Meditating on Gwyneth's Goopy Split: Stars Are No Better Than Us

Yesterday marked the first time I've been genuinely interested in Gwyneth Paltrow in years. From the look of Paltrow's lifestyle blog, which experienced such heavy traffic from gawking celebrity watchers that it crashed after she announced her divorce from Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, I was far from the only one;… » 3/26/14 12:40pm 3/26/14 12:40pm

Want to Have Sex While Divorcing? You May Need a Court Order in MA

Divorce can be hell. A relationship is ending, there's paperwork galore, and then you have to decide who gets what. And it gets exponentially harder if kids are involved. Well, someone's finally thinking of the children! Massachusetts State Senator Richard J. Ross has introduced a new bill that, if passed, will require … » 3/22/14 5:00pm 3/22/14 5:00pm

Professor Must Fund Daughter's Overpriced Educational Boondoggle​

Today, we learned that parents can't be forced to pay the legal fees for their daughter who is suing them. But another decision has taught us that an estranged father still has to pay for his daughter's financially irresponsible choice of law school... » 3/05/14 5:56pm 3/05/14 5:56pm

Engagement Season Is Almost Over. Time for Divorce Season!

January is probably the worst month of the year. The holidays are over, it's still cold and gray, and at least February holds out the promise of clearance Valentine's Day chocolate. Maybe that's why—according to CNN, at least—it's the month everyone gets cracking on their D-I-V-O-R-C-E. » 1/20/14 10:50am 1/20/14 10:50am

George Zimmerman Threatened Wife With a Bullseye Full of Bullet Holes

George Zimmerman, the gun waving lunatic who killed BUT DID NOT MURDER unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, is in the middle of a messy divorce. The latest allegation brought by his estranged wife is that once when he was mad at her, he nailed a bullseye riddled with bullet holes to her parents' house. "Yep, sounds about… » 10/31/13 2:10pm 10/31/13 2:10pm

General Wesley Clark Is The Biggest Catch

Retired General Wesley Clark might have failed at his bid for the highest office in the land, but he's really racking it up late in life. Ever since filing for divorce from his wife of over three decades in May, Clark has been linked up with Shauna Mei, a woman almost 40 years his junior. » 8/12/13 3:10pm 8/12/13 3:10pm

Silda Is Probs Going to Divorce Eliot Spitzer After the Election

The spurned wife of former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, whose antics with prostitutes have been somewhat overshadowed by Anthony Weiner's penis this week, is reportedly fed up with it all, reports Page Six. The New York Post says that come November 6, we should all be on the lookout for some filed divorce papers,… » 7/26/13 10:20am 7/26/13 10:20am

A Father's Day Message from Louis de Bernières: Moms Can't Rough House

British writer Louis de Bernières — a man whose name is so tantalizingly close to “Béarnaise” that, repeated enough times, it will drive you mad with hunger — availed himself this Father’s Day of a media pulpit from which he could decry the institution that wreaks the most psychic destruction on children (particularly… » 6/16/13 12:00pm 6/16/13 12:00pm

Rupert Murdoch Divorces Wendi Deng

Proving no matter what Sharon Waxman thinks, she's still got it, Nikki Finke got the ultimate scoop today: news that News Corporation chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch filed for divorce from his wife of 13 years early Thursday morning. The couple have two children. » 6/13/13 3:15pm 6/13/13 3:15pm