Although 2012 was a year filled with fabulous celebrity weddings it also brought heartache for many A-list couples. The course of love didn't run smooth for some of the most well known VIP pairings on the star circuit.
Some of the most shocking splits caught celeb watchers off guard including Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who went their separate ways in June, with a speedy divorce following eight weeks later.
Their union was considered one of the strongest in Hollywood but Heidi Klum and Seal announced it was all over after seven years of marriage and five kids in common. The pair said they had grown apart and Heidi has since stepped out again with new love Martin Kirsten, her former bodyguard.
Although they never married Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis seemed like partners for life. But after months of rumours, the pair finally confirmed they were parting company.
These are just a few of the most shocking splits of the last 12 months, which one surprised you the most?
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