7 Celebrity Couples Who Survived Cheating Scandals Together
5. Vanessa and Kobe Bryant
Former professional basketball player Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa are no stranger to tabloid headlines. The couple has been married since 2001 and despite all their ups and downs and controversial rumors, the pair remains married and are co-parents to their two daughters, Natalia and Gianna. Six months after the birth of his first daughter, Bryant was charged with sexual assault against a 19-year-old girl in Colorado. Two weeks after he was charged, Vanessa and Kobe gave the impression of a unified front in a joint interview where Bryant said: “I sit here in front of you guys furious at myself, disgusted at myself for making the mistake of adultery. I love my wife with all my heart. She’s my backbone.”
4. Shannon and David Beador
Reality TV stars Shannon and David Beador joined The Real Housewives of Orange County in season 9, and right from the get-go, their marriage was a topic of discussion. It was clear from their demeanor on-screen that something was not right. The truth of the matter was revealed when a rumor began swirling about David’s infidelity. They eventually shared all the nitty-gritty details with the public in an attempt to move past it. It turns out David’s affair began shortly after they started filming and lasted for nearly eight months. To make matters worse, it was with a woman that Shannon knew and had confided in about her marriage troubles! Keeping their family together took a lot of hard work, especially for Shannon, who had to figure out how to move past it. Although they spent a couple of years working things out, in October 2017, they announced that they were pulling the plug on their marriage and two months later Shannon filed for divorce.