LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Dermot Mulroney has filed for divorce, seeking to end his nearly 17-year marriage to Catherine Keener.
The 43-year-old actor cited irreconcilable differences and asked for joint custody of their 7-year-old son, Clyde, according to documents filed Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
The couple, who appeared in the 2001 film "Lovely & Amazing," were married in November 1990 and separated in May 2005, the documents said. An after-hours e-mail to Keener's publicist wasn't immediately returned.
Mulroney's screen credits include "My Best Friend's Wedding," "The Wedding Date," and "Georgia Rule."
Dermot Mulroney is breaking it off with Catherine Keener? Does he think he has a chance at finding someone awesomer? We seriously, seriously doubt it. Chances are these irreconcilable differences have a lot to do with him playing the same character in every movie. Maybe this will force Dermot Mulroney to start being in comedies that are actually funny. We have a theory that the film The Family Stone is bound to ruin the relationships of everyone who starred in it. So far the bug has caught Rachel McAdams (she and Ryan Gosling were in some ways too perfect of a fit, if that makes sense). It has caused Luke Wilson to break up his brother’s relationship (not Owen). We just have no idea what’s in store for Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Jessica Parker and Diane Keaton. We have a feeling this could be the next Tecumseh’s Curse (click for a modestly accurate Wikipedia definition).
Eddie Murphy was taking a paternity test today and says he will do the right thing if Mel B’s baby is his. We’re not sure if the ‘right thing’ is to get hammered with his buddies and not pick up his phone when she calls, but it should be interesting.
Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts did NOT get married as we were led to believe last week. Apparently, this canard began when Liev joked that they got hitched while on Entertainment Tonight. Why don’t these celebrities know that we take EVERYTHING at face value? Unless reading into it is more fun, then we appreciate subtlety.
Latin pop sensation Thalia has become pregnant with Tommy Mottola’s baby. People En Espanol was all over this one. Hopefully ends better than Mottola’s relationship with Maria Carey.