And When She Get On, She Leave Yo Arse For An Industry Man: Celebrity Women Who Left Their Men When They Got Fame

May 31, 2013  |  
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We always talk about the men who left their women when they got on, but what about the women who’ve left their boo thangs once they got some shine? There have been plenty so click on to find out who.


Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson began dating professional wrestler and Harvard law graduate David Otunga when she achieved mainstream fame in 2008 – just one year after she conveniently broke things off with her hometown sweetheart of eight years, James Peyton.

Zoe Saldana

In 2011, Zoe Saldana dumped her long time love Keith Britton after she shot to fame starring in a string of big budget Hollywood productions like Avatar, Vantage Point and Colombiana.

Kerry Washington

In 2007, Kerry Washington broke up with her fiancé of three years, David Moscow, whom she admits to having left in order to find herself – and her fame apparently. By the time Kerry dropped him, she had become widely recognized (and highly compensated) for her roles in award-winning movies like Ray and The Last King of Scotland.

Jennifer Lopez

In 1997, Jennifer Lopez married model Ojani Noa but divorced him right after the successful launch of her acting and music careers. Right after that she began dating Puff Daddy, and of course the rest is history.

Megan Fox

Before the pouty lips and Transformers movies, Megan Fox was just a struggling actress looking for a break. She lucked up in 2003 when she met and began dating 7th Heaven star David Gallagher who frequently brought her along to Hollywood parties and Lakers games. But though David is probably responsible for Megan’s come-up, she dumped him upon landing her first film role, then shacked up with Beverly Hills 90210 star Brian Austin Green shortly after.


Remember when Omarosa was Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth? Yeah, that was before she separated from and divorced her husband in 2005… which just happened to be right around the time she made it big on The Apprentice.

Olivia Wilde

At just 19-years old, Olivia Wilde married Italian filmmaker and musician Tao Ruspoli, but divorced him in 2011 (soon after she’d gotten her big break playing Quorra in Tron: Legacy). She then embarked on a series of high-profile relationships with A-list stars like Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake and Bradley Cooper before settling down with now-fiancé Jason Sudeikis.


Mo’Nique wasn’t always in a ridiculous-sounding open marriage with Sidney Hicks. While she was still just a comedienne on the come-up, she met and married Mark Davis Jackson, the father of her 23-year old son, but dumped him around the time her role as Nikki on The Parkers began garnering her big time fame.

Mila Kunis

Before becoming a fixture on the Maxim Hot 100 List, Mila Kunis was just the ditzy girl from That ’70s Show who dated co-star Danny Masterson. But upon scoring mainstream fame and eventually big time movie roles, Mila dumped Danny like a hot potato, ultimately opting for her more A-list co-star, Ashton Kutcher.

Nene Leakes

Ok, ok so Nene has now remarried Greg. But remember how quick she was to dump his behind just as soon as she landed that Glee acting gig and all those magazine covers? Very quick.

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