Almost Married: Famous Broken Engagements

These fairytale weddings would have made headlines and changed the lives of the couples involved but unfortunately, they never took place. Before they could make it down the altar these celebrities broke off their engagements. Find out who they were, why it happened and what happened afterward.


Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow

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Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow were the hot item in the mid-90’s, dating from 1994 to 1997. Paltrow called off the wedding because she wasn’t ready. Years after the break up she told Us Weekly, “You can’t make that decision when you’re 22 years old… I wasn’t ready, and he was too good for me.” Now she’s divorced from rocker Chris Martin raising her daughter and son as a single mom. Pitt is divorced from Angelina Jolie with whom he has six children.


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