Celebrity couples are either adored or hated. You might wish you find a soulmate like your favorite celebrities or you wish to never encounter the nightmare like the one you saw on TV. Celebrities are also humans after all. They sometimes can make bad decisions too and end up in the bad relationship drama. Here is a list of top 10 famous people who have had their fair share of toxic relationships.
1. Rihanna and Chris Brown
Well, initially they seem like the most perfect couple that stepped right out of a fairy tale. Both of them were musical superheroes and madly in love. But, needless to say, the fairy tale ended real quick as Chris had to go to jail for domestic abuse charges. The pictures and videos of Rihanna were shown in which she had bruises and cuts all over her face. Luckily, the toxic love came to an end.
2. Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown
They had 15 years of marriage but it was anything but a happy one. It was loaded with drug, alcohol addiction, domestic violence and a fair share or partying (not the good ones). The story came to an end when Whitney drowned in a bathtub due to cocaine overdose and a heart disease. Many blamed Brown but no one knows the true facts.
3. Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson
Well, when you get together just after a few days (4 to be precise), you will most likely not end up together. Soon, they tied the knot but it was only three years after marriage when Mr. Lee was arrested for abuse on Pamela and their marriage, came to an end.
4. Mariah Carey and Tommy Mottola
Mariah was just 18 years old when she met Tommy. Needless to say, they fell in love almost immediately. They got married in the year 1993 and split up in the year 1997. The key reasons why the marriage ended included sexual exploitation and massive doses of emotional abuse.
5. Tina and Ike Turner
Now, here comes the example of a turbulent relationship. When the two met, there was an instant attraction. They made music together and performed on various occasions. Ike was an alcohol addict and often abused Tina. The marriage as expected ended up in divorce after years of abuse from Ike. It is still one of the most talked about relationship till date.
6. Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva
The abuse that went between the two of them was quite public. Thanks to the tapes released by TMZ. It is a well-known fact that Gibson didn’t hesitate to abuse her girlfriend physically and emotionally. He later offered her $1.5 million for a settlement but she refused and filed her bankruptcy.
7. Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder
Amy passed away at a young age of 27 which aroused many speculations. The top one being that her ex-husband, Blake Fielder introduced her to drugs in the first place. Although the two had been divorced two years back, a lot of fingers were pointed at him. Thanks to the very well maintained bad reputation of the past relationship.
8. Madonna and Sean Pen
Well, Madonna and the Sean Pen both have been seen together on various occasions which have sparked numerous rumors that they are back again. If both of them act smart, then instead of wrapping their arms around each other, they might learn some lessons from the past.
They got married in the year 1985, only to get divorced 4 years later. And, it was certainly a bitter divorce with plenty of arguments, dissatisfactions and speculations of physical abuse.
9. Mike Tyson and Robin Givens
Well, after knowing each other for about a year, Miss Givens and Tyson decided to take their relationship to the next level and got married. The couple had a miscarriage and soon after that, the abuse began. Robbin said that the physical abuse was unbearable and she was constantly afraid of Mike hitting her. So, they decided to split on a very romantic day; Valentine’s Day.
10. Kim Kardashian and Damon Thomas
Last but not the least, the very famous couple; Kim Kardashian and Damon Thomas. The marriage of the couple lasted for 4 years. In the year 2010, Kim opened up about her marriage to Damon and said that she was punched and hit by Thomas often. Moreover, he also offered her money to get liposuction done so she could appear perfect in his eyes. Moreover, he was extremely controlling of her and wouldn’t even let her get out of the house without his permission. Until then, nobody knew that Kim had to suffer all this.
So, these were the top 10 famous toxic relationships of all time. It simply shows that fame cannot take all your problems away and celebrities despite having all the money, fame and admiration have a fair share of abuse too.