Another year, another flurry of celebrity splits. We’re delving into all of 2021’s celebrity breakups to see what went wrong. Here’s a list of celebrities who didn’t endure, from Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez.
Check out which celebrities are parting ways.
Lindsey Buckingham and Kristen Messner
Lindsey Buckingham, the former singer/guitarist for Fleetwood Mac, is divorcing his wife of more than 20 years, Kristen Messner, who filed for divorce in June 2021 in Los Angeles. The pair married in the year 2000 and have three children under the age of 17.
Liam Payne and Maya Henry
Liam Payne stated in June that he and fiancée Maya Henry were no longer together, blaming the breakup on himself.
“I feel like more than anything at this point, I’m more disappointed in myself that I keep on hurting people,” On the podcast “Diary of a CEO,” the former One Direction singer remarked. “That annoys me. I’ve just not been very good at relationships. And I know what my pattern of things is with relationships at this point.”
Blair Underwood and Desiree DaCosta
Blair Underwood and Desiree DaCosta revealed in May that their 27-year marriage was coming to an end. Paris and Blake, as well as daughter Brielle, are the couple’s three children.
Erica Mena and Safaree Samuels
In May, Erica Mena filed for divorce from Sarafee Samuels after only two years of marriage. The couple married in October of the previous year and welcomed their first child together in February 2020. Later that year, they made headlines by forming a combined OnlyFans account.
Trevor Noah and Minka Kelly
People claimed on May 16 that Trevor Noah and Minka Kelly have broken up after initially being linked in August 2020. The couple divorced only months after Noah purchased them a $27.5 million Bel Air property.
Katie Holmes and Emilio Vitolo Jr.
After eight months of dating, Katie Holmes and Emilio Vitolo Jr. have apparently called it quits. The couple’s romance was beginning to die out, according to Page Six in May. They were initially identified as a romance in September 2020 and were afterward seen out and about in the city flaunting their PDA.
Carrie Ann Inaba and Fabien Viteri
Carrie Ann Inaba and her partner Fabien Viteri, co-host of “The Talk,” have broken up. In a post on her Instagram Story in May, Inaba revealed that she is now single. In September 2020, the “Dancing With The Stars” judge first disclosed they were dating. The ex-couples met while walking their dogs in their neighborhood.
Wendy Williams and Mike Esterman
Wendy Williams and Mike Esterman ended their short-lived affair despite never making it official. The talk show presenter and the Maryland-based contractor originally met when he came on a segment of her show called “Date Wendy.”
John Mulaney and Anna Marie Tendler
Page Six claimed in May that comedian John Mulaney and his artist wife, Anna Marie Tendler, had divorced after his spell in rehab late last year. The couple married six years ago. Mulaney’s divorce was verified by a spokesperson for Page Six, who added, “John will not have any further comment as he continues to focus on his recovery and getting back to work.” Meanwhile, Tendler told Page Six, “I am heartbroken that John has decided to end our marriage. I wish him support and success as he continues his recovery.”
Shayne Lamas and Nik Richie
After 11 years together, Nik Richie, 42, and his “Bachelor” star wife Shayne Lamas, 35, divorced in May. Lamas described the decision to divide as “pure common sense.” “Nik and I are best friends and will continue to raise our children as a team, but our marriage has been empty for years … What we once had is no longer there.”
Kary and Eduardo Brittingham
Kary Brittingham of “Real Housewives of Dallas” revealed on Instagram that she and her husband Eduardo are separating after 12 years of marriage. “We are stepping into this new journey as co-parents together and while I know it’s going to be an adjustment, I am confident that we can handle this next chapter of life with the same amount of mutual respect and love we’ve shared with each other for so long,” she posted along with her family photo.
Bill and Melinda Gates
On May 3, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” tweeted the Microsoft co-founder. “We no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives.”