6 Celebs Who Left Their TV Show Soon After Breaking Up with Their Co-Star
If you’re a masochist, here’s some helpful & friendly advice: date someone you work with, fall hard for each other, then break up and continue to see that person at work. Every day. It’s like the perfect form of torture! Don’t worry, celebrities do it all the time.
Time after time, actors have proven their professionalism, continuing to work with one another on their TV shows even after calling it quits in real life. And we thank them for it, ’cause it’s not the audience’s fault they decided to mix business with pleasure, you know? Granted, we’re sure some characters’ storylines switch up because of real-life relationship massacres — like, you KNOW Lucas & Brooke would not have ended the way they did on One Tree Hill if Chad Michael Murray didn’t cheat on Sophia Bush IRL, thus ending their short-term marriage — but we digress.
But not everyone can put on a brave face and carry on seeing their ex as if they’re not hurting, especially after their S.O. clearly moved on with someone else. Sometimes, they take themselves out of the game, leaving their television series, and their fans, behind:
After meeting on the set of Teen Wolf in 2011, Crystal began seeing recurring co-star Daniel Sharman in real life. And we're sure their off-screen chemistry is one of the main reasons why the show's creators decided to create that palpable sexual tension between their characters on the MTV show.
But in June 2013, after two years of dating, Daniel dumped Crystal, seemingly out of the blue. And, as awkward luck would have it, when the two were scheduled to begin filming together again four months post-split, she said, "We just started filming yesterday, and our very first scene was a makeout scene."
By season's end, guess what, her character was killed off! She claimed at the time, "I felt like, creatively, there were things I wanted to do differently, and I wanted to explore other avenues of film and TV." It just so happens that she felt this way a few months after she and her BF split.