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On-Again, Off-Again Celebrity Romances So Full of Drama They Almost Feel Scripted

Considering the dramatic nature of stars, it's not surprising to hear about their turbulent romances. Some celebrity couples can be very fickle towards each other, repeatedly breaking up and getting back together. These passionate on-again-off-again relationships are entertaining to watch, but they also remind fans how challenging it can be to maintain any normalcy in the world of show business.

Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber

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They've broken up and reunited countless times, but anyone who's followed the six-year saga of pop stars Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez can't help feeling that these two crazy kids have never really stopped loving each other.

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Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel

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Celebrity couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel must be counting on their relationship lasting forever, since they married in 2012. But it hasn't been an easy road for the pair, who were broken up for several months the previous year.

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Jamie Bell & Evan Rachel Wood

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Sometimes marriage dosen't even slow down on-again-off-again celebrity drama. Jamie Bell and Evan Rachel Wood reunited after their 2010 breakup, tying the knot in 2012 and having a child. But within two years the marriage was over.

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Sienna Miller & Jude Law

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Jude Law and fiancee Sienna Miller broke up in 2006 following Law's scandalous affair with his children's nanny. The two briefly reunited in 2009 while both were starring on Broadway. Miller now has a daughter with ex-fiance Tom Sturridge.

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John Mayer & Katy Perry

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The high profile on-again-off-again relationship between John Mayer and Katy Perry started in 2012. After one broken engagement, a musical collaboration and a trail of rumors concerning the couple's relationship status, fans are more confused than ever.

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Tea Leoni & David Duchovny

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Tea Leoni and David Duchovny apparently made a real effort to save their troubled 17-year marriage, reconciling after Duchovny's alleged infidelity and treatment for sexual addiction, but divorced in 2014, citing "an irretrievable breakdown" as the cause.

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Jennifer Lawrence & Nicholas Hoult

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Jennifer Lawrence's on-and-off romance with Nicholas Hoult coincided with their X-Men movies. When they broke up while wrapping the last one, Lawrence asked herself, "Who am I without these movies? Who am I without this man?"

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Kourtney Kardashian & Scott Disick

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Thanks to reality TV, fans were able to closely monitor Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick's turbulent relationship. The couple, who have three kids together, last broke up on a highly-anticipated episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

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Pink & Carey Hart

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What happened with Pink and husband Carey Hart should make recording artists think twice about trashing exes in songs. The couple's 2008 split inspired Pink's song "So What". After reuniting, Hart actually appeared in the music video.

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Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green

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Saying she wasn't the marrying type, Megan Fox was reluctant to wed Brian Austin Green. At one point, the couple broke off their engagement before finally taking the plunge in 2012. However, they recently filed for divorce.

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Lindsay Lohan & Samantha Ronson

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You might assume that Lindsay Lohan's tempestuous, on-and-off relationship with DJ Samantha Ronson was a by-product of Lohan's crazy life prior to meeting her; but the actress's father, Michael, blames LiLo's downfall on Ronson, who he accused of using her.

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Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson

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It was too good to be true when reality imitated fantasy, bringing together Twilight co-stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. They split in 2012 after Stewart cheated with a man who was directing her in another film. The couple's reconciliation later that year was short-lived.

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Rachel Bilson & Hayden Christensen

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Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen experienced the pitfalls of a long-distance relationship, leading them to break off their engagement in 2010. But the couple eventually reunited and welcomed baby daughter Briar Rose in 2014.

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Rihanna & Chris Brown

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The world was shocked when news broke that Rihanna had been brutally assaulted by boyfriend Chris Brown, but it was even more shocking when Rihanna took him back in 2012. Unsurprisingly, the controversial relationship ended just months later.

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Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth

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Although Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have become re-engaged, after breaking up in 2013, the couple is taking things slow. Hemsworth's family is reportedly more comfortable about Liam's relationship with the outrageous pop star since they've gotten to know her.

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