What It's Really Like to Be Married to a Celebrity

Updated 09/15/14

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Sure, being married to a celebrity seems like it would be totally awesome: From the outlandish weddings (hello Kimye) to the sick honeymoon spots, it looks like Hollywood's wedded elite have it made. According to one former A-list hubby, though, this couldn't be further from the truth.

Jennifer Lopez's second husband, dancer and choreographer Cris Judd, opened up to Us Weekly about his 16-month marriage in the public eye, and how loving in the limelight isn't as amazing as one would think.

"You know it's very tough," Judd said of his marriage to J.Lo. "Your privacy is breached. You're no longer a normal person. [Our wedding] was a circus. I think several people got arrested trying to climb up a mountain... trying to sneak in. We actually rented the airspace."

The dancer, who met the singing superstar on set of her music video for "Love Don't Cost a Thing" in 2001 and married after only a month-long engagement defended his relationship, though: "You kind of sign up for that, you know?" Judd added. "You kind of have to take it and accept it and embrace it. Once you stop fighting it, it smoothes itself over. If you try to keep that privacy, it drives you nuts and that's why people break."

"It had no bearing on the outcome of a relationship," said. "Unfortunately, it just didn't work out."

Still, though, this sheds light on how tough some celebs have it when it comes to finding (and keeping!) love, and why those long-lasting Tinsletown partnerships are so worth celebrating!

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