Celebrity Breakups of 2023: Rauwsalía, Bad Bunny, Dua Lipa & More

Many of these separations came as a surprise among singers & celebrities

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In 2023, we witnessed a lot of memorable musical moments, but it was also a year marked by romantic breakups among singers and celebrities. Many of these separations came as a surprise, but life moves on, and we genuinely wish the best to all the former couples.

Rosalía & Rauw Alejandro

One of the most surprising breakups of the year was Rauwsalía. On Tuesday, July 25, People magazine reported that the couple had decided to part ways after three years together. The news came as a shock not only to their fans but to the public in general, especially considering they had recently announced their engagement in their music video «Beso.» 

One day later, Rauw Alejandro confirmed the news through a statement on his social media, dispelling the numerous infidelity rumors that had been spreading. Following this, Rosalía also addressed the breakup on her Instagram, expressing her respect and love for Rauw. 

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Rosalia and Rauw attend ‘Los40 Music Awards’ on November 12, 2021 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Isabel Infantes/Getty Images.

The couple’s romance began in 2020, but it wasn’t until September 24, 2021, that they officially confirmed their relationship on social media. In November of the same year, they made their public debut as a couple at the Los 40 Music Awards in Spain. In March 2023, Rosalía and Rauw announced their musical collaboration with the ‘RR’ project, which includes three songs: «Beso,» «Vampiros,» and «Promesa.»

After their breakup on August 10, Rauw dropped a surprise song titled «Hayami Hana,» dedicated to Rosalía. La Motomami, on the other hand, decided to take a break from social media for a while and then she made a sudden comeback.

Rauw Alejandro performs with Rosalía at the Coachella.
Rauw Alejandro performs with Rosalía at the Coachella. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images.

Bad Bunny & Kendall Jenner

It’s undeniable, Bad Bunny and Kendall Jenner have been one of the couples that have surprised us the most in 2023. They were first spotted together in February of this year, and soon after, rumors of a possible relationship started circulating. Now, the rumors point in a different direction. As confirmed by sources close to People magazine, the singer and the influencer have called it quits just before Christmas. 

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Bad Bunny and Kendall Jenner on May 01, 2023 in New York City. Shareif Ziyadat/Getty Images.

Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner

This couple was considered one of the most stable among celebrities, as both were always quite open in sharing their mutual affection. So, when rumors started about a possible separation, many were skeptical.

However, those rumors turned out to be true, and indeed, Jonas and Turner are now divorcing. On September 6, they both posted a joint statement on their respective social media profiles, confirming the rumors and clarifying that this is a ‘united’ and ‘amicable’ decision.


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The couple’s romance began in 2016 when Joe Jonas initiated contact with Sophie Turner by sending her a direct message on Instagram. Their connection deepened rapidly, leading to their engagement just a year later, followed by a splendid wedding ceremony in 2019.

The year 2020 marked another significant milestone in their lives as they joyously embraced parenthood, welcoming their first child, Wila, into the world. Their growing family expanded even further with the birth of their second daughter in July of the following year.

Becky G y Sebastian Lletget

In the year 2023, singer Becky G went through a challenging and difficult situation when her then-boyfriend, Sebastian Lletget, confirmed rumors of infidelity. After some time, during which she focused on herself, the American artist spoke publicly for the first time about this situation, stating that she hadlearned a great deal from it.’ 

Dua Lipa & Romain Gavras

After nearly eight months of being in love, Dua Lipa and Romain Gavras definitively ended their relationship. The news was confirmed by journalists Hannah Hope and Emily Webber in the British newspaper The Sun. These reporters, who regularly cover celebrity news and gossip in the ‘Bizarre’ section, said that the primary reason for the breakup was Dua Lipa prioritizing her career over other aspects of her life, including her romantic relationship. 

In February of 2023, rumors began swirling about a potential new romance between the British-Albanian singer and the Frenchman when they were seen leaving a party hand in hand. Their time together during Paris Fashion Week added to the speculation. However, it wasn’t until May, at the Cannes Film Festival, that the news was officially confirmed when they posed together on the red carpet at a gala event. 

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Tini Stoessel & Rodrigo de Paul


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The Argentine singer Tini Stoessel and the football player, also Argentine, Rodrigo de Paul, confirmed their breakup in early August after two years together. Tini announced it on Twitter, and Rodrigo echoed the same response. 

The rumors of romance started when they began following each other on social media in late 2021. In April 2022, the couple was photographed walking the streets of Ibiza. However, they made their relationship official in June 2022 when De Paul posted an Instagram story of him holding hands with Tini while drinking mate, writing ‘Good morning.’ 

Taylor Swift & Joe Aldwin

Taylor Swift’s life has taken a significant turn this year, and it’s not just in her professional life… After six intense years of dating, the artist and Joe Alwyn have called it quits in 2023. In fact, the «Cruel Summer» singer is now embarking on a new love story with American football player Travis Kelce.

Billie Eilish & Jesse Rutherford

In October 2022, rumors of a possible relationship sparked when paparazzi captured photos of Rutherford, the 31-year-old lead singer of The Neighbourhood, and 20-year-old Billie, walking hand in hand and kissing in Los Angeles. 


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In November, they made their debut as a couple on the red carpet of the 11th Annual Art + Film Gala at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), where they wore Gucci monogram pajamas, with eye masks, slippers, and a blanket. However, a representative of Billie Eilish confirmed to CNN in a statement that the singer and Rutherford ended their relationship in May. 

   We can confirm Billie and Jesse did split amicably and remain good friends. All cheating rumors are false. Both are currently single.”

Sebastian Yatra & Aitana

One of the most recent breakups, though no less public, has been that of Sebastián Yatra and Aitana. While the couple had never officially confirmed their relationship before, it was the singer of «Vagabundo» who took the responsibility of letting everyone know that their romance had come to an end. “We truly care for each other, and we will remain great friends for life. At this moment, both of us are single and following our individual paths, but I have a deep affection for her,” Yatra confessed. 

Sebastián Yatra wanted to emphasize the fondness and respect he holds for Aitana and, once again, made it clear that the chemistry between them was undeniable. “We’ve shared a beautiful journey together this year,” added the performer of «Tacones Rojos.» 


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Ariana Grande & Dalton Gomez

After sparkling speculations of marital troubles when Ariana attended a Wimbledon event without her wedding band, the couple confirmed getting divorced shortly after. 

Ariana and Dalton started dating in 2020, and in November of that year, Ariana posted an Instagram carousel with a picture of her and Dalton kissing. In December, she shared photos of her engagement ring, and five months later, in May 2021 they got married in an intimate ceremony in California. Their wedding pictures became popular, as Ariana looked astonishing beautiful in her Vera Wang wedding dress and a bow-accented veil. 

Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott were among the first to usher in the year of breakups. The couple ended their six-year relationship last January. This pair, who first split in 2019 but gave their love a second chance in early 2020, appeared to realize that their connection didn’t go beyond mere friendship. Consequently, they made the decision to put an end to their relationship. 

Their love story has been a rollercoaster of ups and downs, resulting in two children together: Stormi and Aire. Currently, the influencer and the singer share joint custody, doing their best to navigate co-parenting. 


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Britney Spears & Sam Asghari

After enduring numerous rumors about their relationship facing challenges, deteriorating, and even infidelity allegations, Sam Asghari decided to break the silence. He confirmed their separation through a concise statement shared on his Instagram Stories.

     After six years of love and mutual commitment, my wife and I have decided to end our journey together. We will maintain the love and respect we have for each other, and I wish her all the best always. Sh*t happens sometimes. Asking for privacy seems ridiculous, so I’ll ask everyone, including the media, to be kind and considerate,” —wrote the soon-to-be ex-husband of Spears. 

Between rumors about the reasons behind their split, Asghari’s plea for respect and understanding comes as numerous versions of events have surfaced —none have been officially confirmed or denied by either of the involved parties or their circles. 

Britney Separs, Sam Asghari

According to data collected by Billboard from the divorce filing in the Los Angeles Superior Court, it’s been revealed that the filing occurred on August 16th, and the breakup happened on July 28th due to ‘irreconcilable differences.’ 

Sofía Vergara & Joe Manganiello

After seven years as husband and wife, Sofía Vergara announced her divorce from fellow actor Joe Manganiello. 

     We have made the difficult decision to divorce. As two people that love and care for one another very much, we politely ask for respect of our privacy at this time as we navigate this new phase of our lives” the couple revealed to Page Six.

Sofía Vergara & Joe Manganiello Divorce

The couple crossed paths for the first time in May 2014, but at that time, Sofia was engaged to another man. However, by June, the actress found herself single, and that’s when Joe and Sofia started dating. Just six months after their initial meeting, Joe proposed to Sofia on Christmas Eve in 2014. Finally, the couple tied the knot on November 21, 2015, in a glamorous ceremony held in Palm Beach. 

Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

After six years together, the couple decided to end their marriage, having two kids in common, Lucía and Renn.

     We have decided to end our marriage with love, respect, and dignity, for our children and honoring what we have experienced as a couple in these wonderful yearsOur greatest wish now is to maintain a healthy family dynamic and a relationship focused on peace and friendship, to continue raising our children together, preserving the respect and love we have for each other«said Ricky and Martin for People Magazine.

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The couple first connected through Instagram in 2015. Six months later, they met in person for the first time in London and began dating. In 2016, they made their romance official on the red carpet at the amFAR Inspiration Gala and announced their engagement the same year. Finally, they got married in 2018. 

Natalie Portman & Benjamin Millepied

The couple first crossed paths in 2009 while working on Darren Aronofsky’s thriller Black Swan. Their relationship blossomed and, a year and a half later, they tied the knot. However, they haven’t been immune to the breakup trend of 2023, as their marriage has come to an end eleven years later. 

A few months ago, photos surfaced of the former French dancer with 25-year-old activist Camille Étienne. There were discussions of infidelity and the couple’s attempts to give their marriage a second chance and overcome that rough patch. But this summer, it was confirmed that mending their marriage had proven unsuccessful.