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Divorced Celebrities Who You Didn't Know Were Married

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First Posted: 11/10/11 01:46 AM ET Updated: 11/10/11 06:45 PM ET

If you thought you knew everything there was to know about celebrities, you were wrong. The following five stars managed to keep their love lives secret for years until divorce eventually outed them.

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  • Emmy Rossum

    Emmy Rossum and music producer husband Justin Siegel were <a href="http://articles.nydailynews.com/2009-08-11/gossip/17933394_1_marriage-secret-justin-siegel" target="_hplink">secretly</a> married for a year and a half before calling it quits in 2009. They <a href="http://www.eonline.com/news/emmy_rossums_marriage_already_bent_now/146429" target="_hplink">paid</a> to keep their marriage license confidential, but they couldn't keep their private lives completely out of the spotlight as the media got wind of their <a href="http://images.eonline.com/static/news/pdf/emmyrossum.pdf" target="_hplink">divorce papers</a>.

  • R. Kelly

    R. Kelly had two secret marriages: one to late singer Aaliyah for <a href="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1602377/r-kellys-divorce-finalized.jhtml" target="_hplink">five months</a> when she was just 15 years old. The marriage was <a href="http://books.google.com/books?id=oyYEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA83&lpg=PA83&dq=r.+kelly+secretly+married+aaliyah+vibe&source=bl&ots=XuP5fqzcdu&sig=urt-LJIu0VEIFAqBpY4CJzKfjew&hl=en&ei=yUu0TrnbGciiiQLgg7jHCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&sqi=2&ved=0CEUQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=r. kelly secretly married aaliyah vibe&f=false" target="_hplink">annulled</a> in 1995. The other was to Andrea Lee. They were <a href="http://www.bvnewswire.com/2007/05/03/andrea-kelly-secret-wife-public-life" target="_hplink">married for 11 years</a> with three children, but separated in 2005 and <a href="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1602377/r-kellys-divorce-finalized.jhtml" target="_hplink">divorced in 2009</a>. Their separation happened shortly after Kelly was accused of having sex with a minor. The charges were <a href="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1602377/r-kellys-divorce-finalized.jhtml" target="_hplink" target="_hplink">later dropped</a>.

  • Janet Jackson

    Janet Jackson and Rene Elizondo were <a href="http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/crime/janet-jackson-returns-market" target="_hplink">secretly married</a> for eight years but divorced in 2000. Elizondo sued and won <a href="http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/life/manimony-what-divorce-costs-famous-women-2476615" target="_hplink">$10 million</a>, claiming that he was tricked into a flimsy prenup agreement.

  • Freida Pinto

    Freida Pinto was married to Rohan Antao for a little over a year, but divorced him in 2009. "Rohan and Freida had decided to keep their marriage a secret till they felt ready to talk about it openly," said a <a href="http://m.timesofindia.com/PDATOI/articleshow/4141750.cms" target="_hplink">close friend</a> to the couple. Pinto was still married when she <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1148603/Slumdog-Millionaire-star-Freida-Pinto-dumped-secret-husband-star.html" target="_hplink">reportedly</a> dumped Antao for Dev Patel, her co-star in "Slumdog Millionaire." Pinto and Patel are still <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/09/freida-pinto-dev-patel-relationship-dating-photos_n_955293.html" target="_hplink">together</a>.

  • Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan was married to Carolyn Dennis for six years and had a daughter with her before they divorced in 1992. Dylan so secretive that no one knew about his marriage, divorce or even <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/1316089/Bobs-a-terrific-father-says-Dylans-secret-wife.html" target="_hplink">child</a> until <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1179512/Bob-Dylan-hid-marriage--daughter--15-years-Could-concealed-TWO-brides-FOUR-children.html" target="_hplink">15 years later</a>.

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