1. Al and Tipper Gore. Despite studies showing that divorce is bad for the environment, the green politi-couple announced their separation this summer, shortly after their 40th anniversary. Even more shocking were accusations from a massage therapist that Big Al—described in her bizarre account as both a "big lummox" and "crazed sex poodle"—tried to force a happy ending out of her.
This year's other big unhappily-ever-afters include Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter (who play brother and sister on Showtime's Dexter); Scarlett Johansson and People's Sexiest Man Alive Ryan Reynolds; Jennifer Jason Leigh and filmmaker Noah Baumbach; director Cameron Crowe (Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous, Say Anything) and singer Nancy Wilson (from Heart); and Ben Harper and Laura Dern. Here's hoping the celebs have a better 2011.
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