And When She Get On, She Leave Yo Arse… More Famous Women Who Left Men When They Got On
We all know that men aren’t the only ones who leave their boo thangs after getting on – women do it too. So here are 10 more celebrity ladies who kicked their men to the curb after finding fame.
While still on the come up, Mariah Carey met and married music producer Tommy Mottola, the man credited for launching her singing career. But after the release of five platinum selling albums – which cemented Mariah’s status as a superstar – she dumped Mottola, then hired new management, adopted a different singing style, and started dating known philanderer Derek Jeter.
Before Beyoncé was “Queen Bey” she dated Lyndell Locke, her first boyfriend and high school sweetheart. But just as soon as Lyndell cheated, Beyoncé dropped his behind like a hot potato, focused on her rising fame, met Jay-Z, and never looked back.
Still just a struggling actress, Eva Longoria married fellow actor Tyler Christopher in 2002. But after rising to fame on “Desperate Housewives,” she dumped her ex-hubby a couple years later and began dating Tony Parker. And of course we all know how that ended up.
Early in her career, Angelina Jolie married fellow actor Jonny Lee Miller but swiftly divorced him after landing her breakthrough role in “Gia.” Angelina has admitted that while filming the movie, she rarely made time to call Miller and when it wrapped, she left him, moved to New York City and met second husband, Billy Bob Thornton.
Bethenny Frankel’s dating/marriage history has been all about moving on and moving up. And true to that pattern, Bethenny’s recent divorce from Jason Hoppy came right after her entrepreneurial success, reality TV spinoffs and multi-book deal, and, conveniently, right before the start of her new talk show “Bethenny.” Now Hoppy is accusing Bethenny of using him as a “sp*rm donor” and alleges that she’s dating New York billionaire Warren Lichtenstein.
Although Ike played a dominant role in the early part of Tina’s personal and professional life, once Tina became her own star, she got sick of his BS, divorced him, and set about becoming a mainstream superstar. Now Tina is widely considered the Queen of Rock, and is happily married to music exec Erwin Bach, whom she met a few years after leaving Ike.
We may never know who leaked the Kim K/Ray J sex tape. But we do know that after the tape dropped, Kim became a superstar, dumped Ray J, and started dating high-profile ballers, actors and rappers. Ray on the other hand, remained on the D-List. Maybe that’s why he’s so bitter… ?
Actress Rutina Wesley unexpectedly filed for divorce from her college sweetheart earlier this year, citing irreconcilable differences. Although few other divorce details have emerged, court documents show that Rutina refuses to pay her ex spousal support – even though she’s now making big bucks as a regular on the hit TV show “True Blood.”
Before making it big in show business, Roseanne Barr married Colorado motel clerk Bill Pentland and had three children. She stayed with Pentland until her self-titled sitcom became hit, then kicked him to the curb and married fellow comedian Tom Arnold just four days later.
After her sex tape “leaked” and her reality TV show premiered, socialite Paris Hilton dumped her model fiancé Jason Shaw for industry men like Nick Carter and Travis Barker.