11 celebrities open up about their experiences with cheating

'I was blinded by being a romantic person'

Words by Hannah Butters

Infidelity is a painful enough experience for a normal relationship, but combined with fame and the whole world knowing your business, getting cheated on is bound to put you off dating for life.

These 11 celebrities get very real about their experiences with cheating and explain how they have come out stronger on the other side…

1. Sienna Miller

‘What makes me sad is that there was a loss of innocence on my part. I was blinded by being a romantic person. I sort of feel like, “What if I never love that vulnerably and that openly again?” But I feel like I’m really strong. I feel like I grew up.’

2. Eva Longoria

‘It wasn’t about who he chose. I had moments of like: “Okay, I’m not sexy enough? I’m not pretty enough? Am I not smart enough?” Then I immediately stopped. “No, no, no — don’t start doing that.” Because you can get stuck in that cycle and you can carry that onto other things.’

3. Taylor Swift

‘I can’t deal with someone wanting to take a relationship backward or needing space or cheating on you. It’s a conscious thing; it’s a common-sense thing.’

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4. Alanis Morissette 

‘Infidelity is a deal breaker for me. I’ve broken up with people over it. You can’t do monogamy 90 percent of the time.’

5. Angelina Jolie

‘I’ve told Billy if I ever caught him cheating, I wouldn’t kill him because I love his children and they need a dad. But I would beat him up. I know where all of his sports injuries are.’

6. Sophia Bush

‘I can’t say there are no hard feelings… I feel hurt, humiliated and broken-hearted.’

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7. Dita Von Teese

‘I left with nothing. I knew that there was an inappropriate relationship going on in my home, and I didn’t want any part of it around to remind me. I didn’t want that sofa. I didn’t want that bed.’

8. Demi Moore

‘As a woman, a mother and a wife, there are certain values and vows that I hold sacred, and it is in this spirit that I have chosen to move forward with my life.’

9. Kristen Stewart

‘This momentary indiscretion has jeopardized the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I’m so sorry.’

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10. Britney Spears

‘The best thing about being cheated on is I get to go on more first dates.’

11. Fergie

‘It was difficult. When you go through difficult times it really makes you stronger as a unit. As a partnership. It does for us anyways. Our love today is a deeper love. We’re strong today because of anything difficult that’s happened with us. We deal with it. We communicate. Communicating’s the most important thing.’

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