Don't let Kim Kardashian fool you: not all celebrity marriages end after a couple months.

Some celeb couples seem dead set on going the distance, only to call it quits after decades of marriage. Click through the slideshow below to see 6 of the most shocking splits between long-term couples and tell us which breakup surprised you most.

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  • Al And Tipper Gore

    Former Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, first shocked the nation with their intense lip-lockin' at the <a href="" target="_hplink">2000 Democratic National Convention</a>. But the couple got people talking again in June 2010 when they <a href="" target="_hplink">announced they were ending their marriage after 40 years</a> together. In an email circulated among the couple's friends and <a href="" target="_hplink">obtained by the<em> Associated Press</em></a>, the Gores said it was "a mutual and mutually supportive decision that we have made together following a process of long and careful consideration." The couple, who met in high school, have <a href="" target="_hplink">four grown children</a> together.

  • Kim Gordon And Thurston Moore

    Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore <a href="" target="_hplink">saddened alt-rock fans everywhere</a> when they split in <a href="" target="_hplink">October 2011 after 27 years of marriage</a>. In August 2007, <a href="" target="_hplink">Moore told<em> Spin</em> magazine</a>, "I can't think of how or where I'd be without Kim's influence. And we're like any couple that's been together for close to 30 years. There's a genuine psychophysical connection. Sometimes I feel things happening in me, and I know that something's going on with her." The bandmates have a grown daughter, Coco.

  • Mel Gibson And Robyn Gibson

    Mel Gibson's estranged wife, Robyn, <a href="" target="_hplink">filed to divorce the actor</a> in April 2009 after <a href=" " target="_hplink">31 years of marriage</a> and <a href=",,20556666,00.html" target="_hplink">seven children</a> together. Robyn, who filed after news broke that <a href="" target="_hplink">Gibson's now-estranged girlfriend</a>, Oksana Grigorieva was pregnant, reportedly walked away with half of his estimated <a href=",,20556666,00.html" target="_hplink">$850 million dollar fortune</a> when their divorce was finalized in December 2011.

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger And Maria Shriver

    After 25 years of marriage, Maria Shriver <a href="" target="_hplink">filed to divorce Arnold Schwarzenegger in July 2011</a>. The filing came nearly two months after reports emerged that Schwarzenegger had <a href="" target="_hplink">fathered a child</a> with former household staffer, <a href="" target="_hplink">Mildred Baena, 14 years prior</a>. The couple, who were married in <a href="" target="_hplink">April 1986</a> and have <a href="" target="_hplink">four children</a> together, are seemingly on good terms. In a March 2012 interview with "Extra's" Mario Lopez, <a href="" target="_hplink">Schwarzenegger called Shriver a "terrific mother,"</a> adding, "We work together even though we're going through a divorce... we make sure that the kids grow up to be really good human beings."

  • Kenny G and Lyndie Benson-Gorelic

    Kenny G and his wife, Lyndie Benson-Gorelick <a href="" target="_hplink">called it quits in January 2012</a> after 20 years of marriage. <a href="" target="_hplink">According to TMZ,</a> Gorelick, the mother of the couple's two children, filed for legal separation from the musician, citing "irreconcilable differences."

  • John Mellencamp And Elaine Irwin Mellencamp

    After 20 years together, rockstar John Mellencamp and his model wife, Elaine Irwin Mellencamp, announced that they were <a href="" target="_hplink">separating in December 2010</a>. At the time of the announcement, Mellencamp's publicist said the couple were "proud of their 20 years together and are very happy with their accomplishments both as parents and as a family." The pair, who have two sons, officially <a href=",,20518322,00.html" target="_hplink">finalized their divorce</a> in August 2011.


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