Best of 2012

Split Decision: Breakups of the Year

Tom & Katie, Jennie & Peter, Johnny & Vanessa – see which star couples ended the year apart


The split between Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes sent shock waves through the celebrity world when the 33-year-old actress filed for divorce five days before Cruise's 50th birthday in June. Though the A-list star was blindsided and "deeply saddened" by the split, he and Holmes remained tight-lipped about what could have been an explosive legal battle, instead quietly coming to a settlement that focused on the best interest of their 6-year-old daughter, Suri.