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Celeb Divorces That Shocked Us In 2016

September 22, 2016 20:13
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    Hollywood's most-loved couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt announced separation on September 19. Angelina filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences, stating that the "decision was made for the health of the family". Angelina , 41, and Brad, 52 have three adopted and three biological children and the actress is seeking their custody with visiting rights for Brad. Ever since the news broke, social media trended Brad's ex-wife Jennifer Aniston who reportedly commented on the divorce as 'Karma'. It was speculated Brad and Angelina started their romance during shooting of Mr and Mrs Smith in 2004, while the actor was still married to Jennifer. Angelina and Brad married in 2014.

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    Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage, on May 27. Amber accused Johnny of domestic abuse. The two agreed for an out of court settlement on August 17 and Johnny reportedly paid Amber $7 million. In return, Amber withdrew her claims of abuse. They met on the set of the 2011 film The Rum Diary, when Johnny was still in a long-term relationship with the French actress Vanessa Paradis, mother of his son Jack and daughter Lily-Rose.

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    Actor-producer Farhan Akhtar and celebrity hairdresser Adhuna Bhabani decided to end their 16-year marriage in January this year. "This is to announce that we, Adhuna and Farhan, have mutually and amicably decided to separate. Our children remain our priority and it is immensely important to us, as responsible parents, that they be protected from unwarranted speculation and public glare. We sincerely request that we are given the privacy that is required at this time to move forward in a dignified manner," they said in a statement. Farhan, 42, and Adhuna, 49, dated for three years before marrying in 2000. They have two children.

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    Superstar Rajinikanth's daughter, filmmaker Soundarya Rajinikanth confirmed that her marriage to industrialist Ashwin Ramkumar is ending and that divorce proceedings have been initiated. Soundarya tweeted the news on September 16 and said, "News about my marriage is true. We have been separated for over a year & divorce talks are on. I request all to respect my family's privacy." Soundarya married Ashwin in 2010 and they have a one-year old son. This image was posted on Twitter by IChSrikanth

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    Reports of actor Pulkit Samrat and Salman Khan's rakhi-sister Shweta Rohira's separation emerged earlier this year. It was reported that actress Yami Gautam was the cause of separation. In an exclusive chat with Mid-Day.com Shweta confirmed the reports and said "Yes, Yami broke my marriage. I have finally come out of my illusion; so many people cannot lie. Everything was fine between us until one person came in between." Pulkit, 32, married Shweta in 2014. Amidst news of his alleged affair with Yami, Pulkit had a meltdown of sorts on Twitter early this month. The Sanam Re actor vowed not to tweet again. This image was posted on Instagram by salmanmerijaann

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