The forced quarantine during the corona lockdown put many couples to the test. Unusually a lot of togetherness caused passion to flare up again for some, for others it led to the so-called "camp freak" and finally to separation. Many a prominent relationship has broken down in the past three months – perhaps (also) because of Corona?
Mary-Kate Olsen should isolate herself with her husband's ex
Ex-child star and designer Mary-Kate Olsen (34, "Full House") wanted "Page Six", the gossip portal of the "New York Post", according to an early divorce from husband Olivier Sarkozy (51) in early May. The half-brother of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy (65) is said to have previously taken the first step to the separation and terminated the lease of the joint New York city apartment, which is why Olsen had to find a new home during the lockdown. The couple, who had been married since 2015, separated according to the US magazine "People" supposedly because he didn't want to fulfill her desire to have children.
Another problem – which may have caused the barrel to overflow – emerged at the beginning of the corona lockdown, according to sources from Page Six. Because he was concerned about her safety in New York City, Sarkozy is said to have brought his ex-wife Charlotte Bernard, their two children and his mother to the common house in the Hamptons. "Although Mary-Kate loves his children, it was too much for his ex-wife to live with them during the pandemic," an insider quotes. After the New York courts again accepted electronic applications at the end of May, Olsen's divorce papers were processed.
Quarantine in Montana exacerbated Kelly Clarkson's marriage problems
In early June, US singer Kelly Clarkson (38, "Stronger") surprisingly filed for divorce after nearly seven years of marriage. You and Brandon Blackstock (43) are said to according to a "People" report have had problems for some time, but the quarantine in Montana has "intensified" them. "We're in a pretty tight space and it was kind of crazy. I'm not going to lie," Clarkson admitted to the magazine in May. The 38-year-old and the music manager married in 2013 and have two children together. His two children from his first marriage also belong to the family.
Lionel Richies (71) daughter Sofia (21) also drew a line in May. After three years together with Scott Disick (37) it should according to the British "Daily Mail" During the isolation, quarrels between the two became more frequent – also due to Disick's alcohol problems. Another reason, however, was the fact that the reality star always gave top priority to his ex Kourtney Kardashian (41, "Keeping Up With The Kardashians") and their three children.
Riverdale co-stars spent the lockdown separately
The two "Riverdale" stars Cole Sprouse (27) and Lili Reinhart (23) are said to have been a couple since 2017. They had split up in summer 2019, but found each other again. The lockdown probably put the relationship to the test this year. The separation became known in May. "E! News" quoted one source with the following words: "They isolated themselves separately and distance has never been good for their relationship." Another insider reported that the couple immediately knew "that it would not work."
Other celebrity couples who have separated since the start of the corona lockdown include singer Colbie Caillat and Justin Young, model Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson, actress Shailene Woodley and rugby player Ben Volavola, "Magic Mike" star Channing Tatum and singer Jessie J, actress Jaime King and Kyle Newman, presenters Nina Moghaddam and Dominik Kowalski and film star Megan Fox and husband Brian Austin Green. Could the pandemic changes have sealed the end of their love?