13 celebrity breakups that made us genuinely sad

What is love? Baby, don't hurt me.

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There's much to be sad about in this great, big, unforgiving world. All sorts of tragedies befall humans every day, and the breakup of a celebrity couple is a mere drop in the bucket of tears by comparison. But sometimes, watching a union we've grown accustomed to from afar fall apart makes us feel kind of blue. And on the heels of the troubling news that even Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner couldn't make it work, well, what's the point? 
 
So, here we are, pouring one out for the celebrity relationships that actually affected us, because we really believed in them and they somehow gave us hope for ourselves. But love is fleeting, and we are all husks of humans, scrambling through the universe.