Celebrity divorces, breakups of 2013 / 2012

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, January 23, 2012

44 of 143: On December 26, Sinead O'Connor announced she had split from Barry Herridge after 16 days of marriage. On January 3, the 45-year-old Irish singer said they were going to try to be 'boyfriend and girlfriend,' putting divorce proceedings on hold.

O'Connor and Herridge wed at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, NV on her 45th birthday on December 8, 2011.

O'Connor told fans in September that she was heartbroken over the dissolution of her marriage to Steve Cooney last April, after eight months and performed an online boyfriend search. She has been married three times and has four children with four different fathers.

Her son Jake Reynolds was conceived during her first marriage to music producer John Reynolds. Her daughter Brigidine Roisine Waters was born in 1996 with her former partner, "The Irish Times" journalist John Waters. Her son Shane was born in 2004 with the help of Irish folk musician Donal Lunny and her fourth child, Yeshua Francis Neil was born in 2006 with former partner Frank Bonadio.

(Pictured: Sinead O'Connor and Barry Herridge appear in a photo posed on the singer's official website on December 7, 2011.) (SineadOConnor.com)