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14 Sep 2011 21:13


Culture: Pat Robertson: It’s OK to divorce someone with severe Alzheimer’s

  • I know it sounds cruel, but if he’s going to do something, he should divorce her and start all over again, but make sure she has custodial care and somebody looking after her.
  • Pat Robertson • Telling a man looking for advice that it’s OK to divorce someone — if they’re suffering from Alzheimer’s, which he refers to as “a kind of death.” Um … we really have no clue what to say about this other than that we wouldn’t do this ourselves. Sometimes, our boy drops some whoppers.  source

23 May 2011 21:51


U.S.: Silver lining: Financial meltdown saved marriages!

  • 5% of married couples were considering a divorce prior to the recession
  • 38% of those couples put their plans on hold once the recession hit source
  • » Follow our logic here: George W. Bush fancied himself a man of family values, right? And surely, there’s no greater family value than the institution of marriage. The economic policies put forth by Bush plunged our country into a recession, at which point couples that may have gotten divorced stayed together due to lack of funds. So in a weird way, Bush accomplished his goal. He saved marriage! Yay! This theory is perfect!

17 May 2011 12:55


Politics: Maria Shriver asks for “respect and privacy” after revelations

  • Maria Shriver breaks her silence: With news of her split from Arnold in part due to his having a child out of wedlock, Maria Shriver has finally broken her silence (at least a little) on the couple’s recent separation. “This is a painful and heartbreaking time,” she said. “As a mother, my concern is for the children. I ask for compassion, respect and privacy as my children and I try to rebuild our lives and heal. I will have no further comment.” source

01 Dec 2010 23:37


Politics: Poor guy: Dude loses joint custody of kids ’cause he’s agnostic

  • The poor guy in this Young Turks/MSNBC joint recently lost joint custody of his kids because he’s agnostic. No, really. The judge in the case cited Craig Scarberry’s (lack of) religion twice in making the decision to rescind the joint custody he had for four years. Anyone else see this as a first amendment/freedom of religion violation? Because we certainly do. source

22 May 2010 14:33


Culture: Tiger Woods’ potential divorce looking like most expensive thing ever

  • $750 million divorce; Elin may not want to stay silent source

14 Apr 2010 20:10


Culture: Larry King is the king of divorce, amongst other things

  • 8 divorces for the really old man with
    the really ugly suspenders source

18 Mar 2010 22:18


Culture: The simplest explanation of the Sandra Bullock dramarama ever

  • yes Sandra Bullock moved out of the couple’s shared home
  • yes Jesse James says he’s at fault for the drama that transpired
  • yes that model has a tattoo on her forehead for some reason source

18 Mar 2010 09:41


Culture: Apparently, winning a Best Actress Oscar ruins your marriage

  • Sandra Bullock is going through hell right now. She’s been married to Jesse James, West Coast Choppers CEO and stuntman, since 2005, but it appears her marriage is publicly falling apart. As far as Best Actress Oscar winners go, she’s not alone. Here are a few examples of the Best Actress Oscar curse:
  • Halle Less than a year after winning for “Monster’s Ball,” she divorced from singer Eric Benet, who reportedly had a sex addiction.
  • Reese The “Walk the Line” star didn’t make it past seven years marriage with her husband, Ryan Phillippe, separating months after she won her Oscar.
  • Hilary The “Million Dollar Baby” star, was married to Chad Lowe for 11 years; they divorced soon after she won. (She also won for “Boys Don’t Cry.”)

28 Feb 2010 20:39


World: U.K. Conservatives want their tax system to “recognize marriage”

  • marriage Conservative leader David Cameron wants to offer tax breaks to married couples. It’s a pillar of the party’s next election campaign.
  • divorce It’s to encourage votes, not an incentive for people to stay married – the U.K. divorce rate is at its lowest rate in 29 years. source

06 Feb 2010 10:16


Culture: Flip a coin, keep your stuff: How Kate Walsh is getting divorced

  • The “Private Practice” star is literally flipping a coin with her ex-hubby. It sounds completely unbelievable, but Kate Walsh and ex-husband Alex Young have a clause in their settlement that suggests just that. “One-half of the community property furniture and artwork to be divided by alternating picks after the flip of a coin to determine who will pick first,” the settlement agreement reads. Wonder who will get shortchanged. source