5 celebrity affairs that rocked 2020: Jada Pinkett Smith-August Alsina fling to Cardi B-Offset infidelity scandal
For those of you who missed out on shocking breakups and scandals, here’s the list of celebrity affairs that rocked 2020
Even though we remained cooped up in our homes for the majority of 2020, we witnessed some of the biggest celebrity relationships fall apart. While some tried mending it, the rest called it quits and moved on. For those of you who missed out on such shocking breakups and scandals, here’s the list of celebrity affairs that rocked 2020.
Jada Pinkett Smith's affair with August Alsina
Fans were shocked when Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith revealed during an episode of the Facebook Watch series called ‘Red Table Talk’ that she had been in a relationship with musician August Alsina “for years.” She confirmed that she and Alsina were in a relationship when the former was “going through a difficult time” in marriage with Will Smith. Meanwhile, Alsina told that the ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ star had given them his “blessing.” He said, “I totally gave myself to that relationship for years of my life and I truly and really, really deeply loved and have a ton of love for her.” Smith believed that divorce was “never an option” and there “no deal-breakers” in their relationship.
Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly’s affair
Although Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green had an on-again-off-again relationship for years since the time they got married in 2010, they made their separation official after it was revealed that Fox was having an affair with rapper Machine Gun Kelly aka Colson Baker. Green himself put an end to the rumors surrounding Fox and Kelly’s relationship by making it public during an episode of his podcast ‘With Brian Austin Green’. He said, “I just want to be able to clear the air on everything going on. This is it, I don’t want to have to talk about this anymore, Megan doesn't really want to talk about it anymore, I'm sure Colson doesn't want to talk about it anymore, so this is kind of everything.” Fox and Green share three children together — seven-year-old Noah Shannon, six-year-old Bodhi Ransom and three-year-old Journey River.
LeBron James accused of cheating on wife
NBA star LeBron James was accused of allegedly cheating on wife Savannah Brinson with Instagram model Sofia Jamora by the wife of Denver Broncos star Nick Vannett, Erza Haliti in May. In a since-deleted Instagram post, Haliti wrote, “Am I the only one that’s not a fan of LeBron? I guess I’ve never been a fan of guys that cheat on their wives especially with @sofiajamora (Sofia Jamora).” However, neither James nor Brinson have addressed these allegations. According to Republicworld.com, Jaora had reportedly shared a cryptic post on Twitter saying “people don’t recognize how much words can actually hurt.” However, she took it down immediately.
Lily James’s affair with Dominic West
‘Downton Abbey’ star Lily James got entangled in a cheating scandal in October 2020, when The Daily Mail published pictures of her and ‘The Affair’ actor Dominic West kissing passionately in Rome. West has been married to the Irish landscape designer and aristocrat Catherine FitzGerald since 2010. She reportedly told the publication that she was “shocked, heartbroken and devastated” after pictures of her husband with James surfaced. Around the same time, it was revealed that James had split from ‘The Crown’ star Matt Smith following five years of romance. However, West later noted that his marriage with Catherine was “strong” and that they were “very much still together.”
Cardi B filed for divorce from Offset claiming he cheated
Cardi B and former Offset’s divorce was one of the highlights of 2020. It was long known that the couple’s marriage was on the rocks after the singer announced in December 2018 that she would divorce Offset after learning about his infidelity. However, they called off the divorce in January 2019. However, in December the same year, she confirmed that Offset had cheated on her. In September 2020, she finally filed for divorce from the offset, ending their marriage of three years. Reports claimed that Cardi B decided to call their marriage off after finding out that offset had been unfaithful to her again. However, she revealed through an Instagram story in October that they were back together again. She described themselves as “two young motherf**kers that got married early. That's just what we are. We're no different than y'all's dysfunctional a** relationships."