These Over-the-Top Romantic Gestures Confirm Celebs Make The Best Valentines

Just in time for Valentine's Day.

Sadly, old-school romance is pretty much a dying breed. Partly because of technology and partly because of celebrities. For example: letters turned into app browsing = technology. Flowers turned into yachts and Rolls-Royces = celebrity. Getting surprised at work turned into getting surprised with dick pics = technology. Drive-in movies turned into the entire Staples Center = you guessed it, celebrities. Thanks for setting the bar, J. Biebs.

Still, it’s nice(?) to look at some of the over-the-top things celebrities have done for each other romantically. Whether it be proposals, weddings or just dates… because, let’s be honest: #goals. We know these things probably won’t happen for us in real life, but that’s what rom-coms and friends’ killer advice are for, right?

Check out the most ridiculously extravagant romantic gestures celebs have made over the years below. Oh, and Happy Valentine’s Day.

  • 1 Jay-Z surprised Beyoncé with 10,000 roses before her Super Bowl 50 halftime performance.
    He also spent $1 million on jewels for her 24th birthday and another million on a 1959 Rolls-Royce convertible for her 25th. But who’s counting?

  • 2 Justin Bieber rented out the Staples Center for a movie date with Selena Gomez.
    Does the old popcorn trick still work in a 20,000-seat venue? Did the Titanic feel life-like? If so, did Selena share the door raft with Biebs? I need answers.

  • 3 Khloe Kardashian bought Lamar Odom a Rolls-Royce for winning the NBA Championship in 2010.
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    It was only $400,000 and trophies are overrated.

  • 4 Johnny Depp bought Vanessa Paradis a whole vineyard in France.
    Most couples vacation at a vineyard. Johnny bought a whole vineyard. #PiratesPaycheck

  • 5 Ben Affleck bought a whole page in Variety to list his favorite things about Jennifer Lopez.
    “Beauty” and “true grace” were some of them. “World’s most famous booty” was already taken.

  • 6 Brad Pitt bought a $5.7 million yacht for Jennifer Aniston.
    And when Brangelina happened, it became the Titanic.

  • 7 Robin Thicke dedicated a whole album to win back Paula Patton.
    ICYMI: it didn’t work.

  • 8 Kanye dropped a hefty $3.3 million to propose to Kim Kardashian.
    The diamond blinds us at 15 carats. There was a 50-piece orchestra and “PLEEEASE MARRY MEEE!!!” on the scoreboard. But don’t worry, the use of AT&T Park was a gift. Thank god. And never forget the 150 Christmas presents.

  • 9 Katy Perry and Russell Brand’s wedding in India was on a tiger reserve with all sorts of magical animals.
    Including 21 camels, elephants and horses. And I was annoyed at my friend’s destination wedding in Florida.

  • 10 Kristen Stewart made a public apology for cheating on Robert Pattinson.
    …with her Snow White and the Huntsman director, Rupert Sanders. She said: “I’m deeply sorry for the hurt and embarrassment I’ve caused… This momentary indiscretion has jeopardized the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I’m so sorry.” It worked in winning him back. Until it didn’t.

  • 11 Miley Cyrus wrote an open letter explaining why she was the reason her relationship with Liam Hemsworth didn’t work out.
    In it, she said she still loved him deeply and apologized for her wild ways. I think he just got around to reading it, though.

  • 12 Seal proposed to Heidi Klum in an actual igloo.
    The igloo wasn’t nearly enough, so thankfully, it had a bed with rose petals inside. Don’t cheap out on us now, S.

  • 13 Joe Dimaggio had flowers delivered to his ex-wife Marilyn Monroe’s grave twice a week for 20 years.
    If I don’t get a single rose from bae this year, I’m gonna be fuming.

Looking for a guy who’ll treat you as well as these celebs? Take a dive into the online dating pool! Don’t worry, we’ve broken it all down for you.

Pizza is bae. And yes, I still say bae.