10 Celebrities who Married too young and regretted it
In today’s modern generation, Marriage isn’t the meaningful bond considered a huge step in earlier days. Today marriage is out of convenience, a spontaneous decision, a fad, and even just a fling where couples leave each other within a few months. One wonders why the constitution of marriage is given so much importance by the law in terms of documentation when today couples just marry for the fun of it. Celebs too are not restrained from the ongoing trend of marriage even before a girl or boy reaches their twenties. Take a look at 10 celebrities who married young and regretted it.
1 LeAnn Rimes & Dean Sheremet
AT 18 LeAnn Rimes was already a star becoming the youngest Grammy winner till date. At 14 she met backup dancer Dean Sheremet resulting in a whirlwind romance that ended n marriage in 2002 when she was just 19. She divorced Sheremet after having an affair with actor Eddie Cibrian whom she married again in 2009. She was slammed publicly for the affair and even trolled by Eddie’s ex Brandi Glanville. Till date she has never had any major hits.
2 Olivia Wilde & Tao Ruspoli
Olivia Wilde is a hot celeb and she knows it. You may have seen her opposite Daniel Craig in Cowboys and Aliens. At 19 Olivia eloped with Tao Ruspoli whose father was an Italian Prince and film maker? The couple married secretly in a ceremony conducted in an abandoned school bus in 2003. Tao was heartbroken when they divorced 7 years later in 2011. Although Olivia had a flourishing career, she considered herself physically dead since the divorce. However she married Jason Sudeikis with whom she shares two children.
3 Drew Barrymore & Jeremy Thomas
The serial dater, marriage crazy actress was engaged at the age of 16 to Leland Hayward in 1991. She was again engaged at 19 to singer Jamie Walters. A third romance resulted in marriage with Welsh Bartender and bar owner Jeremy Thomas in 1994. The marriage lasted two months. Her string of marriages included Tom Green and Will Kopelman. She also dated Fabrizio Moretti and Justin Long. Today drew lives alone as a dedicated mother. Perhaps she has realized the fact that she has had one too many.
4 Macaulay Culkin & Rachel Miner
Everyone knows this child star of the Home alone movies. Culkin started acting when he was just 4 and retired for a while at 14. In 2000 He got hitched at 17 with childhood sweetheart Rachel Miner but the marriage ended in 2002. Macaulay was briefly involved with Mila Kunis but the relationship ended once the actor got caught up with drug abuse. Today he seems on a downward spiral alone.
5 Demi Moore & Freddy Moore
Star actress Demi Moore of ‘Ghost’ and ‘Charlie’s Angels’ married Freddy Moore when she was just 17. In 1980. Freddy was 29 at the time and married when he met Demi at 16. The marriage ended in a divorce five years later in 1984. Demi’s turbulent childhood may have been a reason for her early marriage. She paid for the wrong step with depression and has since been married to Bruce Willis and Ashton Kutcher whom she divorced in 2013.
6 Solange Knowles & Daniel Smith
We all know Solange Knowles, the sister of Beyonce more for her viral video of whacking Jay Z with Beyonce looking on. The star singer and musician was married at 17 to 19 year old childhood sweetheart Daniel Smith In 2004. She conceived a son Daniel Julez Judo Smith in the same year. As usual the marriage ended in divorce after which Solange married video director Alan Ferguson in 2014. Although her divorce hasn’t harmed her to a great extent, she has not had a fruitful career eversince her NO 1 hit “seat on the table’.
7 Bo Derek & John Derek
Born Mary Cathleen Collins, Bo Derek was catapulted to fame at 16 when she caught the eye of movie producer John Derek. The couple were romantically involved and moved to Germany to avoid statutory rape charges since Bo was underage. The couple returned to California and married when Bo was 18. This was one impressive couple who remained married till John Derek died in 1998 of heart disease. Bo still lives in California and has been in a relationship with John Corbett since 2002. She has never had a successful movie career and was always known as a sex symbol of her younger days. She regrets having broken up the marriage of John and Linda Derek.
8 Milla Jovovich & Shawn Andrews
Action superstar Milla Jovovich of Ultraviolet and Resident Evil married ‘Dazed and Confused’ co star Shawn Andrews when she ws just 16. Perhaps she was actually dazed and confused at the time. Because their marriage lasted just two months and was annulled by Milla’s mother. Milla admitted the marriage was more of an expression of rebellion. A chain of subsequent relationships included photographer Mario Sorrenti, friend Chris Benner, Bassist Stuart Zender and a second marriage to director Luc Besson whom she also divorced. She is now married to Film Director Paul Anderson with whom she has two kids.
9 Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson
Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson was a hot couple since Melanie was just 14. The couple married in 1976 when she turned 18 but it lasted just 6 months. Melanie was again involved with actors Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty and Ryan O Neal. She married Steven Bauer whom she divorced in 1989. She was rehabilitated for cocaine and alcohol addiction after which she remarried Don Johnson and conceived a daughter Dakota Johnson. The couple again split in 1996 after which Melanie again married actor Antonio Banderas. The couple split in 2009 pushing Melanie back into addiction and rehab. She has somehow paid for her young marriage with lifelong addiction problems.
10 Kim Kardashian & Damon Thomas
Long before her relationship with Kanye West, Kim Kardashian eloped and married music producer Damon Thomas when she was 19. They were divorced in 2004. The marriage took a toll on Kardashian because according to the court papers, Damon was a control freak, possessive and abusive. She wasn’t allowed to see family or friends and was expected to cook his meals even when he returned in the early hours of the morning. Now you know why the saying “Look Before You Leap”!