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The Science of Splitsville

2012-11-13 14:51
So Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have ended their relationship. Who's glad? We are! They simply didn't fit together.

You see, there's a simple science to the success of celebrity couples - your fame needs to match up.

On the famous scale Selena's a 5 (and only because of her connection to the Biebster) and Justin's pushing 11. It would have never lasted - she would have spent her entire career being Mrs Bieber.

When the fame of the two halves of a celebrity couple are on an equal footing, it also makes a single couples' title easier.

Take the overused yet prime example of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. They're equally famous, equally good-looking and their names work amazingly together.

Try putting Justin and Selena together: Justena, Selestin, Jelena... It just doesn't have the power of Brangelina or Robsten. It's not about sharing the limelight - it's about two equally bright limelights coming together.

So we've put together a little list of who we think the Biebster could hook up with next. Check it out.

Other celeb couples we see moving into Splitsville soon include:

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling - His profile is sky-high compared to that of the one-time Fast 'n Furious star.

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield - She's EMMA STONE while he's just that Spider-Man actor. 

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon - She's an icon, he's a reality show presenter. C'mon...

What do you think of our celebrity couple formula? Scientific or stupid? E-mail your celeb couple predictions to us at

While you're at it, why not vote for your favourite celeb couple in our Top of 2012 survey and you could win cash or tickets to Lady Gaga in CT! Take the survey now!

This one's for all the single celebs,

Local is very lekker!

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