10 celebs who work with each other even after divorce
Many celebrities are blessed with long and happy marriages. While some couples are not blessed with living together. Keeping a marriage together is a challenging thing to do. One has to make time to spend together despite busy schedules, tours etc.
Couples have to make each other the priority. Sometimes it becomes difficult to try and make a marriage work and some celebs agree to break it off rather than drag the thing out. Divorced celeb couples do sometimes go into business with each other and tend to be more successful.
Given that this is kind of a weird arrangement of sorts, but here are 10 couples who have made it work for themselves.
1 Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall
Stars of the hit drama ‘Dexter’, Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall actually played siblings on the show. But when you spend so much time together on sets, love is bound to happen and both got married in 2008.
Unfortunately divorce happened 3 years later, but Dexter was still a big hit at the time. So both Carpenter and Hall appeared as if nothing had happened on the sets and continued to work on the show together.
2 Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray
Another couple who got married while working together is Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray who worked together on the show One Tree Hill. They got married in 2005, and stayed married for 5 months. Sophia Bush filed for divorce because of constant cheating from Murray’s end. But being on a hit show, both continued to work together.
Bush admitted that it was awkward to work together after being married, but they were too young to be married and had to separate. Now Sophia Bush works on Chicago PD and Murray appeared in movies like A Cinderella Story and House of Wax.
3 Jack and Meg White
Jack and Meg White are known as The White Stripes. The duo were married from 1996-2000. By the time their music started to gather attention, the duo had already got a divorce. Even the media thought that the two were brother and sister, as they were confused about the nature of their relationship.
Eventually, both of them continued to worked together and created music for 10 more years before going the way of their marriage.
4 Kenneth and Tracey Edmonds
Kenneth Edwards was one of the most popular R&B singers in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Edwards married Tracey who was a video model for one of the Edwards’ videos. Tracey Edwards went on to produce the famous movie by the name of Soul Food and also the HBO series of the same name.
The couple got divorce in 2005 and in an interview with Oprah, Edwards admitted that he never loved his ex-wife, but it was easy to have a professional relationship with her. The two own a production company by the name of Edmonds Entertainment.
5 Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia
Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia met in high school and got married in 1997. But after 10 years, they decided to get divorced, but they have never been seen saying anything bad about each other in media.
Dany works as Johnson’s manager and has helped him get all the action movies that he has appeared recently. The couple has a daughter named Simone.
6 Russell Simmons and Kimora Lee Simmons
Russell Simmons is the older brother of rapper Run DMC. He was also the driving force behind the clothing line Phat Farm. He also has a clothing line that is focused on girls and babies named Baby Phat along with his ex-wife Kimora.
The couple has 2 daughters and was divorced in 2009. The exes continued to make great business moves such as starting the Simmons Jewelry Company. Kimora even starred in her own reality show, Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane, and Russell was featured in a few episodes. The two have stated that they are still great friends.
7 Shania Twain and Mutt Lang
Shania Twain has had a very tough life, living with her mother in her car after her mother divorced her father. She also had to take care of her siblings after her mother and step father died in an accident. Twain started to get popular in the music industry and got married to Mutt Lang, a music producer and stayed married for 14 years.
Lang cheated on Twain with her best friend Marie-Anne and Twain found comfort in Marie Anne’s husband Frederic Thiebaud. Both eventually fell in love and got married to each other. Shania Twain continued her professional relationship with Lang for some time, before breaking the ties altogether.
8 Courtney Cox and David Arquette
Courtney Cox has etched her name in eternity as the star of hit sitcom FRIENDS, where she played Monica. Cox married actor David Arquette in 1999, but the couple got divorced in 2012.
The two have a girl named Coco, born in 2004. The couple has produced and appeared on the shows Celebrity Name Game. And have stated that they are still good friends and love each other dearly.
9 Toni Braxton and Keri Lewis
Braxton and Lewis were married from 2001 to 2003. They have 2 children, both sons and one suffers from autism and the couple stated that they are committed to doing what’s best for their children is part of what keeps them from fighting.
Keri Lewis performed the role of the musical director for one of his ex-wife’s tours. Keri also appeared in a few episodes of the reality show that Toni stars in with her mother and sisters, Braxton Family Values.
10 Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony
Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez were once the power couple of Hollywood. The couple welcomed twin boys into the family in 2008. But in 2011, the couple announced their separation.
Not many details were given, but Lopez admitted in an interview that had to “love herself enough to walk away.” The couple worked together and produced the reality show Q’Viva. They are another couple who have not spoken against each other in any of the media outlets and are committed to successful co parenting.