What many may assume is that people aren’t friendly with their ex’s new love interest. It’s pretty standard to not want to have anything to do with your ex, and especially not the person they date after you. But oddly enough, there are actually people who don’t follow this line of thinking. Some people actually become friends with the people their exes date after them. And in the alternate world of celebrities, it actually happens more often than you would think. While it may sound messy and like a potential cesspool of drama, it seems like these celebs actually took the high road and found a way to all get along. It takes a great deal of maturity and forgiveness to let the past be the past, and become friends with someone like an ex’s new love interest. But these celebs found a way to rise to the occasion. Check out these 7 celebs who became friends with their ex’s new partners.
Lenny Kravitz and Jason Momoa
Lisa Bonet was married to Lenny Kravitz for 6 years, but divorced in the 90’s. She eventually married Jason Momoa in 2017. And although the two have announced their separation in 2022, Jason and Lenny have said online that they consider themselves brothers, and they are all one family.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Dakota Johnson
Chris Martin is the common love denominator between Gwyneth Paltrow and Dakota Johnson, but the two have become great friends. In an interview, Paltrow said that she realizes their friendship is somewhat different, but said that she adores Johnson.
Jada Pinkett Smith and Sheree Zampino
Will Smith was married to actress Sheree Zampino and had Smith’s eldest son together. Although he is now with Jada Pinkett Smith, Jada and Sheree have gotten over their initial issues and grown close to each other. They are so close now that they laugh together about the things they used to have spats about.
Katy Perry and Miranda Kerr
Orlando Bloom was originally married to Miranda Kerr, and is now engaged to Katy Perry. As Miranda and Orlando have a child together, Miranda and Katy began interacting and have actually become friends. They spend holidays together and call themselves a modern family. The two seem like they have gotten really close and support each other as women and mothers.
Demi Moore and Emma Heming
Demi Moore and Bruce Willis were married for 13 years, and then Willis married Emma Herring. Moore has said very nice things about Heming, calling her a great mother, a beautiful woman, and that she is a part of their family. She went on to say that their children are all siblings.
Nina Dobrev and Nikki Reed
Ian Somerhalder was in a relationship with Nina Dobrev for 3 years before married Nikki Reed. The two women have said online that they are friends, despite rumors circulating to the contrary. In 2017, Reed addressed the rumors that Ian had been cheating and that there was jealousy between the three of them. She assured the public that the rumors were not true, and were nothing more than an attempt to cause drama, and that there are harmful in their portrayal of women battling it out over a man.
Taylor Swift and Sophie Turner
Joe Jonas initially dated Taylor Swift and then married Sophie Turner. The two have shown support for each other online, and have generally seemed to get along well with each other. Sophie has promoted Taylor Swift’s song, “Mr. Perfectly Fine,” despite speculation that the song could have possibly been inspired by Swift’s past relationship with Jonas.