Previous Post Next Post

Celebrity

Brought to you by

The Tom/Katie Split: 6 Ways to Predict a Celeb Breakup (Photos)

By shanaaborn |

Katie's divorce was predictable.

You’re probably still feeling the shockwaves ripple under your feet as the world collectively gasps over the news that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are divorcing.

It seems startling and totally unexpected – but was it really? If you look at it closely, the warning signs were there: lots of time spent apart, PDA shows that didn’t ring quite true, tabloid reports of arguments over Tom’s loyalty to Scientology and disagreements over whether to give young Suri a brother or sister.

By the time new pictures of Katie surfaced this week, flashing a rueful smile and looking disheveled, the writing was not only on the wall, it was in permanent ink.

Looking at other well-publicized splits, you can see that they tend to have these and other relationship red flags in common. We’ve listed them here – can you think of any others?nggallery id=’118448′

/
How to Predict a Celeb Divorce Like Tom and Katie's

They deny the rumors a little TOO much

Murmurs of a split circulated for several years, but Jennifer Lopez and Marc Antony kept insisting they were fine...until they weren't. Sometimes the tabs DO get it right. (See also: Madonna and Guy Ritchie, Sandra Bullock and Jesse James, Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher...)

[Photos: via Twitter, PacificCoastNews.com]

Read more of Shana’s writing at Momsperiments.

And don’t miss a post! Follow Shana on Twitter!

Don’t miss the latest from Famecrawler – like our Facebook page!

More on Babble:

Manicured Mamas! Can You Guess the Celeb Behind the Nails?

New Mom Jenna von Oy’s Funny Tweets on Motherhood!

Take Our Advice – Please! What We’d Love to Say to Jenelle Evans, Rielle Hunter and More!

More on Babble

About shanaaborn

shanaaborn

shanaaborn

Shana Aborn is a writer and editor specializing in women's lifestyle issues. Formerly on staff at Ladies' Home Journal and MAMM, she is currently the managing editor of Life & Beauty Weekly. Read bio and latest posts → Read shanaaborn's latest posts →

« Go back to Celebrity

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Comments, together with personal information accompanying them, may be used on Babble.com and other Babble media platforms. Learn More.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *.

Previous Post Next Post

The Daily Babble