Some fairytales begin a little differently than others, and for these famous couples, their love story is anything but traditional. We’ve gone past to present to dig up some of the most famous celebrity cheating scandals of all time. But we promise, no one-night stands here; these famous cheaters not only strayed — but also stayed — by marrying their mistresses!
Michelle Williams and Thomas Kail
Of course, it's all water under the bridge now — as Williams and Kail are living their happily ever after — they're even expecting a baby in 2020.
Springsteen and Patti Scialfa
Happily ever afters are real. After all, The Boss is still married to the fellow musician and the couple has been going strong for almost three decades — proving true love really does stand the test of time.
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton
We ship it. Like these other famous celebrity couples.
Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles
Current status: These two are still happily married and going strong, and while their love affair will go down as one of the most publicized unions of all time, it didn’t quite make our list of 10 scandalous love affairs that changed history forever.
Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade
Current status: The two appear to have forged past their issues, and are still Mr. and Mrs.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Current status: the two separated in 2016 amid much public scrutiny and a mass of media coverage. While the early days of their separation proved to be tense, the pair seems to have come to calmer terms since, and as of yet, their divorce has yet to be finalized.
Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady
Current status: the pair are still happily married and have welcomed two children to their family since marrying.
We also kind of think they look like twins, don't you? See more celebrity couples who could totally pass for twins.
Kayte Walsh and Kelsey Grammar
Current status: the two are still married and now have three children together.
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton
Current status: in 2015, amid speculation that Shelton had began seeing his costar Gwen Stefani, Shelton and Lambert announced their divorce.
Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas
Current status: the two made it work for nearly 20 years before calling it quits in 2015.
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
Current status: documenting their married life – and all of the rollercoaster moments in between – via endless reality TV shows. Are these two really the best people to be dishing out relationship advice? Maybe not, but seeing as they’ve stuck together through thick and thin, there might be a lesson in love to be learned here after all.
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony
Current status: the pair gave birth to twins in 2008, but ultimately couldn’t make it work, separating in 2011 and finalizing their divorce in 2014.
Julia Roberts and Danny Moder
Current status: still going strong as husband and wife.
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Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell
Current status: living their happily ever after and busier than ever with their twin girls.
Claire Danes and Billy Crudup
Current status: these two never said “I do” to one another, but someone did make it down the altar; with Danes marrying Hugh Dancy in 1999. Billy Crudup, on the other hand, seems to be enjoying his new life with Naomi Watts.
Britney Spears and Kevin Federline
The two made headlines with their relationship at the start – and at the end, divorcing in 2007 with a custody battle for their two boys turning nasty very quickly.
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats
Current status: these two are still happily married, unlike so many others in Hollywood. See all of the celebrity couples who called it quits recently.
Marla Maples and Donald Trump
Current status: the marriage wouldn’t last, and the two divorced in 1999 after six years as husband and wife.
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian
Current status: luckily for these two, their show may have been given the boot, but it hasn’t affected their marriage, as Cibrian and Rimes continue living their happily ever after.
Jerry Seinfeld and Jessica Sklar
Current status: with his playboy days behind him, Seinfeld has settled into married life and continues to keep it going with wife Jessica.
Debra Messing and Will Chase
Current status: Messing married Daniel Zelman in 2000, but the two divorced in 2016, and Chase, twice divorced, has so far avoided any new trips to the altar.