12/17/2013 08:39 am ET Updated Dec 23, 2013

Celebrity Splits Of 2013: Couples Who Called It Quits

Sometimes it just isn't meant to be, and that seems to be the case for a number of Tinseltown's biggest couples.

Heartache abounds in 2013 -- many of our once-favorite couples were left with broken engagements, divorce announcements, or just plain nasty breakups. And while some of these un-pairings we expected, others caught us completely by surprise. Grab a tissue and relive the year in celebrity splits:

Celebrity Splits 2013