When it comes to love, celebrities are often like everyone else: They get married, hoping it'll last forever -- but it doesn't always turn out that way. However, when it comes to divorce settlements, that's where the rich and famous are nothing like everyone else, because tens (or even hundreds) of millions of dollars can change hands in an afternoon.
Below you'll find some of the priciest divorce
While it's probably more common than not for celebrities to legally protect their money before walking down the aisle, many say "I don't" when it comes to prenups. Sometimes it's because they got married well before fame and fortune came to call, sometimes it's because they simply find such paperwork distasteful, and other times ...
She may be the reigning Queen of Pop, but this year, Madonna holds dominion over all the other celebrities of the world, coming in above directing powerhouse Steven Spielberg and the creator of a million reality singing competitions, Simon Cowell.
About 23 years after she first ticked off the Catholic Church with 'Like a Prayer,' Madonna is once more a target for religious figures. And this time, they say it's serious -- and maybe Satanic.
A group of exorcists in Poland are meeting up to discuss the damage Madge has done to the moral fibers of her fans. No word on whether or not they deem Linda Blair or those priests who touch kids are evil
Madonna’s hair was the epitome of the '80s perm-y, bow-y, gelled, “no I will not look put together” ‘do.
Her mop was safe -- it could make any suburban student look just punky enough to be cool, but it wasn't rebellious enough to get anyone expelled from school.
We already know that Gwyneth Paltrow hated the Met Gala because it was super "un-fun." But perhaps another reason was that ex-BFF Madonna was giving her the cold, punk-clad shoulder the whole time.
To the untrained eye, Anthony Ciccone probably looks like your average transient -- but in reality he's the brother of international pop star Madonna.
He also was arrested on Sunday, April 21, after drunkenly fighting with a police officer in Traverse City, Michigan, and looking decidedly more unglamorous than his little sister.
Despite snatching up adopting two children from the African nation, Malawi's President Joyce Banda isn't too enthused with the work Madonna has done for the country, and has effectively told her, "It's not us, it's you."
So yesterday, we passed along reports from the New York Post that Madonna was poised to enter the prestigious “too rich to function” club of billionaires. However, according to Forbes, who keeps track of such things, she's totally not on the list at all because she's still one of The Poors.
Madonna honored longtime pal and recently out Anderson Cooper at the 2013 GLAAD Media Awards -- but of course, it wouldn't be Madonna if she didn't get herself some media attention of her own at the same time.
The 'MDNA' songstress took to the stage in a Boy Scouts uniform as she presented the award to Cooper, making a bold, cheeky and rather admirable statement about the Boy Scouts of America's l
After a long stay in what many considered to be a glass closet, the now openly gay Anderson Cooper is being honored by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (more commonly known as GLAAD) -- and none other than Madonna.
Madonna is already getting the hang of this Instagram thing. She only just recently opened her account and she's already posted a shot of her heaving bosom -- and now her ass cheeks, too.
Let's hope she doesn't see Rihanna's page and feel the need to compete. This could get ugly.