We’re taught that we should never mix business with pleasure, but according to Selena Gomez, the heart wants what it wants. So, we take a chance and dip the proverbial pen in the company ink. It happens to the regular Jacks and Jills of the world, and those in Hollywood, too. For better or worse, on-screen couples that happen off-screen make the fantasy of their movies seem a little bit more real. That makes us feel good. (Though, this can be troubling at times. Just ask Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke.) Sometimes, the movies bring the couple together forever, and sometimes only for a little while. Thankfully, we’ll always have the celluloid to escape to when the flames fizzle.
Ahead, some of our favorite on-screen couples that made the real world a fantasy.