Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The Year in Love

Love was both a fairy tale and a battlefield with high-profile weddings and divorces taking over the airwaves. Here's a look at some highs and lows Cupid dished out over the past year.

Love was both a fairy tale and a battlefield with high-profile weddings and divorces taking over the airwaves. Here's a look at some highs and lows Cupid dished out over the past year.


In what was undoubtedly the most popular wedding of the year, Prince William married long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton. Now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the couple represents a new generation of royalty.

 
Zara & Mike: A low-key royal wedding
 
Sir Paul McCartney & Nancy Shevall
 
Prince Albert & Charlene Wittstock

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore will end their six-year marriage as a result of rumors that surfaced this past September that he cheated on her with a 22-year-old administrative assistant. Demi filed for divorce in November.

 
The reason J-Lo & Marc Anthony split
 
Maria Shriver files for divorce from Ah-nold
 
Kat Von D: Jesse James cheated with 19

Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minillo tied the knot on Necker Island on July 15. The wedding was televised on TLC in the fall, making it Lachey's second reality wedding. He was formerly married to Jessica Simpson for three years.

 
Kim K. & Kris Humphries tie the knot
 
Reese Witherspoon marries Jim Toth
 
Kate Moss marries Jamie Hince

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and wife Midge announced in February that they were splitting up. According to the couple, who wrote a heartfelt letter to the public, the end of their 40-year marriage is amicable.

 
Bradley Cooper & Renee Zellweger call it quits
 
Allen Iverson's divorce heats up - again
 
Brent & Susie Celek divorce

Fashion designer Michael Kors married his partner Lance LePere in Southampton, N.Y. this August, a few weeks after the Marriage Equality Act went into effect. Thousands traveled to New York to take advantage of their right to marry.

What a bargain: Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries wed in a lavish ceremony in August. Then Kim filed for divorce 72 days later. Many wonder if the whole thing was a publicity stunt and the drama isn't over quite yet.