The world of celebrity coupling has always been a precarious place, and while there have been a number of iconic celebrity couples that have stood the test of time (looking at you Kurt and Goldie and Ina and Jeffrey), there are a number that burned hot and flamed out of the popular consciousness. But that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t take a walk down memory lane every now and then.
To quote the immortal words of the inimitable Barbra Streisand, “memories light the corners of my mind, misty water colored-memories of the way we were.” Here we celebrate the pop culture couples that were, from the obvious (Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt) to the less so (Geena Davis and Jeff Goldblum.) Settle in and prepare to wistfully remember the relationships that could have been.
This article originally appeared in Town&Country