Posts tagged "divorces"

The Reason Arnold Schwarzenegger And Maria Shriver Split? He Had A Baby With Another Woman.

We knew there had to be something that wasn’t being said when Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announced last week that they were splitting after 25 years of marriage. Now, the Los Angeles Times brings us the truth—Arnold recently told Maria that he had an affair years ago with a member of their household staff.

Whatever Happened To Elizabeth Gilbert’s Ex-Husband?

The Daily Beast brings up a good point today about the phenomenon that is “Eat, Pray, Love.” Writer Danielle Friedman asks, “What’s it like to be the guy whose heartbreak launched a multi-million-dollar feel-good franchise?” She tracked down Michael Cooper, Elizabeth Gilbert’s ex-husband, and discovered that he is now a public interest law scholar at…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 20, 2010

A Few Tips For Keeping An Affair Secret

The March issue of Marie Claire has a brief Q&A called “The Breakup Artist” with Boston-based divorce lawyer Gerald Nissenbaum, who’s so good at his job he charges upwards of $700 an hour and gets his clients nine-figure settlements. He’s also pretty good at preventing those high-payout settlements, too, when the occasion fits. The mag…

Annika Harris / February 9, 2010

Quick Pic: WTF Is A Smash Shack?

It’s exactly what it sounds like. Businesswoman Sarah Lavely created Sarah’s Smash Shack after she was dumped by her husband of 12 years. The Shack is a place for women — and men — to take out their love frustrations by smashing anything in sight. The breakable goods are provided, but jilted lovers are encouraged…

Annika Harris / June 3, 2009

Who Should Guy Ritchie Snog & Shag Next?

Well, it’s official. Madonna’s longtime publicist, Liz Rosenberg, confirmed in an email to the Associated Press that the mega-star and her director husband, Guy Ritchie, are splitting up after rumors of marital strife for years. Rumor has it that Madonna and Alex Rodriguez are indeed romantically involved, but we’re kind of wondering who Ritchie will…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 15, 2008

Star Couplings: Tara Reid May Or May Not Be Off The Market

Tara Reid maybe is engaged. Sigh, are there no single, drunk girls left in Hollywood? [DListed and Us Weekly]
Singer Sarah McLachlan and her husband are calling it quits. [Us Weekly]
Jean Sarkozy, the hot son of French President Nicholas, got married. [Perez Hilton]
Brody Jenner is on Playmate #2. [Perez Hilton]
Mischa Barton and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 12, 2008

How To: Get A Divorce When Your Wife Doesn’t Want One

If you desperately want a divorce but your significant other does not, the only logical thing to do is hire an impersonator. Clearly. A man in India brought a woman who pretended to be his wife to court, and the two said they sought a mutual divorce and were granted one immediately. Unfortunately for him,…

Catherine Strawn / July 21, 2008

Monday Quickies!

Just ask for it. The female version of the “happy ending” massage is no longer taboo. [Tango]
A 10-year-old Yemeni bride has successfully divorced her husband. [Los Angeles Times]
“Man Showers” are the new trend in pre-wedding bonding. [Boston Herald]
The next time you try on a swimsuit, look for the rusty razor blade i…

Annika Harris / July 14, 2008

John McCain And Nancy Reagan Drifted Apart After The Presidential Candidate’s Divorce

When Nancy Reagan endorsed presidential candidate John McCain back in March, all she said was, “Ronnie [Ronald Reagan] and I always waited until everything was decided, and then we endorsed. Well, obviously this is the nominee of the party.” And that was it. Today, the LA Times writes that this mild endorsement might be the…

Catherine Strawn / July 11, 2008

Star Couplings: Naomi Watts Expecting Another Baby

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber are having another baby! Watts is in her second trimester and the little baby will join their son, Alexander, 1. [Us Weekly]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 3, 2008

Star Couplings: Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner Still Have The Most Boring Marriage In The World.

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck’s reps say rumors of there being a split are 100% fabricated. [Us Weekly]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 26, 2008

Friday Quickies!

Want to date Brad Garrett? He’s putting together an online series where he goes on blind dates with 10 women? [Tango]
Don’t get to worried if your boyfriend is moving in with a girl (who’s not you). [DearSugar]
Em & Lo talk to author Jenny Block about her book on open marriage. [Daily Bedpost]
Need…

The Frisky / June 13, 2008

Jerry Hall Auctions Off Her Jagger Whites

Jerry Hall, the supermodel from Texas that married Mick Jagger in 1990, has dumped more than just the frontman of the Rolling Stones. Hall is auctioning off her bridal dress, as well as the wedding gift he gave her, an embroidered Japanese kimono, for a modest $600-a-piece. While she’s looking to clean out her closet…

Simcha / June 10, 2008

Happily Married Women Get Good Night’s Rest

According to a University of Pittsburgh study, Caucasian women who have higher levels of marital happiness also have lesser risk of having multiple sleep complaints (i.e., trouble falling asleep, fewer early morning awakenings, and more restful sleep) than unhappily married women. “Divorced individuals tend to have more sleep problems than those who are married; however,…

Catherine Strawn / June 9, 2008

Star Couplings: Jessica Alba Pops

Jessica Alba and Cash Warren welcomed a baby girl yesterday. Okay, so congrats! But we’re confused. Hasn’t Angelina Jolie, not to mention Nicole Kidman, been pregnant longer? [Us Weekly]
UPDATE: We have a name! Honor Marie Warren. Honor? Lot to live up to, Don Alba.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 9, 2008

Damn You, Bill Murray

I’ve had a crush on Bill Murray since I saw Groundhog Day and his studliness was further proved by the depressing lothario he played in Lost In Translation. So it’s with a sad heart that I report that Murray may not be the sensitive moper the world thought him to be. According to divorce paper…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2008

Manimony: Dollar Sign Of The Times

How can you measure the success women have had in the workforce? Sure, there are lady CEOs, lady doctors, and even lady presidential candidates. But, you know, manimony — alimony for ex-husbands dependent on their wife’s wage, is truly a sign that women are bringing home the bacon! While one-third of wives make more tha…

Simcha / May 23, 2008

Star Couplings: Jessica Alba Joins The Wife Brigade

Jessica Alba and her baby daddy, Cash Warren, got married in a secret ceremony on Monday at an L.A. courthouse. They really should have called up Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz for their tips on how to have a fancy quickie ceremony. [Perez Hilton]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2008

The McGreevey’s Divorce Should Be Made Into A Movie

Former New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey and his wife, Dina Matos McGreevey, are going through a messy divorce right now. If you’ve forgotten, Jim resigned after admitting he’d had a gay affair. Now, Dina wants him to pay alimony, but he’s trying to paint the picture that the only reason they lived in luxury wa…

Catherine Strawn / May 15, 2008

Divorced Women Are City Dwellers

Last week, we saw that the less-populated West tends to be more man-filled than the East coast. Now, data from Australia is beginning to make us wonder whether highly populated areas, aka cities, are bad for relationships in general. According to census figures from Australia, in populations of more than 100,000 people, 12.5 percent of…

Catherine Strawn / April 8, 2008
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