Cara Delevingne, Ashley Benson and More Celeb Couples That Broke Our Hearts in 2020

2020 has had its fair share of celebrity breakups, and each one has left us heartbroken. From Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson to Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler, relive the year's biggest splits.

By emily belfiore May 06, 2020 7:53 PMTags
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If one thing is for sure, it's that 2020 has had its fair share of celebrity breakups

At the start of the new decade, fan-favorite couples like Jeffree Star and Nathan Schwandt went their separate ways, as well as new and unexpected loves like Pete Davidson and Kaia Gerber. For stars like Channing Tatum and Jessie J, the year also saw the end of on-and-off-again pairs that were getting their second shots at love.   

But perhaps the most shocking split of the new year belongs to Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler, who announced that they were splitting up after nearly 10 years together. 2020 also marked the end of Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler's decade-long relationship, which fans got a closer look at through their E! reality series Very Cavallari.

And, as of May 6, Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson have also joined our list of devastating breakups after news broke that they had ended their 2-year romance

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Take a walk down memory lane and relive all of 2020's most heartbreaking celebrity splits below:

Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman

The actress files for divorce from her husband on Dec. 23 after 18 years of marriage.

Tyrese & Samantha Gibson

The Fast & Furious star and his wife of four years announced their split in a joint statement on Dec. 29. "We have decided to make a statement of a painful and significant development in our lives. After much thought, consideration, and prayer, We unfortunately have made the difficult decision to officially separate & divorce," the duo shared. "Our intention is to remain the best of friends & strong coparents."

Lindsey Vonn & PK Subban

After three years together, the athletes announced their breakup on Dec. 29. "After much consideration, we have decided to move forward separately," the couple said in statements posted on Instagram. "We will always remain friends and love each other immensely. We ask that you please respect our privacy during this time."

Carly Waddell & Evan Bass

Just two days before Christmas, the Bachelor in Paradise couple announced they were separating after three years of marriage. 

Gillian Anderson and Peter Morgan

The X-Files alum and Sex Education actress, who played Margaret Thatcher on The Crown, started dating The Crown creator in 2016. They split in 2020.

Tyler Perry and Gelila Bekele

On Dec. 16, Perry announced on Instagram that he is single. The following day, E! News learned that the producer and Madea film franchise creator and his longtime girlfriend, a model, activist and documentary filmmaker, have broken up. The two share one son, born in 2014.

Meghan King Edmonds & Christian Schauf

After E! News exclusively confirmed the breakup, Megan took to her blog to address the split. "After a terrible split from my ex-husband I learned how to heal," the former Real Housewives of Orange County star wrote. "I then met and dated a wonderful man: Christian. We laughed, went on adventures, made a long-distance relationship a thing of beauty, grew together, and then… well, we grew apart."

Tori Deal and Jordan Wiseley

The Challenge stars announced on Nov. 27 that they had ended their 1-year engagement.

Jojo Siwa & Mark Bontempo

In November, the 17-year-old Nickelodeon star confirmed she and her boyfriend are officially over, but remain on the best of terms. "We're teenagers," she replied to an internet troll. "And our relationship didn't work out right now. He did nothing. I did nothing. Just better being friends. Relax."

Olivia Wilde & Jason Sudeikis

After dating for a decade and being engaged for seven years, E! News confirmed the duo officially called it quits.

Gleb Savchenko & Elena Samodanova

After 14 years of marriage, in November the Dancing With the Stars pro confirmed he and Elena were going their separate ways.

Lamar Odom & Sabrina Parr

One year after getting engaged, the personal trainer announced her split from the retired NBA star. Her November statement read in part, "I love him dearly but I am no longer able to be by his side while he seeks the help he so desperately needs. I wish him all the best and I am asking that you pray for everyone involved."

Erika Jayne & Tom Girardi

"After much consideration, I have decided to end my marriage to Tom Girardi," the reality star exclusively told E! News in November. "This is not a step taken lightly or easily. I have great love and respect for Tom and for our years and the lives we built together."

Brad Pitt & Nicole Poturalski

The A-lister's brief fling with the German model came to an end in October. 

Kate Beckinsale & Goody Grace

After nine months together, the actress and the Canadian singer-songwriter broke up in October. 

Taraji P. Henson & Kelvin Hayden

"I haven't said it yet, but it didn't work out," the actress announced in October after calling off her engagement to the football player. Taraji explained further, "My happiness is not his responsibility and his happiness is not mine. We have to first learn how to make ourselves happy to make each other happy."

Jessie J & Channing Tatum

E! News confirmed in October that the pop star and actor broke up yet again. "Single life in a pandemic," Jessie wrote on Instagram. 

Ashley Herbert & J.P. Rosenbaum

On Oct. 14, the Bachelor Nation stars shocked fans when they announced their decision to call it quits after eight years of marriage.

Bethenny Frankel & Paul Bernon

After two years together, the former Real Housewives star and real estate developer split in October

Simon Baker and Rebecca Rigg

The Mentalist actor and his wife quietly separated in April 2020 after 29 years together, E! News confirmed on Jan. 29, 2021.

Demi Lovato & Max Ehrich

Just two months after the soap star proposed to the pop singer with an estimated $1 million diamond ring, E! News confirmed Demi called off their engagement in September.

Christina Anstead & Ant Anstead

The Flip or Flop star announced the couple's "difficult decision to separate" after two years of marriage in September. 

Savannah Chrisley & Nic Kerdiles

"There's no hatred between the two of us...and in all honesty...that makes saying goodbye even harder. We have nothing but love, respect, and admiration for one another but it's time for us to move forward individually," the Chrisley Knows Best star announced in September. 

Cardi B & Offset

The "WAP" rapper filed for divorce from her husband of three years in September. 

Chris Soules & Victoria Fuller

"I am just living my best life," Victoria revealed during a September interview. "We went a separate direction, but I, like, respect him so much and I think he's an amazing man. I just think that right now, I'm in such a different place than he is."

Dianna Agron & Winston Marshall

Multiple outlets reported in August that the Glee star and singer-songwriter split after three years of marriage.

Scott Disick & Sofia Richie

"Sofia really pushed to make things work between them after they initially broke up, but Scott officially called it off recently and they are no longer speaking," an insider told E! News in August. 

Miley Cyrus & Cody Simpson

Another celeb relationship bit the dust in August when the pop star and Aussie singer split after less than a year together.

Becca Kufrin & Garrett Yrigoyen

E! News exclusively reported that The Bachelorette stars called off their engagement in August. A source said, "Their lifestyles don't mesh anymore. Garrett wants different things and they came to a realization that they aren't compatible anymore."

Jennifer Garner & John Miller

News broke in August that the A-list movie star and her boyfriend of two years had gone their separate ways.

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