In Texas, you don't need a marriage license to be legally married. There are three ways a couple can become legally married in Texas. Unfortunately, you don't need a marriage license to get divorced, either.
Mel Gibson is now a single man, albeit one with a much smaller bank account.
His divorce from his wife of almost 30 years, Robyn, was finalized Friday. And because they didn’t have a pre-nup, she was entitled to half the fortune he built during their marriage, making her cut about $425 million — considered by many to be the biggest divorce settlement in Hollywood history.
After Arnold Schwarzenegger went public earlier this year with an admission that he’d fathered the son of his family’s longtime housekeeper, few were surprised when Schwarzenegger’s wife, Maria Shriver, moved quickly to end their marriage.
But is she having second thoughts?
Basketball star Kobe Bryant’s wife, Vanessa, steadfastly stood by his side during the 2003 scandal in which he was accused of raping a 19-year-old Colorado resort employee.
But now, after what inside sources say is a long history of infidelity during their 10-year marriage, Vanessa has had enough, and on Friday she filed for divorce.