1) Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock and Jesse James
Won Oscar for: The Blind Side, 2010; but lost husband Jesse James to a tattoo model. He was found publicly cheating on her with the model, weeks after winning the Oscar. Quite a low for both and indeed one of the most heartbreaking stories.
2) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes
Won Oscar for: The Reader, 2009; divorced husband Sam Mendes in 2010.
3) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson and James Payton
Won Oscar for: Dreamgirls, 2007; and dumped longtime boyfriend James Payton
Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Philippe
Won Oscar for: Walk The Line, 2006; split with husband Ryan Philippe in 2007
5) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron and Stuart Townsend
Won Oscar for: Monster, 2004; parted ways from longtime boyfriend Stuart Townsend after thanking him ‘for standing by her’ in her acceptance speech.
6) Renée Zellweger
Renee Zellweger with Jack White
Won Oscar for: Cold Mountain, 2004; lost longtime boyfriend Jack White
7) Halle Berry
Halle Berry and Eric Benet
Won Oscar for: Monster’s Ball, 2002; she called husband Eric Benet ‘the joy of her life’ but the joy wasn’t long enough as the couple split after reports of Benet’s sex addiction issues.
8) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts and Benjamin Bratt
Won Oscar for: Erin Brockovich, 2001; broke up with boyfriend of four years Benjamin Bratt just three months after winning the award.
9) Hilary Swank
Hillary Swank and Chad Lowe
Won Oscar for: Boys Don’t Cry (2000) and Million Dollar Baby (2005); split from husband Chad Lowe, whom she had called “her everything” during her acceptance speech, in 2006.
10) Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria
Won Oscar for: As Good as It Gets, 1997; she called the then boyfriend Hank Azaria “the very best man I know” in her acceptance speech but after six months of marrying him the best man got a divorce from Hunt.