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- December 31, 2012
- Vol. 78
- No. 27
The Year In ... Splits
A Look Back at Some of the Biggest Celebrity Couples Who Suddenly Called It Quits
Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes
In June Tom Cruise gushed to PEOPLE that his idea of a perfect day was "time with Kate." What he didn't know then was that those days were numbered. Weeks later Holmes, 34, filed for divorce from her husband of five years. Said a source: "Tom had no idea. He was blindsided." Still, Holmes, who sources said was frustrated by Cruise's schedule and her stalling career, was resolute. Within two weeks the split was finalized, and Holmes moved from L.A. to Manhattan with their daughter Suri, 6. Now, says a pal, Holmes and Cruise, 50, are " very civil and focused on coparenting."
HEIDI KLUM & SEAL
The Project Runway host, 39, and singer, 49, said they'd "grown apart" and filed for divorce after seven years of marriage.
JENNIE GARTH & PETER FACINELLI
The actress, 40, said the Twilight star, 39, asked for a divorce 11 years after they wed.
VANESSA PARADIS & JOHNNY DEPP
The actor, 49, and singer, 40, spent 14 years together and have two children.
AMY POEHLER & WILL ARNETT
The comedy couple-who have two sons-divorced after nine years.
5 Stars who split & got
JUSTIN BIEBER & SELENA GOMEZ
A breakup and make-up all in November.
ROBERT PATTINSON & KRISTEN STEWART
Two months after she was caught cheating, the two reconciled.
CHRIS BROWN & RIHANNA
Vicious split in 2009; steamy Instagram photos in 2012
BRADLEY COOPER & ZOE SALDANA
They called it quits in March but are now cozier than ever.
KATY PERRY & JOHN MAYER
It wasn't just a summer fling! Come fall, there was more smooching.
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