15 Times Celebrities Got Real About Their Divorces

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Katy Perry and Russell Brand 2011
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It's hard to say why we care so much about celebrity divorces. Is it because we get to watch their fairy-tale love stories unfold and live vicariously through them? Or is it because divorce is something so many of us recognize, and we're just empathetic? Either way, when celebrities open up about the end of a marriage, it's hard not to pay attention. They're bravely putting into words what so many people grapple with every day, yet can't always speak out about.


From Katy Perry to Kim Kardashian, celebs have gotten candid about their emotional experiences -- here are 15 celebs who didn't hold back. 

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