After divorce, celebrities tend to make sweeping statements about their newfound single status. Some gab to the press about how thrilled they are to reclaim their "freedom" after a split, while others make a point to proclaim how "liberated" they feel now that they're rid of their ex.
Just in time for the Fourth of July, we've compiled a list of five personal declarations of independence. Click through to see which celeb said what, then tell us: Did you feel like you had won back your independence after divorce?
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