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A Bunch Of Gay Power Couples Broke Up This Year, So Here Are 20 Gay Couples You Probably Forget Ever Even Dated To Begin With

2023 has seen the death of many famous gay power couples.

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We lost Jwan Yosef and Ricky Martin.

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Then Adam Smith and Billy Porter ended their six-year marriage.

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Everyone was completely shocked when Lukas Gage and Chris Appleton announced their divorce after a tenuous six-month marriage.

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And last week, Kevin Harrington and Antoni Porowski broke off their engagement.

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So many gay men are breaking up!

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Because I have an interest in forgotten celeb couples, here are 20 other gay couples you might have forgotten were ever a thing.

1.Reichen Lehmkuhl and Lance Bass

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They broke up in 2006, shortly after Lance came out.

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2.Zachary Quinto and Jonathan Groff

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They broke up in 2013 after dating for a year.

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3.Ricky Martin and Carlos Gonzalez Abella

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They broke up in 2013.

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4.Daniel Franzese and Joseph Bradley Phillips

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They ended their engagement in 2018.

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5.Jeff Leatham and Colton Haynes

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They divorced in 2018 after six months of marriage.

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6.Antoni Porowski and Joey Krietemeyer

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They broke up after seven years together.

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7.Trace Lehnhoff and Antoni Porowski

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They broke up in 2019 after dating for a year.

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8.Karamo Brown and Ian Jordan

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They broke up after 10 years together.

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9.Luke Evans and Jon Kortajarena

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They apparently broke up in 2017.

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10.Benjamin Maisani and Anderson Cooper

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They broke up in 2018 but still co-parent their two children together.

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11.Jacob Bixenman and Troye Sivan

They broke up after dating for four years.

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12.Richie Jackson and B.D. Wong

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They broke up in 2004 after being together for 15 years.

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That's their son in the lower middle.

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13.Matthew Wilkas and Gus Kenworthy

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They separated after four years together.

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14.Sam Smith and Brandon Flynn

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They broke up in 2018.

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15.Salvador Camarena and Ross Mathews

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They broke up after 10 years together.

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16.Christian Siriano and Brad Walsh

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They divorced in 2018 after previously breaking up and getting back together a few years prior.

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17.Cheyenne Jackson and Monte Lapka

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18.Javi Costa Polo and Adam Lambert

They ended their relationship in 2019.

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19.Mark Cornelsen and T.R. Knight

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They broke up in 2009 after two years together.

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20.And lastly: Miles McMillan and Zachary Quinto

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They broke up in 2019 after dating for six years.

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