Best of 2007

The Breakups You Couldn't Stop Talking About

Who said relationships were easy? Not these stars. By Cara Lynn Shultz

RICHIE & DENISE

Following her sudden divorce from Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards linked up with Richie Sambora – who was then in the middle of a divorce from Heather Locklear, a close friend of hers. Richards defended their romance, saying she wasn't looking for love when she hooked up with the Bon Jovi rocker. But this May, the couple said their tumultuous year-long romance had ended.