Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin shocked fans this week with the announcement of their split.
Calling the separation a "conscious uncoupling," the pair, who have been together for more than a decade, appear to be dealing with the breakup amicably.
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But Gwyneth and Chris aren't the only celebrity exes who have managed to handle their breakups with grace and civility.
When Australian screen beauty Nicole ran into Lenny Kravitz at the CMT awards the atmosphere couldn’t have been warmer. In fact the curly-haired rock god swept her husband Keith Urban into a bear hug, with Nicole looking on.
Sometimes it’s co-parenting that brings exes together. That’s certainly the case with Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen, who prove that when the love affair ends, friendship can begin.