The sexuality of any person is the most secretive thing they have about them. You cannot tell if a person is interesed in men or women or both looking at their face, and you can't tell their tastes even after spending a lot of time with them. Perhaps that is why many people get away with hiding their sexuality and some times, people realize it only when its too late. Here are a few examples of some celebrities who would have looked at their husbands and exclaimed "Alas!"
Carrie Fisher married Bryan Lourd but the marriage only lasted for three years as Lourd came out of the closet in 1994 and revealed that he was gay. They have a daughter together.
Jonathan Plummer and Terry McMillan tied the knot in 1998 and the marriage went on strong until 2005, the year that Plummer declared his homosexuality. The hero of McMillan's bestselling book How Stella Got Her Groove Back (2004) was based on Plummer.
Best known for her hit TV series Murder, She Wrote, actress Angela Lansbury was married to Richard Cromwell for a year. After a long time since the marriage had ended, Lansbury stated that the reason for the divorce was Cromwell's sexuality.
Married for 7 years, Peter Allen and Liza Minnelli split after Allen revealed his homosexuality by being open about his long-term relationship with partner Gregory Connell.
Director Vincente Minnelli married the famous Hollywood diva Judy Garland among many other women just for the sake of staying in the limelight. He reportedly lived as a gay man in NYC.
Member of the famous band N'Sync, Lance Bass dated Danielle Fishel for over a year. Six years later, he gave her the shock of her life by coming out as a homosexual person.
Ricky Martin had a 14-year-long relationship with Mexican model and TV presenter Rebecca de Alba. Then in 2010, he came out of the closet and declared that he was gay. Reportedly, Rebecca is still pissed at Ricky Martin for this.
Co-host of The View Star Jones married Al Reynolds but the marriage fell apart just within 4 years. Though Reynolds hasn't accepted his homosexuality, rumours are that the reason behind their divorce was that Reynolds was gay.
Adult movie actor Jack Wrangler's marriage with Margaret Whiting can be said to be one marriage that really stayed until death did them apart. They were married from 1994 to 2009, until Jack died. Jack was always open about his homosexuality despite of his marriage.
Fran Drescher, well known for her role in The Nanny, was married to the show's director Peter Marc Jacobson. The marriage lasted for 21 years. It was after their divorce that Jacobson came out as gay.