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Divorce: The Hot Felon Turned Model Jeremy Meeks Wants His Freedom Again

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The “hot felon” whose claim to fame was his mug shot, is once again asking for his freedom.
Jeremy Meeks, the jailbird turned runway model, has filed for divorce from his wife of 8 years, Melissa Meeks. Meeks filed for separation back in July after being caught kissing on another woman, TopShop heiress Chloe Green. The two have been inseparable since going public with their romance, and they may be taking it to the next level if (more...)

Jesse Williams Agrees To Temporary Divorce Settlement

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Jesse Williams’ divorce just got a little less contentious.
The Grey’s Anatomy star will be paying his ex-wife Aryn Drake-Lee $160,000 as part of a temporary settlement, according to TMZ.
Williams has agreed to pay $100,000 in child support to his estranged wife while $60,000 will go to cover her legal fees and other related expenses.
Jesse Williams is raking in the bucks apparently as TMZ is reporting the (more...)

It’s A Kardashian Baby Boom

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It’s becoming difficult in keeping up with the Kardashians lately.
On Friday, the media began reporting that the youngest Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, 20, was pregnant with her man Travis Scott’s baby. On Tuesday, TMZ broke the news that Khloe Kardashian is also pregnant with her first child by boyfriend Tristan Thompson. Add to that Kim Kardashian and Kayne West are expecting a baby girl in January via a surrogate, and you’ve got (more...)

Josh Duhamel and Fergie Split After 8 Years Of Marriage

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Happily ever after doesn’t seem to exist for Hollywood couples. In the latest celebrity breakup, Josh Duhamel and Fergie have announced their separation.
The actor and songstress announced their breakup to PEOPLE.com. The statement reveals the 8-year marriage has been over for a while.
“With absolute love and respect we decided to separate as a couple earlier this year,” said the joint statement. “To give our family the best opportunity to adjust, we (more...)

Fans Are Turning On Kevin Hart After Cheating Confession

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Kevin Hart isn’t cracking jokes now.
On Sunday, Kevin Hart took to his Instagram account to issue an apology to his pregnant wife and two children after the cheating rumors turned out to be true. Hart’s mea culpa was a result of someone attempting to extort money from the actor/comedian for a video allegedly showing Hart in a “sexually provocative” video. Rather than pay up, he fessed up (more...)

Meet Halle Berry’s New Man

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Halle Berry has found her balance… in a man.
The actress, 51, unveiled her new boyfriend, British music producer Alex Da Kid on her Instagram post Tuesday. After three divorces, the Kingsman, The Golden Circle actress hasn’t given up on love.
Berry revealed her new younger beau, Alexander Grant, 35 who goes by the professional name, Alex Da Kid.  The music producer has produced singles for Dr. Dre, Nicki Minaj with Massive Attack, Eminem, (more...)

Billy Bush Separates From Wife Of 20 Years

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Billy Bush and his wife Sydney Davis have separated.
The entertainment reporter has had it rough since he was fired from NBC News last October over a lewd 2005 tape with Donald Trump that surfaced before the election.  Could that have affected his marriage?
On Tuesday, Bush’s rep confirmed to E! News his 20 year marriage to Sydney Davis is on a break.
“After almost 20 years of marriage they have separated for the moment (more...)

Symptoms That Your Kids Are Getting Stressed From Your Divorce

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Divorce triggers both kids as well as adults to make several adjustments and face tough challenges. However, there is a difference in how each child responds to their parent’s divorce. While a majority of them will handle these challenges with maturity and sensibility and grow up into well-adjusted adults, there are some kids who go through behavioral and emotional difficulties when their parents go through a divorce. And though there are differences in the long-term reaction in (more...)

Tips for Dealing with Mixed Emotions After Divorce

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Once your divorce is finalized, you may go through mixed feelings about your former spouse. Though you may be sure that getting a divorce was the best possible solution for you, you may find that there are some days when you still miss her or him while on other days you detest them.
Are you surprised how you can still feel a fondness for your ex or the person you are soon divorcing? Do not worry as these kinds (more...)

Understanding The Emotional Impact of Divorce

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Divorce happens due to a number of reasons, like lack of intimacy, infidelity and abuse. It generally occurs in multiple stages, what relationship experts term “divorce cascade”. A marriage about to end is peppered with rising conflict. Communication between the couple reaches disastrous levels before  the marriage reaches a flaming end.
Most divorces result in couples living a better life afterward. This could result in considerable adjustments. It is quite common for divorced individuals to experience (more...)