Not all celebrity couples were able to survive the corona virus quarantine and remain an item. Stars like Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph and Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich have gone their separate ways during the health crisis.
The BachelorUnderwood and Randolph quit in May 2020 after testing the former footballer positive for COVID-19 in March and being quarantined with Randolph’s family while he recovered.
“It was a few months to say the least, Cass and I did a lot of self-reflection,” the former Bachelor wrote on May 29 on Instagram. “Sometimes people are just meant to be friends – and that’s okay. We both grew a lot and went through so much together – so this isn’t the end of our story, it’s the beginning of a whole new chapter for us.”
The Orange County resident commented on Underwood’s announcement with two red-hearted emojis, then shared her own tribute to their relationship.
“I love Colton very much and I have a lot of respect for him,” she wrote. “We have learned a lot in recent years and learned a lot and will always have each other back. Always.”
Hough and Laich announced their split on May 29 after two years of marriage, while they were quarantined in two different states.
“We have lovingly and carefully taken the time it took us to reach our divorce decision,” the couple said in a joint statement. “We share an abundance of love and respect for each other and will continue to lead from that place with our hearts. We kindly ask for your compassion and respect for our privacy. ‘
Ahead of their breakup, Us weekly only reported on April 17 that the Dancing with the stars judge and former hockey player “did not do well”. Although they quarantined together in March, Laich was in Idaho in April, while Hough was in LA
Freaking out alum Jeff Lewis announced his split from boyfriend Scott Anderson on May 4, during his SiriusXM show, Jeff Lewis Live, noting the pressures of the pandemic.
“The past eight weeks have been quite difficult,” he explained. “He had a lot of fear, a lot of frustration and it got to the point where I felt he was hyper-critical of me. It was a lot of negativity and always complaining. ‘
Lewis continues, “We speak two different languages. And for me I need more confirmation and recognition and things like that from time to time. Beating me up and the hyper-criticism just choked me. ‘
Scroll down to see which flocks fared amid the coronavirus quarantine, including Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler and Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart, starting in March 2020.