Mellisa Gilbert spent most of her childhood years on the little prairie, so no wonder she fell madly in love with mega babe Rob Lowe when she first met him. We doubt it if there were charmers like Lowe on the prairie. Gilbert and Lowe went out for over six years, with a few breakups along the way.
At one stage, they got engaged, but that never led to a wedding. Rob carried on with his life, spreading his charms on other women, and Melissa nourished her career, became a producer and politician, and is happily married to Timothy Busfield.
Sheryl Crow and Owen Wilson
The country, jazz, pop, and rock star Sheryl Crow has dated a few big names; the famous Eric Clapton is one of them. She never really settled down with anyone and never bore children of her own. She has, though, adopted two boys who she brings up alone.
Back in the 199os', Crow had an on-and-off relationship with Owen Wilson that ended not much longer after it started. Wilson is known for his unsteady ways when it comes to relationships, so the ending of this little romance story didn't come as a surprise to us. He later went on to have three children with three other partners.
Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay
1983 was the year for Rebecca De Mornay and Tom Cruise. They were both working on the set of "Risky Business" at the time, which turned into a real-life romance. Apparently, while they were shooting the movie, Rebecca was already involved with Harry Dean, but this didn't stop her from starting a new relationship with Cruise. By 1985, the story between the two was over.
Tom Cruise had an amazing career in front of him, with "Top Gun" being the biggest success of those days, and Rebecca De Mornay went on to star in numerous movies, such as "The Three Musketeers," and "The Hand That Rocks The Cradle."
Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck
This story has somewhat of a circular structure: Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow met on the set of one movie and then had to meet again, after they had already broken up, to promote another movie. That, in itself, already sounds like a movie.
They first fell in love in 1998's "Shakespeare in Love," and by the time their 2000 flick "Bounce" came out in the year 2000, they were already apart. Gwyneth was quoted saying that Ben isn't the type of boyfriend you marry, but the one you date to heal childhood trauma. We don't know if that's a compliment or not.
Emilio Estevez and Demi Moore
Before starring as Andrew Clark, the athlete in "The Breakfast Club," Emilio Estevez was introduced to the stunning Demi Moore (who was still before her "Indecent Proposal" and "Ghost" days). They dated for a while and got engaged but never tied the knot.
They were both madly in love with one another, but apparently, that was not enough for Estevez to not play the game with another woman simultaneously. When Demi's therapist advised her not to take it any further with Emilio, she knew they had to go separately. But other relationships were not too far ahead for either of them.