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Celebrity Engagement Rings We Were Sad to Say Goodbye to This Summer
It’s been a brutal few months for celebrity romances. At last count, 11 married or engaged well-known Hollywood couples have called it quits, and it seems like each break-up has been a little harder to handle than the last. Now that the summer is winding down, here’s a look back at the engagement rings (and couples) that we’re sad to say goodbye to. Also: Here’s hoping that anyone who wore these rings is in a happier place now!
SEPT. 2: Avril Lavigne & Chad Kroeger__
[View image](http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/458196625) | [gettyimages.com](http://www.gettyimages.com)Just days shy of Labor Day—the unofficial end of summer, in our books—the “Sk8er Boi” singer [announced just yesterday](/entertainment/blogs/obsessed/2015/09/avril-lavigne-chad-kroeger-split) that she and Nickelback frontman were splitting after two years of marriage.
Chad initially proposed with this massive pear-shaped diamond. He presented his bride with an upgrade ring, also huge, on their one-year anniversary.
AUG. 19: Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green
[View image](http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/460037006) | [gettyimages.com](http://www.gettyimages.com)Married for five years—together for 11—the parents of two [announced their separation](/entertainment/blogs/obsessed/2015/08/megan-fox-and-brian-austin-gre) and Megan officially filed for divorce a few days later.
Reba’s ring featured a large round-cut diamond with channel-set diamonds on the band.
__AUG. 3: Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale__
Fans were floored when the musicians announced they were splitting after 13 years of marriage and three children. The couple said in a statement that they “remain partners in parenthood and are committed to jointly raising our three sons in a happy and healthy environment.”
As we’ve discussed, Gavin proposed with a thick black band with diamonds, but shortly after they swapped vows Gwen started wearing a squat pear-shaped diamond in a halo setting.
JULY 20: Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert
[View image](http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/466540652) | [gettyimages.com](http://www.gettyimages.com)This was not the ending we would have predicted for these Nashville sweethearts. Or the ending __they__ would have predicted, it seems: “This is not the future we envisioned,” they said in[ their split announcement](/entertainment/blogs/obsessed/2015/07/blake-shelton-miranda-lambert-split-details).
After four years together, the couple, who are parents to three-year-old daughter Marlowe, __did__ call off their engagement—but don’t rule out a reconciliation. It’s been reported that they “intend to remain great friends,” and they’ve been spotted out together post-split.
Souls. Crushed. The A-listers split after 10 years of marriage (they [announced the news](/entertainment/blogs/obsessed/2015/06/ben-affleck-and-jennifer-garne) the day __after__ their 10-year wedding anniversary, in fact).
View image | gettyimages.comTwo months after we saw him hand over his final rose, The Bachelor‘s Prince Farming and Whitney Bischoff announced that they “mutually and amicably” decided to end their engagement. (ICYMI: Your Comprehensive Guide to Every Engagement Ring (and Promise Ring!) From The Bachelor and The Bachelorette)
Neil Lane himself said Chris was “effervescent” when he picked out this four-carat sparkler for Whitney, which has a three-plus-carat center stone center stone surrounded by a halo of 20 brilliant-cut diamonds and 94 more diamonds in the band.