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Sandra Bullock and Kate Winslet Fall into 'Oscar Curse'

Sandra Bullock has reportedly left Jesse James after an alleged affair rumor surfaced just 10 days after her Oscar win. Meanwhile, previous Best Actress winner Kate Winslet and her husband Sam Mendes called it quits on Monday.

Is there an Oscar relationship curse? Bullock and Winslet are not the first women to have received top Oscar honors and endure relationship endings within the same year.

See more leading ladies who may have been hit with the "Oscar Curse."

Oscar Curse

Sandra Bullock: Best Actress Winner 2010 for "The Blind Side"

Sandra Bullock left the Los Angeles home she shares with husband Jesse James shortly after winning the Oscar, amid rumors he had had an affair.

Bullock and James met in 2004 during a tour of the set of the James' Discovery Channel show, "Monster Garage." The couple married a year later.

Kate Winslet: Best Actress Winner 2009 for "The Reader"

Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes, who worked together on 2008's "Revolutionary Road," were married for seven years and have a 6-year-old son, Joe.

The couple announced their split in March, 2010.

Reese Witherspoon: Best Actress Winner 2006 for "Walk the Line"

Reese Witherspoon filed for divorce from Ryan Phillippe in 2006 after alleged affair rumors surfaced.

The two were married for 7 years and have two children.

Hilary Swank: Best Actress Winner 2005 for "Million Dollar Baby"

Hilary Swank and Chad Lowe filed for divorce in 2006.

The couple met in 1992 and were married for nine years.

Halle Berry: Best Actress Winner 2002 for "Monster's Ball"

Halle Berry and Eric Benet separated in 2003 after rumors of Benet's cheating surfaced.

The couple met in 1999 and were married for three years.

Julia Roberts: Best Actress Winner 2001 for "Erin Brockovich"

Julia Roberts and boyfriend Benjamin Bratt broke up three months after she won the Oscar.

The couple had been together for four years.

Gwyneth Paltrow: Best Actress Winner 1999 for "Shakespeare in Love"

Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck were a hot item, but broke up just two months after she accepted the award.

They had been dating for one year.

Helen Hunt: Best Actress Winner 1998 for "As Good As It Gets"

Helen Hunt and actor Hank Azaria got married a few months after she won the Oscar. Within just six months, they filed for divorce.