When the stars are not aligned

At least five celebrity couples have parted ways in the last week or so. Was it a coincidence? Is it contagious? Are we headed for a heartbreak summer? This spate of break-ups is causing a flurry of celebrity couples to post love declarations and "we are very much together" pictures to refute whispers that their unions might also be crumbling. The Sunday Times gives a run-down of the break-ups

SONG JOONG-KI AND SONG HYE-KYO

When this South Korean actor couple tied the knot on Oct 31, 2017 in an intimate outdoor ceremony at Yeong Bin Gwan, a traditional Korean house-style banquet hall in Seoul, it seemed a match made in K-drama heaven.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 07, 2019, with the headline 'When the stars are not aligned'. Print Edition | Subscribe