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14 Celebrity Breakups That Happened In August

The end of summer hath destroyed many famous relationships. Here's the official tally.

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1. Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey

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What happened: After TMZ broke the story, Nick Cannon quickly confirmed there was "trouble in paradise" and that the couple had been living apart.

Current status: The rings are off and both have stopped talking to the press.

2. Future and Ciara

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What happened: Ciara allegedly discovered that Future had been having an affair with his stylist. Ciara had just given birth to their first child together in May ...named Future. :(

Current status: Broken up.

3. Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez


What happened: What didn't happen here: First there was dancing, then there was kissing, then there was yachting in Ibiza, and now — *poof!* — they're over.

Current status: Broken up in both Ibiza and the US of A.

4. Britney Spears and David Lucado

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What happened: After Britney allegedly caught wind of a video being shopped around Hollywood of David kissing another woman, Britney promptly broke things off and tweeted, "Ahhh the single life!"

Current status: Broken up — and Lucado has allegedly been banned from speaking to Brit.


5. Michael Strahan and Nicole Murphy

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What happened: On Aug. 1, Nicole and Michael announced that they were calling off their engagement due to Nicole living in L.A. and Michael in N.Y.

Current status: They will "always be friends."

6. Kate Mara and Max Minghella

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What happened: Multiple sources close to the pair confirm to Us Weekly that "the relationship has run its course." They started dating in 2010.

Current status: Broken up.

7. Blac Chyna and Tyga


What happened: Tyga allegedly called off their relationship, which began back in 2011. They share a son, King Cairo, together.

Current status: Broken up and pissed off — TMZ believes Blac Chyna is mad at Tyga for bringing his "groupies and hos" around their son.

8. Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp


What happened: "She lives in New York and he resides in Indiana. It was the long distance that ultimately was the cause," says People, who noted that the pair had dated quietly for three years.

Current status: Broken up and moving on — Meg just bought Hank Azaria's SoHo pad for a cool $8 million.


9. Ramona and Mario Singer

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What happened: Ramona announced via her Twitter account that she would be "mov[ing] on with my life without Mario" after a second round of photos of her husband with another woman hit the internet.

Current status: Broken up; it's turtle time!

10. Neil and Pegi Young

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What happened: Neil filed for divorce from his wife of 36 years on July 29 (but we only found out about this a month later). Both were slated to play a gig in North Carolina in September, but Pegi's name has since been removed from the lineup.

Current status: Broken up.

11. Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop

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What happened: "It didn't work out," a source tells Us Weekly, and that the pair is "better off as friends." ...but what about their shared dog Barkley Bixby?!

Current status: Broken up.

12. Tea Leoni and David Duchovny

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What happened: These two got married in '97, separated in 2008, got back together, and then separated in 2008. They've only settled their divorce this summer (June, to be precise) and TMZ discovered this fact on Aug. 9.

Current status: Officially divorced.

13. Ansel Elgort and Violetta Komyshan

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What happened: The high school sweethearts found it too difficult to cope with Ansel's "commitments," according to Us Weekly.

Current status: Broken up.

14. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

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What happened: According to In Touch, they "hit a rough patch" and were "leading separate lives" while living in separate residences for an entire month. They apparently came to their senses, though.

Current status: Together, thank GOODNESS!