Other A-listers still have simply chosen to date civilians.Paltrow, who has dated everyone from Ben Affleck to Brad Pitt, is now in a serious relationship with the television producer Brad Falchuk.Couples are simply elevated based on the fact that they're in a relationship—if they even care about that at all.Lady Gaga, the mother monster herself, is dating an up-and-coming singer.Reese Witherspoon, who was once married to man-of-the-hour Ryan Phillippe, is happily married to an agent.And until their very recent breakup, Amy Schumer was ensconced with a furniture designer from Illinois.(That is of course to say nothing of their individual star power).Brad and Jen ceased to be and their status was transferred over to Brangelina.
Their combined net worth and popularity is something that no one can rival; to look directly at them is to stare straight into the sun.It was a time when most huge stars flocked to other huge stars—before there was Tinder, one simply made the Hollywood party rounds or asked her people to talk to his people.It made for seamless A-lister stalking, because all of the biggest and brightest were, basically living together. Slowly, those couples and their collective power status began to erode.Ben and Jen are deep into conscious uncoupling and coparenting, much like their counterparts-in-separation Gwyneth and Chris.Leo's actress dating history gave way to his current penchant for Victoria's Secret models. See, the demise of the Hollywood Power Couple the way we used to know them is actually a good thing.There are constantly new couples cropping up in Tinseltown, but none has been quite so simultaneously A-list, and there certainly hasn't been a Movement like there used to be. We don't wish ill on any of these A-listers and their romantic endeavors, but it was starting to feel like an exclusive clique with no room for anyone else.