Best of 2009

Split! The Year's Biggest Breakups

From Jessica and Tony to Jon minus Kate, it was a year of dramatic endings


They were flawless partners on and off the dance floor. But Dancing with the Stars pros Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiyshocked friends with news that they were breaking off their engagement this September. Although Maks said they reunited to perform during the Emmys because "I knew how big of a deal it was for her," he changed his amiable tune a few weeks later, telling PEOPLE, "I feel completely betrayed. I'm done."