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FBI 'Gathering Facts' About Pitt's Allegedly Drunken Flight

Source denies actor hit son on plane

(Newser) - The Brangelina divorce saga has reached a stage where there really might be a need to make a federal case out of it. Sources tell TMZ that the reason the LAPD isn't investigating Brad Pitt's alleged abusive behavior on the family's private plane last week is that... More »

After TMZ Report, LAPD Says It's Not Investigating Pitt

Sources allege the actor got physical with one of his kids

(Newser) - Of all the post-Brangelina split stories to make headlines, this is a particularly incendiary one: TMZ reported early Thursday that Angelina Jolie separated from Brad Pitt the day after an allegedly drunken and abusive tirade after a plane flight the family took. Sources tell People that an allegedly inebriated Pitt... More »

In 2,476 Words, Buzzfeed Dissects Angelina's Calculated Move

Jolie is the ultimate architect of our own impression of her

(Newser) - It's not wholly unexpected that the demise of Brangelina would spur a longform piece, and Anne Helen Petersen provides it at Buzzfeed . In 2,476 words, Petersen takes us on the familiar journey of how the couple came to be and then not be, but does it through the... More »

Brad, Angie, Angie's Dad All Weigh In on Brangelina Divorce

Release the statements!

(Newser) - The statements are coming out. Here's what Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Angelina Jolie's father, Jon Voight, have to say about the impending Brangelina divorce :
  • "I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids," Pitt said in a
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11 of the Best Reactions to Brangelina Divorce

'Love is dead'

(Newser) - The world was shocked Tuesday morning by news of the impending Brangelina divorce , leading to some witty and/or emotional reactions. Our favorites:
  1. "One good thing has come from the #Brangelina split: Jennifer [Aniston] memes," reads one tweet (which, of course, also includes a sample Aniston meme). Other Twitter
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Angelina Jolie's Lawyer Explains Divorce in 6 Words

Split apparently stems from fight over parenting styles

(Newser) - Those rumors you may have seen recently in the supermarket tabloids were true: Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt. TMZ confirms the news, and says Jolie filed Monday and lists the date of separation as Sept. 15. TMZ reports that there was no cheating involved (though Page... More »

Amber Heard Gives Full Divorce Settlement to Charity

$3.5 million will go to combating violence against women

(Newser) - The Amber Heard-Johnny Depp divorce saga has ended with a peaceful settlement —and a stinging retort to those who accused Heard of being after Depp's money. Heard announced Thursday that she is giving the entire $7 million settlement to charity, People reports. "As described in the restraining... More »

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard Settle Divorce

TMZ: She gets $7M, drops bid for restraining order

(Newser) - The drama in the breakup of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard appears to be over. TMZ reports that the former couple has reached a settlement in their divorce that calls for Depp to pay Heard $7 million. As part of the deal, Heard has dropped her domestic violence case against... More »

Cosby Show Actress Reveals Pregnancy, Is Dumped by Hubby

Ed Hartwell wants a paternity test

(Newser) - On July 17, Keshia Knight Pulliam posted on Instagram that she and, presumably, husband Ed Hartwell were expecting a baby. "Surprise!!! We have a new addition coming soon," the Cosby Show actress wrote. "Tune into [ podcast ] #KandidlyKeshia this week for the details!!" But on... More »

Nicollette Sheridan Divorcing Secret Hubby of 6 Months

She and Aaron Phypers separated a month ago

(Newser) - Surprise: Nicollette Sheridan is divorcing a guy no one knew she married. (Well, presumably, people who know Sheridan in real life were aware of the union.) As TMZ reports, Sheridan and Aaron Phypers have filed for divorce just six months after a marriage that was never made public, though... More »

2 Years Later, Gwyneth, Chris Consciously Divorced

Judge makes the divorce official

(Newser) - Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are officially uncoupled after a judge finalized their divorce, the AP reports. The judgment signed by a Los Angeles judge on Thursday provides few details, but states neither Paltrow or Martin will pay spousal support. The actress and Coldplay frontman married in December 2003 and... More »

Elizabeth Gilbert Splits From Her Eat Pray Love Love

She and husband Jose Nunes are separating

(Newser) - Elizabeth Gilbert is separating from her husband, Jose Nunes—or, as he may be better known to fans of her book Eat Pray Love, Felipe. That's the name she gave him in the book, which is about a journey she set out on after her first marriage collapsed, the... More »

Friend: Amber Heard Blackmailed Johnny Depp

And then followed through on her threats with lies of abuse, friend says

(Newser) - Two of Johnny Depp's exes have already come forward to say that Amber Heard must be lying about her allegations of abuse at Depp's hands. On Sunday, his daughter Lily-Rose posted an Instagram photo of the two of them with the caption, "My dad is the sweetest... More »

Depp's Ex: His Wife Is Making This Up

Vanessa Paradis says he's a lover, not a fighter

(Newser) - Johnny Depp, wife-beater? Not according to his French ex Vanessa Paradis, who wrote a hand-written letter saying she believes "with all my heart" that domestic-violence allegations by Depp's wife, Amber Heard, are "outrageous," per TMZ . "In all the years I have known Johnny, he has... More »

Amber Heard: Johnny Depp Beat Me

She shows up at court with a bruised face

(Newser) - The Amber Heard-Johnny Depp divorce craziness just took a serious turn: Heard went to court Friday—bruised on her face and carrying pictures showing other bruises—and got a temporary restraining order against Depp after alleging that he beat her, reports TMZ , which has a photo of her bruised face.... More »

Depp, Heard Only Stayed Married to Avoid Embarrassment

Only to end up getting embarrassed by that whole dog thing instead

(Newser) - Johnny Depp and Amber Heard married in February 2015 and were ready to split up by May of the same year—but in order to avoid "the embarrassment of a three-month marriage," they agreed to give it a year before throwing in the towel, sources tell Page Six... More »

Khloe Files to Divorce Lamar—Again

She cites their original separation date in 2013

(Newser) - Khloe Kardashian is once again seeking to end her marriage to former NBA player Lamar Odom. Court records in Los Angeles show Kardashian filed for divorce Thursday, citing irreconcilable differences, the AP reports. The reality TV star and Odom married in September 2009, and she filed to divorce him in... More »

What's Behind the Depp-Heard Divorce

Family drama, perhaps

(Newser) - What was behind Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's divorce? According to TMZ 's sources, Depp's family—his two children, his sisters, and his mom, who died just days before Heard filed for divorce —despised Heard and believed she treated Depp poorly. After Depp moved his mom... More »

Johnny Depp's Mom Died Friday, Wife Left Him Sunday

Amber Heard filed for divorce this week

(Newser) - Battling Australian authorities over illegally imported dogs and making an apology video apparently wasn't an experience that brought Johnny Depp and Amber Heard closer together. The Los Angeles Times reports that Heard, 30, filed for divorce from the 52-year-old actor on Monday, citing irreconcilable differences and designating May 22... More »

Drew Barrymore Divorcing: What Went Wrong?

Sources say disagreement over where to live played a role

(Newser) - It's over for Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman, just two months shy of their fourth wedding anniversary. The couple confirmed the split in a statement to People over the weekend: "Sadly our family is separating legally, although we do not feel this takes away from us being a... More »

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