Melissa, Tammy Etheridge Split
Partners have been together 9 years, have two kids
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 15, 2010 9:57 AM CDT
Melissa Etheridge and her partner Tammy Lynn Michaels arrive at the 24th Annual American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Pop Music Awards, Wednesday, April 18, 2007 in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
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(Newser) – First Larry, then Mel...it's not a good week for celebrity couples. After nine years and two children together, Melissa and Tammy Etheridge have split. “Melissa and Tammy Etheridge are saddened to announce that they are now separated,” Melissa’s rep tells People. The couple exchanged vows in 2003. Tammy, formerly Tammy Lynn Michaels, gave birth to son Miller and daughter Johnnie Rose in 2006.