On Feb. 14 people around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day and the ones they love. Cards, flowers, letters and candy are popular items exchanged, along with smooches, hugs and lots of kind words. In the technology age, heartfelt messages are also posted via social media sites. Just as Valentine's Day hit on Feb. 14, actor Gilles Marini tweeted a Valentine message to his Twitter followers saying, "Love you all. Happy Valentine's day . Kick a** and be the best you can be to your love ones .. Btw: do that all the time ;)"
Celebrity couples are constantly in the spotlight and unfortunately, many of them suffer devastating splits due to extreme pressure and the high price of fame. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Bruce and Kris Jenner, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, George Clooney and Stacy Keibler, and Clint and Dina Eastwood are prime examples of high-profile couples who have sadly parted ways.
Instead of prying into other people’s pain, let’s take a moment to consider some happy famous couples, whose relationships have stood the test of time and the scrutiny of the public eye.
Here’s a look at 10 celebrity couples who have been lucky in love for more than a decade and continue to beat the odds and avoid the breakup blues. Gilles and Carole Marini kick off the list of hopelessly devoted famous pairs. Click on the photos to see all of the couples in the list.