18 Celebrity Couples That Fizzled Out Way Too Soon

Everyone's had a "meh" first date or two, and celebrities are no different. While tabloids may focus on steamy-hot celebrity affairs or longterm power couples, there are plenty of stars who got together — and broke things off — without any drama. While we may have heard of these stars hooking up, they didn't exactly make a love connection. So what celebrities could have been a thing, if the stars aligned a tad differently? Click through to find out.

Nicole Kidman

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The Moulin Rouge actress could have dated this late night host.

Jimmy Fallon

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Kidman went on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and admitted to the host that she used to have a bit of a crush on him — but that he blew it by playing video games when they were hanging out!

Blake Lively

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When Lively was spotted out and about this A-List actor, the entire internet was abuzz with reports on this “new celebrity couple.”

Leonardo DiCaprio

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The couple was spotted hanging out together in France, but the relationship — if that’s what it was — fizzled almost as quickly as it started. Lively has claimed that she spent most of her time in France studying the language, so it’s possible that these two were never really an item in the first place.

Lea Michele

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Though she played his student on Glee, Michele admitted that she used to date this co-star.

Matthew Morrison

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Yep, Schue and Rachel dated — at least, very briefly. Michele confessed in her memoir Brunette Ambition that she went on a couple of dates with Morrison back in their Broadway days.

Leonardo DiCaprio

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The single celebrity was bound to make this list more than once.

Rihanna

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Rumor has it that these two spent the night hooking up at a recent Hollywood bash.

Oprah

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The media mogul admitted that she had a brief fling with this famous film critic.

Roger Ebert

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Back in the ’80s, the now-late critic Ebert took Oprah out on two dates.

Amy Poehler

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The Parks and Rec actress is one lucky gal.

John Stamos

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According to Poehler, she went on a “maybe-date” with Stamos years earlier, but things never went further than that.

Liam Neeson

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This actor was actually sort of serious with his younger co-star.

Julia Roberts

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Back in the day, these two actually did date — they just failed to take the next step. The 19-year-old Roberts began dating Neeson (16 years her senior) after they filmed Satisfaction together.

Melissa Joan Hart

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The Melissa & Joey star admitted that she achieved the ’90s girl dream of making out with this boy bander.

Nick Carter

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Hart told Access Hollywood Live that she hooked up with this Backstreet Boy cutie back in the day.

Chelsea Handler

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Handler briefly dated this rapper after interviewing him on her show.

50 Cent

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Though the couple fizzled out quickly, 50 Cent has stated that he’s “still friends” with the Chelsea Lately host.

Katie Couric

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Couric revealed that she went on a very awkward date with this talk show host.

Larry King

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Couric stated that she went on a date with King back when they were both living in Washington, D.C. The television host said that King eventually took her back to his place, where Couric announced that she’d prefer to date someone closer to her own age.

Pink

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This pop star went on a date with this member of ‘N SYNC.

Joey Fatone

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According to Pink, Fatone was “in love” with her when they toured together early in their careers, and even took her on a date to Friendly’s.

Seal

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Before romancing his now ex-wife Heidi Klum, Seal was briefly with this other supermodel.

Tyra Banks

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The America’s Next Top Model host dated Seal for a brief period of time in 1996.

Matthew Perry

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The former Chandler Bing almost dated this Hangover actress.

Heather Graham

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Perry and Graham got together briefly in 2003, but their relationship fizzled quickly.

Seth MacFarlane

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The Family Guy creator was briefly tied to this young actress.

Amanda Bynes

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The Easy A actress was tied to the comedian back in 2008, when they were spotted out together. Things appeared to taper off after that.

Kim Kardashian

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Before she was a crazy-famous reality star, Kardashian went on a date with this celeb.

Nick Lachey

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The former 98 Degrees band member doesn’t have fond memories of his last date with Kardashian, whom he alleges called the paparazzi to come meet them at the movie theater.

Winona Ryder

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The Black Swan actress spent some time with this funny man in the early ’00s.

Jimmy Fallon

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Fallon again! These two were spotted out together in 2002, but nothing ever seemed to blossom, romance-wise. Ryder later told W Magazine that they were “just friends.”

Taylor Swift

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Swift liked this musician so much that she wrote the song “Enchanted” about meeting him.

Adam Young

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The man behind Owl City and the 1989 mogul hit it off when they met and exchanged e-mails for a while, but a real romance just never blossomed between them.

Drew Barrymore

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The Blended actress never called this leading man again after their one date.

Christian Bale

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According to Bale, he took Barrymore to see a horror movie back when they were teenagers, but that date was the end of it — she never called him again!

Brad Pitt

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The World War Z actor was ditched by this Anchorman actress when they were teenagers.

Christina Applegate

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Applegate allegedly took her good friend Pitt as her date to the MTV Movie Awards in 1989, but left him there and went home with another guy! The actress admits that she still feels bad about that one.