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    Updated on Jul 30, 2020. Posted on Jul 29, 2020

    19 Former Celeb Couples Who Had To Work Together After They Broke Up

    ~Mixing business with pleasure...with awkwardness.~

    1. Joey King and Jacob Elordi in The Kissing Booth 2:

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    Joey and Jacob met on the set of The Kissing Booth in January 2017 and started dating shortly after that. The couple then broke up toward the end of 2018, right before Netflix announced that the sequel was green-lit, and filmed together in 2019. Jacob is currently dating Zendaya, and Joey is currently dating Steven Piet.

    2. Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult in the X-Men franchise:

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    Jennifer and Nicholas met on the set of X-Men: First Class in 2010 and dated until 2014, when X-Men: Days of Future Past wrapped. They've since had to work together on X:Men: Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix. Jennifer is currently married to Cooke Maroney (an art gallery director), and Nicholas is in a relationship with Bryana Holly (a model) — the two have one child together.

    3. Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper in Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again:

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    Amanda and Dominic met on the set of Mamma Mia and dated from 2008 to 2011. The two reunited in 2017 to film Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again. Amanda is currently married to Thomas Sadoski — they have two children together — and Dominic is in a relationship with Gemma Chan.

    4. Jennifer Morrison and Jesse Spencer in House:

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    Jennifer and Jesse met on the set of House and were together from 2004 to 2007. During seasons 5 and 6 — post–IRL breakup — their onscreen characters were together and then got divorced before Jennifer's character left the series in 2010. Jennifer and Jesse are both currently single.

    5. Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki in The Big Bang Theory:

    CBS, Frazer Harrison

    Kaley and Johnny met on the set of The Big Bang Theory in 2007 and dated in secret from 2007 to 2009. The two starred in the show for a decade. Kaley is now married to Karl Cook (an equestrian), and Johnny is married to Alaina Meyer — they have one child together.

    6. Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall in Dexter:

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    Jennifer and Michael met on the set of Dexter but didn't start dating until the second season. The two got married in 2008 and divorced in 2011 but continued on the show until the series finale in 2013. Jennifer is currently married to Seth Avett (half of the Avett Brothers), and Michael is married to Morgan MacGregor (an associate editor).

    7. Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake in Bad Teacher:

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    Cameron and Justin began dating in 2003 after meeting at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. The two broke up in 2007 but were reunited on the set of Bad Teacher, which premiered in 2011. Cameron is currently married to Benji Madden — they have one child together — and Justin is married to Jessica Biel; they have one child together.

    8. Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray in One Tree Hill:

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    Sophia and Chad met on the set of One Tree Hill and were married for five months before filing for divorce in 2006. However, the two continued to star alongside each other until Chad's departure from the show in 2009. Sophia has dated several people since their breakup — including James Lafferty and Austin Nichols — but is currently single. Chad is currently married to Sarah Roemer; they have two children together.

    9. Katie Holmes and Joshua Jackson in Dawson's Creek:

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    Katie and Joshua met on the set of Dawson's Creek and dated from 1998 to 1999. They starred in the series until its finale in 2003. Until recently, Katie was dating Jamie Foxx, but they broke up in 2019. Joshua is currently married to Jodie Turner-Smith — they have one newborn together.

    10. Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber in Chuck:

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    Naomi and Levi met at the Met Gala — hahaha — in 2005 and then went on to film The Painted Veil. They were together from 2005 to 2016 and had two children together during that time. They filmed Chuck before announcing their breakup and had to do press for the film after their separation. Naomi is currently dating Billy Crudup, and Liev is single.

    11. Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak in The Mindy Project:

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    Mindy and B.J. met while working on The Office and dated on and off during the show's run. B.J. went on to serve as consulting producer on the first season of The Mindy Project and appeared onscreen as one of Mindy's love interests. Mindy and B.J. are both currently single but remain good friends — B.J. is the godfather of Mindy's daughter, Katherine.

    12. Jennifer Garner and Michael Vartan in Alias:

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    Jennifer and Michael met on the set of Alias but didn't start dating until 2003. The two dated until 2004 but remained on the show until its finale in 2006. Jennifer is currently dating John C. Miller (a businessperson), and Michael is single.

    13. Blake Lively and Penn Badgley in Gossip Girl:

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    Blake and Penn met on the set of Gossip Girl in 2007 and dated on and off until 2010. The two remained on the series until its finale in 2012, when their characters got married. Blake is currently married to Ryan Reynolds — with whom she has three children — and Penn is married to Domino Kirke, who is pregnant with their first child.

    14. Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder in The Vampire Diaries:

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    Nina and Ian met on the set of Vampire Diaries in 2009 and dated until their public breakup in 2013. They both remained on the series until its finale in 2017 (though in 2015, Nina went from main cast to guest cast). Nina is currently dating Shaun White, and Ian is married to Nikki Reed; the two have a daughter together.

    15. Laura Dern and Kyle MacLachlan in Twin Peaks: The Return:

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    Laura and Kyle dated from 1985 to 1989 after meeting on the set of Blue Velvet. The two reunited nearly three decades later on the Twin Peaks reboot. Laura was married to Ben Harper — they have two children together — and Kyle is currently married to Desiree Gruber (a producer on Project Runway); the two have a child together.

    16. Hayden Panettiere and Milo Ventimiglia in Heroes:

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    Hayden and Milo met on the set of Heroes and dated from 2007 to 2009. The two remained on the show until its finale in 2010. Hayden dated Wladimir Klitschko from 2009 to 2011 and then again from 2013 to 2018; Milo is currently single.

    17. Drew Barrymore and Justin Long in Going the Distance:

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    Drew and Justin dated from 2007 to 2009; in that time, they filmed He's Just Not That Into You. They were reunited in 2010 while filming Going the Distance, which actually reignited their flame, before ultimately breaking up a few months later. Drew and Justin are both currently single.

    18. Camila Mendes and Charles Melton in Riverdale:

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    Camila and Charles met on the set of Riverdale in 2017 but didn't start dating until 2018. The two split up in 2019 and are currently still starring in the series. Camila and Charles are both currently single.

    19. Evangeline Lilly and Dominic Monaghan in Lost:

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    Evangeline and Dominic met on the set of Lost and dated from 2004 to 2007. They both remained on the series until its finale in 2010, although Dominic didn't appear in Season 5. Evangeline is currently in a relationship with Norman Kali — they have two children together — and Dominic is single.

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