Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebs. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2012.
Paula Abdul and Jeff Bratton: In January, news broke that Abdul and her boyfriend had split after a year and a half together. Bratton, a record label owner, told People it was an amicable breakup.
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