Somewhere along the way, we got tired of the word "and." Instead, magazines will now shove couple names together into creative portmanteaus that make us wonder why anyone would ever waste all that time to actually say those extra syllables.
The supercouple to rule them all, Brangelina is probably the most used name on this list. Along with starring both together and separately in blockbuster movies, this pair of tabloid fixtures waded their way through their fair share of famous exes and came together to form one of the most famous couples in the world.
They might be relatively new, but Kimye have pretty much taken over every tabloid cover for their entire relationship. With the recent birth of their interestingly named child North and their impending Paris nuptials, don’t expect to see less of Kimye any time soon.
Ben Affleck must’ve loved his couple moniker so much that he found another Jennifer to go steady with after his breakup with J-Lo. Some refer to Affleck and Jennifer Garner as Bennifer 2.
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ feline portmanteau was once on the cover of every tabloid, but now it’s taking a permanent catnap after their high-profile divorce.
Her husband might have famously had an affair, but Hillary has stuck with Bill, and the Billary political power is stronger than ever, although now in her hands rather than his as rumors persist that she will run for president in 2016.
Once the squeaky-clean face of the Disney brand, these High School Musical stars-turned-lovers made every teenager jealous. Zanessa grew apart silently, but both Zac and Vanessa remain sizzling hot stars.
We wouldn’t past these fame-seeking socialites to have come up with a couple name for themselves, but either way this short and sweet name is a winner. Although you’ll have to clarify whom you are referring to when speaking with Stan Lee fans.
Like the adult version of the most popular couple in school, this quarterback and supermodel duo took the world by storm when their relationship came to light. Their wholesome couple name might be the most creative on this list.
The public went nuts with ideas when Tom Cruise began dating Penelope Cruz, of homophonic surname. The couple name that stuck was Cruise Control, although it did not accurately describe the ease of the relationship, which reportedly split over differences of opinion on Scientology.
Robsten was everywhere when “Twilight” first came out, although half the time they were actually their hopelessly in love characters Edward and Bella. Life imitated art, though, as their passion on-screen turned into a high-profile real relationship.
Giggly tweens everywhere relished in the short-lived relationship of serial dater Taylor Swift and spurned werewolf Taylor Lautner. Taylor Squared even appeared in the ensemble film “Valentine’s Day” as a couple.
When Haylor was a thing, the two daters were Hollywood’s hottest names in music. However, like all of the relationships that both Harry and Taylor have had, it was short-lived.
Posh and Becks
This pair of statuesque Brits is widely renowned as two of the most beautiful people in the world. Although she hasn’t been a member of the girl group Spice Girls for over a decade (except for a few notable performances), Victoria’s alter ego of Posh lives on within her couple name.
While they are one of Hollywood’s many short-lived couples, Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston’s otherwise unremarkable relationship is remembered solely for its somewhat royal-sounding couple name.