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Celebrity Pregnancy During Divorce: 7 Celebs Who Split With Little Ones On The Way

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First Posted: 11/29/11 12:27 PM ET Updated: 11/30/11 03:39 AM ET

The decision to end a marriage is hard, but it can be even more complicated with a baby on the way.

These seven celebs juggled an impending split with upcoming parenthood.

Click through our picks and weigh in: Would you file for divorce knowing you're about to become a new mom or dad?

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  • Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen

    Denise Richards and former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen were married for <a href="http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-06-14/gossip/29675529_1_half-men-marriage-divorce" target="_hplink">three years</a> before Richards filed for divorce in March, 2005. She was <a href="http://www.people.com/people/denise_richards/biography" target="_hplink">six months pregnant</a> with their second child at the time.

  • Kelis and Nas

    Kelis and rapper Nas were married for nearly <a href="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1610426/kelis-files-divorce-from-nas.jhtml" target="_hplink">seven years</a> before the hip hop songstress filed for divorce in April, 2009. She was <a href="http://articles.nydailynews.com/2010-05-25/gossip/27065310_1_kelis-child-support-irreconcilable-differences" target="_hplink">seven months pregnant</a> at the time.

  • Kelly Rutherford and Daniel Giersch

    "Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford and Daniel Giersch were married for two years before she <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20284221,00.html" target="_hplink">filed for divorce</a> in January, 2009. She was <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20249880,00.html" target="_hplink">three months pregnant</a> at the time with their second child.

  • Christina Milian and The Dream

    Christina Milian and record producer The Dream were together for 10 months before he filed for divorce from the R&B singer in July, 2010, claiming the marriage was "<a href="http://www.tmz.com/2010/07/22/christina-milian-the-dream-divorced-child-birth-georgia/#.TtP1w3NPkqU" target="_hplink">irretrievably broken.</a>" Milian gave birth to their daughter <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2010/07/22/christina-milian-the-dream-divorced-child-birth-georgia/#.TtP1w3NPkqU" target="_hplink">nine days later.</a>

  • Ginny Cha and Tiki Barber

    American football running back Tiki Barber and Ginny Cha were married for 11 years before he <a href="http://www.aolnews.com/2010/04/07/tiki-barber-leaves-pregnant-wife-for-former-nbc-intern-traci-joh/" target="_hplink">reportedly</a> left her for an intern in April, 2010. Cha was <a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/timing_tiki_plays_field_TMZxMDNXxvBbNgVBToZL8O" target="_hplink">eight months pregnant</a> at the time.

  • Kari Ann Peniche and Justin Williams

    "Celeb Rehab" star Kari Ann Peniche was married to Justin Williams for only <a href="http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/43684957/ns/today-entertainment/t/celeb-rehab-star-pregnant-divorcing/#.TtQIbnNPkqU" target="_hplink">four months</a> before he filed for divorce in <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2011/07/07/celeb-rehab-kari-ann-peniche-justin-williams-lawsuit-genetic-testing-divorce-baby-pregnant/#.TtQGHXNPkqU" target="_hplink">July, 2011</a> while she was pregnant. Williams asked the judge for genetic testing because he was unsure if <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2011/07/07/celeb-rehab-kari-ann-peniche-justin-williams-lawsuit-genetic-testing-divorce-baby-pregnant/#.TtQGHXNPkqU" target="_hplink">the child was his</a>.

  • Weston Cage and Nikki Williams

    Weston Cage was married to Nikki Williams for two months before he decided to call it quits for the first time in July, 2011 on Facebook. "Made my choice getting divorced," <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2011/07/06/weston-cage-nikki-williams-pregnant-nic-cage-attack-with-child-baby-abortion/#.TtQM03NPkqU" target="_hplink">he said</a>. In the same Facebook post, Nicolas Cage's son outed her <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/weston-cage-my-wife-is-pregnant-i-want-a-divorce-201167" target="_hplink">pregnancy</a> and defended himself against <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2011/07/23/weston-cage-nikki-williams-domestic-abuse-assault-violence-felony-pressing-charges/#.TtQrVnNPkqU" target="_hplink">previous abuse allegations</a>: "[I] would never hit my wife, why would I start abusing after she was positive after taking a pregnancy test?" They stay married for another four months before he officially <a href="http://www.eonline.com/news/weston_cage_files_divorce_ladies_daddy/272884" target="_hplink">filed for divorce</a> in October, 2011.

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