It’s been the summer of heartbreak. So many of our best couples have called it quits. HollywoodLife.com is taking a look back at the most heartbreaking splits this summer. Grab your tissues now.
Summertime isn’t always the time for easy living. In the midst of the hottest weather all year, some of Hollywood’s hottest couples have broken up. From Zayn Malik, 22, and Perrie Edwards, also 22, ending their engagement to Miranda Lambert, 31, and Blake Shelton, 39, the summer of 2015 definitely hasn’t been the summer of love!
Zayn and Perrie’s breakup caught us all by surprise. After three years together, news broke on Aug. 4 that Zayn ended his engagement to Perrie. The Little Mix singer was caught completely off guard by the split. “She’s been putting on a brave face as Little Mix have had promotion to do, but she’s obviously devastated,” a source told PEOPLE. “Perrie’s being supported by her bandmates, but she’s really in pieces about this.”
HollywoodLife.com learned EXCLUSIVELY that Zayn felt pressured by Perrie to set a wedding date. They had also been struggling due to their busy schedules, and the more Perrie pushed, the more Zayn pulled away. Zayn also ended their engagement by text message. Ouch.
Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton & More Hollywood Breakups
The country music world was devastated to learn that Miranda and Blake were splitting after four years of marriage. Insane Rumors of why they divorced have varied, and the split has clearly been hard on both of them. Fortunately, it looks like their split was amicable.
Another couple we were shocked broke up was Ben Affleck, 42, and Jennifer Garner, 43. One of Hollywood’s power couples called it quits after 10 years in June 2015. HollywoodLife.com learned EXCLUSIVELY what caused major friction in their marriage. “He always had to get rid of friends for Jen, he always had to give up being him for Jen,” a source told us. “He loved her, he loves her and he will always be grateful for the children they have together, but she ended up being more of a mom than a wife and Ben didn’t want to live that life anymore.”
Ben and Jen have tried to keep things mess-free with their divorce for the sake of their three kids, but reports that he allegedly had an affair with their nanny, Christine Ouzounian, 28, has stirred up drama between the couple.
HollywoodLifers, which celebrity summer breakup hurt the most? Let us know!
— Avery Thompson