Stars' Shocking Breakups

From Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin to Paula Patton and Robin Thicke, look back at the splits that surprised us all

  • MELISSA & TAMMY photo | Melissa Etheridge, Tammy Lynn Michaels

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Updated: Tuesday Mar 25, 2014 | 06:15 PM EDT

MELISSA & TAMMY

For Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels, nine years of marriage ended in a case of she said, she said. Though Etheridge told Oprah the pair's April 2010 split was "as mutual as those things can be," Michaels says she was "blindsided" by their breakup. Three months later, things went from bad to worse when the exes took their split to court over custody of the couple's 3-year-old twins.



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