carnal knowledge: old celebrity flames and flings

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carnal knowledge: old celebrity flames and flings

  • Benjamin Bratt and Julia Roberts

    Benjamin Bratt and Julia Roberts began dating in 1998 and stayed together for four years (an eternity in Hollywood) before breaking things off in 2001. Roberts allegedly split with Bratt because he wanted her to settle down and cut down on her work schedule.
  • Eva Longoria and JC Chasez

    Eva Longoria and JC Chasez (of N*SYNC fame) began dating in 2004 and made several red carpet appearances at awards shows. Longoria split with Chasez the following year.
  • Tom Cruise and Sofia Vergara

    Tom Cruise allegedly tried to woo Sofia Vergara because he hoped she could be his next wife. After the two went on a date, Cruise allegedly sent her flowers and chocolates. Vergara cut things off because she was reportedly "terrified" of Scientology.
  • Justin Timberlake and Fergie

    Fergie of Black Eyed Peas says she was ashamed of dating Justin Timberlake. Not because he was a bad guy – because he was 16 years old when they hooked up. Fergie, who was 23 years old at the time, says "[Justin] was always trying to convince me he was so mature. And he was."
  • Derek Jeter and Jessica Alba

    Well-known playboy Derek Jeter is rumored to have dated Jessica Alba in 2004 while he was in an off-and-on relationship with Vanessa Minnillo (who is now married to Nick Lachey).
  • Edward James Olmos and Lorraine Bracco

    Edward James Olmos and "The Sopranos" star Lorraine Bracco met in 1990 after working together on the movie Talent for the Game. Although they married four years later, their relationship was rocky, and the two divorced in 2002.
  • Ben Affleck and Gwyenth Paltrow

    Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow were in an on-and-off relationship between 1997 and 2000. Paltrow said it was "strange" to be in such a public relationship with Affleck.
  • Jennifer Lopez and Wesley Snipes

    Jennifer Lopez and Wesley Snipes reportedly dated briefly in 1994, when the two worked together on Money Train.
  • Nick Cannon and Christina Milian

    Nick Cannon and Christina Milian began dating in 2003 after working together on the movie Love Don't Cost a Thing. They dated for more than two years until Milian caught Cannon cheating and sent him packing.
  • Mariah Carey and Luis Miguel

    Mariah Carey began dating Mexican singer Luis Miguel in 1999, just a year after she divorced music mogul Tommy Motolla. They dated off and on until 2001, the same year in which Carey suffered what her spokesperson called an "emotional and physical breakdown."
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