Under the Media Microscope: Celebrity Break-Ups

When we go through a break-up we can do so in the privacy of our homes -- in pajamas on the couch eating ice cream. But stars have it much harder as they have to deal with the ups-and-downs of their relationships in the public eye. These hot young couples have lived every moment of their relationship under a media microscope, including their break-ups.

Kara's Goo Hara and BEAST's Yong Jun Jyung

Kara's Goo Hara and BEAST's Yong Jun Jyung
The popular Korean idol couple caused a stir amongst Korean entertainment fans when they began dating, just broke up after a two-year relationship. Hara's agency claimed that the pair grew apart since their busy schedules prevented them from spending time together, but stated that they want to remain good colleagues. Goo Hara made her Korean drama acting debut with "City Hunter."

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
American pop-star couple Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber split up for the second time at the beginning of the year, after a heated argument while on vacation. Sources say that Justin was upset about Selena partying without him. Their decision to part ways was reportedly due to too much time apart, and Justin getting too close to Victoria's Secret model Barbara Palvin.

Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus 

Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus
Earlier this month, gossip blogs jumped on the chance to speculate about a breakup between Miley Cyrus and her fiancĂ© Liam Hemsworth, after Liam flew to Australia and Miley was spotted without her extravagant engagement ring. Miley has denied break-up reports, but watch the below video to come to your own conclusion.