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Janet Jackson

When Janet Jackson announced in 2000 that she and songwriter and music video director Rene Elizondo had broken up, she wasn’t just sharing the news of her split with the world, she was actually announcing for the first time that the two had been secretly married … and weren't just breaking up, but divorcing. ''I'm as surprised as you are that we managed to keep it a secret,'' Elizondo said of his marriage to the pop singer, which lasted about eight years (though they were together for 13). Jackson was later ordered to pay her ex a reported $10 million divorce settlement.

Secret Celebrity Marriages

From Rosie O'Donnell to Janet Jackson, check out celebs who kept their marriages under wraps. – By Lizbeth Scordo,

omg! staff