March 25, 2011

Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller File For Divorce

Charlie Sheen and soon to be ex-wife Brooke Mueller filed final divorce papers in L.A. Superior Court.  The couple married on May 30, 2008, and are parents to two twins, Bob and Max, born on March 14, 2009.  According to papers filed at the court, Sheen and Mueller have been living apart since December 2009.  According to the divorce papers, Mueller will get a lump sum parting gift of $757,698.70, a 2009 Mercedes and a […]
March 21, 2011

L.A. Reporter Becomes Incomprehensible On Air: Many Suspect Mini-Stroke

Serene Branson, a Los Angeles reporter, suffered what many believe to have been a mini-stroke during a live broadcast following the Grammys Sunday night.  While reporting outside the Staples Center for CBS 2 News in L.A., the reporter began to slur her speech and immediately became incomprehensible.  The journalist was immediately checked out by paramedics, who said her vital signs were normal.  Although Ms. Branson did not go to the hospital, CBS stated on their website that Ms. Branson […]
March 17, 2011

Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz File For Divorce

Singer Ashlee Simpson has filed for divorce from Pete Wentz.  The couple wed in May 2008 after dating for about two years.  Simpson-Wentz, 26, and Wentz, 31, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences.  It has been reported that the divorce is very amicable, as the couple had been growing apart for quite some time.  The couple has a 2-year-old son, Bronx Mowgli Wentz, of whom Simpson-Wentz is seeking primary physical custody with […]
March 16, 2011

Lotto Winner Divorce Controversy

Mega Millions lottery winner Holly Lahti, who is separated from her husband after years of domestic abuse, may be required to share her winnings, totaling half of the $380 million jackpot.  Idaho is a community property state, her estranged husband, Josh Lahti, could wind up a very rich man.  Although it is unknown on how a judge may interpret the ticket, Josh Lahti has a potential of taking half Holly Lahti’s winning because the couple […]
March 15, 2011

Jack LaLanne Dies at 96

American fitness guru Jack LaLanne died at his home in Morro Bay, California, at the age of 96.  The cause has been reported as failure due to pneumonia.  LaLanne was an american fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert and motivational speaker.  LaLanne has been referred to as “the godfather of fitness.”   LaLanne was married to Elaine Doyle LaLanne for over 50 years and had three children, one from his first marriage, Yvonne LaLanne, one from Elaine’s […]
February 11, 2011

HuffPost Divorce: Marriages Come And Go But Divorce Is Forever

The Huffington Post has added a divorce section to their online newspaper, and since its inception, the site has gone viral.  Its creator, Arianna Huffington, says she hopes “that people will learn from each other and from experts, but most importantly, that people will be able to express their own truth, their own experience, and listen to others.” The site offers answers to everything you wanted to know about divorce but were afraid to ask. […]
February 7, 2011

Mega Millions Lottery Winner Claims $190 Million

Jim McCullar of Ephrata, Washington, the man who bought one of the two winning tickets in the $380-million Mega Millions lottery claimed his half of the multi-state lotto jackpot on January 6, 2011.  Jim McCullar accepted his $190 Million check and handed it to his wife Carolyn.  The couple has not decided whether they will take a lump sum or annual installments but they said that they have no plans to “blow” the money.  Jim […]