Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are hardly the first to surprise the world by splitting. From Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart to Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, here are 9 other shocking celebrity breakups.
Their whirlwind romance, quick wedding and pregnancy took everyone by surprise, but probably not as much as Holmes' request for divorce five years later, with fear of Scientology's influence over their daughter Suri being a primary reason.
Before Holmes, Kidman was married to Cruise for more than 10 years. During one memorable post-split talk show appearance, Kidman quipped, "I can wear heels now," referencing their noticeable height difference.
Personifying the ugly Hollywood divorce, leaked e-mails and text messages, and allegations of abuse and addiction plagued this divorce, which came just three years after they married. And Sheen hadn't even hit peak crazy yet.
Though they were never married, when paparazzi caught Stewart cheating on her "Twilight" co-star with a married director, it was the scandal of the summer 0f 2012, and led the press-shy actress to issue a public apology to her on- and off-screen squeeze.