Biggest celebrity splits of 2016: From Brangelina's shocking divorce to Taylor Swift's two high-profile breakups

2016 seemed to continue the streak of shocking celebrity breakups that started back in 2015. From Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's world-stopping divorce announcement to Amber Heard and Johnny Depp's messy he-said-she-said breakup, the last twelve months have witnessed more than their fair share of Hollywood splits.

Though some more surprising than others -- both Bella Thorne and Taylor Swift went through multiple breakups this year -- with each and every celebrity split came the continued utterance on Twitter: Love is dead!

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Though we wouldn't go that far (there are still more than a handful of strong couples in Hollywood that continue to serve up major relationship goals), there is no denying that 2016 took some beloved couples from us.

Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger, Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs, Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney and Jennifer Meyer and Toby Maguire are just some of the former pairs that we mourned this year.

Check out the biggest celebrity splits of 2016 below:

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Biggest celebrity splits of 2016

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston

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Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

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Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger

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Amber Heard and Johnny Depp

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Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber

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Mariah Carey and James Packer

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Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart

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Marc Anthony and Shannon De Lima

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Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs

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Casey Affleck and Summer Phoenix

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Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman

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Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato

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Dennis Quaid and Kimberly Quaid

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Josh Groban and Kat Dennings

(Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

The Weeknd and Bella Hadid

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Hilary Duff and Jason Walsh

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Jennifer Meyer and Tobey Maguire

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Brooklyn Beckham and Chloe Grace Moretz

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Ryan Phillippe and Paulina Slagter

(Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

Erik Anders Lang and Sia Furler

(Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

Hilary Swank and Ruben Torres

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Justin Bieber and Sofia Richie

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Bella Thorne and Tyler Posey

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Zac Efron and Sami Miró

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Dakota Fanning and Jamie Strachan

(Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)

Henry Cavill and Tara King

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Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz

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Kirsten Dunst and Garrett Hedlund

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John Mellencamp and Christie Brinkley

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Davey Detail and Rose McGowan

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Dean Fleischer-Camp and Jenny Slate

(Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage)

Idris Elba and Naiyana Garth

(Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagic)

Iggy Azalea and Nick Young

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Vanilla Ice and Laura Van Winkle

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Mike Caussin and Jana Kramer

(Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)

Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin

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Adriana Lima and Joe Thomas

(Photo by Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic)

Ricky Alvarez and Ariana Grande

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Anne-Marie Duff and James McAvoy

(Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

Steve-O and Kat Von D

(Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)


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