June 14, 2013 |
Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife Tish are heading down the path to divorce once again, after Tish Cyrus filed dissolution papers Thursday in L.A. It's not the first time in their 19-year marriage that Miley Cyrus' parents have eyeballed divorce: In October 2010, Billy Ray filed , only to withdraw his petition five months later. Tish, who says she doesn't want her maiden name back, is seeking spousal support, payment of attorney's fees legal and physical custody of daughter Noah Cyrus, 13, the only one of their five kids who's still a minor, according to documents obtained by TMZ . "Irreconcilable differences" was cited as the reason for the split, with the date of separation to be determined.
June 14, 2013 |
Rupert Murdoch's divorce from his third wife is likely to test the strength of his prenuptial agreement but not the control of his sprawling media empire. On Thursday, Murdoch filed for divorce from Wendi Deng Murdoch - just two weeks before the media baron is scheduled to divide his global media empire into two companies. News Corp. said the divorce would not affect operations or control of his company. The 82-year-old media titan filed the petition in state court in New York, where the Murdochs maintain their primary residence and where their two preteen daughters attend school.
June 13, 2013 |
Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli have finalized their divorce, officially ending their 11-year marriage. The "Twilight Saga" and "Nurse Jackie" actor filed for divorce in March 2012, with Garth following suit soon after. Fifteen days earlier, the couple had announced that they planned to separate. "While we have decided to end our marriage, we both share the same deep love and devotion to our children," Facinelli and Garth said in a joint statement at the time. "We remain dedicated to raising our beautiful daughters together.
June 12, 2013 |
Rachel Uchitel didn't want it to be this way, she said - but them's fighting words. Uchitel, speaking through her rep, has accused husband Matt Hahn of defaming her when he filed for divorce Monday and alleged "cruel and inhumane treatment. " "While it remains Ms. Uchitel's desire to resolve this matter in a private manner," rep Howard Bragman said Wednesday, "she will if necessary, with the assistance of her attorneys and public relations counsel, vigorously defend herself against Matt Hahn's false and defamatory claim of 'cruel and inhumane treatment.'" Just a day before, the woman who made headlines as Tiger Woods first mistress had issued a statement of her intent "to resolve this action amicably, quickly and quietly and not in the media.
June 11, 2013 |
Rachel Uchitel's Las Vegas wedding may have been under the radar, but her divorce is making some headlines. The woman who first gained fame as Tiger Woods' mistress "is ending her marriage of less than two years to insurance executive and former Penn State fullback Matt Hahn," a rep for the "Celebrity Rehab" alum said. "It is Ms. Uchitel's goal to resolve this action amicably, quickly and quietly and not in the media," he added. And that's it: No further details coming from Team Uchitel at this time.
June 10, 2013 |
Jane Lynch is headed for divorce court. Lynch and wife Lara Embry, who married in Sunderland, Mass., on Memorial Day in 2010, have decided to split up, the "Glee" actress told People on Monday. "This has been a difficult decision for us as we care very deeply about one another. We ask for privacy as we deal with this family matter," she said in a statement to the mag. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013 The couple - Embry is a psychologist - met in 2009 at a fundraiser and Lynch spilled word of their engagement on the Golden Globes red carpet in April 2010.
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June 9, 2013 |
A family friend of the gunman who killed four people during a Santa Monica shooting rampage said he had an intense interest in guns. The friend, who asked not to be identified, said John Zawahri, 24, had "a fascination with guns. We were all worried about it.... Everyone is wondering where he got the money for the weapons. " Law enforcement sources described Zawahri as an emotionally troubled person who armed himself with high-powered weapons and may have had up to 1,300 rounds of ammunition.
June 7, 2013 |
MOSCOW -- The surprise announcement about the Russian first couple's divorce has spawned a flurry of reaction, including debate about what President Vladimir Putin will do next and a fair share of cynical jokes and commentary. State-controlled and pro-Kremlin news outlets supported the president's decision to divorce his longtime wife, Lyudmila Putina, some calling it a “heroic act for truth.” The divorce will not hurt Putin's popularity ratings, Ria-Novosti, a state-controlled news service, reported, citing pro-Kremlin political scientists.
June 6, 2013 |
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his long-suffering wife, Lyudmila, are ending their nearly 30-year marriage, they announced on state television Thursday in a tone of mutual indifference. "We practically never saw each other," Putin told a reporter from the Rossiya 24 network as he and his soon-to-be-ex-wife departed a Kremlin ballet performance. "To each his own life. " Russia's first couple gave little explanation of why they chose to end the marriage now, other than the president's assertion that "it was our joint decision.