In Hollywood, it’s rare to find a long lasting celebrity relationship. Of course there are a few exceptions such as Will and Jada Pickett Smith. But a majority of celebrity couples head for splitsville. The main reason for the split is infidelity.
Being a big name, there’s a lot of attention on these stars. With them in high demand, they’re constantly traveling to film movies, do promotional tours, or participate in a photo shoot. It can be tough traveling a lot and being away from your family, and that’s where temptation comes in. It can come from anywhere, on the road with a co-worker or at home with the nanny. Celebrities may get the itch to stray from the significant other, which leads to heartache for everyone involved.
There’s been plenty of cheating scandals in Hollywood. Every year there’s at least one story about a star being caught in the act. Some of Hollywood’s top celebs are notorious for their infidelity; these people have been known to stray more than once.Then there are the celebs that’ve been on the other side when it comes to cheating. They’ve had their spouse or partner cheat on them, which garners lots of public sympathy. Sometimes these celebs kick their no-good partner to the curb, while others are willing to give the person a second chance.
So let’s take a look at celebs who are serial cheaters and the ones who have been cheated on.
16 Constant Victim: Robert Pattinson—Relationship with co-star descended into Twilight
Robert Pattinson sent young girls swooning when he played vampire Edward Cullen in the film adaption of the Twilight novels. Robert and his co-star Kristen Stewart had remarkable chemistry, which made the films a box office success.
Their chemistry was so amazing that their relationship continued offscreen. Although the two kept their relationship private, everyone knew they were a couple based on photos of them hanging out together. It was even reported that Pattinson had moved in with Stewart.
Twilight fans were overjoyed to see the stars were a couple. However in 2012, the fans along with Pattinson were left heartbroken when Kristen cheated on him. Tabloids splashed photos of Stewart getting chummy with married director Rupert Sanders. Once the photos were released, Kristen issued an apology for her indiscretion.
Yet, it was too little too late. Pattinson broke up with Stewart and moved on with his life.
15 Constant Cheater: Dean McDermott—Infidelity brought him and Tori together
Nobody knew who Dean McDermott was until his affair with Tori Spelling became public. The Canadian actor was paired with Spelling for a film when sparks flew between the pair. They were both married at the time, but that didn’t stop them from carrying on an affair. Dean divorced his wife of thirteen years Mary Jo Eustace to marry Tori.
Dean and Tori settled into a nice home life with their four kids and Dean’s son Jack. However, in 2013 Dean found himself at the center of another cheating scandal. Tabloids reported that the actor was cheating on Tori, a rumor Dean later admitted was true.
As a result of the fallout, Dean checked into rehab for addiction. Instead of giving up, Tori decided to fight for her marriage. It appears everything is fine with the couple, but how long until Dean gets a roving eye again.
14 Constant Victim: Taylor Swift—Infidelity provides material for album
Taylor Swift has become more famous for her love life than her music. The pop singer has been in a number of relationships with celebrities, which has caused plenty of material for her albums.
One of her suitors was John Mayer, who is a well known womanizer. Taylor may have thought she could tame Mayer, but she would realize that it’s hard to change a man. Their relationship was very brief and not too long afterwards Mayer was hooking up with Taylor’s arch nemesis Katy Perry.
Aside from Mayer, Taylor’s also dated Harry Styles, Joe Jonas, and Jake Gyllenhaal. Taylor has been very open about her personal life and talked about how men have broken her heart. It’s not known whether these cheated or not, but Taylor’s experiences with men serves as a musical inspiration.
13 Constant Cheater: Eddie Cibrian—Traded Beverly Hills housewife for country singer
Television star Eddie Cibrian and his wife Brandi Glanville seemed like the picture perfect couple. The two lived a relatively quiet life away from the spotlight with their two sons. However, in 2009 the couple was the talk of Hollywood gossip when it was revealed that Eddie had an affair with country singer Leann Rimes.
Eddie and Leann began their secret rendezvous while working together on a Lifetime movie. Their affair was soon discovered when video footage showed them cuddling together in a bar. The exposure of the affair led to the demise of Eddie’s marriage as well as Leann’s.
Eddie and Leann’s relationship came under scrutiny, with the public siding with the exes. Despite the criticism, the couple went on to marry. However, things may not be perfect behind the scenes. According to various reports, Eddie’s cheating has continued to be a problem in his new marriage.
12 Constant Victim: Eva Longoria—Love life became real life soap opera
Former soap star Eva Longoria thought she had found love when she married NBA star Tony Parker. This was Longoria’s second marriage and Tony’s first. Despite a big age and height difference, the couple was compatible.
Yet, less than year after their July 2007, trouble ensued. Stories circulated that Parker was having an affair with Erin Barry, the wife of his teammate Brent Barry. The relationship between Parker and Barry reportedly only involved sexting and the couple never consummated their affair.
Despite the allegations, Longoria stayed with Parker in an attempt to work things out. But in the end, her trust issues got in the way and she divorced Parker in 2010.
Last year, Longoria walked down the aisle with businessman Jose Baston. Let’s hope the third time’s the charm for the Desperate Housewives beauty.
11 Constant Cheater: Tiger Woods—On the prowl for other women
2009 saw the downfall of one of the sports world’s top stars. Tiger Woods became an international sensation on and off the golf course. Woods had a clean cut image and wasn’t shy about sharing his love for his wife and kids.
However, a car accident along with tabloid stories about an affair shattered Tiger Woods and his family. The golfer held a press conference confirming the allegations were true and he had an affair with Rachel Uchitel. But she wasn’t the only woman he cheated with. More women came forward with stories about their affair with the legendary athlete.
Following the cheating scandal, Tiger’s wife Elin Nordegren filed for divorce. In the process, Elin received a hefty settlement. As for Tiger, he’s still trying to make a comeback following the scandal, but he's got a long way to go.
10 Constant Victim: Kendra Wilkinson—Football husband proved to be a Playboy
Kendra Wilkinson decided to trade life at the Playboy mansion with Hugh Hefner for a more domesticated life. In the summer of 2009, she married football player Hank Baskett. Later that year, the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Hank Jr. Five years later they added a daughter named Alijah to their household. Fans of the blonde Playmate were surprised, yet happy to see Kendra settle down.
Yet, like many celebrity couples, Wilkinson and Baskett weren’t immune from cheating scandals. Shortly after the birth of their daughter, it was revealed that Baskett had an affair with a transgender model. To make matters worse, their fling happened while Kendra was pregnant with the couple’s second child.
While most women would kick their husbands to the curb, Kendra was very forgiving towards Hank. The two have been very open about the struggles of trying to repair their marriage.
9 Constant Cheater: Ashton Kutcher—Needed "Moore" than one woman
Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore made headlines when they went public with their relationship in 2003. The new couple caused a stir due to Kutcher being 15 years younger than Moore. Despite the age difference, the couple showed that they were smitten with each other. Kutcher even was a hit with Moore’s three daughters and her ex-husband Bruce Willis.
The couple married in 2005 and continued to be the talk of the tabloids. In 2011, the couple once again was on the cover of magazines when they announced their divorce. The biggest rumor surrounding the split was Kutcher cheating on Moore. Tabloids reported that Ashton was going out to clubs and hitting on other women.
Three years after his divorce, Kutcher married his former That ‘70s Show co-star Mila Kunis. Kutcher appears to have changed his ways for Kunis and their two kids. However, that hasn’t stopped cheating rumors from plaguing the Punk’d star.
8 Constant Victim: Sandra Bullock—Couldn't tame bad boy actor
Sandra Bullock is no doubt Hollywood’s sweetheart. The brunette beauty won over the public with her friendly, down-to-earth manner. That’s why it was a surprise when she married biker Jesse James.
The tattooed biker didn’t seem like a good fit for Sandra, yet as the old saying goes “opposites attract.” Bullock appeared to have tamed the bad boy, and James played the role of supportive husband as Sandra’s career to continued to thrive.
In 2010, Sandra experienced both a high and low moment in her life. She won an Oscar for her role in The Blind Side, but a few weeks later she was dealing with the fallout of Jesse's affair with a tattooed model named Michelle “Bombshell” McGee.
A month after the affair revelation, Sandra divorced Jesse. She's now enjoying life as a single mother with her adopted children.
7 Constant Cheater: Scott Disick—Wild behavior caused Kourtney to kick him to the curb
Kourtney Kardashian’s on again/off again relationship with baby daddy Scott Disick has been chronicled in the media. The couple who are parents to three kids have had a tumultuous relationship. The source of their conflict is due mostly to Scott’s wild behavior. It’s well-known that he’s had issues with alcohol and partying. Plus, there were also rumors of infidelity.
Scott’s hard partying allegedly led him to cheat on the eldest Kardashian sister. Photos surfaced online of him frolicking on the beach with bikini clad models Despite Disick’s infidelity, Kourtney stayed with him for the sake of the family.
But after a while, she got tired of his wild antics and threw him to the curb. We're sure we'll be hearing more about their relationship drama on the new season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
6 Constant Victim: Fergie—This big girl cried over husband's affair
After overcoming a difficult past, Fergie went on to achieve a successful musical career. In 2004, her personal life took a turn for the better when she met Josh Duhamel on the set of his TV show Las Vegas. The singer and the actor hit it off from the start, and quickly became one of pop culture’s hottest couples.
After five years of dating, the couple married in 2009. But a few months after their wedding, there was already problems brewing due to Duhamel cheating on Fergie with a stripper.
The affair was difficult on the couple, but Fergie was determined to make their marriage work. Four years after the scandal, the couple welcomed a son named Axl. It appeared everything was going smoothing for Fergie until September 2017 when she and Josh announced their separation.
No reason was given for the split, although some speculated that cheating may have been the cause.
5 Constant Cheater: Brad Pitt—Left Jennifer to play house with Angelina
Brad Pitt dated a swarm of ladies before finally settling down with Jennifer Aniston in July 2000. The sexiest man alive and the Friends cutie became Hollywood’s newest golden couple. Whether they were walking the red carpet or just having a casual night out, they commanded attention everywhere they went.
Yet, the fairy tale marriage came to a shocking end in January 2005. Immediately everyone began speculating on the reason for the split.
Well, they got their answer a few months later when Brad began shacking up with his Mr. & Mrs. Smith co-star Angelina Jolie. Pitt and Jolie have denied their was an affair, and stated the relationship started after Pitt’s divorce.
But giving their steamy scenes in the movie and the timing of their relationship, we know more was going on behind the camera.
4 Constant Victim: Uma Thurman—Wanted to go "Kill Bill" over straying partner
When Uma Thurman met Ethan Hawke on the set of Gattaca it was love at first sight. The pair married in 1998 shortly after filming ended. Not too long after marrying, the couple started a family. The welcomed a daughter named Maya in 1998 and a son Levon in 2002. Yet, after their son’s birth, Ethan got the itch to stray.
He didn’t have to go too far to find temptation; he found it with Ryan Shawhuges, his children’s nanny. Upon learning about Ethan and the nanny’s romp, Uma kicked him out. Hawke went on to marry Ryan, while Uma began a new relationship with businessman Arpad Busson.
Although Uma and Ethan kept things amicable for their kids, we’re sure she wanted to take a page out of the Kill Bill playbook when it came to her ex-husband.
3 Constant Cheater: Ben Affleck—Cheated on both Jennifers
Affleck may have had success in his professional career, but his personal life has been a mess. The Argo director has been involved in two high-profile relationships, which both ended due to infidelity.
The first time Affleck strayed was during his engagement to Jennifer Lopez. Known as Bennifer, the couple was a media sensation. Yet, the stress of the paparazzi following them must have been too much for Affleck. During a trip to Canada, the actor indulged in drinking, gambling, and hooking up with strippers, thus ending our beloved Bennifer.
The second woman Ben cheated on was his wife of eleven years, Jennifer Garner. The reason for the split was due to Affleck’s hanky panky with their nanny. Garner tried to repair her marriage to Ben for the sake of their three children. However, Jennifer wasn't willing to forgive so easily and filed for divorce in April 2017.
2 Constant Victim: Halle Berry—Unlucky in love star still searching for Mr. Right
When it comes to romance woes in Hollywood, Halle Berry has to be the queen. Of course everyone’s heard about her abusive relationship with baseball player. Then there was drama with her boyfriend/baby daddy Gabriel Aubry. And most recently, the star went through a divorce with her third husband Olivier Martinez.
But it’s her second marriage to musician Eric Benet that sparked tabloid headlines. The actress appeared to have found her happiness with Benet. The couple set up home with Benet’s daughter India and Berry was ready to have babies of her own. But their family plans were cut short when Eric revealed he had an affair and entered rehab for addiction.
Berry stood by Eric has he sought help, but damage to their marriage was too much to repair. Unable to forgive, Berry sent the musician packing.
1 Constant Cheater: Arnold Schwarzenegger—Governator was a womanizer
When it comes to womanizers in Hollywood, Arnold Schwarzenegger is at the top of the list. Allegations of Arnold getting friendly with women started in 2003 when the action star decided to run for Governor of California.
As Schwarzenegger campaigned, women came forward saying the actor had groped them. Arnold admitted he to the accusations and apologized. The scandal didn’t derail Arnold’s political career since he was elected Governor.
Maria being the doteful wife she was, stood by Arnold’s side and defended him. Yet, in 2011, the final straw broke for the two. After 25 years of marriage, she filed for divorce. Shortly, afterwards news broke that Arnold had an affair with their maid, Mildred Baena.
The occurred in 1997 when Maria was pregnant with the couple’s fourth child, and soon Baena found herself pregnant with The Terminator's baby.