Movies that Destroyed Celebrity Marriages
Mr.and Mrs. Smith: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
Brad Pitt couldn’t neglect his growing feelings towards actress Angelina Jolie anymore whom he met on the set of their movie “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” where they had the lead roles. This could have been an ideal love story if only Brad Pitt wasn’t married at the time. Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston. At first, they denied the relationship rumors because of Jolie’s hesitance to pursue Pitt, considering his civil status. Jolie admitted that it took long for them to realize how significant the degree of their feelings for each other is. Months before the movie’s premiere, Aniston cited “irreconcilable differences” in her filing for her separation with Brad Pitt. Jolie was spotted with Pitt together with her adoptive son, Maddox on a vacation in Africa.
Daredevil: Jennifer Garner and Scott Foley
Both Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner were in a serious relationship when they began filming the “Daredevil” in 2002. Ben is engaged with Jennifer Lopez. Jennifer Garner is married to Scott Foley. But during the making of this film, Affleck and Garner fell in love with each other. Despite being in a relationship with their partners, it is in each other that they found love. Ben Affleck ended his engagement with Jennifer Lopez a year after the premiere of “Daredevil.” Two months after, Jennifer Garner broke up with her husband, Scott Foley. After the couple ended their relationships with their previous partners, they got married. Sadly, they still ended up separated after a decade of being together in marriage. Being married still doesn’t give you insurance that you will be together for a lifetime.
Titanic:James Cameron and Linda Hamilton
The movie “Titanic” chronicles the tale of two lovers whose story took place on a sinking ship. This sinking ship may have been a metaphor for the love story of the director of “Titanic,” James Cameron. The sinking ship serves as an eerie representation of his marriage with “Terminator” actress Linda Hamilton. The actress learned about her husband’s relationship with Suzy Amis while making “Titanic.” Soon, Hamilton left him. Cameron married Amis in 2000. After years of being separated from her ex-husband, Cameron shared in an interview that he was very busy with his movie and would rather stay with Suzy than go home to his wife. The positive side to this is that James Cameron remains married to Suzy Amis up to this day, which is an era in celebrity relationship terms. They probably have adequate home security which helped them build a strong foundation in their relationship.
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein:Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh
While playing the role of a married couple, Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson fell in love with each other. Years later, they decided to take another degree forward in their relationship and tie the knot. During their marriage, the couple was able to create movie masterpieces thanks to their excellent relationship. These movies were Much Ado About Nothing and Dead Again. These movies paved the way for them to be one of the most famous celebrity couples at the time. But their relationship started to get rough in 1994 during the making of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, where Branagh and actress Helena Bonham Carter felt an attraction and developed feelings for each other. After this, Emma Thompson was heartbroken and proceeded to separate from Branagh. But being the strong and loving woman she is, she found it in her heart to forgive him, and they remained friends until now. Both are now happily married with their new partners.
By the Sea: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
The story of how Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt developed feelings for each other and built a relationship is known to most people. They had a strong foundation for their relationship, which is their love. It conquered even the challenges and obstacles they had to face before finally being able to be in each other’s arms. The fans were so happy when the couple united in marriage. But, surprisingly, their relationship had gone down the drain eventually. It once sky-rocketed, but maybe what goes up must indeed come down. The “test” to their marriage happened during their 2015 movie By the Sea, which tells a story about a marriage’s disintegration. Though trying to understand the movie will, to some degree, make it seem like a documentary because Jolie filed for divorce a year after the movie was released.
Green Lantern:Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively were co-stars in the film Green Lantern. They never admitted that it was during the filming of this show that they fell in love, but it was pretty straightforward. During the filming of the said movie in New York City, they were spotted cozying up to each other. It was from there that their friendship blossomed into something more. It is undeniable, and they are given credit for being one of the most known Hollywood couples. But the problem is that Blake lively was dating Penn Badgley at the time, while Ryan Reynolds was married to Scarlett Johansson. After the film ended, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds broke with their respective partners. The couple then married in 2012.
Stage Beauty:Billy Crudup and Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker used to be the pregnant girlfriend of Billy Crudup. When Billy Crudup filmed “Stage Beauty,” he met his co-star Claire Danes, with whom he soon fell in love. Crudup left Parker, his girlfriend who was pregnant at that time so he could be with Claire Danes. Though Parker was shattered because of the sudden breakup, she still named her son after Billy’s father, William. After so many years, Parker detailed in her memoir “Dear Mr. You” her side on the issue. The book was an investment where she explained the heartbreak she experienced, how she handled her situation, and how she felt while going through all of it while she was pregnant. It was definitely a devastating episode in her life that she was thankfully able to get over.
Gigli: Jennifer Lopez and Cris Judd
At the time of the movie “Gigli,” Jennifer Lopez was married to her second husband, Cris Judd. The movie was given credit with a rating of 2.5 on IMDB, and one of the products that probably came out from the movie was her relationship with Ben Affleck. They had developed a romance while on the set of the movie Gigli. This relationship resulted in her leaving her husband at the time to continue a relationship with Ben Affleck. Lopez had lived a glamorous lifestyle, something that was the opposite of Affleck’s laidback one. The couple became engaged, but their relationship didn’t last that long. They had their wedding called off for reasons that remain unclear, but thankfully, Lopez was able to meet baseball star Alex Rodriguez, and they seem to be doing fine these days.
Pushing Tin: Billy Bob Thornton and Laura Dern
Movies seem to affect Angelina Jolie’s love life more than anything. Jolie was working with Billy Bob Thornton in the filming of Pushing Tin. It was an American comedy-drama film in 1999 that was directed by Mike Newell. Billy Bob Thornton was engaged to actress Laura Dern, and their engagement was very popular. However, Billy Bob left Laura heartbroken when she went home to find out that the fiancé she’s supposed to marry already married someone else behind her back — she even went on and described it as sudden death. Billy Bob seemed to have been mesmerized by Angelina Jolie so much, and to the degree that he ghosted his fiancé to marry the brunette bombshell. He married someone else without even telling his fiancé. Billy Bob didn’t even bother breaking up with Laura before marrying Jolie.
You, Me, and Dupree: Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson
Kate Hudson was married to Chris Robinson, the Black Crowes singer in the year 2000. In January 2004, they had a son. But children don’t give enough insurance that a marriage will stand firm. Things started to turn different for the couple. During the film, You, Me and Dupree, she met co-star Owen Wilson. The film was a comedy movie released in 2006. Hudson denied that there was an overlap between her relationships, but reports were speculating the exact opposite. She and Robinson separated a month after the film opened. Hudson’s marriage with Robinson lasted for six years, and they decided to end it in 2006, leaving each of them officially single. Though they are separated now, they share joint custody of their son. A month after, Hudson confirmed that she is dating Wilson. Hudson and Wilson’s relationship wasn’t so perfect, though, and they had somewhat of an on and off relationship.