A lot of celebrities have recently been putting on friendly faces when their exes come around (Kendra Wilkinson and Hugh Hefner, Madonna and Guy Ritchie, Mandy Moore and DJ AM, and Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo, to name just a few). And many of us non-celebrities have, at one point or another, dumped someone with the parting words: "We can still be friends." But let's be realistic for a moment, shall we? There's no such thing as being "just friends" with an ex. Here's why.
Debbie Rowe blasted the media this morning for reporting that she and the Jacksons had agreed to a $4 million settlement if she agreed not to seek custody. YourTango.com has the details.
Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine, and his ex-wife, Debbie Rowe are apparently making a closed-door deal on the custody of the pop legend's three children. Among the major tenets of the deal is a $4 million pay-off for Rowe in exchange for her custody rights, reports The New York Post.
Jon Gosselin is rubbing his affair in Kate's face. A new report suggests that Jon's 23-year-old girlfriend is hanging out with the kids and planning a European vacation with her big daddy, while Kate is upset that he's bringing his mistress around their children. Meantime, Kate's in Hollywood having meetings. Just what will her future bring?
Like so many handsome, talented stars who die young, Heath Ledger has become the subject of great attention and speculation since his untimely passing in 2008 at the age of 28. Questions have arisen about whether his overdose was really accidental. Many have asked whether he was an addict. And some have even suggested that he was so depressed over his split with Michelle Williams— the mother of his only child, Matilda — that perhaps he no longer wanted to be alive. Friends and colleagues close to the late actor, however, insist that his death really was unintentional. And in the cover story ofJuly's Vanity Fair, entitled "The Last of Heath," they share their thoughts on the end of both his life and his relationship with Williams.
Speculation continues over the future of Michael Jackson's kids...and did Debbie Rowe say Michael wasn't the children's biological dad?
Between the alleged affair with A-Rod and the rumored absence of pre-nup we expected to still be talking about Madonna and Guy's divorce when the Material Girl turned 60. According to the Times Online, Guy has simply walked away from Madge's money in exchange for Rocco and David splitting their time between England and the US.
Divorces are complex and confusing, much like the laws that govern them. Understanding the types of divorce and the laws the outline your rights is an essential part of protecting yourself during your split. Since these laws are set at the state level, differences from one state to another can have a huge impact on the process of divorce and how settlements are developed. For this reason alone, getting good legal advice from an experience lawyer in your state can be vital. Explaining every difference in state laws would take a library's worth of words. This article addresses the two most important things you must understand: What grounds for divorce are available in your state, and how will these choices affect you?
Once married, we'd like to think that everyone lives happily ever after, but take a look at the divorce rate. It’s not great. And when a marriage does hit the rocks, splitting one life into two can be a real mess. The latest custody issues? The pets. Namely, the dog, according to newsday.com. In fact, it seems to be enough of an issue that a book was just released on the topic: We Can't Stay Together for the Dogs: Doing What's Best for Your Dog When Your Relationship Breaks Up (TFH Publications, $22.95).