Posts tagged "divorce"

Christina Aguilera Talks About Her Divorce

"Things were so unhealthy and unhappy for both Jordan and me. I knew I had to end it. I really didn't want to hurt Jordan, and I felt torn about splitting our family up. ... When you're unhappy in your marriage, your children are the ones who suffer. That's the last thing I wanted for…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 3, 2010

Cash & Coupling: Seriously, Ladies, Get A Damn Prenup!

Prenups are a backup plan. Like any other backup plan -- the fold-up flats in your purse, tampons in your desk drawer at work, the rape whistle on your keychain -- you don’t expect to use it, and you really hope not to, but thank God it’s there when you need it. For women, divorce…
By: Amelia Timbers / December 2, 2010

Facebook’s New Function? Divorce!

A new survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers found that one in five divorces cite Facebook activity as evidence of cheating, proof the spouse has gone crazy town, or documentation of irreconcilable differences. What? “He likes to play Farmville, I don’t know who he is anymore.” If only. Apparently, most of the…
By: Simcha / December 1, 2010

Cash & Coupling: How To Make A Divorce Suck Less Financially

Last time in Cash & Coupling, we covered how to go into a marriage making financial choices that would benefit you in the event of a future divorce. But what about after disaster strikes and the marriage is over? (I know, we're thinking real positive around these parts.) Here are five tips designed to…
By: Amelia Timbers / December 1, 2010

Christina Aguilera Gives A Shout-Out To Single Moms

Today, Christina Aguilera went on "Ellen" to talk about her new movie, "Burlesque." But she didn't stop there, she also opened up about her divorce and gave a shout-out to single moms. "More power to single moms and those out there doing it. I was raised by a single mom," she said.
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 19, 2010

Cash & Coupling: Divorce In Your Future? Here Are 4 Steps To Take Before You Tie The Knot!

When I think prenup, I think Donald Trump protecting his vast fortune from gold-digging spouses. But this is an outdated point of view. Getting a prenuptial agreement is actually a very savvy move for a pragmatic couple. Prenups are an example of one of the important financial choices women can make from the outset of…
By: Amelia Timbers / November 19, 2010

Is Erin Barry The Woman Who Caused Tony Parker And Eva Longoria To Divorce?

Is this the woman who made Eva Longoria desperate for a divorce lawyer? Sources tell Us Weekly that Erin Barry, the wife of Tony Parker's former San Antonio Spurs teammate Brent Barry, is allegedly the woman who exchanged hundreds of texts with Parker. Supposedly, after discovering the texts on her husband's phone, Longoria…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 18, 2010

Trend Alert: Beyoncé’s Parents Doing The Reverse Divorce, Too

Yesterday, we told you that Britney Spears' parents, Lynne and Jamie, are back together and happy after getting divorced in 2002. And now we hear that Beyoncé's parents may have reconciled, too. Tina Knowles filed for divorce from Mathew Knowles last November, after 30 years of marriage, when another woman brought a paternity…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 17, 2010

Britney Spears’ Parents Are A Couple Once Again

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor the fact that they got divorced in 2002 can keep Lynne and Jamie Spears—aka Britney Spears' parents—apart. The two were thought to be donezo, but are now an item once again. A source tells People, "They are back together and are doing well and happy. Not remarried, but back…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 16, 2010

HuffPo’s New Divorce Section — Smart Idea Or Too Cynical?

This week, the Huffington Post launched a groundbreaking new category of content for a news blog or lifestyle magazine: a section devoted to divorce. Chock-full of advice, how-tos (for navigating the holidays, finding a lawyer, breaking it to the kids, etc.), celeb divorce news, and insightful personal essays, there is no dearth of content o…
By: Joanne Hinkel / November 12, 2010

Sarah Palin Laughs Off The Divorce Rumors

"I call Todd on the cell phone and I say, 'Todd, you won't believe this cover!' And he says, 'Twenty million? Write me a check.' He's good about laughing some of that stuff off." —Sarah Palin on how she and husband Todd reacted to a tabloid cover that claimed they were working out…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 11, 2010

Dear Wendy: “My New Husband Refuses To Sleep With Me”

I am a young woman in my mid-20s. I started dating my husband when I was 18. We were in a long-distance relationship, but decided to get married this year, and I left the U.S. to be with him. Before we were married, we had a great sex life. Now that I am here, he…
By: Wendy Atterberry / November 10, 2010

Just For The Record, Courteney Cox Is NOT Divorcing David Arquette

”I don't know what will happen, but this is not like we're getting divorced. This is a separation and I think that takes a lot of courage. ... Whatever is supposed to happen will be the best thing for us.” —Courteney Cox speaks about her separation from David Arquette. Sorry we assumed that…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 1, 2010

Dear Wendy Updates: “Life Part Deux” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear from "…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 29, 2010

Girl Talk: I Found Out My Engagement Ring Was Junk

I'd always been told my engagement ring was special. “Very high quality,” said my mother-in-law, who bought only high-quality pieces for her collection. “You're very lucky.” “You don't want to know how much I paid for the resetting,” said Joe, my fiance-then-husband. I didn't care how much the ring cost, whether it was a hundred…
By: Angela Tung / October 28, 2010

Girl Talk: Step Off, Stepmothers

For years, stepmothers have complained that "Snow White" cast them in an unflattering light. Pop culture has tried to rehabilitate their reputation, presenting us with such paragons of step-parental virtue as Julie Andrews in "The Sound of Music," Florence Henderson on "The Brady Bunch," and Allison Janney in "Juno." But in real life, many wome…
By: Diane Shipley / October 20, 2010

Usher Says His Divorce Made Him More Popular, Likely To Assemble A Harem

"In an era when sensationalism is more prevalent than anything, yeah, [the divorce upped my popularity]. People love a train wreck. Lindsay Lohan—everybody is eager to see how that comes out. This is somewhat the same thing ... Seeing how marriage didn't work out for me the first time, I'm in no rush to do…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 19, 2010

Dear Wendy: “We Broke Up. Should I Return My Birthday Gift?”

I got out of a very rocky two-year LDR about a month ago. About two months prior to the breakup (and while I was desperately trying to make the relationship work), I visited him for my birthday and he gave me an Xbox 360. When I finally managed to break up with him — after…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 11, 2010

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend’s Too Close With His Students”

My boyfriend has been a teacher for about four years after going back to school and changing careers. He's almost 31, but a young 31, and is widely known on campus for being one of the more relatable teachers. We've been together for almost two years, and have now lived together for one year, and…
By: Wendy Atterberry / September 22, 2010

Lawyer Steven Miller Hates Your Deadbeat Husband Almost As Much As You Do

"If you and your spouse hate each other like poison and want to get out of the hellhole you call a marriage," then you should definitely call this guy. He's Steven Miller and he's here to annihilate your crappy marriage. He's the main lawyer behind Divorce EZ, a Florida (of course) law firm dedicated to…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 22, 2010
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