Biggest love lessons learned from celebrities
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Love happens – even in Hollywood. The tabloids would like us to believe that all celebrity romances are doomed to fail. Yes, the occasional unexpected Heidi Klum/Seal split does take us by surprise. But there are plenty of celebrity couplings that make it work.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
Lesson: Gush over your significant other.
On “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, Biel told the TV host, “The weirdest and kind of most wonderful thing is that word ... That's my husband.” She gushed, “That's the word and every time I say it, I go really Southern with it.”
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Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez
Lesson: The kid comes first.
After Berry’s current beau got into a scuffle with her baby daddy, the former couple decided to call a truce for the sake of their daughter. Instead of Gabriel Aubrey facing criminal charges, all parties involved opted for the high (albeit very black-eyed and bruised) road.
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Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale
Lesson: Make beautiful music together.
The No Doubt singer and Bush frontman fell in love when their bands toured in the 90s, reports PEOPLE. Frequently seen with their uber-fashionable kids, the musical duo occasionally reunites on stage to surprise crowd.
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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively
Lesson: Maintain a laid-back lifestyle.
She exudes elegance. He, endless charm. So, when the couple quietly tied the knot, it’s no surprise they got hitched Southern-style in Charleston, S.C. Still very much in the honeymoon phase, they couple always seems so in love and at ease with other.
Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz
Lesson: Work together.
The couple met more than a decade ago when they appeared together in a play in London. After a short courtship in 2011, they swapped “I do’s,” and now they’re taking their romance to the big screen with the psychological thriller, “Dream House”.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi
Lesson: Spend time with the (other) love of your life.
The comedienne and actress always seem so crazy in love. But de Rossi has another love of her life – her horses. She’s a regular at Burbank Equestrian Center where she stables her mare. The actress was quoted in Papermag, “Horseback riding clears my head.”
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
Lesson: Be real.
“I don’t want to paint our relationship like we met and it’s been happy family fantastic-ness ever since,” Harris was quoted in OUT. “What defines a relationship is the work that’s involved to maintain it, and it’s constantly changing.”
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
Lesson: Have each other’s back.
With a brood of six kids, this star couple shares parenting and disciplinarian duties. “I used to be the tougher parent but since the birth of the twins, Brad’s had to play bad cop more often,” Jolie was quoted on Inquisitr.com.
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson
Lesson: Learn from tough times.
Despite Stewart’s wandering lips, Pattison hasn’t given up on true love. The road to reconciliation has been paved with bumps for the “Twilight” couple, but Rob was a big enough person to forgive her mistake as they try to move forward.