A whirlwind romance of just 6 months led to a lavish wedding which led to a quick divorce for Kim Kardashian and her NBA player husband, Kris Humphries. Just 72 days after their wedding and two weeks after their two-part wedding special aired on E!, Kardashian reportedly filed for divorce.
Kid Rock and Pam Anderson: 4 months
Rock and Anderson first started dating in 2001, became in engaged in 2002 and split in 2003. They got back together in July 2006 and had their first wedding ceremony on a yacht in St. Tropez on July 29, 2006. They signed papers at the Beverly Hills courthouse on August 3, and had a third wedding onstage in Nashville on August 17. They both filed separate divorce petitions on Nov. 27, 2006.
Britney Spears and Jason Alexander: 2 days
Less than 55 hours after marrying her childhood friend, Britney Spears was single again. In 2004, the singer wed Jason Alexander in Las Vegas, but then quickly got the marriage annulled, claiming that she "lacked understanding of her actions to the extent that she was incapable of agreeing to marriage,” according to the complaint filed in court.
Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray: 5 months
The former One Tree Hill co-stars ended their 2005 union after just five months amidst reports of Murray's infidelity. "I'm a big girl. I'm a strong girl," Bush said at the time. "It's not that I don't respect other women in my position, but there are things I won't forgive. I have too much going on in my life to focus on."
Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman: 6 Days
After eight months of dating, NBA player Dennis Rodman married Baywatch actress Carmen Electra at the Little Chapel of the Flowers on Nov. 14, 1998. Six days later, Rodman filed for annulment claiming he was inebriated during the nuptials. He then rescinded his annulment claim. Six months later, Electra filed for divorce.
Mario Lopez and Ali Landry: 2 weeks
Less than two weeks after their wedding in Mexico, Mario Lopez and actress Ali Landry called it quits. The couple had been together for six years before they tied the knot in 2004 in front of 50 guests at the Las Alamandas resort near Puerto Vallarta.
Charlie Sheen and Donna Peele: 5 months
"She's an angel sent from heaven to take me through the rest of my journey, Sheen said of the model, who he married on his 30th birthday, Sept. 3, 1995 after announcing his intention to do so while on the stand during Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss' tax-evasion trial. The pair split five months later, with the actor saying, "You buy a bad car, it breaks down."
Chris Kattan and Sunshine Tutt: 8 weeks
Engaged for almost two years before they finally tied the knot, things unraveled quickly for the Saturday Night Live alum and his model bride. They separated after less than 2 months together, officially divorcing soon afterwards.
Colin Farrell and Amelia Warner: 4 months
The Fright Night actor wed British actress Amelia Warner in Tahiti July 17, 2001. But the pair split up just a short four months later, with Farrell, who had Warner's name tattooed around his ring finger, later saying the marriage happened "too fast," and they were "too young,"
Jennifer Lopez and Cris Judd: 4 months
Lopez's second marriage, after Ojani Noa and before Marc Anthony, was definitely her shortest. She announced a split from her "Love Don't Cost a Thing" back-up dancer four months after they tied the knot, embarking on her relationship with Ben Affleck a short time later.
Drew Barrymore and Tom Green: 5 months
The former child star and the wacky MTV comedian met in July 2000 after Barrymore invited Green to do a cameo appearance in the Charlie’s Angels movie sequel she produced and starred in. The couple joked with the media frequently about their upcoming wedding, including an appearance on Saturday Night Live in November of 2000 where Green hinted that the couple would marry on the show. Their actual marriage took place on July 7, 2001. They filed for divorce on December 17, 2001.
Eddie Murphy and Tracey Edmonds: 2 weeks
The Tower Heist star began dating producer Edmonds in the fall of 2006. They got engaged in July of 2007 and had a ceremonial wedding on New Year’s Day 2008 on a private island off Bora Bora. But two weeks later, the couple released a statement saying they chose not to legalize their union in the U.S., choosing to remain friends.
Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria: 11 Months
The Oscar-winning actress dated Azaria, best known as one of the voices on The Simpsons, for five years before finally marrying him in July 1999. After 11 months, the couple separated and in December of 2000, Hunt filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito: 4 months
Barely a blip on the celebrity marriage radar, Cooper has since referred to his time with Esposito as "just something that happened."
Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage: 3 months
No stranger to brief romance, Elvis Presley's daughter had previously been married to Michael Jackson for only 9 months before she wed the Con Air star in 2002. Even Cage's open adoration for his bride's father didn't stop him from filing for divorce just 108 days after their quickie marriage.
Renée Zellweger and Kenny Chesney: 4 months
The only thing odder than this unlikely pairing getting together in the first place was the robotic joint statement they released upon their separation: "The miscommunication of the objective of their marriage at the start is the only reason for this annulment."
Ethel Merman and Ernest Borgnine: 4 weeks
Actor Ernest Borgnine, who has now been married five times, wed singer Ethel Merman in 1964. It was Merman’s fourth marriage. The 32-day marriage was a disaster from the very start, according to Borgnine, who, in 2009, revealed that troubles between the couple started on their honeymoon in Hawaii and Asia.
Shannen Doherty and Ashley Hamilton: 5 months
Doherty, best known for playing troublesome Brenda on the ‘90s hit Beverly Hills 90210, married Hamilton, the singer-songwriter-actor and son of George Hamilton and Alana Stewart, in 1993. Hamilton was only 19 (Doherty was 22) and the couple had only known one another for two weeks. Five months later, Doherty filed for divorce.
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