A peek at some of the shortest marriages in Hollywood history
It is being reported that Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are divorcing after a very public 72-day marriage. But Kim and Kris aren’t the only celeb couple whose marriage ended before reaching a one-year anniversary. Here’s a look at other celebrity couples who didn’t last “’til death do us part”:
- Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries
With one of the shortest marriages in Hollywood history, just 72 days after tying the knot in a lavish ceremony on August 20, 2011, Kim filed for divorce on October 31, 2011 citing irreconcilable differences.
- Britney Spears & Jason Alexander
In January 2004, pop star Britney Spears married her childhood friend Jason Alexander after spending a wild night in Las Vegas. The marriage only lasted 55 hours, with reports saying the Ms. Spears "lacked an understanding of her actions."
- Nicolas Cage & Lisa Marie Presley
An unusual matrimony that many may have forgotten: Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage married on August 10, 2002 and filed for divorce on November 25, 2002--a short 107 days. The divorce proceeding was longer than the marriage.
- Jennifer Lopez & Chris Judd
In 2001, Jennifer Lopez married backup dancer Cris Judd. The marital bliss was captured in this photo from People magazine, however the marriage ended publicly after just 8 months and the divorce was finalized a year later.
- Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor was married eight times to seven husbands (she remarried Richard Burton in 1975). Her shortest marriage was her first, with hotel heir Conrad "Nicky" Hilton, Jr. They married in May 1950 and divorced nine months later in January 1951.
- Renee Zellweger & Kenny Chesney
Country singer Kenny Chesney and actress Renee Zellweger married in May 2005 and split 128 days later in September.
- Kid Rock & Pamela Anderson
The rockstar couple was married in August 2006. After four short months, Pamela filed for divorce from Kid Rock. Irreconcilable differences was the reason for the end of their marriage.
- Drew Barrymore & Jeremy Thomas
Drew's first marriage happened in March 1994 when she married bar owner Jeremy Thomas. The couple filed for divorce 29 days later. Barrymore then married comedian Tom Green on July 7, 2001. Green filed for divorce in December 2001 after just 5 months of marriage.
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