Six Celebrity Relationships that Started with a Scandal


Six Celebrity Relationships that Started with a Scandal
Six celebrity couples who started their relationship with a scandal.

By Jessica Smith

Nothing in Hollywood is juicer than a scandal, and celebrities give us plenty to talk about. Many couples work through humiliating scandals while dating, such as Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush, who went through a sex tape scandal; Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, who recently dealt with Bieber's accusation of getting a fan pregnant; or Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, who had to deal with negative press on Cyrus' use of salvia.


Many of us can relate to similar problems on a smaller scale, but it can still be exhilarating and deeply saddening to watch our favorite stars let us down in these ways. However, sometimes celebrity couples begin their love lives under this sort of scrutiny. Although not all celebrity affairs work out, some blossom into long-lasting relationships. Here are six couples that made the headlines with their scandalous splits, affairs and ensuing sprint to the altar:

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1. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: After being married to the beautiful Jennifer Aniston for five years, Brad Pitt and Aniston’s relationship began to fail when he confessed his love for Angelina Jolie. Pitt and Jolie had worked together on the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith as a sexy spy couple, and they took their onscreen romance offscreen—even while Pitt was still married to Aniston. The humanitarian couple has now been together for seven years.

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