As the year draws to a close, let’s look at some of the most newsworthy and surprising celebrity divorces of 2012:
- Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman. Often used as an example of a Hollywood marriage that worked, this couple announced their divorce after 30 years of marriage.
- Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes. This Hollywood couple divorced after five years and one child together. Katie filed for divorce in New York after living separately from her husband.
- Heidi Klum & Seal. This power couple renewed their vows for seven years before breaking up. After Klum filed for divorce in January, she began dating her bodyguard.
- Will Arnett & Amy Poehler. This beloved comedy couple announced their divorce after nine years of marriage, upsetting many fans that looked up to their relationship.
- Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson and Evelyn Lozada. This marriage fell apart just 41 days after it began, after the police were called to a domestic violence incident involving an alleged head-butt.
- Mayim Bialik and Michael Stone. The star of “The Big Bang Theory” announced her divorce on her parenting blog. She and her husband have two sons, ages four and seven.
- Danica Patrick and Paul Hospenthal. After seven years of marriage, the famed racecar driver announced her divorce from her husband, a physical therapist, in November.
- Stevie Wonder and Kai Millard Morris. The famed singer and his designer wife called it quits in 2012 after nine years of marriage.
- Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli. As Facinelli’s acting career took off, Garth reportedly felt left behind and jealous. The couple had been together for 11 years and has three daughters.
- Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis. Although they never married, this Hollywood couple with two children announced their separation this year.
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