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When we normal people break up, one thing we all try to avoid is running into our Ex. For celebrities, this becomes a more difficult task as even though they are no longer together they still have to attend awards or some other functions where it's really hard to avoid the other. But this gets really really awkward when they have to work together and continue to ACT as couples.
Here are some real life celebrity couples who did not let their breakup affect their work no matter how difficult it would have been for them.
They dated for 3 years before breaking up in 2006. They worked together in movie 'Bad Teacher' in 2011. Though Cameron stated in an interview that they both have moved on and it was fun working together.
They play as 'Leonard and Penny' in the hit series 'The big bang theory'. They were in a secret relationship for 2 years and opened up about it three years after their breakup. They should be applauded for never letting this affect their acting on the show.
Nina and Ian became friends while working together on show 'Vampire Diaries'. They dated for 3 years before calling it quits. Even though they broke up in real they had to play a loving couple on the show. Talk about awkward.
Jennifer and Michael played brother and sister on the show 'Dexter'. They dated for a year before getting married in 2008. They got a divorce in 2010. But after everything continued to work together keeping their work away from their professional life.
They started dating while working together in the movie 'X-Men: First Class' but broke up shortly after. They still had to work together in the two sequels 'Days of Future Past' and recently released 'Apocalypse'.
They met on the sets on 'The O.C.' and dated for some time. But after they broke up they still had to film one more season.
They were co-stars in the show 'Alias' when they started dating. They dated for one year before breaking up when their show still had a long way to go. To make things more awkward Jennifer was pregnant with Ben Affleck's baby while filming the last season.
They played brother and sister in the show 'Brothers and Sisters' when they started dating in real life. Seeing their chemistry the story was given a twist and their characters also started to hook up on the show.
But, they broke up in real life making it really awkward.