Many a red carpet romances have beamed the most during the Oscars. While we gear for the 90th Annual Academy Awards to be held at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 4, we woefully look back at some of the most remarkable couples who will not be seen hitting the red carpet together anymore, sigh!
They may have moved on but their iconic turn up together will always be remembered on the Oscar red carpet and also on the internet. Here are their iconic look and the reason why we'll miss them, incredibly!
One thing Brangelina knew better than any other celebrity couple was how to work the red carpet. Labeled to be the king and queen of The Carpet, they coordinated their looks and who can ever in their right mind forget the 84th Oscars where Angelina Jolie executed her skinny right leg in a black strapless Atelier Versace that went viral on the internet.
There are many reasons why we'll miss this A-list power couple on the red carpet but mostly because ever since their first appearance together in co-ordinated leather at the 2005 premiere of 'Mr. and Mrs. Smith', they have given us the couple looks to remember and aim for. In short, it had always been #couplegoals before their divorce turned ugly and they went on separate ways, never to be spotted in the red carpet again. Their last appearance as a couple on the red carpet was in 2015, a decade after their first debut, at opening night gala premiere for 'By the Sea'. It's 2018 now and the red carpet is going to miss its once glorious king and queen.
Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts
Remember the "aww" red carpet Oscar moment when it was discovered that Liev Schreiber picked his then-wife Naomi Watts' Oscar dress? Good taste makes for an eye-pleasing couple so when the couple arrived arm-in-arm for Hollywood's biggest date night on the 88th Annual Academy Awards, they dazzled jointly and Naomi Watts rocked the embellished strapless navy gown by Armani Prive that her Oscar-winning husband, so keenly selected. The X-Men actor was recently spotted with his younger girlfriend, a former beauty queen, who fan's say look a lot like his ex-wife. So we are not sure if there will be a red carpet De-Ja-Vu but we know for sure that it will not be the same.
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck
The duo hit the red carpet together for the first time in 2003 at the Los Angeles premiere of their movie, Daredevil. Ever since, till 2013, they graced each other company for the red carpet walk. When they announced their split, Hollywood knew there would be no more matching baseball caps looks and most important of all, the much appreciated red carpet coordination. At the 2013 Oscars, Affleck won Best Picture for his film Argo, and during his acceptance speech, shouted out his marriage to Garner. "I want to thank my wife who I don't usually associate with Iran," he said. "I want to thank you for working on our marriage for 10 Christmases. It's good. It is work but it's the best kind of work and there's no one I'd rather work." We aren't getting these moments again.
Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise
Before Katie Holmes and Suzy's heels, there was Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise first walked the 69th Academy Awards, the couple dazzled on the red carpet and people couldn't turn away from Nicole's unforgettable haute couture Dior gown. The stars had been spotted together since 1991 so when hey split in 2001, we were doomed and deprived of this beautiful couple's turnouts together.
Julia Roberts and Benjamin Bratt
When the couple, who were dating since 1997 hit the Oscar red carpet together in 2001, the good-looking couple made heads turn. Julia Roberts in Valentino Haute Couture dress also won several other hearts the same night when she scored an Oscar for best actress with Benjamin by her side. A year later when they called it quits and their term called "Oscar Curse" was established.
Charlize Theron and Stuart Townsend
The Irish actor, Stuart Townsend, famously dated the blonde actress after meeting on the sets of 2001 movie 'Trapped'. The couple was a red carpet regular for nine long years. So when they stopped appearing together abruptly since 2010, a sudden vacuum instantly transpired.
Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Philippe
Another red carpet couple qued for nine years relationship was the Oscar frequents Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Philippe, who during their nine-year marriage created memorable Oscar appearances together including presenting at the 2002 awards show and an Oscar nod for both in 2006. The year Reese took home the golden statue for best actress in 'Walk the Line', Ryan's film 'Crash' won for best picture.
Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson
We owe them. They taught us how to dress like a red carpet couple. Their six years of marriage saw them rock the Oscars red carpet more than a couple times. Ever since their first appearance in 2001 and their last in 2007, they gave the world some of the most iconic moments.
Leonardo Dicaprio and Gisele Bündchen
Let's point out to that one time when the Hollywood heartthrob was dating supermodel Gisele Bündchen and he escorted her to the Oscar red carpet. Instead of bringing his mom, Irmelin (or his BFF Kate Winslet), as he normally does, he brought Gisele, who wooed the audience in a white strapless Dior gown while floating in Leo's arms.
Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens
The good old days of 'High School Musical' saw ecstatic overjoyed when this "It" Disney couple walked the red carpet together at the 2009 Oscars.The two met in 2005 on the set of the Disney Channel movie High School Musical, which saw them play couple Troy and Gabriella. A year later they were reportedly dating and in their four years of being together, they had won the hearts of millenials by vacationing together and coordinating red carpet looks. On Oscar red carpet 2009, Hudgens glammed in a Marchesa gown.
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