Bouncing Back From Infidelity: Celebrity Couples Who Chose To Stay Married
In the 21st century, infidelity occurs so often both in the public and the private sphere. At this stage, it’s the norm. While a hand full of people don’t survive the ordeal, as it often takes a huge emotional toll on relationships for both parties involved, others find a way to get through it and surprisingly emerge stronger. Over the years, we have watched several celebrities struggle with infidelity publicly. Just last week, the Internet just went crazy when Jay-Z exposed that he had been cheating on Beyoncé in his album, 4:44. So if you’re looking for some inspiring stories on the effects of cheating, here are some celebrities who’ve made it through the tough times!
Jay-Z and Beyoncé
The scandal all started in the elevator when the world watched Solange, Beyoncé’s younger sister attack Jay-Z at the Met Gala after-party. We heard the rumours of Solange confronting Jay-Z on cheating and after Beyoncé talking about “Becky with the good hair”, (a modern colloquial description for a mistress) in her album Lemonade. To top things off, in Jay-Z’s new album 4:44, he apologised to Beyoncé for cheating and also referenced the elevator moment. The couple never addressed the rumours or cheating allegations, or at least we could never tell from the outside exactly what was going on. The world is constantly in awe of their ability to keep their family together while dealing with their issues behind closed doors. Till date, the public is unable to confirm.
Kobe and Vanessa Bryant
This couple started kicking it from an early age and got married when Vanessa was 18 and Kobe was 22. The Lakers basketball player was first charged with sexual assault which was dropped because the girl in question never showed up to court but according to various sources, Vanessa kept getting news of the player’s promiscuous ways and decided to file for a divorce in 2011 but never went through with it. While Vanessa stood to gain about 100 million dollars plus 365 thousand dollars for child support from Kobe who has an annual income of 52 million dollars, the couple decided to stick it out after ten years of marriage. The word on the street is that Vanessa was not willing to give up the perks of being the top Lakers’ wife and he wasn’t ready to loose all that money.
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade
The couple first met in 2007 at the time, Dwyane was married and rumours have it that he left his ex-wife for Gabrielle. The couple started dating and their relationship took a different turn in 2013 when Dwyane Wade emerged with a new child. The basketball player had been with another woman during the time they had taken a break and fathering a child by the time the couple reunited. Gabrielle and Dwayne proceeded to tie the not in 2014 with Gabrielle’s decision to sign a prenuptial agreement. a prenuptial agreement.
Tee Billz and Tiwa Savage
The Internet went absolutely bonkers when the news of Tee Billz attempting to commit suicide as well accusing Tiwa of witchcraft and infidelity. Shortly after, Tiwa released a 45-minute video, where she revealed some shocking information about her husband. From cheating to owing millions of money and drug use, she exposed it all. Most people didn’t expect them to reconcile after the incident but according to various sources, the couple is back together after their families intervened. Other sources say that Tee Billz took some time out of the country to recuperate and spend time with his son. When he came back, the couple gave their marriage another shot.