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10 Celebrity Couples Who Were Engaged, but Never Made It Down the Aisle…

British actress Elizabeth Hurley and cricketer Shane Warne have reportedly decided to call time on their relationship. The news comes after months of speculation about the pair’s engagement.

Shane posted a philosophical tweet on his Twitter page: ‘The past should be the past & stay there. It destroys the future. Live life for what tomorrow has to offer, not for what happened yesterday.” He went on to tweet, “You will never be able to start a new chapter of your life unless u stop looking back at the last one. Think about this & apply as u see fit.” Shane’s tweets appear to hint that issues from his past may have had an effect on his current relationship.

The couple temporarily broke up in September, but seemed to be back on track (albeit with Hurley not wearing her engagement ring) when they were last pictured together in early November. 

During their split in September, Elizabeth had written on Twitter: “Apologies to loyal followers for Twitter silence on recent events. Too raw & personal to share right now.”  Although presently the actress and model have yet to comment on the rumored break-up.

The couple recently bought the £6million, 13-bedroom Donnington Hall together and moved in over the summer.

Hurley and Warne are not the first celeb couple to get engaged and then not make it up the aisle … yet. Take a look at the slideshow below for all the stars who put a ring on it, but failed to say, “I do.”

  • Shane Warne and Elizabeth Hurley 1 of 10
    Liz Hurley accompanied by Shane Warne attend the new range launch for fashion retailer Queenspark at the Park Hyatt in Sydney

    Model Liz Hurley began dating Aussie cricketer Shane Warne in December 2010, and they got engaged in 2011. They briefly split in September but got back together, until their reported split this week. 

  • Jude Law and Sienna Miller 2 of 10
    IT'S OVER... AGAIN! Jude Law and Sienna Miller split

    Jude Law met Sienna Miller on the set of Alfie in 2003, proposing to her on Christmas Day in 2004. However, he issued an apology to Sienna the following summer, after a UK paper reported his alleged affair with his children's nanny. Shortly afterwards, they broke up. They re-kindled their relationship in 2009 when they were both starring on Broadway, but broke up the following year. 

  • Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth 3 of 10
    Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth attend the premiere of Relativity Media's 'Paranoia' at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles

    While filming The Last Song in June 2009, twerking queen Cyrus began a relationship with her co-star, Australian actor Liam Hemsworth. The couple announced their engagement in June 2012 but ended their relationship in September 2013. 

  • Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez 4 of 10
    Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, Colin Farrell and Jennifer Garner at premiere of "Daredevil"

    In 2002 while filming the flop Gigli, Ben Affleck started dating Jennifer Lopez. He proposed to her that same year in October, giving her a huge pink diamond engagement ring worth an estimated $2.5 million. Their wedding was due to take place in September 2013, but they cancelled it and broke up for good in 2014. 

  • Britney Spears and Jason Trawick 5 of 10
    Britney Spears, with boyfriend Justin Trawick, is hard not to miss in a green dress at her UK tour party held in London

    Britney announced her engagement to manager Jason Trawick in December 2011 — 19 months after confirming that they were, in fact, dating. But as she changed management, she announced in January 2013 that they had decided to go their separate ways...

  • Simon Cowell and Mezhgan Hussainy 6 of 10
    Simon Cowell holds onto fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy as the couple leave the Mr Chow restaurant in London

    X Factor boss Simon Cowell announced his engagement to make-up artist Mezhgan in February 2010, but their wedding plans for September 2011 were scrapped. The couple was then on and off until January 2012, when Simon was rumored to be dating other women. He is now expecting his first child with Lauren Silverman.

  • Sheryl Crow and Lance Armstrong 7 of 10
    Lance Armstrong and Sheryl Crow announce their engaged

    Singer Sheryl Crow began dating cyclist Lance Armstrong in 2003.  The couple announced their engagement in September 2005, but separated in February 2006.

  • Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow 8 of 10
    brad ad gwyn

    Gwyneth dated Brad after meeting him on the set of Se7en in 1994. They dated until 1997, getting engaged during that time. Gwyneth has been quoted as saying she was the architect of her own misery, and that it took her years to get over the breakup.

     

    Photo credit: Facebook

  • Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts 9 of 10
    julia and kef

    Oscar-winner Julia Roberts met 24 star Sutherland in 1990, when they co-starred in Flatliners. In August 1990 they announced their engagement, with an elaborate wedding scheduled for June 14, 1991 at a Hollywood studio. Roberts broke the engagement three days before the wedding. The day that she was supposed to wed, she fled to Ireland with Sutherland's fellow Lost Boys star Jason Patric. 

  • Alanis Morissette and Ryan Reynolds 10 of 10
    ryan and alan

    Jagged Little Pill singer Morissette met Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds at actress Drew Barrymore's birthday party in 2002 and the couple began dating. They announced their engagement in June 2004, but in February 2007, representatives for the couple announced they had mutually decided to end their engagement.

All photo credits: Pacific Coast News (except where indicated)

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