1. Kristen Stewart and Rupert Sanders - 2012(Image/ Source: toledoblade.com)
We remember this one like it was yesterday. In a huge tabloid shock, it was revealed that Kristen was having an affair with Snow White and the Huntsman
director Rupert Sanders. Kristen was dating her Twilight
co-star Robert Pattinson at the time, while Rupert was married to actress Liberty Ross. Not one couple survived the scandal.
2. Kate Hudson and Owen Wilson- 2006(Image/ Source: zimbio.com)
Before she started working on You, Me and Dupree, Kate Hudson was happily married to singer Chris Robinson. But things went south for the couple as Kate started to get close to her co-star Owen Wilson. Kate and Owen’s relationship lasted just six months- but it was enough to completely end Kate’s marriage to Chris.
3. Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield- 2010(Image/ Source: People)
When she was cast as Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man,
Emma was dating Kieran Culkin. Things quickly went south between the pair when she started getting close to her co-star Andrew Garfield, who was dating Shannon Woodward at the time. Emma and Andrew were in a relationship for four years before calling it a day.
4. Helena Bonham Carter and Kenneth Branagh- 1994(Image/ Source: hellomagazine.com)
Helena and Kenneth met on the set of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
back in the 1990s, and they fell head over heels for each other. Kenneth was married to Emma Thompson, but it didn’t stop them… Luckily, Emma doesn’t have any ill feelings towards them anymore. "You can't hold on to anything like that… Helena and I made our peace years and years ago
5. Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead- 2017(Image/ Source: mirror.co.uk)
After filming some VERY raunchy scenes together in Fargo
, Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead started seeing each other on the down-low. Ewan’s wife Eve Mavrakis filed for divorce after she got wind of the affair, and their daughter was less than impressed! Ewan and Mary went on to get married in 2022.
6. Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe- 2000(Image/ Source: instyle.com)
When they started filming Proof of Life
, Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe got very cosy indeed. At the time, Meg was married to Dennis Quaid, but their marriage quickly fell apart and Meg moved on to Russell. And it seems that Meg Ryan still doesn’t regret it! In fact, she still admits she enjoyed being the ‘bad guy’ for a while…
7. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton- 1962(Image/ Source: walesonline.co.uk)
Their relationship is the stuff of Hollywood legend. After meeting on the set of Cleopatra
, the pair found love- despite being married to other people at the time! Their relationship was a turbulent one; it seemed that they couldn’t be together, but couldn’t be without each other. They got married, divorced, married again, and then divorced for the final time.
8. Ted Danson and Whoopi Goldberg- 1992(Image/ Source: popsugar.com)
Ted Danson was married to the mother of his children, Casey Coates, as he started filming Made in America
. By the end of filming, their marriage was over- all thanks to Ted’s VERY public affair with Whoopi Goldberg. Ted and Whoopi didn’t end up staying together, and he’s now happily married to Mary Steenburgen.
9. Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott- 2014(Image/ Source: intouchweekly.com)
When they started filming the Lifetime
movie Mind Over Murder
, Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott started hooking up. They were both married at the time, but the couple pushed on against the backlash and started a relationship. And Tori even admitted that they had sex the very first night that they met…
10. LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian- 2009(Image/ Source: Splash News)
It seems that Lifetime movie sets are THE place to go if you’re looking to find a new celeb partner… LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian also met while filming a Lifetime movie- this one was called Northern Lights
. Just like Tori and Dean, they were both married at the time, but decided to ditch their respective partners.
11. Billy Crudup and Claire Danes- 2003(Image/ Source: instyle.com)
Out of the many celeb affairs out there, this one was probably one of the most outrageous. Billy Crudup was married to actress Mary Louise Parker when he met Claire Danes on the set of Stage Beauty, and he soon ditched his seven-month pregnant wife for her. It seems Claire later regretted it, but the damage was done.
12. Marilyn Manson and Evan Rachel Wood- 2006(Image/ Source: usweekly.com)
Evan Rachel Wood starred in Marilyn Manson’s music video for Heart-Shaped Glasses
, and it didn’t take long for sparks to fly. Their affair went on to end Marilyn’s marriage to Dita Von Teese, and Evan has done her best to set the record straight. “I was craving danger and excitement… I met somebody who promised freedom and expression and no judgments.”
13. John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer- 1988(Image/ Source: mirror.co.uk)
John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer were smoking hot in Dangerous Liaisons
. They had so much sexual chemistry that this spilt into life beyond the film set! They ended up having an affair that eventually ended John’s marriage to Glenne Headly- but John maintains he didn’t really know what he was doing at the time as he “sort of blacked out” his time with Michelle…
14. Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie- 2015(Image/ Source: Splash News)
While they were filming Gotham
, Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie got close. So close that she ended up pregnant! Morena was in the middle of divorcing her husband at the time, but it still caused quite the Hollywood scandal. Morena gave birth to a baby girl in 2016, and she then married Ben just over a year later.
15. Lily James and Dominic West- 2020(Image/ Source: Page Six)
After they met while filming The Pursuit of Love
in 2020, Lily James and Dominic West started pursuing something of their own... The pair were spotted kissing by the press, even though Dominic was married to Catherine Fitzgerald, who he shares four kids with. But bizarrely, Dominic and Catherine made a VERY PDA and said “Our marriage is strong and we’re still very much together”.
16. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall- 1944(Image/ Source: countryliving.com)
Humphrey Bogart may have been married to Mayo Methot, but it didn’t stop him from pursuing Lauren Bacall while they were filming To Have and Have Not
. Lauren was only 19 at the time, but the pair started a steamy affair while working on the movie. And director Howard Hawks was NOT happy- mainly because he had his eye on Lauren too!
17. Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman- 1989(Image/ Source: mirror.co.uk)
Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman found love while filming Days of Thunder
. But there was just one problem; Tom was married to Mimi Rogers at the time. Tom and Mimi split just before the film was released, leaving Tom and Nicole to become Hollywood darlings. But the couple eventually went their separate ways in 2001.
18. Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith- 1996(Image/ Source: goalcast.com)
Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith were cast alongside each other in the 1995 rom-com, Two Much.
They were both married at the time, but they ended up divorcing their respective partners so they could be together. Antonio and Melanie also divorced after eighteen years of marriage- and it was Melanie who had filed the paperwork.
19. Ryan Phillippe and Abbie Cornish- 2006(Image/ Source: m.zimbio.com)
After Ryan Phillippe and Abbie Cornish met on the set of Stop-Loss
, his marriage to Reese Witherspoon was doomed. The couple were already on the rocks, but as soon as Ryan started an affair with Abbie, Reese filed for divorce. The news of his infidelity rocked the industry, and Ryan and Abbie split shortly afterwards.
20. Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford- 1976(Image/ Source: Vanity Fair)
During their time on Star Wars, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford had a secret three-month affair. And nobody knew a thing about it- until Carrie decided to tell all to the press! Apparently the affair happened when she was just 19, while Harrison was 33, married, and had two kids. Carrie later regretted speaking out about the affair though…
21. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie- 2004(Image/ Source: mirror.co.uk)
Their affair is probably one of the most in celeb history. While working on Mr and Mrs Smith
, Brad and Ange immediately hit things off. Brad was with Hollywood darling Jennifer Anniston at the time, and Angela was more than happy to meet yet another romantic partner on set. Things didn’t turn out too well for them in the end though.
22. Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston- 2011(Image/ Source: mirror.co.uk)
Justin Theroux was in the midst of a 14-year-long relationship with Heidi Bivens when he started working on Wanderlust
with Jennifer Aniston. They already knew each other through mutual friends, but spending long hours together on set drew them MUCH closer. Justin and Heidi then split, and he then tied the knot with Jen. Their marriage broke down in 2017.
23. Johnny Depp and Amber Heard- 2012(Image/ Source: etonline.com)
These two are rarely out of the headlines these days thanks to their chaotic legal battles. And their relationship also started in chaotic circumstances… Johnny was with actress Vanessa Paradis for thirteen years before he met Amber on the set of The Rum Diaries
. Amber was with her partner of five years, Tasya van Ree, but it didn’t stop her and Johnny from starting an affair. And well know how that turned out…
24. Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz- 2010(Image/ Source: mirror.co.uk)
Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig were both in ‘committed’ long-term relationships when they met on the set of the 2011 horror film Dream House
. Rachel was in a nine-year relationship with director Darren Aronofsky, while Daniel had been with his girlfriend Satsuki Mitchell for seven years. The pair tied the knot a year after their affair, and they’re still notoriously private about their marriage.
25. Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton- 1999(Image/ Source: hindustantimes.com)
Before Brangelina, there was Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton. They met while filming the movie Pushing Tin
, and they got married soon afterwards. There was just one problem- Billy Bob was in a relationship with Laura Dern at the time! She claimed that he never actually told her they’d broken up- he just left and married Ange. Ouch.
26. Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy- 1942
(Image/ Source: thisisglamourous.com)
Hollywood affairs have always been commonplace- just look at Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. They got together while filming the 1941 flick Woman of the Year, but they managed to avoid a tabloid scandal. The couple were able to keep their affair under wraps. Spencer stayed married to his wife Louise Treadwell, but continued his affair with Katherine until his death in 1967.
27. Jack Nicholson and Rebecca Broussard- 1989(Image/ Source: ranker.com)
Jack Nicholson had been dating Anjelica Huston on and off for 17 years, between 1973 and 1990. But when he met Rebecca Broussard on the set of The Two Jakes
in 1989, he called time on his relationship with Anjelica- because he got Rebecca pregnant. The couple went on to have another child together, but they split shortly after this.
28. Clint Eastwood and Sondra Locke- 1975(Image/ Source: Wire Image/ dailymail.co.uk)
Clint Eastwood and Sondra Locke had their first encounter at a meeting at Universal Studios. The pair hit it off immediately, and they took their relationship to the next level in 1975 when they started living together while filming The Outlaw Josey Wales
. However, all of this was happening while Clint was actually married to his first wife, Maggie Johnson…
29. Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward- 1957(Image/ Source: grunge.com)
Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward had one of THE longest relationships in Hollywood. But things didn’t start off all that innocently… The pair met while filming The Long, Hot Summer
back in 1957, and they soon started an affair. Paul was married to wife Jackie White at the time, but everyone soon forgot about the affair and accepted Paul and Joanne as a couple. Poor Jackie.
30. Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw- 1973(Image/ Source: oprah.com)
While they were filming The Gateway
, Hollywood legends Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw fell head over heels for each other. But there was a slight problem; Ali was married to producer Robert Evans at the time. Ali eventually divorced Robert to be with Steve, and they got hitched. However, Steve expected Ali to give up her acting career, and she quickly divorced him. We can’t say we blame her…