17 Star Couples Who Survived Rocky Relationships (PHOTOS)

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  • Kobe & Vanessa Bryant


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    Vanessa stood by husband Bryant in 2003 when the NBA star was accused -- and later acquitted -- of sexual assult. She got a giant purple diamond ring in return. She stopped standing by her man in 2011, however, filing for divorce. The couple ultimately decided to keep their courtship going. They have two daughters.

  • Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman


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    Trouble in paradise? DeVito and Perlman shocked everyone by splitting in October 2012 after 30 years -- yes, 30 years! -- of marriage. The acting vets thankfully had a change of heart, reuniting the next year. 

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  • NeNe & Gregg Leakes


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    If at first you don't succeed... Real Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes and her hubby were married for 13 years before divorcing in 2011. Just eight months after the divorce was finalized, Greg Leakes proposed to his former bride. The two tied the knot for the second time in 2013. 

  • Richard Pryor & Jennifer Lee Pryor


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    Comedian Pryor first married actress Lee in August 1981, but their union only lasted 14 months. They reunited 19 years later, marrying in June 2001. He died in 2005. Lee wasn't Pryor's only two-time wife. In the years when they were apart, he married and divorced actress Flynn Belaine twice.  

  • Hugh & Crystal Hefner


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    The Hefners' May-December romance almost didn't happen. The Playmate got cold feet five days before she was supposed to wed the Playboy founder, who is 60 years her senior, in June 2011. They made up, married on New Year's Eve 2012 at the Playboy Mansion, and have been living "hoppily" ever after since. 

  • Kristin Cavallari & Jake Cutler


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    Reality star Cavallari and football star Cutler, who started dating in 2010, called off their engagement the following summer. They rekindled their flame a few months later and wed in June 2013. The couple has been busy since -- they have two young sons and a baby girl on the way.  

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  • Heidi & Spencer Pratt


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    The Hills alums wed in 2009, but the newlywed phase didn't last long. Heidi filed for divorce in July 2010. She changed her mind after a romantic Costa Rican vacation together. 

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