9 Celebrity Couples Who Broke Up In The Most Dramatic Way Possible

Everyone expects the Hollywood romances we see onscreen to be dramatic, but some famous couples bring even more drama to their relationships offscreen. Whether these couples lived permanently in the land of on again/off again or broke up for crazy reasons, these celebrity couples wouldn't know the meaning of a low-key relationship. So which famous former pairings had the most dramatic breakups of all time? Click through to find out.

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt

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The Friends darling and major movie star seemed like a match made in celebrity couple heaven… until 2005 rolled around.

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt

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Aniston and Pitt broke up in 2005 surrounding rumors that Pitt had started dating his Mrs. and Mr. Smith co-star Angelina Jolie… which he, you know, was.

Katy Perry and Russell Brand

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The pop singer and comedian had a whirlwind marriage and seemed hopelessly in love, despite the fact that Brand had long declared himself a sex addict.

Katy Perry and Russell Brand

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The best laid plans couldn’t keep Perry and Brand together. Perry and Brand split in 2012, allegedly after Brand texted Perry that their marriage was over. The whole thing was captured for on camera for Perry’s concert documentary Part of Me.

Sandra Bullock and Jesse James

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Though they seemed like an odd couple from the start, Bullock and James married in 2005. Things went sour only five years later.

Sandra Bullock and Jesse James

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Reports of infidelity on James’ end rose just after his wife scored an Oscar for The Blind Side in 2010. The couple divorced months later.

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson

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The Twilight stars seemed as perfectly compatible as their onscreen counterparts, but a cheating scandal drove them apart.

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson

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In 2012, Stewart was photographed smooching her married Snow White and the Huntsman director. She made a public apology to Pattinson (and the world) but the damage was done. The couple stayed together for a few weeks but called it quits officially that year.

Raffaello Follieri and Anne Hathaway

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The Italian real estate developer and the A-list actress broke up surrounding a legal battle.

Raffaello Follieri and Anne Hathaway

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Turns out that Follieri wasn’t a particularly standup guy. The couple, who started dating in 2004, broke up in 2008 after Follieri was arrested for wire fraud.

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren

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The golf pro and his model wife split after a major cheating scandal.

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren

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After the media uncovered Woods’ multiple cases of infidelity in 2009, Nordegren chased the cheater around their Florida home with a golf club. They officially divorced in 2010.

Taylor Swift and John Mayer

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These singers dated briefly in 2010, and their relationship inspired two separate breakup ballads.

Taylor Swift and John Mayer

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Swift allegedly wrote the song “Dear John” about her time with Mayer, and the result was anything but flattering — in fact, the song made him sound like a total jerk. Mayer, who told Rolling Stone he was hurt by Swift’s song, fired back with “Paper Doll,” a song clearly pointed at Swift.

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake

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Spears and Timberlake dated from 1999 to 2002 and were the ultimate '90s pop star couple.

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake

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Spears allegedly cheated on Timberlake with choreographer Wade Robson, causing Timberlake to end their three-year relationship. Timberlake’s song “Cry Me A River” is allegedly about his breakup with the pop star.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

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This young couple met on the set of Nicholas Sparks movie The Last Song in 2009 and fell in love. Unfortunately, things weren’t meant to be.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

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Rumors of infidelity on Hemsworth’s part and suspicions that Hemsworth couldn’t handle Cyrus’ sexualized new image made fans wonder when the couple, who got engaged in 2012, would call it quits. They officially did in 2013, and Cyrus released the song “Wrecking Ball” about their ill-fated romance.