There are some couples who are so well-suited for each other that you think they'll be together forever. Like, for instance, Kim Kardashian and basketball star Kris Humphries, who recently divorced after sharing
a publicist 72 days of matrimonial bliss together. Or Heath and Deborah Campbell, the two neo-Nazi lovebirds who famously named their children Adolf Hitler and JoyceLynn Aryan Nation. Or actor/musician Zooey Deschanel and Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, who seemed so well-matched that you'd thought they'd spend the rest of eternity recording duets for animated movie soundtracks, or snuggling on their hideous, 70s floral-print loveseat, or gazing wistfully into each others' eyes as they discussed Rilke and the benefits of a gluten-free vegan diet.
Unfortunately, all fairy tales must come to an end, and Gibbard and Deschanel's fairy-tale romance is no exception. After two years of marriage, a representative for the couple says that Gibbard and Deschanel have split up. The two were married in September 2009, after their mutual manager introduced them to each other. A source close to them tells Us Weekly that the split was "mutual and amicable," which probably means that it took place in a diner on a rainy afternoon, and when the check came they took turns drawing sad faces on it while the Replacements' "Skyway" played in the background.
It's sad, because Deschanel and Gibbard really did seem like they worked well together. However, there's no use crying over spilled organic soy milk, so if you're between the ages of 18-35 and you've bought shampoo at Whole Foods at least once, take a number and get in line. These two are back on the market.