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Celebrity Relationships: Does The '7 Year Itch' Apply To Hollywood Couples? You'd Be Surprised (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Ask anyone who's ever been in a long-term relationship and they'll tell you: The "seven year itch" is a real thing. It's a socially accepted paradigm that around that time, boredom sets in, panic starts to rise, and the realization that the person next to you isn't going to get more exciting starts to outweigh whatever you like about them.

Hollywood, as it does, made its own version of the "seven year itch"; inadvertently or otherwise, the average amount of time a Hollywood couple lasts is four years. Call it "the four year itch," if you will.

We've arrived to the following conclusion by calculating the number of months 39 notable Tinseltown couples stayed together (forgive us Taylor Swift, but you only count once until you get your act together). Once we added the months up, divided the result by 39, and divided that result by 12 -- we got 3.96.

Hey, at least they give us something to talk about.

< 1 Year1 Year2 Years3 Years4 Years5 Years6 Years7 Years> 7 Years
Jennifer Lopez & Chris JuddJesse James & Kat Von DJennifer Lopez & Ben AffleckRyan Gosling & Rachel McAdamsHalle Berry & Gabriel AubryJesse James & Sandra BullockTom Cruise & Katie HolmesJennifer Lopez & Marc AnthonyWill Arnett & Amy Poehler
Bradley Cooper & Jennifer EspositoBradley Cooper & Zoe SaldanaRenee Zellweger & Bradley CooperJessica Simpson & Nick LacheyAshton Kutcher & Demi MooreHeidi Klum & SealRussell Crowe & Danielle Spencer
Kim Kardashian & Kris HumphriesKaty Perry & Russell BrandGeorge Clooney & Elisabetta CanalisJulianne Hough & Ryan SeacrestJennifer Aniston & Brad PittJennie Garth & Peter Facinelli
Simon Cowell & Carmen ElectraMichelle Williams & Jason SegelAshlee Simpson & Pete WentzCourteney Cox & David Arquette
Katy Perry & John MayerJennifer Lawrence & Nicholas HoultJohnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis
Seth MacFarlane & Emilia ClarkeJustin Bieber & Selena GomezMaria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger
Britney Spears & Jason AlexanderBethenny Frankel & Jason Hoppy
Mario Lopez & Ali LandryZooey Deschanel & Ben Gibbard
Carmen Electra & Dennis RodmanBritney Spears & Kevin Federline
Taylor Swift & Everyone she's ever dated

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