Posts tagged "divorce"

10 Reasons I’m Sad Scarlett Johansson And Ryan Reynolds Are Over

It’s been a year filled with celebrity breakups—from Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey to Charlize Theron and Stuart Townsend. My theory is that once Courteney Cox and David Arquette called it quits, soon followed by Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman, the floodgate opened and now everyone is taking the opportunity to break up, from Michael

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 15, 2010

Scarlett Johansson And Ryan Reynolds Have Split

Wow. Let it be said that breakups were really going around in 2010. Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds are getting divorced, which is about as unexpected as when they got married. “After long and careful consideration on both our parts, we’ve decided to end our marriage,” a statement from the two reads. “We entered our…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 14, 2010

Reese Witherspoon Says Her Divorce Gives Her More To Tap Into Creatively

“It definitely sometimes feels like a suit that I wish I could zip off. But I don’t feel bad about any of the things I’ve gone through, whether it’s divorce or breakups or anything like that, because that’s all part of the life journey, and I have those experiences just like anyone else. And I…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 10, 2010

Girl Talk: My Real-Life “Four Christmases”

Like a lot of people, seeing the month of December flip over on the calendar every year brings on both excitement and dread for the remaining days of the year. Presents, parties, merry-making, decorating trees: pros. Spending hundreds of dollars I don’t have, the inevitable cookie- and cheese platter-induced weight gain, and a to-do list…

Joanne Hinkel / December 10, 2010

Is Investing In Divorce The Wrongest Thing Ever, Or Kinda-Sorta Good?

In fun holiday news, a new type of investment company is popping up around the country. If you’re intimidated by the stock market, maybe you’ll want to invest in divorce proceedings? Or not. Two companies—Balance Point Divorce Funding in Beverly Hills and Churchill Divorce Finance in New York—let you contribute to a woman (or man)…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 7, 2010

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…

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…

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 problem…

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 hel…

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…

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…

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 announced yesterday…

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 suit against…

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 together.”…

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…

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 a $20…

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…

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 your…

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 “…

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…

Angela Tung / October 28, 2010
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