Think twice before you pick up a Cuisinart or monogrammed towel set to send to Khloe Kardashian and her new hubby L.A. Laker Lamar Odom in celebration of their quickie Sunday evening nuptials. According to the very scientific mathematics of reality television statistics, this marriage may have a shelf life shorter than one of Kim Kardashian's skirts.,feedConfig,entry&id=733382&pid=733381&uts=1254230581,aolsvc&omni=1&ke=1
Reality Show Relationship Curses
Be it Nick and Jessica or Flav and Brigitte, the chances of a relationship lasting while a camera crew follows them around just simply aren't that high. See the Victims of the Reality Romance Curse >>>
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The Reality Couple Curse

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown -- 'Being Bobby Brown'
In 2005, Bobby Brown starred in his own reality show with Whitney Houston. By October 2006, Houston filed for divorce claiming she was sick of Brown's history of infidelity, drug and alcohol arrests.

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Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson -- 'Newlyweds'
Nick & Jessica started filming their reality show during the summer of 2003 as they exchanged their vows and started their lives as newlyweds. After four seasons of honeymoon bliss (and learning the truth about chicken of the sea), the couple filed for divorce on December 16, 2005.


Britney Spears and Kevin Federline -- 'Britney & Kevin: Chaotic'
The limited-run reality series debuted on May 17, 2005 and brought viewers into the whirlwind romance of Britney and K-Fed leading up to their "secret" wedding. In November 2006, Britney filed for divorce from Federline citing irreconcilable differences.

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Flavor Flav and Brigitte Nielsen -- 'Strange Love'
After the couple developed a relationship while filming 'The Surreal Life,' VH1 gave them their own show. By the show's final episode Brigitte returned to her fiance, Mattia Dessi. (The series premiered on January 9, 2005 and ended on April 24, 2005.)

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Hulk Hogan and Linda Hogan -- 'Hogan Knows Best'
After filming three seasons, Linda filed for divorce on Tuesday November 20, 2007 after media reports cited that Hulk cheated on her with one of his daughter's close friends.

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Evan Marriott and Zora Andrich -- 'Joe Millionaire'
The FOX dating show tricked its contestants into believing Evan, a 9-to-5 construction worker, was actually a millionaire. After filming stopped, the Season 1 winner, Zora, claimed she was attracted to a completely different man while Marriott claimed she lost her sex appeal. Ouch.


Travis Barker (R) and Shanna Moakler -- 'Meet the Barkers'
MTV filmed Barker's marriage to former Miss USA Shanna Moakler from 2005–2006. By August 8, 2006 Barker filed for divorce from Moakler. (The couple have had a rocky on and off relationship since and are currently back together.)

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Jesse Csincsak (L) and DeAnna Pappas -- 'The Bachelorette: Season 4'
Like many 'Bachelor' and 'Bachelorette' stars before them, Jesse and Deanna's relationship didn't last long. The fourth season aired on May 19, 2008 but by November 2008, a teary-eyed Jesse announced on his official video blog that 'Bachelorette' DeAnna broke up with him.

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Ashlee Simpson and Ryan Cabrera -- 'The Ashlee Simpson Show'
During the show's two seasons, MTV followed the young love of Ashlee and Ryan, which started in 2003. By the following summer in 2004, the two reportedly broke up due to their conflicting schedules.

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Gretchen Bonaduce and Danny Bonaduce -- 'Breaking Bonaduce'
The couple began filming their faltering marriage on VH1 in 2005. The show caught the couple in domestic disputes and couple's counseling. On April 9, 2007, Gretchen filed a divorce petition citing irreconcilable differences.

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