One Tree Hill star Jana Kramer tied the knot with NFL player Michael Caussin this past week, but Sarah Palin's daughter didn't fare as well -- Bristol Palin recently called off her wedding to Dakota Meyer, a Marine Corps veteran and Medal of Honor recipient. The two had a Memorial Day weekend wedding planned but Bristol didn't go through with it.
Whether the 24-year-old Alaska native winds up rescheduling her wedding or parting ways with Meyer, she does have one thing in common with Kramer and many other engaged celebrities -- changing her mind! Back in 2013, Kramer (who has been married twice before) was set to wed fellow country singer Brantley Gilbert, but the two called it off so that Gilbert could get professional help to battle his alcohol addiction.
Jimmy Hendrix said it best: "The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye." Here are thirteen more celebrity couples who learned that lesson when they didn't make it down the aisle:
Celebs who didn't make it down the aisle
13 celebs who didn't make it down the aisle
These teen dreams first met on set of their 2010 movie The Last Song. Why did things go south? Among many rumored reasons, a Page Six source shared that Miley "likes to party really hard and can be pretty wild. It became a problem for him." Cyrus and Hemsworth announced their engagement in 2012, when the actor presented the Hannah Montana star with a 3.5-carat diamond ring, but they split a few months later. By fall of 2013, Liam said he was "much happier" post breakup, but Miley and Liam were recently spotted spending time together again. Could this beautiful duo be rekindling their romance?
In addition to her 2014 divorce from Billy Elliot star Jamie Bell after two years of marriage (which yielded an adorable baby boy), Wood has had to make other tough decisions when it comes to love. Back in 2010, the actress called off her controversial engagement to goth rocker Marilyn Manson, whom she began dating in 2006 when she was 19-years-old and he was 36. Openly bisexual, the True Blood actress briefly dated The L Word star Katherine Moennig after her divorce from Jamie Bell. Now she's focused her son and career.
This rocky romance ended as quickly as it began. The couple announced their engagement in October 2013, just six months after confirming they were dating. Fast forward another six months, and Big Sean released an official breakup statement confirming that he had called off their engagement and the relationship. The breakup's dirty details played out on social media -- Rivera took to Twitter the day of the split to accuse the rapper of stealing rolexes and boast, "Maybe cuz I'm on Glee and making more money or something." According to TMZ, Big Sean was tired of the constant fighting and felt Rivera was too controlling and jealous of the women he worked with. Naya has moved on and is expecting her first child with husband Ryan Dorsey later this year. Big Sean later dated Ariana Grande, but the two have also since split.
The Fashion Police host has experienced her fair share of heartbreak! In 2010, Kelly and then-fiancé Luke Worrell split after he confessed to having an affair with trans model Elle Schneider while dating Osbourne. Kelly moved on and got engaged to vegan chef Matthew Mosshart, but they amicably called it off in 2014 after two years together.
Back in 2005, the crush-worthy couple called off their engagement after five years together. Klein later opened up about his struggle with alcohol addiction but claimed his drinking was not the reason for the split. "That first DUI was a bit of a wake-up call, but the breakup had little to do with where my life went," Klein told The Daily Beast. "Young Hollywood was ending. [Holmes'] huge television show was ending. Life was changing and that adventure ended. It was a transitional period. So I was 25-years-old trying to find my voice, since my teenage one was played out." Holmes has gone on to famously marry and divorce Tom Cruise, while Klein is now engaged to his girlfriend of three-and-a-half years Laina Rose Thyfault.
Daly met Reid in March 2010 on the set of an MTV spring break show in Cancun and proposed soon after. The former Total Request Live host asked the American Pie star to marry him in October 2000, but by July 2011, Daly and Reid were broken up. The 39-year-old actress is currently filming Sharknado 3 in Florida and was recently spotted frolicking with a new beau while on vacation in Mexico. The Last Call With Carson Daly host moved on as well -- he has three children with fiancée Siri Pinter.
This very long engagement began in 2011, but despite having a child together, the couple called it quits in 2014. They still remain close friends and co-parent their two-year-old son Bingham. In fact, the 36-year-old actress, was previously married to The Black Crowes' Chris Robinson, and the Muse frontman were recently spotted going grocery shopping together.
Sometimes, third time isn't the charm. The Dancing With The Stars pro recently called things off with the American Dreams alum, and this wasn't her first round at the relationship rodeo. Back in 2008, Smirnoff ended her engagement less than a year after fellow DWTS dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy proposed to her, and in 2011, she canceled her pending nuptials with MLB player Brad Penny. But Smirnoff isn't giving up on love -- she is currently in therapy to heal from her relationship struggles.
The high-profile couple split in 2004, two years after Ben proposed. In her memoir True Love, JLo called Affleck her "first real heartbreak." "I sought out comfort in another person, tried to find someone who could make me feel loved and wanted in my loneliest hours," the American Idol judge wrote. "And that was the moment when [ex-husband] Marc [Anthony] reappeared in my life." Lopez is presently dating her on-again, off-again boyfriend, backup dancer Casper Smart.
The actress was newly divorced and barely old enough to drink alcohol when she started her much-publicized relationship with St. Elmo's Fire co-star Emilio Estevez. Their engagement ended in 1987, around the time that Moore began seeing actor Bruce Willis. They eventually married, had three daughters with and divorced in 1998. Moore later married and divorced Ashton Kutcher, while Estevez was married to Paula Abdul for two years and has now been engaged to writer Sonja Magdevski for nine years.
The blonde bombshells started dating after co-starring in the 1995 David Fincher thriller Seven. Brad proposed in 1996 when Paltrow visited him in Argentina, where he was shooting Seven Years in Tibet. Although the then-power couple called off the nuptials in 1997, Paltrow looked back on that time with fondness in a January interview with Howard Stern. "I definitely fell in love with him," she said of her former fiancé. "He was so gorgeous and sweet. I mean, he was Brad Pitt."
Roberts and Sutherland called off their engagement in 1991, but before that relationship, the actress had a history of becoming involved with her leading men. She lived with then 38-year-old Satisfaction co-star Liam Neeson when she was just 19, and broke off an engagement to her Steel Magnolias hubby, Dylan McDermott after meeting Sutherland on the set of Flatliners in 1990. Roberts, now 47, recently celebrated her 12-year wedding anniversary to the man she did make it down the aisle with, husband Danny Moder. She met the cinematographer on the set of the 2000 movie The Mexican.
Before he married Kim Kardashian, Mr. West was engaged to fashion designer Alexis Phifer. In 2006, after four years of on-and-off dating, Kanye popped the question to his then-muse while they were vacationing in Capri, Italy. Despite their fashionable life together, the couple called off their engagement in 2008.
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Sometimes when celebrities do make it down the aisle and that doesn't work out, something good still comes from it -- take those nuptials Kim Kardashian had pre-Kanye to Kris Humphries, for example! Their failed wedding inspired a new law in California.