16 Saddest Celebrity Splits of 2012

Some of our favorite Hollywood stars experienced dramatic changes in their love lives this past year, from Justin Timberlake finally saying “I Do” to longtime girlfriend Jessica Biel to Brad and Angie’s engagement. But despite these happy events, there were some high-profile splits that left us heartbroken. Check out our round-up of celeb marriages we wish could have lasted. (Time to get out the tissues and a pint of Ben & Jerry’s!) Are there any we missed? Let us know!

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Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes

Although we weren't exactly surprised when news broke of their split, we were definitely bummed--for a while there, it seemed like TomKat would make it work!
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Will Arnett & Amy Poehler

Our favorite funny couple amicably parted ways after nine years of marriage.
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Peter Facinelli & Jennie Garth

Our hearts broke when we found out the Twilight star and 90210 actress were divorcing after 11 years together.
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Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis

While Depp and Paradis weren't married, the longtime duo called it quits after nearly 14 years.
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Emily Maynard & Jef Holm

Let's be honest, is anyone really ever surprised by a Bachelorette split? Either way, we were rooting for Emily to find love again.
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Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman

After three decades together as man and wife, DeVito and Perlman called it quits in October.
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Chris Harrison & Gwen Jones

You would think that the Bachelor host would have a strong union, but sadly, these two split after 18 years of marriage.
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Zooey Deschanel & Ben Gibbard

It was a quirky match made in heaven -- until it was no more. The actress and her singer husband separated after only two years of marriage.
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Adam Levine & Anne Vyalitsyna

The Maroon 5 front man was apparently blindsided when his model girlfriend of two years publicly announced their split.
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Taylor Swift & Conor Kennedy

Oh, Taylor. Eighteen-year-old Conor should have been warned about the songstress from the start: She will break your heart....and write a song about it.
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Tina & Joe Simpson

Parents to Jessica and Ashlee, Joe and Tina announced their divorce after 35 years of marriage.
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Kristen Stewart & Rob Pattinson

It was the cheating scandal heard 'round the world. Thankfully, these two lovebirds didn't stay apart for long, reuniting just a short time later.
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Dennis Quaid & Kimberly Buffington

After eight years and two children, Quaid filed for divorce in in early December.
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Mayim Bialik & Michael Stone

Best known for her fame on Blossom, Bialik split from her husband of nine years in November.
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Kimora Lee Simmons & Djimon Hounsou

After five years together and months of rumors, Simmons and Hounsou put an end to their relationship just last month.
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Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony

Lopez's split from Anthony marked her third divorce, yet the singer claims she still believes in happily every after.

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