11 Ugliest Divorces of the Celebrity World

Recent Divorce announcement by Angelina Jolie and Bradd Pitt was a disturbing news for their fans. However Hollywood has witnessed many uglier celebrity divorces as Guy Ritchie and Madonna; Amber Heard and Johnny Depp; Usher and Tameka Foster; Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen; Paul McCartney and Heather Mills; Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman; Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton; Sean Penn and Madonna; Jon and Kate Gosselin; Jesse James and Sandra Bullock; Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods

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US singer Madonna (L) and her husband British director Guy Ritchie pose as they arrive to attend the screening of Nathan Rissman's film 'I Am Beacuse We Are' at the 61st Cannes International Film Festival on May 21, 2008 in Cannes, southern France. The May 14-25 festival winds up with the awards ceremony for the prestigious Palme d'Or, to be determined by a jury headed by Hollywood "bad boy" Sean Penn. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/GettyImages)

11 Ugliest Divorces of the Celebrity World

The news of famous celebrity couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie or known by ‘Brangelina’ getting separated came as a shock to the world. It was being said that if this couple can split, then anything can go wrong in this world. But, not to forget, apart from Brangelina, there are couples who underwent ugly divorces in Hollywood. Here is the list:

  1. US singer Madonna (L) and her husband British director Guy Ritchie pose as they arrive to attend the screening of Nathan Rissman's film 'I Am Beacuse We Are' at the 61st Cannes International Film Festival on May 21, 2008 in Cannes, southern France. The May 14-25 festival winds up with the awards ceremony for the prestigious Palme d'Or, to be determined by a jury headed by Hollywood "bad boy" Sean Penn. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/GettyImages)Guy Ritchie and MadonnaThe Madonna-Ritchie divorce was the costliest in Hollywood celebrity divorces as she agreed to have forked away approximately $92 million from him because of his cold, abusive nature and for calling her “granny”. Well, he had to pay for this in the huge amount, although he also suffered from Madonna’s tantrums like not letting him eat meat or any of his friends visit him.
  1. amber-heard-johnny-depp-divorceAmber Heard and Johnny Depp

The marriage couldn’t even last for three years and Amber filed for divorce followed by domestic violence and substance abuse against Johnny Depp however she had to dismiss the domestic violence case against Depp after receiving $7million for case settlement. Things got dirty, when the Pirates actor had to go through financial issues as he alleged Heard of trying to make more money out of this.

  1. 12349748Usher and Tameka Foster

R&B’s singer Usher’s wedding started with glitches as his mother decided not to attend the wedding since Foster was already 5-month pregnant. Usher filed for separation in 2009 for non-reconciliation reasons. The custody battle for their 2 sons was won by Usher after an ugly custody battle where Foster alleged Usher of sleeping with one of the bridesmaids of Tameka.

  1. 307dda2c00000578-3413099-image-m-22_1453532722322Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen

The two-and-a-half men actor, Sheen who shares two daughters with actress went into drugs, alcohol and prostitutes which became the reason for their split. An amount of $20million was paid to the actress as she and her kids were called by horrible names by him.

 

5. Paul McCartney and Heather Millsheather-mills-and-paul-mccartney-announce-good-news

After a ravishing $3.2 million Ireland wedding, the reward of $48.6 million of Paul’s fortune was given to Mills for settlement. The marriage is said to be a preplanned one to earn a huge share from McCartney’s fortune however what she got was much less than what she expected for the hard work she did to reach this stage.

“While infidelity reflects an incredibly deep violation of marital trust, it is usually a symptom, and not the cause of a distressed marriage!!!”

6. landscape-1450002187-nicole-kidman-and-tom-cruise-at-the-ninth-annual-american-cinematheque-awardTom Cruise and Nicole Kidman

Every girl’s first ever crush had to surrender the family’s £7million, Los Angeles seafront mansion and their Australian home overlooking Sydney Harbour in addition to approximately €340 million to his 10 year old wife Nicole Kidman. This separation surely took everyone by surprise and things really didn’t turn out well for Nicole physically who suffered miscarriage their child post few weeks of the divorce was filed.

7. liz-and-richard-burtonElizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

Once it was not enough for this couple as they got married twice and even got divorced twice. A typical film like love story. They even admitted, when they finally separated in 1976, that they loved each other way to enough to stay together.

 

8. landscape-1446218909-hbz-sean-penn-madonna-indexSean Penn and Madonna

“Like a Virgin” singer filed for separation from Sean Penn, after his anger issues were documented in the press and also the singer hitting him with a baseball bat for some issues however Madonna came to his rescue later. Sean Penn was also arrested for physical assault and the end result definitely was divorce.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Television personalities John and Kate Gosselin and President & CEO of Discovery Communications David Zaslav attend the Discovery Upfront Presentation NY - Talent Images at the Frederick P. Rose Hall on April 23, 2008 in New York City.(Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images for Discovery) *** Local Caption *** John Gosselin;David Zaslav;Kate Gosselin

9. Jon and Kate Gosselin

TLC’s Jon and Kate plus had a public contentious split amidst their popularity among public. He claimed that he lost everything, all the money and still, the network where they worked, favored Kate only.

 

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10. Jesse James and Sandra Bullock

Infidelity remains to be a cause behind many estranged marriages and break ups. In fact it might turn into the messiest divorces to be remembered for ever. Sandra Bullock also resorted to filing for divorce after five years of marriage to Jesse James once she got to know about multiple other women in his life. As a result James got separated from their beloved adopted son too.

tiger-woods-600-211. Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods

One of the actual ugliest divorces of the celebrity world, of approximately $100 million settlement amount was of Tiger Woods cheating his wife Elin with other females, ending their 5 year old marriage; custody of the child given to Elin.

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