December 12, 1991 |
John Denver filed for divorce Tuesday from his wife of three years, Cassandra Delaney Denver, 30, and sought a court order barring her from their Aspen home. The singer, 47, said the marriage is "irretrievably broken," and claimed that not excluding her from the home would result in "irreparable injury or damage" and requested joint custody of their daughter, Jesse Belle, 2 1/2. His wife, believed to be staying with friends in Aspen, currently has custody. The couple separated Oct. 16. In other couple news, print and TV tabloids went nuts when they found out that the midnight hotel-lobby fight between Donald Trump and Marla Maples was caught on tape by hotel cameras.
April 5, 2006 |
Two days before righthander Kris Benson was scheduled to make his Baltimore Orioles debut, his outspoken wife, Anna, withdrew her petition for divorce. Anna Benson, an actress and model who has posed topless, filed for divorce in Atlanta on March 31. The petition for divorce claimed the marriage was "irretrievably broken. " Anna Benson's attorney, Jeffrey B. Bogart, said the petition was withdrawn yesterday. Asked why she changed her mind so quickly, Bogart said: "I think Anna did some soul-searching over the weekend and decided that she wanted to make every effort to repair her marriage.
February 27, 2010 |
Court records show Barry Bonds' wife of 12 years has filed for divorce in Los Angeles. Liz Watson filed to end the couple's marriage on Thursday. She cited irreconcilable differences, and documents state the couple have already reached a settlement agreement. Details of the agreement were not included in the initial filing. Attempts to locate Bonds' attorney yesterday were unsuccessful. Watson withdrew a separation petition that was filed in June. She is seeking joint custody of the couple's 11-year-old daughter.
June 13, 1996 |
Now here's an example of how Prince Charles and Princess Diana should do it. Despite having the ugliest breakup in recent rock 'n' roll history, Bob Geldof and Paula Yates have - along with INXS's Michael Hutchence, the third wheel - settled their divorce in a terribly, terribly civilized fashion. To recap: Bob, onetime Boomtown Rat and organizer of the Live Aid extravaganza, divorced Paula, his wife of 10 years, last month after learning she was pregnant with Mike's baby.
August 1, 2001 |
TOM CRUISE and Nicole Kidman will be divorced next week. Is it about time, or what? Six months after filing divorce papers, Cruise went to court for a fast-track finale to their 10-year marriage, and Superior Court Judge Lee Smalley Edmon yesterday said yes. The divorce will be final next Wednesday. A hearing is scheduled for Oct. 4 to set trial on financial and property claims. Good thing the couple has no money - that should be a snap. Neither actor made an appearance in court yesterday and neither one had anything to say for a change.
April 5, 2011
Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. owes more than $21,000 in back property taxes in Collingswood. Cappelli and his wife, Jacqueline, who are in the middle of a divorce, own two properties there assessed at $262,000 and $644,200, according to county property records. "The property-taxes issue results from a situation in a divorce. It should be resolved by the end of the month," Cappelli said in a statement Monday. Cappelli is a lawyer with Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader.
June 16, 2011 |
Allen Iverson 's wife, Tawanna , has filed for divorce - again - from the former Sixers messiah, days after A.I., 36, announced he wanted to return to the NBA. Filed in Fulton County, Ga., Superior Court, Tawanna's petition says the two have been separated for some time and describes their marriage as "irretrievably broken. " That's the same term she used the first time she filed for divorce on March 2, 2010. She later withdrew that petition. Iverson's lawyer, Jonathan Levine , confirmed to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Tawanna had filed for divorce but declined further comment.
May 15, 1986 |
The Irish parliament, facing fierce opposition from the Roman Catholic Church, yesterday began debating a bill aimed at legalizing divorce, now banned under the Irish Constitution. In opening the debate, Justice Minister Alan Dukes described the proposal as one of the most important to come before the Irish people in recent years. Ireland and Malta are the only countries in Europe that ban divorce. Advocates of the right to divorce in Ireland estimate that 35,000 married couples live apart in the country.
December 10, 2011 |
The celebrity gossip website TMZ is reporting that Allen Iverson's divorce from ex-wife Tawanna is growing even more contentious. New court filings show that Tawanna is claiming the long-time Philadelphia 76er went on a spending spree after she filed for divorce in June, leaving her broke. Tawanna further says Iverson stopped making deposits in their joint bank account. She claims he then withdrew $20,000 to spend on diamonds and jewelry. Worse, TMZ says, the account was, "$23,000 in the red," leaving her unable to pay bills or provide for the couple's five children.