Evelyn Lozada and Hollywood's Top Quickie Marriages

VIDEO: Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson's Wife Files for Divorce After 41 Days
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Evelyn Lozada's 41-day marriage to former Miami Dolphin's receiver Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson may have come to an end, but she has gained entrance into the elite club of famous people whose "I do's" quickly turned into "I don'ts."

Lozada filed for divorce following an incident in which her football playing exallegedly head-butted the VH1 reality-TV star.

"Given the recent events that have taken place, Evelyn has decided to file for divorce and move on with her life," Lozada's lawyer, Michael B. Gilden, told "The Insider" in a statement Tuesday.

Read: Evelyn Lozada Files for Divorce From Chad Johnson

The reality-TV star was treated at a hospital for lacerations to her head after an argument between the two Saturday night allegedly ended with Johnson, 34, ramming Lozada with his head. He was later arrested on domestic battery charges.

Within 24 hours of his arrest, the Dolphins terminated the six-time Pro Bowl receiver's contract. VH1 shelved the upcoming reality-television program starring the couple, "Ev & Ocho." The show was set to debut Sept. 3.

Johnson spent the night in Broward County Jail, according to jail records, and bond was set at $2,500. A judge Monday ordered that the couple have no contact, according to WPLG, ABC's Miami affiliate.

Johnson, a frequent tweeter, Tuesday broke his silence regarding the situation with a post on his official website, OCNN.

"I am going to let the legal process run its course. I wish Evelyn nothing but the best, I have no negative words to say about her, the only thing I can say is I love her very much," said Johnson.

Click through to check out 11 more memorable quickie marriages.

PHOTO: Irish singer Sinead O'Connor married Barry Herridge at the famous Little White Wedding Chapel on Las Vegas Blvd in Sin City.
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Sinead O'Connor and Barry Herridge

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor called it quits with fourth husband Barry Herridge on Christmas Eve, after 16 days of marriage. O'Connor, who revealed on her blog that she and Herridge had lived as man and wife for only seven days, blamed "intense pressure" placed on her husband by members of his inner circle, and her "wild" journey to find marijuana on the night of their Las Vegas nuptials. Herridge, an addiction counselor for children, apparently frowned on the latter.

PHOTO: Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian appear on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno at NBC Studios, October 4, 2011 in Burbank, California.
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Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

Their marriage didn't last as long as the average season of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians." Seventy-three days after Kim Kardashian walked down the aisle to Kris Humphries at their $10 million black-and-white wedding extravaganza, the reality star filed divorce papers, on Halloween morning, demurring that "sometimes things don't work out as planned." (Trick or treat?)

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Britney Spears and Jason Alexander

Before K-Fed, there was Jas-Lex, Britney Spears' childhood friend who became her husband for all of 55 hours when they wed at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas on Jan. 3, 2004. Two days later, Spears asked to have the marriage annulled, saying she "lacked understanding of her actions" and "was incapable of agreeing to the marriage."

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Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra

Vegas: Where Regrettable Decisions Are Made. (At least, when it comes to love.) Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra said their vows in Sin City at the Little Chapel of the Flowers in November 1998. Two weeks later, the NBA star filed for annulment, claiming he was inebriated at the wedding. They officially divorced in April 1999.

PHOTO: Mario Lopez and Ali Landry
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Mario Lopez and Ali Landry

She was the Doritos girl. He was the "Saved by the Bell" dude. It should've worked, right? It didn't, because two weeks after Mario Lopez and Ali Landry said their vows in April 2004, she filed for divorce, claiming he'd been cheating on her for years.

PHOTO: Kenny Chesney
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Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney

If Bridget Jones and a country singer sounds like a flawed premise, that's because it was. Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney lasted four months after their May 2005 wedding. The actress sought an annulment explaining that there was a "miscommunication of the objective of their marriage at the start."

PHOTO: Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage
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Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage

Call it the four-month itch. Elvis Presley's daughter dumped her actor husband in November 2002, less than 16 weeks after they'd tied the knot. "I'm sad about this, but we shouldn't have been married in the first place," Presley said in a statement at the time. "It was a big mistake."

PHOTO: Drew Barrymore and Tom Green
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Drew Barrymore and Tom Green

Drew Barrymore changes her marital status the way most people change their water filters. After two engagements during her teen years fell apart, she tied the knot with bar owner Jeremy Thomas on March 20, 1994. About a month later, they split up. In July 2001, an older but not necessarily wiser Barrymore married comedian Tom Green. He filed for divorce that December.

PHOTO: Dennis Hopper and Michelle Phillips
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Dennis Hopper and Michelle Phillips

He wasn't known as the Hollywood hell raiser for nothing. The late Dennis Hopper's second wife, Mamas & the Papas singer Michelle Phillips, divorced him in 1970 after less than two weeks of marriage. Hopper went on to wed and divorce three more women.

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Jennifer Lopez and Chris Judd

Chris Judd met Jennifer Lopez while directing the video for her 2000 pop ditty "Love Don't Cost a Thing." It did cost a thing on Sept. 29, 2001, when they married in Los Angeles. It cost even more when their marriage fell apart the following June. False advertising, J-Lo.

PHOTO: Rudolph Valentino and Jean Acker
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Rudolph Valentino and Jean Acker

Think now-you-see-'em, now-you-don't marriages are an invention of today's celebrity culture? Think again. The "Roarin' 20s" produced one of the most memorable quickie marriages of all time between "Latin Lover" Rudolph Valentino and actress Jean Acker. Their brief courtship culminated in marriage on Nov. 6, 1919, but Acker quickly had a change of heart and locked Valentino out of their hotel suite on their wedding night. Their union was reportedly never consummated and officially ended in 1921.

But like Kardashian has pledged to do with Humphries, Acker remained friends with Valentino until the end. A century from now, perhaps another star of some sort will stumble on Kardashian's 72-day-marriage via the future equivalent of Wikipedia and say, "Hey, why don't I do that?"

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