There's no doubt that there were a lot of celebrity breakups this year. (Poor Ari and Pete!)

But let's be honest: the messiest breakups are always the most entertaining to read about. And while some celebrity splits were peaceful and civil (oh JWoww, you and Roger were doing so well at first...), others were extremely messy and dramatic.

As 2018 winds down, take a look at the eight most over-the-top, ugly and downright tragic celebrity breakups of the year, below.