18 Most Shocking Celebrity Breakups Of 2017
Although Hollywood is notorious for fleeting celebrity relationships, the year of 2017 has definitely seen a surprising amount of shocking breakups! 2016 was the year of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, while 2015 was the year of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, but who was the most shocking split of this year? Follow along to see all the celebrity splits that completely blindsided us in 2017:
18. Janet Jackson & Wissam Al Mana
Janet Jackson was shocking fans left, right and center in the past year or so culminating in her split from husband Wissam Al Mana. First the singer decided to postpone her world tour in April 2016 stating she wanted to focus on “planning her family” but did not confirm her pregnancy. Only one month later, reports indicated she was in fact pregnant and on January 3, 2017 at 50 years old, Jackson welcomed her first child son Eissa with her husband of three years. As the pair had always been extremely elusive it was assumed they were enjoying their new journey as parents, but then unexpectedly only three months later, it was reported the Jackson and Al Mana had split! It was a whirlwind of events for the famous singer which has still left fans reeling.
17. Jennifer Hudson & David Otunga
Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga had been together for so long, all fans were waiting for was a wedding and definitely did not see their breakup coming! After almost 10 years together, nine of which they were engaged, Hudson released a statement in November 2017 stating that she had split from Otunga. What made the breakup even more shocking was that she had also requested a protective order against him. “They have been in the process of ending their relationship for a number of months,” the statement read. “Today, Jennifer requested and received a protective order against her ex-fiancé. Jennifer’s actions are solely taken in the best interest of their son.”