Celebrity breakups

In this 2009 photo, musician David Bromberg poses with some of his 263 historic American violins in Wilmington, Del. Bromberg, known for collaborating with Bob Dylan and the Beatle’s George Harrison, was set to sell his massive collection of historic violins to the Library of Congress, but the deal has fallen through. The Delaware News Journal reports that the collection will have to be broken up and sold separately after the library failed to find a donor. (Suchat Pederson/The News Journal via AP)
July 11, 2019 - 8:34 am
WLIMINGTON, Del. (AP) — David Bromberg, a master of stringed-instrument Americana, says a deal to sell his massive collection of historic violins to the Library of Congress has fallen through. The singer-songwriter and session musician has compiled a collection of 263 historic American violins over...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2016 file photo, South Korean actress Song Hye-kyo, right, and actor Song Joong-ki pose as they arrive for the Baeksang Arts Awards in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean star couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo on Thursday, June 27, 2019, are seeking a divorce to end their celebrity marriage of less than two years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
June 27, 2019 - 1:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean superstar couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo are seeking a divorce to end their celebrity marriage of less than two years. Dubbed as "Song-Song couple," both have huge followings across Asia and elsewhere. They married in October 2017 after falling in love...
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May 16, 2019 - 11:17 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Channel One TV on Thursday annulled the results of a popular TV talent show after uncovering evidence of fraud in its most recent competition that led to a landslide win for a pop star's daughter. Mikella Abramova, the 11-year-old daughter of former Eurovision contestant...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2014 file photo, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie attend the premiere of HBO Films' "The Normal Heart" at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Jolie and Pitt are officially single, though more work is left before the terms of their divorce are final. Los Angeles Superior Court documents show that Judge John W. Ouderkirk entered a judgment Friday, April 12, 2019, saying the couple is no longer married. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 17, 2019 - 7:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are officially single, though more work is left before the terms of their divorce are final. Los Angeles Superior Court documents show that Judge John W. Ouderkirk entered a judgment Friday, saying the couple is no longer married. Her name was also...
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FILE - This March 25, 2011 file photo shows Wendy Williams and her husband Kevin Hunter at Aretha Franklin's 69th birthday party in New York. Williams has filed for divorce after nearly 22 years of marriage to her husband and manager. Her attorney, Mary Vidas, says the papers were filed in Essex County, New Jersey, where the talk show diva has a home. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
April 12, 2019 - 8:06 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Wendy Williams has filed for divorce after nearly 22 years of marriage to her husband and manager. Her attorney, Mary Vidas, says the papers were filed in Essex County, New Jersey, where the talk show diva has a home. Vidas would not comment further on what she called "a private...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday Jan. 9, 1979, Abba perform at United Nations General Assembly, in New York, during taping of NBC-TV Special, "The Music for UNICEF concert." ABBA that had a legendary string of hits after winning the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest, and eventually split up in 1982, are set to release a new song in 2019, according to an interview with Bjorn Ulvaeus published in Denmark's Ekstra Bladet tabloid Wednesday April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, FILE)
April 03, 2019 - 2:07 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — ABBA's Bjorn Ulvaeus says fans can expect a new song "in September or October" from the four-member Swedish pop group that broke up 37 years ago. Ulvaeus told Denmark's Ekstra Bladet tabloid on Wednesday that "it takes an extremely long time" to make the video with the...
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File-This combination file photo shows TV personality Khloe Kardashian at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront in New York on May 15, 2017, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson during an NBA basketball practice in Oakland, Calif., on May 30, 2018. Declaring “I’m not a homewrecker,” Jordyn Woods sat down Friday, March 1, 2019, on Jada Pinkett Smith’s Facebook Watch show to clear up wild social media speculation over exactly what happened between her and Cleveland Cavalier Tristan Thompson: One kiss on the lips that took her by surprise. Thompson is the father of Khloe Kardashian’s baby, True, and Woods was the best friend of Kardashian sister Kylie Jenner. (AP Photo/File)
March 02, 2019 - 6:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Khloe Kardashian is having a change of heartache: She blames Tristan Thompson, not Jordyn Woods, for breaking up her family. In a series of tweets, Kardashian went from calling out Woods as a homewrecker to absolving her of that. But she didn't forgive Woods everything. "What's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2018 file photo, Lady Gaga arrives at the American Cinematheque Award ceremony honoring Bradley Cooper in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lady Gaga and her fiance, talent agent Christian Carino, have split up. A representative for the singer-actress confirmed the news on Tuesday. No more details were provided. Lady Gaga, 32, and Carino, 49, began dating in 2017. She was previously engaged to actor Taylor Kinney. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 19, 2019 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga and her fiance, talent agent Christian Carino, have split up. A representative for the singer-actress confirmed the news to The Associated Press on Tuesday. No more details were provided. Gaga, 32, and Carino, 49, began dating in 2017. Gaga was previously engaged to actor...
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This undated image released by GWS Auctions shows a black dress that actress Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1954 press conference announcing her separation from baseball legend Joe DiMaggio. KruseGWS Auctions announced Wednesday that the simple wool dress with a zippered turtleneck front will be up for bidding starting on March 30. Monroe was wearing it in Beverly Hills on Oct. 6, 1954 when she stepped out amid a mob of cameras and reporters to announce the split in a marriage. (GWS Auctions via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 7:37 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The black dress that a distraught Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1954 press conference announcing her separation from baseball legend Joe DiMaggio less than a year after she married him is going up for auction. The simple wool dress with a zippered turtleneck front will be up for...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie addresses the media at NATO headquarters in Brussels. American actress Jolie has not ruled out a move into politics, during an interview on BBC radio Friday Dec. 28, 2018, and has joked that she might be tough enough to take the rough and tumble that comes with it. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, FILE)
December 28, 2018 - 4:30 am
LONDON (AP) — Angelina Jolie has not ruled out a move into politics — and has joked that she might be tough enough to take the rough and tumble that comes with it. The American actress and U.N. envoy told BBC radio she "can take a lot on the chin" — a possible reference to her bitter divorce from...
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