Divorce is a legal dissolution of marriage by a court or other competent body. Love blossoms when nurtured but when it dies, the result is break up, separation and divorce. All the couples below have been through the heartbreak of divorce after marrying someone who turned out to be less than their perfect mate.

Mel B and Stephen Belafonte

The former spice girl singer Mel B files for divorce from her husband Stephen Belafonte after ten years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. The date of the separation is Dec 28, 2016, Mel requested for the termination of court's ability to award spousal support to Stephen, the celebrity singer is also asking for joint legal and physical custody of their five-year-old daughter.

Brad Pit and Angelina Jolie

Angelina and Brad Pitt were together for over a decade after working on Mr and Mrs Smith in 2004. The two celebs got married in 2014 and are divorced due to conflict over their children and other issues, Angelina was upset with the way Brad was parenting the children. She doesn't want Brad to have joint physical custody but only asked the judge to grant him visitation rights.

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman

Drew and Will got married in June 2, 2012, they decided to call it quits in 2016 with a release of a joint statement detailing their intention to divorce. They have two beautiful children together, their split appears to be amicable and they are both involved in the lives of their children.

Khloe Kardasian and Lamar Odom

Khloe and Lamar are another set of Celebrities bitten by the divorce bug, were married in 2009, a month after they met. Khloe first filed for divorce in 2013 but revoked the decision after Lamar's near death experience, they reconciled after his survival but could not recapture their love because Odom refused to stop drinking and partying.

Khloe filed for divorce a second time in May 26, 2016.

Mary J Blige and Martins Isaacs

Mary J. Blige decided not to have any more drama in her life and filed for divorce from her husband Martin Isaacs, in July 2016. The star singer has since released a great break up ballad that she called "Thick of it". So happy at least one good thing came out of her heartbreak.