2021 wasn’t a very pleasant year as it turned out due to the pandemic. It has been really pathetic even for celebrities as they faced a lot of hardships during this period of time. Millions of hearts were broken this year when our favourite celeb couples broke up. Few of them made headlines and had varieties of rumours surrounding them for months. Say for Bill and Melinda Gates or the recent split of the power couple, Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik, disappointment from Hollywood celebs were constant.
Let’s take a look at some of the popular and heart throbbing celeb couples who broke up in 2021
Gigi Hadid – Zayn Malik
The latest celebrity couple to break up is one of the most loved and followed on social media. The model-singer duo have been in an on-again, off-again relationship for the last six years since they started dating in 2015. The couple co-parent their one-year old daughter Khai.
Recently, news broke out of an alleged altercation between Zayn and Gigi’s mother, Yolanda Hadid, while Gigi was out of town. Their relationship dynamic was apparently “destructive” according to sources close to both Gigi and Zayn. Zayn has pleaded “no contest” to the harassment charges filed against him by Yolanda.
Read: Zayn and Gigi call quits; Yolanda takes blame!
Bill Gates – Melinda Gates
Microsoft’s co-founder and billionaire, Bill Gates recently announced that his marriage of 27 years with now ex-wife, Melinda Gates was coming to a divorce. The couple co-chaired the Bill & Melinda foundation, which is the world’s biggest charity. After his divorce was finalized, Gates appeared on CNN to express that the divorce was a source of “great personal sadness.”
Jennifer Lopez – Alex Rodriguez
JLo recently announced that she and her former fiancé Alex Rodriguez had called it quits. They started dating back in 2017 and quickly became the next hot couple of Hollywood with heavy media coverage and significant social media buzz surrounding them. They expressed mutual respect for each other post their breakup and revealed to sources that they are much better as friends, and will continue to remain friends and support each other through shared business and wish each other luck for the future. We’re sad to see them split, but at least it’s a healthy, amicable breakup.
Ben Affleck – Ana De Armas
Ben Affleck and Cuban Actress Ana De Armas met while they were on the set of Deep Waters, in 2019. They began dating in 2020 and dated until earlier this year before announcing their split. Ben Affleck is apparently dating Jennifer Lopez, which she confirmed via an Instagram post in July this year.