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These Surprising Celebrity Splits Ripped Our Hearts Out In 2016

So long, Brangelina. We'e still crying.

20/12/2016 8:40 AM AEDT | Updated 20/12/2016 8:43 AM AEDT
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HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive at the AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi Opening Night Gala Premiere of Universal Pictures' 'By The Sea' at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on November 5, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

We thought 2015 was the year of celebrity splits, but turns out 2016 was pretty darn awful, too. 

Goodbye, Brangelina. So long, Hiddleswift. We will always remember the good times. 

  • Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt
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    The couple, who were together for 11 years and married for two, announced their plans to divorce in September. Since then, Jolie and Pitt have been involved in an intense custody battle over the safety of their six children.
  • Amber Heard & Johnny Depp
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    Heard and Depp were married for 15 months before calling it quits in May. Shortly after, the actress claimed she was a repeated victim of domestic violence at the hands of Depp and soon the pair were entangled in a nasty divorce saga. They reached a settlement in August, with Depp agreeing to pay Heard $6.8 million, but after a recent mix-up, the actor is taking a step back. Heard plans on donating all the money to charity. 
  • Lady Gaga & Taylor Kinney
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    After five years together, the engaged couple called it quits in July. But, Gaga did take to social media to say they hope to one day rekindle their love.

    "Taylor and I have always believed we are soulmates," she wrote on Instagram. "Just like all couples we have ups and downs, and we have been taking a break. We are both ambitious artists, hoping to work through long-distance and complicated schedules to continue the simple love we have always shared. Please root us on. We're just like everybody else and we really love each other."
  • Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber
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    After 11 years together, Watts and Schreiber, who were never married, called it quits in September. They remain dedicated to sharing a friendship and raising their two young sons together.
  • Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman
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    Barrymore and her third husband, Kopelman, split in April after nearly four years of marriage. They share two daughters together, Olive, 4, and Frankie, 2. 
  • Diane Kruger & Joshua Jackson
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    After 10 years together, Kruger and Jackson ended their relationship in July. They remain friends. 
  • Taylor Swift & Calvin Harris
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    Swift and Harris, who dated for over a year, surprisingly called it quits in June. Since then, there has been some bad blood, Hiddleswift and breakup songs, but it appears all is settled now. 
  • Taylor Swift & Tom Hiddleston
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    Speaking of Hiddleswift, they caused quite the commotion when they were photographed in Rhode Island in June, but broke up after three months together. 
  • Shannon De Lima & Marc Anthony
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    Anthony and his third wife, De Lima, split in November after two years of marriage. 
  • Mariah Carey & James Packer
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    Mariah and her billionaire fiancé ended things in October after having a fight while away in Greece. They were together for two years.
  • Demi Lovato & Wilmer Valderrama
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    Young lovebirds Lovato and Valderrama decided to end their six-year relationship in June, saying, “This was an incredibly difficult decision for both of us, but we have realized more than anything that we are better as best friends. We will always be supportive of one another.”
  • Kirsten Dunst & Garrett Hedlund
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    After four years of dating, Dunst and Hedlund split in April. Shortly after, Dunst began dating her "Fargo" co-star Jesse Plemons. 
  • Christie Brinkley & John Mellencamp
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    In August, the couple split after a year of dating. They vowed to remain best friends. 
  • Jennifer Meyer & Tobey Maguire
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    The longtime couple separated in October after nine years of marriage. They have two children together -- daughter Ruby, 10, and son Otis, 7. 
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