Is it a good idea to get back with an ex? This question is quite a heated debate, but a break or perhaps two is precisely what a relationship needs to thrive for some couples. There are many people, particularly celebrity couples, who have split and again reunited. While not all of them worked, many have ended up making their love last no matter what. Be it a split up for several years or months, a few have, however, found their way back together.
A breakup isn’t the final chapter of a love story. And though some of the celebrities have shared that breaking up with their now-spouse was a mistake, others point to the separation as a healthy step towards getting married. Here we’ve rounded up examples of such celebrity couples, and possibly their decision might change your mind too. Have a look, enjoy.
Jennifer Lopez And Ben Affleck ‘The Bennifer.’
Speculations emerged that Jennifer Lopez and her fiancé Ben Affleck have reunited after nearly 18years apart. The couple was nicknamed Bennifer, having dated back in 2002 and got engaged the following year. However, they called off their engagement days before the wedding scheduled for September 2003. Fast forward to 2021; the pair are giving fans fresh hope after they were seen enjoying a secret week-long trip in Montana.
Cardi B And Offset.
The Grammy Winner, Cardi B, has over time experienced an on and off relationship with now-husband Offset. The pair started dating in February 2017 and got married in September 2017, but splits months after they welcomed daughter Kulture. In December 2018, Offset’s alleged texts with another woman emerged online but regardless, the rappers reunited a month later in 2019. Nonetheless, fans were left surprised when Cardi filed for divorce in September 2020, but as always, Offset won Cardi back, and by November 2020, the WAP singer dismissed divorce proceedings.
Kristen Bell And Dax Shepard.
Kristen Bell had previously shared that she and Dax Shepard suffered a rough patch and had to split three months after meeting at a 2007 dinner party. “We were dating for about three months. He sat me down and said.’ I can’t have this right now. I think you’re wonderful, but I am still dating other people. And then, I like, liquefied and fell to the ground but I felt incredibly respected that he had the balls to tell me we weren’t in the same place.” Kristen told PopSugar. Fortunately, Shepard, 46, told Kristen that she was the one and indeed got married in 2013. At the moment, they’ve two daughters: Lincoln and Delta.
Justin Timberlake And Jessica Biel.
Justin And Jessica started dating in 2017 but split in March 2011 after four years of being together. During this time, Justin, 40, spoke about the heartbreak in an interview with Vanity Fair. “She is the single-handedly most significant person in my life. In my 30 years, she is the most special person, OK? So I protect it, and until somebody shows me what would be more fulfilling at this point, that’s what I have to do.” Justin had explained. Jessica eventually married Justin in 2012 and are now parents to Silas and one-year-old Phineas.
Prince William And Kate Middleton.
Even among the royals, a split remains inevitable. Prince William and Kate took a brief break in 2017 but reunited later in the same year in a party at the prince’s barracks in London. Since getting married in 2011, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge relationship have continued to blossom. They’ve celebrated 10years of marriage and have welcomed three children: Louis, Charlotte, and George.
Pink And Carey Hart.
Pink and her motocross husband, Cary Hart, have split twice! The duo started dating in 2003 but ended it in 2003. Shortly after, they reconciled, and in 2015, 41-Year-Old Pink got down on one knee at the Pro 250 class finals. They officially got married in 2006 but sadly split two years later only to resume dating in 2009. However, the couple has since welcomed a son and daughter named: Jameson and Willow.
Gabrielle Union And Dwayne Wade.
After four years of dating, Actress Gabrielle and Professional basketball player Wade took a break in 2013 but got back in November of the same year. News emerged that Wade had fathered a child with a woman he dated during the split but notwithstanding, the duo got engaged. In 2014, Gabrielle and Wade got married in Miami at a private ceremony and had, to date, been together.
Justin Bieber And Hailey Baldwin.
Before saying I Do in 2018, Bieber and Hailey had a share of bumps in the roads. In 2016, the couple dated for six months before calling it quits. Justin, 27, moved on quickly with Sofia Ritchie, but then the duo reunited two years later in June 2018 and the following month announced their engagement. They officially got married in September 2018 at a New York City Courthouse and in 2019 had a second ceremony in South Carolina.
Katy Perry And Orlando Bloom.
Having met at the 2016 Golden Globes after-party, Singer Katy and Orlando started dating. However, the romance didn’t last, and the pair’s reps confirmed they were taking respectful, loving space. Five months later, 36-Year-Old Katy and Orlando, 44, were again spotted at Ed Sheeran Concert in Los Angeles. The duo officially got engaged on Valentine’s Day 2019 and have since welcomed their first child together: a daughter named Daisy.
Gigi Hadid And Zayn Malik.
The ex-One Direction star Zayn and Model Gigi shocked their fans when they split in March 2018. One month after the breakup, Gigi moved on with the Bachelorette star Tyler Cameron but thankfully reunited with Zayn in June of the same year. Since then, the duo has stayed strong and have even welcomed their 1st child named Khai in September 2020.