Love Bites

Was 2016 the year that love died? From broken engagements to broken vows, we had a bumper crop of breakups.

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Was 2016 the year that love died? From broken engagements to broken vows, we had a bumper crop of breakups.

ANGELINA JOLIE & BRAD PITT

In a move that shocked the world, Hollywood’s golden couple made it through 12 years together before Angelina filed for divorce in September. The alleged reason? Brad’s bad behaviour towards the kids.

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LADY GAGA & TAYLOR KINNEY

After getting engaged on Valentine’s Day last year, we were all left wondering when Gaga and her man would walk down the aisle. The answer? Probably never now that they’ve split up.

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DIANE KRUGER & JOSHUA JACKSON

This stylish couple had his-andher wardrobe staples to die for but even their sartorial sense wasn’t enough to keep the love alive. They broke up in mid-July after 10 years together.

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JENNIFER LOPEZ & CASPER SMART

J.Lo and her much younger beau ended their romance for good this August. After meeting in 2011, the pair hooked up and dated on and off for several years before calling it quits.

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AMBER HEARD & JOHNNY DEPP

Things got ugly between this pair of lovers after just over a year of marriage. They had a very messy divorce that resulted in a $7 million settlement, which Amber donated to charity.

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TOM HIDDLESTON & TAYLOR SWIFT & CALVIN HARRIS

We know how Taylor likes her men: British. After splitting from Calvin Harris in June, Taylor sought refuge in the arms of Tom Hiddleston but that summer fling swiftly fizzled out after just three months.

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