But please do not give up on love. Love is far from dead. It’s very much alive, blossoming within the thousands of other high-profile power couples in the world we can look up to in awe. Here are six rays of light and love to turn to during the dark days ahead.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama
There really isn’t much to be said here that can’t be felt by simply looking at photos of the POTUS and the FLOTUS. Whether it’s their smiles, slow dancings or fist-bumps, the couple are utterly goals. Through thick and thin, they are by each other’s side. Plus once a feature film is created about your first date, you will be on favorite couple listings forever.
George and Amal Clooney
George Clooneyused to be known as Hollywood’s most eligible bachelor, but that all changed when renowned human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin and him tied the knot in 2014. Since then, Amal has sued ISIS while George has starred in a slew of new cinemas, including Tomorrowland and Hail! Caesar. Oh and the two have adopted three dog named Louie, Millie and Nate.
Jay Z and Beyonc
From “‘0 3 Bonnie& Clyde” to “Drunk in Love” to the totality of Lemonade , Sean “Jay-Z” Carter and Beyonc Knowles Carter’s relationship has provided us all with classic anthems during trying times. When they’re not on tour together or hanging out with daughter Blue Ivy, they’re usually murdering any and every red carpet. They satisfied when Beyonce was 18 years old, and over the years the two musicians have given us more of a peek into their personal lives. Despite any rumors of infidelity that Bey’s latest album suggested, it seems the two are crazy in love with no intent of ever letting us down.
Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres
Actress Portia de Rossi and talk present host Ellen DeGeneres have been together since 2004. When the California Supreme Court overturned a ban on gay matrimony, DeGeneres announced her engagement to de Rossi the very next day on The Ellen Show . During their first joint interview together, de Rossi told Oprah Winfrey that it was love at first site. “It was like an arrow shot through my heart, ” de Rossi said.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen
If you ever need a laugh sponsored by some of the world’s most beautiful people, turn to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend. The couple, who married in 2013, are a hoot on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat and are constantly supporting one another publicly. And their daughter Luna only might be the most precious American in the land.
David and Victoria Beckham
British royalty David and Victoria Beckham have been married since 1999 and together even longer than that. The football superstar and former Spice Girl( both heavily working in fashion now) have four children togetherkids that aren’t afraid to sometimes have fun with their parents from time to time. While they’re private life has been kept largely hidden from the limelight, they are quick to tell the press that they are happy and thriving. “I’m really lucky to perfectly love what I do and for things to be going so well and to have such a great family…” Victoria recently told press.
Hope and love still exists out there, everyone.