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On a recent episode of Watch What Happens Live, hard-hitting journalist Andy Cohen grilled Christina Applegate as to why she, gasp, dumped Brad Pitt. Naturally that got us thinking of all the other star romances we've completely forgotten--or hell, didn’t even know--about.

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Ryan Gosling and Sandra Bullock

In 2002, the two co-starred in Murder by Numbers and were a subsequent item for a year.

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Ryan Reynolds and Alanis Morissette

Before he was Mrs. Lively (or Mrs. Johansson for that matter), the actor was engaged to this fellow Canadian.

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Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake

Long-term couple alert: This was official from ’03 to ’07.

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Jessica Biel and Chris Evans

Similarly, Timberlake's now wife was with Captain America from ’01 to ’06.

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Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow

Before her conscious uncoupling from Chris Martin and Affleck's impending divorce from Jennifer Garner, the two were a match made in ’90s heaven.

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Winona Ryder and Matt Damon

Related: Paltrow introduced these two at a New Year’s Eve party in ’97 (which resulted in a three-year stint).

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Robert Downey Jr. and Sarah Jessica Parker

They were the couple for seven solid years.

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Michael Jackson and Brooke Shields

Shields recently opened up about this rather innocent teenage relationship in her memoir, There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me.

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Sheryl Crow and Owen Wilson

Though this laid-back duo split ways in ’01, the singer has said they still remain friends.

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Bradley Cooper and Renee Zellweger

Prior to Bridget Jones virtually disappearing from sight, she was involved with this Oscar darling from ’09 to ’11. (Well, Hangover darling at the time.)

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Ashton Kutcher and January Jones

Way before her Mad Men infamy, these two dated for three years, ending it in ’01.

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Macaulay Culkin and Mila Kunis

Around the same time, Kutcher's current lady spent nine years fending off Home Alone fanatics.

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Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner

The year was 2009. It lasted only a few months. But it did end up yielding the song “Back to December.”

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Billy Bob Thornton and Laura Dern

Dern left her live-in boyfriend to work on a film, and while she was away, he got married. To Angelina Jolie.

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Johnny Depp and Ellen Barkin

It was the early ’90s. That is all.

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