Breakups are hard, but they're even harder when there's a third person – specifically, a baby –involved. And if you add fame into the equation, the situation becomes that much more intense. Although it definitely helps that celebrities have visibility and riches on their side when they're divorcing or splitting up, it's still traumatic for anyone to break up in the middle of a pregnancy. But a number of celebrity couples broke up while pregnant. Surprised? Read on to see who found themselves in this painful situation.
Many of these famous men seemed to run for the hills as soon as they found out their partner was pregnant, but others were just as blindsided as the public when they split with their pregnant partners. As it turns out, the list of famous pregnant couples who broke up includes both men and women ending relationships at a truly dramatic time.
If you're currently suffering the pangs of heartache, it might make you feel better to know that the list of celebrities who broke up while pregnant includes everyone from supermodels to award-winning TV stars. Scroll through this list of pregnant celebrities who got broken up with, and count your blessings!
Heidi Klum's ex, Italian businessman Flavio Briatore, dumped her in 2003 right after he found out she was pregnant. He said he didn't regret it because Klum agreed that her eventual beau Seal should be the child's father.
Actress Bridget Moynahan didn't realize she was two months pregnant until she and Tom Brady had already split up. Brady later moved on to Gisele Bündchen.
In 2007, Eddie Murphy dumped Mel "Scary Spice" Brown when she was pregnant with their daughter. He denied the child was his until paternity tests proved otherwise, and still didn't decide to be a part of his daughter's life until several years later.
Billy Crudup dumped long-time girlfriend Mary-Louise Parker in 2003 for Claire Danes when Parker was pregnant with his son. Danes later chalked up her youth and sense of adventure (she was 24 at the time) to falling for Crudup while he was in the relationship.