felt they weren’t able to see each other enough, and that being kept apart so much began to cause tension between them.
A source told E! News : “They are in different places right now, physically and mentally.
“Bella is prepping for her fashion week commitments and Abel is working on his music and his upcoming acting debut.”
Bella and The Weekend first started dating after they met at Coachella in 2015, but they split later that same year.
ADELE AND SIMON KONECKI
On Easter weekend Adele representative confirmed the singer was ending things with her husband Simon Konecki, whom she was married to for seven years, their split was a surprise to many.
Adele and her partner have a child together ‘Angelo’. This is her main focus at the time, her son is everything to her, and her whole life revolves around him. The divorce is unlikely to be messy as Adele and her husband plan to keep this amicable because of their son. Adele is now dating skepta and they have been seen on numerous dates together since her breakup with her ex-husband.
JEFF AND MACKENZIE BEZOS
Jeff Bezos is the CEO and billionaire founder of the online retail giant Amazon. After 25years of marriage, he and his wife Mackenzie are getting divorced.
“After a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends” the couples wrote in a statement posted on twitter.
Today Jeff Bezos is the richest man on earth worth $137 billion, according to CNN.
The divorce is the world’s biggest settlement, as Jeff Bezos hands over 4% stake in amazon to ex-wife Mackenzie Bezos worth $38bn (£29bn). It is by some distance the largest divorce settlement in history
ANDREW GARFIELD AND RITA ORA
On March 5, a British newspaper reported that Andrew Garfield and Rita Ora had quietly ended their love romance this year. After spending Christmas together things were going well. They were first linked romantically in November 2018. Their relationship just fizzled out because they both wanted different things; they have both accepted the situation and moved on.