11/02/2011 06:45 pm ET | Updated Jan 02, 2012

Kim Kardashian Split: Celebrities Whose Courtships Lasted Longer Than Their Marriages

Kim Kardashian made waves when her 2-month marriage proved shorter than her 8-month courtship with Kris Humphries.

Kardashian blogged on her personal website that she got "caught up with the hoopla" of planning her wedding and that her marriage wasn't the "fairy tale" she had expected it to be.

So what happened? Was there something about actually being married that sent the relationship south?

The following five couples dated for longer than they were married, illustrating that long courtships don't necessarily make for long-lasting marriages.

Click through our picks and weigh in: Did they give it a fair shot?

Long Courtships, Short Marriages

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