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Relationships aren't easy for anyone, and celebrities are no exception. Some stars have publicly celebrated their engagements and showed off their giant diamond rings, but they never quite got the chance to walk down the aisle before calling it quits with their significant others. 

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Hollywood has seen many couples split up right before their weddings, leaving them and their fans with broken hearts. While the reasons behind their breakups vary, from cheating to simply growing apart, it was still heartbreaking to see these couples never give their love a chance at forever.

Stars like Jennifer Lopez, Naya Rivera and Sofia Vergara have publicly called off their engagements before they said "I do," and they're surely not the only ones. Take a look at other couples who have sadly canceled their weddings.

--Additional reporting by Sugey Palomares

Sofia Vergara announced in May 2014 via a statement on her WhoSay page that she had split from Nick. 1

Sofia Vergara announced in May 2014 via a statement on her WhoSay page that she had split from Nick.

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"Not that anyone should care, but in order to not give the press the chance to invent crazy and hurtful drama, I prefer to tell my fans personally that Nick and I have decided to be apart," she wrote.

"We have being having too many problems with figuring out how to spend time together and becouse of my work and now his, it’s been getting worse and worse, not fun anymore," she continued. "We are still very close but we belive is the best thing for us right now."

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Zoe Saldana and her former fiancé Keith Britton ended their 11-year relationship in November of 2011. 2

Zoe Saldana and her former fiancé Keith Britton ended their 11-year relationship in November of 2011.

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But she found love again! She got secretly married to boyfriend Marco Perego, just a few weeks after going public together as a couple.

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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck caused quite the stir when they were together. 3

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck caused quite the stir when they were together.

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Ahh, who could ever forget the media storm known as Bennifer? The two started dating in 2001 and were supposed to wed in 2003, but ended up calling it off last minute. They briefly reconciled, but then split for good in 2004.

Kat Von D and Deadmau5 famously got engaged over Twitter back in December 2012. 4

Kat Von D and Deadmau5 famously got engaged over Twitter back in December 2012.

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But shortly after, the tattoo artist took to social media again to announce that the relationship was over after the musician reportedly cheated on her.

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Kat Von D and Jesse James called it quits in 2011. 5

Kat Von D and Jesse James called it quits in 2011.

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Jesse James must have some sort of bewitching spell because shortly after he split with ex-wife Sandra Bullock amidst cheating rumors, he became involved with Kat Von D (yup, she's called off a wedding more than once!). The two split in January 2011, six months after announcing their engagement.

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Shakira and Antonio de la Rúa were together for over a decade before splitting in 2011. 6

Shakira and Antonio de la Rúa were together for over a decade before splitting in 2011.

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Antonio had reportedly proposed to her while it was still pretty early in their relationship, back in 2001. We never actually saw a ring, but they did discuss wedding plans during their time together before eventually calling it quits altogether.

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Joanna Garcia and Trace Ayala got engaged in 2008 after two years of dating, and called it off just a few months later 7

Joanna Garcia and Trace Ayala got engaged in 2008 after two years of dating, and called it off just a few months later

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Joanna has been married to former Yankee outfielder Nick Swisher since 2010 and have two children.

Nicole Richie and DJ AM dated for a year before getting engaged in 2005. 8

Nicole Richie and DJ AM dated for a year before getting engaged in 2005.

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But the two split in 2006 after Nicole quit her hard-partying ways. She has since married and had two kids with husband, Joel Madden.

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Lucía Villalón and Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández went their separate ways in February 2017. 9

Soon after they called off their wedding, the soccer star was spotted getting cozy with actress Camila Sodi. Lucía addressed the split and her ex’s new romance during an interview soon after their breakup. "What hurt me the most was his disloyalty, I wasn't expecting it, I was going to marry him," she said. "There's no relationship. We all make mistakes in relationships. I probably have made a lot."

"Everyone has their own life and each one has their reactions or time of mourning, whatever you may call it," she continued. "If he has remade his life, hope it goes well for him. Just like one expects to be respected, I will have to respect the times everyone has."

Mariah Carey met the billionaire James Packer in 2014 and he proposed in January 2016. 10

Mariah Carey met the billionaire James Packer in 2014 and he proposed in January 2016.

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The pair went their separate ways and called off their engagement in October 2016.

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Nikki Bella and John Cena announced they were canceling their wedding in April. 11

Nikki Bella and John Cena announced they were canceling their wedding in April.

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The WWE wrestlers released a statement via social media telling fans that they decided to separate after six years together. "While this decision was a difficult one, we continue to have a great deal of love and respect for one another," their joint statement read. "We ask that you respect our privacy during this time in our lives. The couple, who was set to tie the knot in May 2018 in Mexico, have revealed that their breakup was due to John not wanting children in the future.

Adrienne Bailon and Lenny Santiago ended their 7-month engagement in September 2015. 12

Adrienne Bailon and Lenny Santiago ended their 7-month engagement in September 2015.

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The Real host and the record executive dated for five years before getting engaged in February 2015. The actress opened up about the break up during an interview. "I am, of course, sad that things didn’t go as we planned, but we still remain close friends," she told Us Weekly at the time.

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Chiquis Rivera and Lorenzo Mendez keep us guessing on their relationship status. 13

Lorenzo confirmed he had proposed to the singer in an interview with Al Rojo Vivo in February 2018. Less than a month later, Chiquis appeared on the Telemundo show with her siblings without her engagement ring and revealed that she was single. She also said that although they weren't engaged, Lorenzo was still in her life.

Naya Rivera and Big Sean went public with their relationship in April 2013. 14

Naya Rivera and Big Sean went public with their relationship in April 2013.

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Then Glee actress and the rapper announced that they were engaged that October. The pair had a quite the messy breakup and ended up calling off their engagement in April 2014.

Star magazine claimed that Naya called off the wedding after she discovered that Sean had cheated on her. "After careful thought and much consideration, Sean has made the difficult decision to call the wedding off," the musician's publicist Tracy Nguyen said in a statement at the time. "The recent rumors and accusations reported by so-called or fake sources are simply untrue. Sean wishes Naya nothing but the best, and it is still his hope that they can continue to work through their issues privately. We will not be commenting again on this matter."