7 of the Most Iconic Soul Mates of All Time
A handful of history's most potent pairs.
They were proud; they were prejudiced. It wasn't love at first sight, but after sufficient banter and bickering, they started a romance that was one for the books.
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In the real world, stuffed bears and pigs rarely become best friends. In the Hundred Acre Wood, this interspecies pair walks forever paw-in-hoof.
A history-changing wartime alliance and mutual admiration society fueled by liquor, cigars and a shared commitment to the salvation of humankind.
She may have been made of hard maple and steel strings, but to King she was partner, muse and everything in between.
Ain't nothing like the real thing: The duo made seven Top 40 hits together, and after Terrell died in 1970, Gaye changed his sound forever.
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Two rogue smugglers—one with significant body-hair issues, the other with significant hair—battle the Empire in a galaxy far, far away.
Oprah + Gayle
, 40 years and counting
Gayle: Knows the lyrics to every pop song ever written; makes butterflies look antisocial. Oprah: "Please stop singing, Gayle, and let me read my book." And yet, the epic BFFs can't go a day without talking, laughing and utterly mind-melding.