Stars Who Shined Brighter After Breaking Up

Megan Segura
Stars Who Shined Brighter After Breaking Up
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There are some celebrities who completely break down after a divorce (Britney Spears, anyone?), but then there are those who shrug it off and move on to bigger and better things. TomKat only recently split up, but Katie Holmes isn't hiding out. Instead, she's debuting her clothing line, Holmes & Yang, and recently signed on to be the face of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Is Katie Holmes The New Face Of This Beauty Brand?

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The singer could have chosen to dwell on the demise of her marriage to Russell Brand, but instead, she released her documentary, Katy Perry: Part Of Me, and continued on with red carpet appearances. Oh, and she had no trouble moving on from the break-up. She rebounded right into the arms of John Mayer. Would You Pick A Spouse Based On One Kiss?

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At this point, JLo had better be good at bouncing back after a divorce. She's done it three times, after all! The singer didn't seem to take much of a break after ending things with Marc Anthony. She's been a judge on American Idol, endorsed many a product, and pulled off some amazing looks on the red carpet. The Signals Your Hairstyle Sends To Guys

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Most people didn't realize Zooey Deschanel was married to Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, since she keeps her private life under wraps, so it was pretty shocking to hear the actress was getting divorced. While breakups bring most people down, Zooey seemed to shoot up in her career. She starred in the show New Girl, hosted Saturday Night Live and became a Pantene spokesperson. Would You Date A Man-Child?

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Olivia Wilde may only be 28, but she was married to Italian prince Tao Ruspoli for almost a decade. While she admitted on Lifetime's The Conversation that divorce was the scariest thing she'd ever done, her career has done nothing but soar since breaking things off. Roles in major movies and a contract with Revlon have turned her into a household name. Is It A Fling Or The Real Thing?

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