Breakups are painful for pretty much everyone — even when your favourite celebrity duo calls it quits.
From Hollywood's golden stars to music power couples to the twosome responsible for pretty much the entire "Underworld" series, we look at 24 couples who got divorced in 2016.
While we only included married couples on our list, some of the most shocking splits of the year were between engaged couples like Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney, James Packer and Mariah Carey, and Ryan Phillippe and Paulina Slagter.
Not to mention those who broke up after what seemed like forever including Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger, Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts, and Idris Elba and Naiyana Garth.
2016 also had its fair share of high profile dating splits. Who could forget the drama that was Calvin Harris-Taylor Swift-Tom Hiddleston?
Which celebrity breakup broke your heart? Let us know in the comments below.
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Heard filled for divorce in May days after Depp's mother passed away. The actress also filed for a temporary restraining order against the actor, claiming he was “verbally and physically abusive” throughout their marriage.
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Once Hollywood's golden couple, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt in September asking for sole physical custody of their six children. At the time of the divorce filing, Pitt was under investigation for a child welfare incident that took place on the couple's private jet.
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After nine years of marriage and two kids, Maguire and Meyer split in October.
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Barrymore and Kopelman confirmed their plans to split in April after four years of marrige and the birth of their two daughters. Barrymore later opened up about her divorce calling it "shameful and a failure" on the Netflix talk show "Chelsea
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After two years of "conscious uncoupling," Paltrow and Martin officially divorced in May.
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After 20 years of marriage, the singer turned reality-star's wife filed for divorce in October. According to TMZ
, the artist was arrested in 2008 and 2001 for domestic battery.
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Just shy of two years after tying the knot, Cuoco filed for divorce in September 2015, which was finalized in May.
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Ben Affleck's little brother is also going through a divorce. After 10 years of marriage, the filmmaker split from his actress wife in March. The exes have two sons together.
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After two years together, the "Chandelier" singer split
from her husband in early December. At the time the pair simply said they were dedicated to remain friends.
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Just 16 months after they got married, the "Vanderpump Rules" stars called it quits. The decline of their marriage is believed to play out on the current season of their TV series.
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Three years after saying 'I do,' McGowan filed for divorce from Detail in February. Upon filing the papers, McGowan listed the couple's separation date as May 1, 2015
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One year after divorce rumours began, Wiseman filed for divorce from his actress wife in October. The couple were married for 12 years.
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After four years of marriage the actress and editor called it quits in May. Later that month, Slate began dating her "Gifted"co-star Chris Evans.
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After nearly 10 years of marriage
, the "How To Get Away With Murder" star filed for divorce from fellow Shondaland actor Adelstein in April. The former couple has one daughter together.
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After almost three years of marriage, the "General Hospital" stars filed for divorce
in April. They have one daughter together.
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Nine years after marriage, McAvoy and Duff filed for divorce in May
. They have one son together.
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After secretly getting married in 2014, the late Kurt Cobain's daughter filed for divorce from husband and fellow musician Isaiah Silva in March. The former couple is currently in a legal dispute
over a valuable guitar Cobain gifted Silva on their wedding day.
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After three years of marriage, The Black Keys drummer split from his wife in January.
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After 17 years of marriage, The McKidds are no longer a couple. Jane filed for divorce in July and the former couple jointly stated their intentions to co-parent their son and daughter.
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After two years of marriage the singer and model called it quits in November but neither has signed divorce papers
. Anthony's ex-wife Jennifer Lopez also experienced a break up in August from boyfriend Casper Smart whom she began dating in 2012.