Celeb Couples: From Denial to Breakup

See the stars who publicly claimed their love was true – while silently making plans to split

NICK LACHEY & JESSICA SIMPSON

From denial to split: 25 days
The former Newlyweds denied rumors in October 2005 that there were problems in reality-show paradise, claiming "everything's perfect" as their third wedding anniversary approached. But things were less than perfect, and a month later, Lachey and Simpson split for real. "This is the mutual decision of two people with an enormous amount of respect and admiration for each other," they said of their divorce in a statement.



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