You Haven’t Learned Yet?! 15 Celebrities Who Keep Chasing After What’s No Good For Them

December 19, 2012  |  
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What’s that saying, “Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” These celebrities need to take a good, long, hard look at what that quote really means. There isn’t a person walking this earth who hasn’t gotten involved with one — maybe even two — men or women who they knew were no good from the start but just couldn’t resist the temptation to see what that be like. We can give that a pass. But when you keep chasing after the same thing — even the same person in some cases — that has left you heartbroken and worse off than you were when you met them we have no choice but to consider you insane and in need of a (wo)mantervention. Here are 15 celebs who just can’t stop chasing after what’s no good for them.


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Stuck on Stupid: Fantasia Barrino

It hurts me to see Fantasia so thirsty for Antwon Cook. She is really trying to make this work even though he let her be the other woman, dumped her, almost drove her to suicide, and then moved on to Kendra James. Now they’re back together and the beef she recently had with his family doesn’t bid well for their future success. Good luck chasing that dream girl.

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Allergic to a Good Man: Halle Berry

Some women just seem to like a dude that does them dirty. Wesley Snipes knocked her half deaf, she had to get a restraining order on David Justice, Eric Benet was a sex addict, Gabriel Aubrey was racist and we know Oliver Martinez can throw a punch. We hope you turn it around Halle, for Nahla’s sake at least.

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Addicted to Pipe: Any Woman Who Messes with Stevie

Stevie must be laying some major pipe. How else do you convince your bottom bish to go to a couples therapy session with your side chick? He’s got these women dic*-notized and that’s a tough sickness to cure. But like Halle, Mimi’s got a child to think of. She should have walked away the day after she met Stevie 15 years ago.

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He Won’t Do That to Me: Christina Milian

Why do chicks think that a man who will cheat on his wife to be with you won’t flip the script on them after the ring is on? Christina Milian learned that lesson the hard way when The Dream cheated on Nivea with her and then cheated on her with the secretary. Let’s hope she’ll do better next time.

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Putting Trust in the Wrong Place: Gilbert Arenas

Why would you date someone that you know is scandalous? Laura Govan wasn’t shamed to sleep with Shaunie’s husband while she was engaged to Gilbert. You may be in love but some chicks can’t be trusted. Gilbert and those other basketball wives better watch their backs, especially since she’s his wife now.

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Tapping a Dry Well: Lil’ Scrappy

Sometimes you’re thirsty but the well is dry. Lil’ Scrappy really wants to be with his fiancee Erica Dixon, but I think she’s just going through the motions. And we all know his “homie” Shay doesn’t have any real love for him. She is clearly just in it for her 15 minutes. When will Lil’ Scrappy stop chasing after chicks who have no love for him?

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Gambling with a Dog: Cassie

Diddy is 43 years old and I don’t think he’s ever so much as hinted that he would like to be married one day. Plus, look at the way he did Kim Porter. If he didn’t marry, or even remain faithful to, the mother of his children after several relationship rounds, what makes Cassie think a ring — or even fidelity is in her future?

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Young and Dumb: Traci Lynn Johnson

Some chicks are just too young and silly to know any better. I’m going to chalk up Traci’s decision to marry Tiki Barber — a man scandalous enough to leave his pregnant wife for you — to inexperience. We’ve all made a dumb decision or two before we were old enough to get some sense. Most of us didn’t marry that mistake though.

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The Babysitter’s Club: Demi Moore

We all know a chick who just can’t leave the babies alone. If he’s young enough to have come out of your hoo ha, he shouldn’t go in it. But Demi just refuses to learn the lesson. Right after Ashton left, Demi went after 26-year-old Vito Schnabel. When is she going to date a man her own age?

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The Shameless Player: Jesse James’s Conquests

The fact that chicks are still willing to date Jesse James just boggles my mind. This man has cheated with every woman he’s ever been with and he doesn’t even have enough shame to keep it on the DL. Now he’s engaged to drag racer Alexis DeJoria. I give the engagement another month before she finds her man caught out there with another chick who’s tat tat tatted up.

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The Gold Digger: Evelyn Lozada

At this point we don’t even know if Evelyn Lozada and Chad Ochocinco’s relationship was even real, but we do know that he headbutted her. If a man hits you once, he’ll do it again and Evelyn knew that because she admitted on “Iyanla Fix My Life” that there were signs this would happen. Fame and money can’t possibly be worth that type of humiliation.

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Gambling on the Rumor Mill: Trey Songz

Trey Songz is kind of a sketchy dude. And we’re not even talking about smacking that stripper in the face with a stack of bills. He is always surrounded by rumors. There’s chatter that he was having an affair with Jovan Belcher’s girlfriend, buzz that he dated Lauren London, and whispers that he and Keri Hilson get it in on the regular. Every time someone asks him about these stories he catches a ‘tude but perhaps he should pay more attention to the lady company he’s keeping.

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The Risk Taker: Kaylin Garcia

We all know a dude who doesn’t respect any women, from his mama to his jumpoff, but why would you date that man? Joe Budden beat on one ex, dogged out another, and kicked a woman out of his show just for telling the truth about his boring raps. What is his new girlfriend Kaylin Garcia thinking? He’s already Tweeted photos he took of her sleeping half naked. She already knew what she was signing up for, but apparently doesn’t care.

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The Confused Groupie: Draya Michelle

Who you choose to sleep with is your business, but why Draya is confused that people call her a groupie or homewrecker is beyond me. Perhaps if she chose to expand her dating pool just a bit beyond ballers, singers, and rappers she wouldn’t have so many problems. But as long as the money continues to be the motive, that bad rep will surely follow.

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Secret Love: Ciara

Why would you be with a man who won’t admit he’s dating you? If he can’t show you this basic level of respect, things are never going to get any better.

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  • it aint always the “D”. if that was what they were after, they would get it and scoot. these women are foolishly trying to change these men who clearly like the things they are doing. get the “D” and put them out afterwards!!

  • ohemma afia

    comments like this are so annoying… this isnt the wall street journal or the new york times.. this is an entertainment blog… get over urself… if ur looking for “relevant articles” read the GRIO or the Huffington post black voices…lets get real… are u going to call out the editors of People magazine, US weekly, Cosmo etc… for their journalist to reflect “real” journalism….NO.. this site is no different…

  • Star

    uh…lol…pause…while glancing at the title of this article….when did Kaylin Garcia become a celebrity??? o_0

  • Suchalady

    I cringe when I her people call Joe and Kaylin cute or say they want a relationship like theirs. They are soooo hungry for attention with their instagram relationship. It’s gross & sad.

  • Manifesto

    More copy edit fails courtesy of MN: Draya Michele has only one “L.”

  • Joy

    This is so quite entertaining and funny.

  • Troker

    You ‘journalists’ need to be more responsible and stop being so slanderous in what you write. Christina Milian got with the Dream way after he was with Nivea. He still a dirty dog but get sh*t straight.

  • I dunno about Halle. Yeah she *seems* to have bad luck with men, but c’mon… what’s the common denominator in that equation? Didn’t Halle also blame the *two* people she hit with her car in separate hit-and-run accidents? And claim to be haunted by the ghost of Dorothy Dandridge? Halle is cray cray; and I would take anything she says with a million grains of salt. For example, not for one second buying that Gabriel Aubrey–who dated her for years (and is Canadian for goodness sakes–ever met a racist Canadian??)–is a racist. Halle reminds me of my crazy aunt who always claims that a guy was “gay” when they break up. Funny how your exes always have the same problem wrong with them *after* your relationship ends….

    • IllyPhilly

      Bwhahahaha. I am mad I missed this article when it was new. I’m dying though.

  • Domechecka!!!

    You guys need to check your facts dummies…. Christina Milian starting dating The Nightmare aka The Dream in 2009, Nivea and The Dream were officially divorced in 2007. It would have been more fitting to have Alicia Keys and Swizz Beaks on this list seeing as he cheated on his wife Mashonda (See they were actually married, until X-Tina and the Nightmare).

  • heyheynow

    I didn’t know halle’s ex was racist and joe budden lord he needs help…I mean this list is pretty good I don’t know why people are saying it’s shade..but Rihanna should be up here clearly come on now don’t tell me the author is rihannanavy…lol

  • Amarossa

    so what if Ciara’s man don’t admit he’s dicking her down??? Jay-Z and Beyonce hid their relationship for years and still got married, so what’s your point? Silly article, this.

    • heyheynow

      hold hold don’t put beyonce and jayz in that category…b and jay certainly had hints that they were dating one another in songs and people saw them out,,,it’s rumored that ciara is dating dwight yet we see them no where she already had bowwow diss her and 50 like she just need to chill with dating athletes and rappers just get you a regualar man honey

  • chris brown and rihanna……freakin idiots……..just reinforcing the modern day relationship checklist……guy has anger issues along with pyschological problems……girl has no self esteem……guy not as in love as girl, girl fell in love in less than a year……guy is rumored to do drugs, girl probably does the stuff too (we’ll find out on Behind The Music in 10 years)……couple gets married…….couple have kids…..couple gets divorced after a year or 2. PATHETIC. Anybody who thinks they are CUTE are sick and ignorant.

    • curlyk

      I agree. The behind the music for them is going to be SO good lol. Probably the E! True Hollywood story too. I just hope they aren’t dead or completely strung out by the time it airs =/

      • IllyPhilly

        CTFU!!! You know it’ll be three baby mamas by then. but Rihanna will be proud to be the one engaged to him for five years.

    • i can’t buy the whole “low self esteem” when talking about Rihanna. she;s young, beautiful, and rich, and has millions of fans….she is very happy with herself. her and Chris love drama, just like any other young adult. they will grow out of it. just like we all did.

      • OMGItsHer

        Marylin Monroe was also beautiful, young, rich and had many of fans. She was still extremely depressed with low self esteem…..sooo that doesn’t count.

  • Bri

    Rihanna should have made this list.

    • KJ23

      Drake should have too.

  • curlyk

    but what if Cassie doesn’t want a ring? O_o every woman’s dream and goal isn’t to get married and have kids. Just because hes older than her doesnt mean shes dumb for being with him. And why weren’t Rihanna and Chris Brown on here if you were going for an accurate list? I love her but shes thirsty for him while he isn’t checking for her half the time. He’s thirsty for Karrueche while she isn’t checking for HIM at all. And if she is, its done privately. I’m confused. Some of these couples or former couples make sense to be on here. But a lot of this list is judgement in my opinion

    • sabrina

      Agreed. I think some of these were actually a tad bit rude and even mean — especially with the name calling. And some of the things stated as fact were never necessarily proven…like Laura Govan sleeping with Shaq. That should still be cited as “allegedly.”

    • Suchalady

      Chris isn’t checking for Rihanna but he’s checking for Karrueche? All sorts of wrong. He dropped Karruche publicly for Rihanna, per his own words. She’s the one that won’t let it go. She’s so thirsty that she’s still telling her friends (Milian) that that’s her boyfriend.