8 Celebrity Couples That Split Up Only 6 Months (or Less!) After Engagement

By  | 

Short celebrity engagements are a dime a dozen in Hollywood. You meet, you start dating, you pop the question, you walk down the aisle — back to back to back to back. Like, who needs/has time to get to know the person you plan on spending the rest of your life with before declaring that you’ll be together in sickness and in health, for richer or poorer, ’til death do you part? Katy Perry & Russell Brand, Scarlett Johansson & Ryan Reynolds and Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries didn’t spend a lot of time together before making the jump and look how great all those couples turned out.

If you’re sensing a wee bit o’ sarcasm, you’re on the right page. It’s not to say that long engagements are a good idea either. After all, look how many celebrity couples were engaged for over a year and never made it to their wedding day. But why jump the gun with a short engagement when you have forever together, huh?

Oh well, at least the following eight celebrity couples figured out that they weren’t meant to be before actually getting hitched. Instead, they all broke up 6 months (or less) after their engagement made headlines: