We all dream of a happy, long-lasting, problem-free relationship, but the reality is that life doesn’t always work out the way we plan. As hard as we try, various factors and obstacles can get in the way of our happiness, influencing our love lives in ways we never imagined, and this is just as true for celebrities as it is for the rest of us.
Many people tend to be a little jealous of famous people, feeling that their lives must be so easy with all that wealth and fame, but stars can offer struggle with relationship issues more than we know. After all, can you imagine trying to maintain a healthy relationship when you have so many responsibilities, such as busy schedules, and millions of fans to please all over the world?
This is why a lot of celebrity couples encounter some scandals and issues along the way. Often, one partner might end up cheating on the other, or sometimes both partners end up cheating. In many cases, these relationships consequently crash and burn, but these stars decided to stick it out and stay together.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
One of the longest-lasting Hollywood couples of all, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have been married since 1997. They have two girls and a son. It was rumored that Matthew cheated on Sarah multiple times in the early 2000s.
The rumors were completely confirmed in 2008, but she decided to stay with him, deciding that it was the best thing for their children and hoping that they could work it out. They’re still together to this day.
Pink and Carey Hart
The relationship between Pink and Carey Hart has been a tumultuous one for many years, with the pop-rock singer writing several songs about her ups and downs with the extreme sports star. They started dating in 2001, and married in 2006.
They actually split up in 2008 in relation to rumors around Carey cheating but ended up getting back together shortly afterward due to their special bond and mutual attraction. They’ve been through some tough times but are now raising two kids together.
Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor
Jax cheated on Brittany back during season 6 of Vanderpump Rules. He had an affair with SURver Faith Stowers, but Brittany was just too much in love with him to let him go. She decided to give him another chance, and Jax did all he could to earn it.
She says he’d made a lot of effort, changing the way he talks to her, listens to her, and acts around her, so their relationship has actually gotten a lot stronger.
Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas
Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas were together a long time, but back in 2012, their relationship nearly came to a definitive end. Banderas, star of The Legend of Zorro, was caught cheating on Melanie.
Then, even more, rumors came out to suggest that it wasn’t even the first instance of the Spanish star cheating on his wife. They decided to stick it out for a while longer, but Melanie did eventually decide to call it quits with Antonio in 2014.
Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott
The world’s youngest billionaire, Kylie Jenner started dating Travis Scott in 2017 and they welcomed their first child into the world, Stormi, in 2018. However, their relationship could have come to a close.
YouTube star Christian Adam G started spreading stories about Travis Scott cheating, actually creating a fake photo to show him kissing another woman, but Kylie wasn’t fooled. She issued a stern statement, expressing her anger that someone would stoop so low and “mess with real people, real relationships” in such a way.
Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber
One of the hottest celebrity couples of recent years, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber were together from 2011 through to 2014. It was consistently and repeatedly reported during that time that Justin had been cheating on Selena.
However, she decided to stick it out with the Canadian pop star. In the end, however, they did decide to separate, and Justin ended up getting married to his childhood friend, Hailey Baldwin.
Kim Porter and Diddy
One of the most shocking celebrity scandal stories ever involved Kim Porter and Diddy. The pair had been together for more than a decade when Kim learned that Diddy had a baby with another woman!
The worst part of all was that Kim herself was pregnant with twins at the time of finding out about Diddy’s deception. The pair initially split, but Kim later decided to give Diddy another chance. She tragically passed away in 2018.
Cardi B and Offset
Some people react very badly and angrily when they learn that their partner has cheated, immediately ending the relationship and vowing to never see the person again. Cardi B, however, has a different view.
Various rumors were running around about Offset cheating on Cardi B just a few months after they got married, but she went onto twitter and said: “People handle they relationship different”. The pair are still married and it seems like Cardi has accepted Offset’s antics.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
One of the most famous, wealthy, and iconic celebrity couples of all, Beyoncé and Jay-Z haven’t had the most perfect of relationships. Jay Z was found to have cheated on Queen B.
She, naturally, got mad about it and wrote an entire album, Lemonade, based on her feelings and response to the episode. Jay Z also wrote an album as an apology, and the pair got back together to create a brand new album together. They’ve renewed their vows and are still going strong.
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union
One of the best-known couples of the Instagram age, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union got together back in 2009. At the time, Dwayne was still in the middle of divorcing his first wife, so it was almost seen like Gabrielle was a bit of a ‘mistress’.
A short time after they got engaged in 2013, it was revealed that Dwayne had a baby with another woman, but the pair decided to stay together. They’re still married, having enjoyed a luxurious Miami wedding.
Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin
Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin’s story started normally enough, but it ended up taking a very dramatic turn. In 2017, the former New York congressman was sentenced to 21 months behind bars after sexting a teenage girl.
He also was found to have been sending nude and rude photos to various women. In spite of all these allegations, Huma originally decided to stick by her hubby. They did divorce in the end though, making their separation official in 2018.
Fergie and Josh Duhamel
Fergie and Josh Duhamel are divorced now, but for a while, it looked like they were going to stick together, even after it was revealed that Josh had had an affair with a stripper called Nicole Forrester.
The pair had shared a night together, less than a year after Josh had gotten married to Fergie back in 2009. They stayed together for a while afterward but eventually chose to separate.
David Letterman and Regina Lasko
David Letterman has been a national icon for so many years, but in 2009, he was the subject of a major scandal. One of the producers on his show learned that he’d been having an affair with an assistant.
The producer tried to blackmail David, demanding $2 million. However, instead of giving in to the producer’s threats, David bravely went on the air and opened up to what he had done. He made a full and frank apology to his wife, Regina Lasko, who decided to stay with him.
Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom
There’s always drama when it comes to the Kardashian family, and many people love following the stories of Kim, Khloé, and everyone else connected to them. Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom got married after just a month of dating.
However, news eventually came out that Lamar had been cheating. She had no idea about any of it but decided to give him a chance to explain himself and see if they could work things out. In the end, they did end up getting divorced.
Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson
Khloé sure doesn’t have too much luck when it comes to the men in her life. After the divorce from Lamar Odom, she thought she’d found happiness with Tristan Thompson. However, images of Tristan cheating on Khloé later came out online.
Worst of all, Khloé was pregnant at the time. She decided to stay with Tristan and try to give their daughter a good life together, but then she found out he’d cheated again, with family friend Jordyn Woods, and had to call it quits.
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson
It was the perfect story for Twilight fans, as on-screen lovers, Edward and Bella actually fell in love in real life too. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were an exciting celebrity couple to follow until it all fell apart.
It was discovered that Kristen had been cheating on Robert with the director of one of her movies, who was a married man. Kristen made a public apology to Robert and the pair tried to work it out, spending another year together, before finally splitting up.
Josh and Anna Duggar
Back in 2015, there was a huge scandal when private information of users of the cheating website Ashley Madison were leaked publicly. It was discovered that Josh Duggar was one of the people who had been using the site to cheat on his wife.
He decided to check himself in for treatment, saying that he had a problem and wanted to solve it. The couple started therapy too, and even when allegations came out that Josh had been guilty of molesting his sisters on the family’s reality show, Anna stuck beside him.
Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett
Not only did Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett stick together in troubling times, they actually aired the whole thing for the world to see on their very own reality TV show: Kendra On Top.
Back in 2014, rumors started to swirl around Hank cheating on Kendra while she was pregnant. The pair decided to stick it out, with Kendra wanting to forgive Hank and work things through. They stayed together a few more years but ultimately divorced in 2018.
Larsa and Scottie Pippen
Many cases of celebrity cheating tend to involve the male partner cheating on the female, but there have been some high profile cases of women being accused of cheating too, and the story of Larsa and Scottie Pippen is one of them.
The pair had been together for nearly two decades when Scottie heard rumors that his wife had cheated on him with rapper Future while visiting her friend, Kim Kardashian. He filed for divorce, but later changed his mind and the pair moved to LA to work on their marriage.
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
Cheating is never a good thing, but if you want an example of a responsible and mature way of dealing with it, you only have to look at Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott. The whole story was documented on the True Tori reality show.
Dean cheated on Tori during the holidays. He almost immediately checked into rehab to try and make himself a better man, calling his actions “disgusting”. The couple sought counseling and therapy in order to try and heal and move towards a brighter future and are still married today.
Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump
Just like his father, Donald Trump Jr. isn’t exactly squeaky clean in terms of fidelity. Back in 2011, Donald Jr. is said to have cheated on his wife with a Celebrity Apprentice contestant, Aubrey O’Day.
Nevertheless, the couple stayed together for many more years, working on their marriage and trying to stay true to their vows. In fact, it was only in early 2018 that they decided to finally file for divorce and separate.
Kevin and Eniko Hart
Popular comedian Kevin Hart was the subject of many jokes and jeers when it was learned that he’d been cheating on his pregnant wife. In his defense, he at least had the guts to admit.
He went live on the radio to publicly declare that he had cheated on Eniko, as well as asking her to forgive him. It looks like she did, as the pair are still together and raising their kids as a happy family.
Woody Harrelson and Laura Louie
Woody Harrelson’s wife, Laura Louie, showed a lot of love, patience, and understanding when Woody was found to have cheated. He was apparently involved in a drunken foursome and ended up in jail the very same week!
Not only did Laura forgive him, but she also bailed him out of jail. Woody later called the whole episode “one of the worst nights of my life”, but it didn’t ruin his marriage as he and Laura are still together.
Shannon and David Beador
The Real Housewives of Orange County star learned that her husband had been cheating her, despite the fact that they’d been married for nearly 20 years at the time. Unfortunately, her fellow castmates made the situation even worse.
Meanwhile, behind the scenes, Shannon and David were working on their marriage, seeking out therapy and traveling to try and bring some balance back to their lives. It didn’t work out in the long run, as they divorced in 2017.
Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley
Hugh Grant always tends to play the perfect British gentleman in his movies, but in real life, he’s quite a different character, as his girlfriend, Elizabeth Hurley, found out back in the mid-1990s.
It was in 1995 that Grant was arrested after being found with a prostitute called Divine Brown over on Sunset Boulevard, far from his native England. Hugh admitted to what he’d done, saying sorry to Elizabeth and the couple decided to stick together for five more years before separating.
Sienna Miller and Jude Law
Everything was looking good for Sienna Miller and Jude Law. The two stars were enjoying super movie careers and had gotten engaged, but then it all started to fall apart in 2005.
Reports came out that Jude had an affair with his children’s nanny, who revealed the whole story to British tabloids. Jude had to issue a public apology. It wasn’t the end of his story with Sienna, however, as they stuck it out all the way until 2009.
Sienna Miller and Jude Law (Again)
Yes, Sienna Miller and Jude Law appear on our list twice. Why? Well, it turns out that Jude wasn’t the only one who had been cheating, after all! Reports eventually came out that alleged Sienna had been sleeping with Jude’s friend and former co-star, Daniel Craig.
A voicemail recording in which Sienna said she loved Daniel Craig came to light, but the pair decided to give their relationship another try. They eventually got married to other people.
Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran
Nobody wants to find out that they’re being cheated on, especially not with an old flame, but that’s what Karrueche Tran had to endure. She learned in 2012 that Chris Brown had been seeing his ex, Rihanna, behind her back.
Chris had allegedly been telling Karrueche that he was going out to see friends, but was secretly meeting up with Rihanna instead. Karrueche was shocked and didn’t want to believe what was happening. They didn’t separate immediately but did in the end.
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick
Another member of the Kardashian family makes our list. Kourtney Kardashian instantly became suspicious when she saw that Scott Disick had been texting someone on his phone, saved under the name ‘My Wife’.
This all happened in 2009, but the couple stayed together for several more years. They had a lot of ups and downs, mostly downs, as well as welcoming three children into the world before officially ending their relationship in 2015 after Scott cheated with Chloe Bartoli.
Nick Young and Iggy Azalea
It was back in 2016 that a video emerged of Nick Young joking and laughing about cheating on his girlfriend, Iggy Azalea. One of the basketball’s teammates shared the video online, where it was viewed many times.
However, Iggy had no proof that Nick had cheated and decided to give him the benefit of the doubt. Later on, however, actual footage emerged of Nick cheating on Iggy in their own home, and she responded with furious vengeance, burning his stuff and ending their engagement.
David Boreanaz and Jaime Bergman
Sometimes, the guilt and pressures of cheating on someone who trusts and loves you start to build up, eventually becoming too much to bear. This results in cheaters finally owning up what they’ve done and accepted the consequences.
David Boreanaz did this in 2010. The former Angel star revealed to his wife, Jaime Bergman, that he’d cheated on her during their marriage. Jaime said she wanted to leave him, but upon reflection, he decided to give him a second chance for the sake of their children and all of their history together.
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne
There’s not a lot that the ‘Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne hasn’t done. The guy once bit off the head of a bit right on stage, and he also has dealt with sex addiction. He entered rehab in 2016.
It was at that time that his wife, Sharon, revealed that he’d cheated on her with at least half a dozen women. She said he had women in different countries around the world. She stuck with him, though, and despite a temporary separation, they’re still together today.
David and Victoria Beckham
David Beckham and ‘Posh Spice’ Victoria Beckham have been one of the world’s most popular and famous celebrity couples for years now, but it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for the soccer star and former pop singer.
Back in 2004, the News of the World newspaper printed a story to say that David had cheated in Victoria. A nanny claimed that David had slept with her too, but David and Victoria sued both the paper and the nanny, staying together right up to the modern-day.