This year was a big year for celebrity breakups. In 2018 so many celebrities split up, got divorced, called off engagements and unfollowed each other on Instagram.
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson got together, got engaged and broke up in a matter of months. Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan separated after nine years together. Cardi B announced her split from Offset, which has OFfset and the internet reeling.
Check out the 20 biggest and most shocking celebrity breakups of 2018 below.
Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan
Channing and Jenna announced their divorce in April with a lengthy Instagram message. The couple both shared the same statement announcing their divorce. “There are no secrets nor salacious events at the root of our decision–just two best-friends realizing it’s time to take some space and help each other live the most joyous, fulfilled lives as possible.”
The couple were together for nine years and have one daughter together.
Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson
Ariana and Pete’s quick romance ended in October. The couple first got together at the end of May, after they both broke up with longtime partners. Soon after they began dating they were engaged. Their quick engagement sparked many other fast engagement (Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin and Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra). Unfortunately, they never made it down the aisle.
Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez
Justin and Selena rekindled their romance in October 2017. The couple was seen looking cute all over Los Angeles. They were seen holding hands, going to church together and kissing at ice rinks. She even went to Justin’s dad’s wedding in the Caribbean in February 2018. She celebrated his birthday on Instagram with a very obvious caption and photo alluding to their relationship.
But it wasn’t all butterflies and romance for the couple. Getting back together caused tension between Selena and her mom Mandy Teefey. They even unfollowed each other on Instagram. Her mom was very vocal about her disapproving of Justin.
The couple took a break that led to an actual breakup. They split in May 2018.
Lena Dunham & Jack Antonoff
Lena and Jack dated for more than five years before calling it quits earlier this year. Their breakup was amicable and they’re still friends. Lena said in her interview with The Cut that she regularly texts Jack still.
The Girls star and Bleacher musician first met in 2012. They were set up by Jack’s sister.
Justin Theroux & Jennifer Aniston
In February 2018 Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux called it quits. The couple were married for two and a half years and were together for seven years as a couple. The two announced their split through a statement from Aniston’s publicist.
In her first interview post-split, she announced that she isn’t heartbroken.
Cardi B & Offset
Cardi announced her divorce to Offset via Instagram video in December 2018. The couple’s reason for breaking up is unknown but rumors, photos and texts of Offset’s infidelity were circulating at the time.
The couple first started dating in February 2017, but they kept their relationship quiet. The couple briefly broke up in October 2017 before getting back together. A few days after they got back together Offset publicly proposed to Cardi. The couple was already secretly married. In June 2018, Cardi confirmed that she and Offset secretly got married in September 2017, before Offset publicly proposed.
In April 2018, Cardi revealed on Saturday Night Live that she is pregnant. She gave birth to baby Kulture in July 2018. A few months after Kulture was born Cardi split from Offset, which fans are assuming because he cheated.
Offset has been desperately trying to win Cardi back. While performing at Rolling Loud he interrupted her set to beg for her back. The stunt didn’t go over well with Cardi or the internet.
Liza Koshy & David Dobrik
YouTubers Liza Koshy and David Dobrik split in a shocking YouTube video that was posted in June 2018. They confirmed that they were broken up and that they’ve actually have been broken up for six months! This means they split in January.
The couple was first friends before they began dating in 2015. After six months of dating, they went super public and began posting more with each other on their Instagrams and YouTube channels.
The two split up because life got in the way. They are still no good terms.
Liam Payne & Cheryl Cole
Liam and Cheryl announced their break up in July after dating for three years. The couple first went public in their relationship in 2015. The couple first met when Liam auditioned for the X-Factor when he was 17 and Cheryl was a judge when she was 27.
The two have a son together, Bear Grey Payne, who was born in 2017.
Ariana Grande & Mac Miller
Ariana and Mac decided to split in May. The couple first went public with their relationship in September 2016 when they attended the MTV VMA’s together. They broke up but remained friends.
Kourtney Kardashian & Younes Bendjima
Kourtney and Younes broke up in a messy Instagram feud. Fan suspected the two were on the rocks when Younes slut shamed Kourtney on Instagram. In July, Kourtney was showing off her thong bikini on Instagram and Younes commented, “That’s what you need to show to get liked?”
Younes eventually deleted his comment because of the backlash. Then in August, the couple unfollowed each other on Instagram and Younes was spotted with former Yeezy model Jordan Ozuna.
The two were in Mexico together with a group of friends. Kourtney believed Younes was going on a boys trip, but once she learned that he lied she broke up with him for good. The couple was split already, but supposedly trying to talk through their issues.
The couple first started dating in 2016.
Paris Hilton & Chris Zylka
Paris and The Leftovers star Chris Zylka started dating in 2016. After almost a year of dating, they made their relationship Instagram official. On New Year’s Day 2018, Chris got down on one knee and proposed to Paris.
Paris posted her massive ring on Instagram announcing their engagement. “I said Yas!” Paris wrote on Instagram. “So happy & excited to be engaged to the love of my life. My best friend & soulmate. Perfect for me in every way. So dedicated, loyal, loving & kindhearted. I feel like the luckiest girl in the world! You are my dream come true! Thank you for showing me that fairytales do exist.”
The ring cost roughly $2 million an the main diamond is 20 carats.
The couple announced their split in November 2018. The reason behind their breakup is unsure.
Halsey & G-Eazy
The rapper G-Eazy and singer Halsey first began dating in August 2017. The couple packed on the PDA on stage and on their Instagrams. They released a song together “Him & I” in December 2017.
The couple seemed strong, which is why when Halsey announced their breakup in July 2018 fans were shocked. She alluded that the two had a drama-filled breakup. Rumors started that G-Eazy cheated on Halsey, which caused the breakup.
The two got back together a month later. Halsey’s ex-boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly tried to stir up drama between the couple by saying G-Eazy tries to look like him and even sleeps with girls he’s slept with.
The couple split up for good in October because G-Eazy was supposedly all over other girls at a party. They unfollowed each other on Instagram.
Diddy & Cassie
Diddy and Cassie began dating in 2012 and after six years they broke up. They confirmed their breakup in October 2018. Their breakup was supposedly done with no hard feelings. The two were always very quiet about their relationship and their breakup is no different.
John Cena & Nikki Bella
John and Nikki first started dating back in 2012. They moved in together in 2013 and Nikki had to sign a 75-page agreement before living with John. The couple were going strong and got engaged during Wrestlemania in April 2017.
About a year later, in March 2018, the couple revealed they were having relationship issues. They called off their wedding in April. Their breakup was messy and filled with John publicly apologizing to Nikki, getting back together in May and then breaking up again in July.
Pete Davidson & Cazzie David
Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson broke up from comedian Cazie David in May. Details about their breakup are unknown, but it seems there is no bad blood between the two.
Pete confirmed their split on Complex’s Open Late with Peter Rosenberg. “We’re not together anymore,” Pete said. “very talented girl, she’ll be great and she’ll be fine.”
Brooklyn Beckham & Chloe Grace Moretz
Brooklyn and Chloe broke up again this year. The couple first started dating in 2014 but broke up for the first time in 2016. They got back together in September 2017. They confirmed their relationship on Instagram.
The couple, unfortunately, broke up a few months later in February 2018.
Emma Watson & Chord Overstreet
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Emma Watson and Chord Overstreet called it quits at the end of May. It’s unsure when the couple started dating, but they were first spotted together in February at a concert in Los Angeles.
They were also seen leaving Vanity Fair’s Oscar party together confirming their relationship. They only dated for a handful of months before splitting ways.
Olivia Culpo & Danny Amendola
Former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo confirmed her split from NFL player Danny Amendola in March 2018. The couple dated for two years before separating.
“We are broken up. It’s just so fresh for me. I don’t feel comfortable talking about it,” Culpo said during an interview with Access Hollywood.
Fans assumed they broke up when Danny deleted all his photos of Olivia from his Instagram and unfollowed her.
They briefly got back together but then broke up again and for good in October. Photos of Danny getting cozy with sports reporter Bianca Peters surfaces, leading Olivia to dump him.
Logic & Jessica Andrea
Rapper Logic and his wife of two years, Jessica Andrea, separated in March. The two got married in October 2015 and confirmed their divorce on Instagram. They said they’re better off as friends and they “will continue to love each other for the rest of our lives.”
Logic didn’t officially file for divorce until April.
Amber Rose & 21 Savage
Amber and 21 Savage called it quits in early 2018. They unfollowed each other in March but were last seen together on Valentine’s Day. The couple started dating summer 2017. The two fell fast for each other and Amber declared she wanted to marry him.
Even after their breakup, Amber said she was still hung up on the rapper.