5 Celeb Couples We Wish We Could Forget

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline

These celebrity couples gave love a bad name.

We know there's no explaining attraction, and we know that love is blind, but all of the platitudes in the world can't excuse the train wreck that is a tinsel town mismatch. Top 10 Cringe-Worthy Celeb Hookups

Thank goodness these celebs came to their senses, but unfortunately, the rest of us mere mortals can't get the pairings out of our minds. If only we could give ourselves selective celebrity coupling amnesia. Instead, let's confront the demons head-on. Perhaps this will serve as an exorcism.

1) Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thorton
The age difference was disturbing. The flamboyant PDA was cringe-worthy. Need we even mention the vials of blood? It's a good thing that an adoption and a sudden interest in philanthropy inspired Angelina to turn over a new leaf with a new man. Brad & Angelina "Claim" They Are Still Together
2) Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.
Talk about dating above your station. She was America's favorite pop princess and he was a backup dancer with illegitimate children. The courtship was quick and the wedding was a classy affair where the bride and groom wore track suits. Since there was no way to know the drama that would follow the breakup—a shaved head, a hospital stay, and various court orders—we all breathed a collective sigh of relief when the two split.