2013 has been a turbulent year for some of the most well-known couples in showbiz.
A Reuters photo compilation shows which celebrity couples have decided to part ways after a few months of dating, or many years of marriage.
According to various media reports, her break-up with fiance Liam Hemsworth most likely caused Miley Cyrus to suffer an emotional breakdown. The former Disney child star began to shock her audience with controversial performances in her music videos and at various music award shows.
British actor Orlando Bloom and Australian model Miranda Kerr also made headlines when they ended their marriage in October, after 6 years together. Kerr is recently reported to have a new beau, billionaire gambling tycoon James Packer, who also divorced his wife Erica Baxter.
Country pop darling Taylor Swift, widely-known to write songs about her ex-boyfriends, may have written a song or two about One Direction's Harry Styles after the couple split in January. They reportedly dated for a few short months.
TV chef Nigella Lawson and husband Charles Saatchi also announced their divorce in July. Earlier, photos of Saatchi with his hand around Lawson's neck during an argument outside a London restaurant had surfaced on the Internet.
Find out which celebrity couples broke up this year in the gallery below.