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ENTERTAINMENT
October 9, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Bruce Jenner and wife Kris Jenner, the Kardashian momager, have separated but don't plan to file for divorce. "I'm doing great," the former Olympian, 63, told People. "Kris is happy, I'm happy. Nobody is filing for divorce. " The couple, who have been married since 1991, announced their separation Tuesday , confirming that the two were happily living apart -- he at his Malibu beach house and she at the Kardashian family home in Calabasas. "We are living separately and we are much happier this way," the " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " stars said in a joint statement.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 4, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
For Brooke Shields, ex-husband Andre Agassi is gone but not quite forgotten: She got a zinger in against him this week while co-hosting a "Today" show segment about divorce. Shields and Willie Geist were talking to Laura Wasser -- divorce attorney to stars including Angelina Jolie, Ryan Reynolds, Ashton Kutcher and Kim Kardashian -- about her new book. While discussing how to divorce without destroying or bankrupting a family, Shields was reminded of an anecdote from her own 1999 split from the tennis pro. (The two were married less than two years.)
ENTERTAINMENT
October 3, 2013 | By Sheri Linden
With its Gen X perspective on family dysfunction and a cast of ace comedic actors, "A.C.O.D. " - short for "adult child of divorce" - looks primed for a trip through sharply observed comic territory. But even with Adam Scott, Richard Jenkins, Catherine O'Hara, Jane Lynch and Amy Poehler on board, the results are regrettably forgettable. Scott plays Carter, a mildly R-rated version of his nice-guy character on "Parks and Recreation. " A successful restaurateur with a longtime girlfriend (Mary Elizabeth Winstead)
ENTERTAINMENT
September 25, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
No matter what's up in Lamar Odom's life - and with all the chatter lately, it's sometimes hard to tell what exactly is up in Lamar Odom's life - he wants people to know that the Kardashian family is something he values quite a bit, especially during what he called a "dark time. " The former Clippers player and current husband to Khloe Kardashian Odom, who's been mum since rumors began swirling about his alleged drug use, took to Twitter on Wednesday to respond via Twitlonger to remarks made by his father Tuesday, blaming Odom's current state on the Kardashians.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 25, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Actor Richare Gere and model-actress Carey Lowell are separated and headed for divorce after 11 years of marriage and 18 years together, it was reported Wednesday. The couple have drifted apart in recent years, an insider told the New York Post's Page Six , as he digs privacy and she enjoys socializing. "They have a place in Bedford [N.Y.], and he likes it because it's quiet and he likes the solitude," the insider told the paper. "She likes being in North Haven in the limelight.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 24, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Jada Pinkett Smith is getting philosophical with age and revealing that she previously struggled with addiction. The actress and wife of megastar Will Smith turned 42 on Sept. 18, prompting her to reflect on where she's been and where she is now. "What I learned about myself is this, when I was younger I was not a good problem solver, meaning I had a very difficult time with dealing with my problems in life," she wrote on her Facebook page. PHOTOS: 50 most beautiful female celebrities "I had many addictions, of several kinds, to deal with my life issues, but today, at 42, I have my wisdom, my heart and my conscience as the only tools to overcome life's inevitable obstacles.
NEWS
September 18, 2013 | By Paul Whitefield
First came the movie “Silver Linings Playbook.” Now comes the sort-of sequel: “Silver Linings Divorce.” Just check out this headline from Wednesday's L.A. Times website: “Divorces Increase as Improving Economy Makes Split-ups Affordable.” (And you thought there weren't any good-news stories anymore.) Apparently, what's at work here is a corollary of the old “staying together for the sake of the children.” Call this one “staying together for the sake of the nice house and the BMW and the box at the Hollywood Bowl.” Let my colleague Stuart Pfeifer explain: It's not that money necessarily leads to unhappiness.
BUSINESS
September 18, 2013 | By Stuart Pfeifer
The improving economy and booming housing market have prompted an unexpected result: More people are getting divorced. It's not that money necessarily leads to unhappiness. Instead, the recession caused many couples to stay together because their homes were underwater or one or both parties were out of work, said Debra Schoenberg, a San Francisco divorce attorney. "Prior to the recession, a couple's home was one of their largest assets to divide," said Schoenberg, author of the newly released book, "Divorce in California: The Legal Process, Your Rights and What to Expect.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 11, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
"Enlightened" star Laura Dern has finalized her long-running divorce from Ben Harper, according to reports out Wednesday. The Grammy-winning musician originally filed for divorce from the Emmy-nominated actress in October 2010, citing irreconcilable differences. Court documents said the couple, who had been married since 2005, had already separated in January of that year. They have two children together, and Harper had asked for denial of spousal support. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013 Dern, 46, daughter of Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern, and Harper, 43, attempted to reconcile in 2012 and stepped out for HBO's Golden Globe Awards after-party at the time.
SPORTS
September 9, 2013 | By Bill Shaikin
Jamie McCourt has no legal basis to force her ex-husband to share his record profit from the sale of the Dodgers, a judge ruled Monday. In a 57-page ruling, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon repeatedly dismissed Jamie McCourt's claim that she was unaware of the potential values of the Dodgers and of a regional sports network as “not credible.” Frank McCourt sold the Dodgers for $2.15 billion last year, five months after Jamie...
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