Infidelity is one of the worst things that can happen in a committed relationship. Many Americans are fearful of this happening, as 66 percent of us believe that our significant other cheats while at work conferences. As awful as it sounds, what would you do if you were cheated on? Famous couples you’ll recognize have been in this situation and they chose to rise above. Read ahead and find out which couples stayed together, even after someone wasn’t faithful. You won’t believe the response Fergie had.
Letterman Let Her In
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Former late night host, David Letterman seems like a class act, right? However, on October 1, 2009, Letterman admitted to his viewers that he was unfaithful to his wife of 23 years. It was either be submitted to blackmail by whoever found out first or come clean about it and he chose the latter. The cheating occurred with his former assistant, Stephanie Birkett.
Letterman addressed his audience saying: “[Regina] has been horribly hurt by my behavior, and when something happens like that, if you hurt a person and it’s your responsibility, you try to fix it.”
D-Wade Couldn’t Keep To Himself
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Future Hall of Famer, Dwayne Wade got married to Gabrielle Union back in 2014. Their relationship had a cloud of rumors around it, including the idea that Wade stole Union from her previous man. Before the two got married, they supposedly went on a “break” and that is when Wade had another child with a different woman. Union doesn’t acknowledge this child.
Wade told People: “I think the one thing is, we are imperfect, just like every couple in the world. We stick together through it all – through the great times, through the bad times.”
Scott Couldn’t Keep Up Loyalty
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Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick’s love life was well documented and viewers could see that it wasn’t the best relationship. It had toxic qualities but still, Kardashian stuck with Disick through it all. Hints of infidelity were the norm coming from Disick but he still got the benefit of the doubt.
In 2008, she found a strange text on his phone then in 2013, he was seen leaving the casino with a blonde woman on each arm. Finally, in 2015 they split after nine years of being together.
One troublemaker to another, see who feels terrible for their scandal next.
Not So Funny Now
Kevin Hart has been one of the biggest entertainers since 2014. He discusses his life woes in his jokes but makes it funny so everyone can laugh at his pain, as he tells it. The 38-year-old probably will find a way to discuss his cheating scandal on his next stand-up tour but would his wife Eniko Parrish appreciate that? In late 2017, he admitted to his cheating.
“That’s Kevin Hart in his dumbest moment,” Hart said. “That’s not the finest hour of my life. With that being said, you make your bed, you lay in it. “I’m guilty, regardless of how it happened and what was involved and (expletive) I can’t talk about.” What makes matters worse is that she was pregnant at the time. The two are staying together and will try and make things better.
Scoring With The Wrong One
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David Beckham was one of the best soccer players alive before he retired. He and his wife, Victoria Beckham have several kids together. In 2004, Beckham was spotted in a club with Rebecca Loos. Loos would go on to be a future reality star. Victoria chose to stay by her man’s side and bypass all the rumors.
Later, Loos ended up confirming the cheating and she earned her fame that way. Victoria still chose to sidestep the rumors and focus on her relationship with Beckham and their kids. Could Loos have been telling lies?
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Sean Combs aka ‘Diddy’ is one of the richest men in the world. He’s been in show business longer than a lot and he has the accolades to show for it. He also has a handful of kids but many of them have different mothers. Diddy was with Kim Porter for 12 years and was pregnant with twins at the time Porter had found out Diddy had got another woman pregnant. Even after finding out, she stayed with him. It may have only been for a year more but she gave the mogul a shot.
Up next, Fergie explains the effects of cheating.
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It was less than a year into her marriage with Josh Duhamel and Fergie had to already take on cheating rumors. Talk about catching a bad break. To have to hear rumors like that early on in the marriage could be damaging but for Fergie, she chose to take it another way.
Fergie appeared on Oprah and spoke her truths by confirming the cheating rumors and also giving advice. “When you go through difficult times, it really makes you stronger as a unit, as a partnership,” she said. “It does for us, anyways. Our love today is a deeper love, definitely.”
Lamar Had New Found Fame
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Many had thought that Khloe Kardashian had found the right one in Lamar Odom. The former NBA star and reality star seemingly had the best relationship out of all the Kardashian sisters. They had some issues but still, the chemistry was there and that is probably the main reason Khloe chose to stay with Odom for an extended time after he was found in a brothel comatose.
He blamed things on his newfound fame. ” [Women] came out of the woodwork,” he said. “If there is one thing I regret when I was married, it was having multiple affairs with different women. That wasn’t the stand-up thing to do. I wish I could have kept my [expletive] in my pants.”
This is just the beginning, more interesting stories in store ahead.
Parker Kept It Parked
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For starters, you should all know that Sarah Jessica Parker actually felt bad for Matthew Broderick early on in their marriage. “I feel bad that he’s not on the market…He’s just getting to his prime and I’m holding him back, she said. “Every now and then I see him with a woman and she’s really smart and beautiful and I’m like, ‘God they have great chemistry. They’d be great together.’”
So when it was revealed that he had been cheating on her for years, it’s no secret that she chose to stay with him.
Kobe’s Wife Couldn’t Walk Away
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2003 was a rough year for NBA legend Kobe Bryant, both legally and in his personal life. His reputation was tarnished when a 19-year-old, who was a hotel employee where the NBA star was staying, claimed that Bryant had sexually assaulted her. The accusation led to a highly publicised court case. Byrant admitted to having sexual relations with the young lady but denied the sexual assault allegation.
Byrant’s wife Vanessa stood by his side while he came clean to the public in a press conference, but didn’t file for divorce until December 2011. However, in 2013, the couple announced they were calling off the divorce and were staying together. Byrant said, “I am happy to say that Vanessa and I are moving on with our lives together as a family. When the show ends and the music stops, the journey is made beautiful by having that someone to share it with.”
A Special Vampire Love
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When on-screen Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart got together in real life in 2009, their fans were elated. They appeared to be the perfect couple, but their love didn’t last. During their relationship in July of 2012, Stewart slipped up and had an affair with director Rupert Sanders.
Pattinson went AWOL after the news came out, which turned out that he escaped to Reese Witherspoon’s home in Ojai, California. Pattinson was questioning everything, as fans later found out he had plans to propose. He ended up staying with Stewart for another year before officially breaking things off.
Up next is another relationship that fans love.
A Pop Star’s Nightmare
This has been a long going relationship in the pop world. Towards the end of 2017, it was rumored that Selena Gomez left The Weeknd so that she could get back with Justin Bieber but those claims were denied. But the two are back together. Prior to this latest run, the two dated from 2011-2014 and had a lot of cheating rumors going around.
Gomez left a comment on Bieber’s Instagram post saying, “funny how the ones that cheated multiple times, are pointing the finger at the ones that were forgiving and supportive.” Let’s see how long they can stay together this time. There was already a report at the end of 2017 that Gomez’s mother went to the hospital once she found out they were back together.
Swaggy Gets Caught
NBA player Nick Young or “Swaggy P “had a long-standing relationship with hip-hop star Iggy Azalea. Young proposed to his love at a fair one night back in June 2015. Then things got shaky when his Golden State Warriors teammate D’Angelo Russell recorded Young as he admitted to cheating on his fiance. Apparently, there were already rumors about Young being unfaithful while Azalea stayed and tried to work through it. But the recording was the last straw for the rapper. She took to Instagram in June 2016 to announce the split.
“Unfortunately although I love Nick and have tried and tried to rebuild my trust in him- It’s become apparent in the last few weeks I am unable to” she said.
Tori Moves Forward
Those who follow Tori Spelling know that she and Dean McDermott have had a relationship full of ups and downs. McDermott even admitted to cheating but Spelling chose to be an adult about it to work things out.
“I can 100 percent move past the infidelity,” she said. “I believe that women have the power and it was a choice and people can judge me and say, ‘Well she stayed with him.’ But I think it’s more powerful to make the choice to try to heal the relationship and work on it and work through it if you truly love someone.”
Jay, Say It Ain’t So
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Beyonce and Jay-Z are internationally known as a power couple whose love blossomed from their first collaboration, “03 Bonnie & Clyde” in 2002. They married in 2008 and appeared to be the perfect couple. However, fast forward to 2016 when Beyonce hinted to the world on her album “Lemonade” that Jay-Z had been unfaithful. Fans were shocked.
Then in 2017, Jay-Z released his own album titled “4:44” where he confirmed these reports. In an interview, the artist revealed that the couple went through a lot of therapy and the music they were making were almost like therapy sessions too. The two are still together and plan on staying together.
Pink Sticks With It
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“It sure didn’t look like he was married that night! He had a cute blonde in a tight dress sitting on his lap all night,” a source told Us Weekly. “They were laughing and drinking vodka with her arms wrapped around him in a corner VIP booth. Carey never mentioned Pink the entire night.”
Reports like these were the norm regarding Carey Hart. He and Pink were separated, dating, broken up and back together more than anyone since 2001 but amidst all the talk, she chose to stand by him and frequently talks about how great of a dad he is to their two kids.
The Ultimate Loyalty
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Magic Johnson is one lucky man. No really, he is lucky beyond measure. His situation is one that would make many others fold under pressure but all he has done is thrive. His wife, Earlitha “Cookie” Kelly, is the real definition of “ride or die”. Not only did she find out that he was cheating on her for years but he also contracted HIV.
In 1991, the couple had only been married for about six weeks when Johnson had called and told her he had something important to talk about. Johnson admitted he was cheating so much that he had lost count of how many women he had been with. Today, they are still together and Johnson is trying to make waves for the Los Angeles Lakers as their newest president as of 2017.
Billy Was Warned By Miley
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Actor and country music star, Billy Ray Cyrus got married to Tish Cyrus in 1993. The two have raised several children together and kept it together as a family, although they admitted it wasn’t always easy. Then, in 2010 Billy filed for dirvorce. The couple seemed to have worked things out when they called it off five months later, but then in 2013, Miley Cyrus threatened to reveal some dirt on her father via Twitter.
“Since you won’t reply to my texts, I’m giving you an hour to tell the truth or I’ll tell it for you,” his daughter said. It appeared to many that Miley was referencing infidelity and soon Tish filed for divorce that same year. Again, the divorce was dropped and the couple is still together, through it all.
Snoop The Dog
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Snoop Dogg became a rap sensation after collaborating with Dr. Dre on “The Chronic” in 1992. He sold millions of records and slowly elevated into hip-hop royalty. It appeared that fame didn’t change him, as he stayed with his high school sweetheart, Shante Taylor and ended up marrying her in 1997.
Snoop later admitted to cheating on her a few times and said it was the “worst thing” you could do to anyone. He said cheating on her was part of the game. What makes it even worse is that he also revealed that he had become an actual pimp during the early stages of their relationship. Still, they are together as of 2017.
He Did Have Sexual Relations With That Woman
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Hillary Clinton has taken a load of criticism for sticking with her husband Bill Clinton after the impeachment trial in 1998. One of the most famous infidelity cases in American history, Clinton was impeached for having an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. However, he was acquitted and finished out his second term as president. Hillary said she was, “dumbfounded, heartbroken and outraged” when she found out the truth from her husband, but through it all, she stood by his side, and the rest is history.