15 Celebs Who Went Back to Their Famous Exes After Breakups

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
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The expression "it's called a breakup because it's broken" may be of some comfort to anyone who is broken-hearted and wants reassurance that their relationship is irreparable. But as famous couples in Hollywood continue to show, a breakup may actually just be a break. To quote Selena Gomez, who knows this to be the case, the "heart wants what it wants," and sometimes, that's to get back together with an ex. 


Of course, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber's reunion is proof positive of this. 

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And the truth is, all over Hollywood, couples float in and out of each other's lives on the regular. Sometimes the pressures of fame and the public eye prove to be unbearable -- and then an actual separation shows itself to be much worse. Love is a mysterious and miraculous thing, and just because a person has reached celebrity status doesn't mean that person is immune to the complexities of it all. 

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Hey, if Hollywood history serves as proof, it has happened before. Here, 15 celebrities who went back to their famous exes following a breakup. 

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