June 2017 / 44 posts found

Jennifer Garner on People Mag Ben Affleck Divorce Cover: ‘I Did Not Authorize This Article’

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Jennifer Garner on People Mag Ben Affleck Divorce Cover: ‘I Did Not Authorize This Article’ If you happen to pickup People Magazine’s new issue — hitting newsstands on Friday — just know this: Jennifer Garner does not approve of it. Seen smiling on the cover along with the headline “Life After Heartbreak,” it might appear as though the 45-year-old actress willingly posed for the magazine and perhaps even gave a candid interview following her breakup with husband Ben Affleck. Think again. “I did not pose for this cover,” said Garner in a Facebook post on Wednesday. “I did not participate in or authorize this […]

Divorce, Indian style, stokes sectarian divisions – Financial Times – Financial Times

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Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, is concerned about divorce. In particular, he and his Bharatiya Janata party are concerned about divorce within India’s minority Muslim community.  Their dismay is focused on the ease and speed with which Muslim men can legally end marriages simply by uttering “talaq, talaq, talaq”, under the Islamic law that regulates marriage and divorce among India’s Muslims. It is radically different for Hindu men, who must prove in a civil court that their wives have wronged them in order to formally end a marriage over the women’s objections. Muslim women’s groups have petitioned the Supreme Court to […]

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor Divorce: The Unknown Truth Behind Hollywood Splits

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It must’ve been love at the start, but it’s far from over now for many favorite celebrity couples. Although celebrity marriages give many some hope for true love, the ever-increasing divorce rate among A-list couples makes marriage seem rather bleak. With the unexpected announcement over Memorial Day weekend that Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor were splitting — not to mention the gut-wrenching end to Brangelina — it’s much harder in recent years to determine who’s in it for the long haul. Naturally, it begs the question: How do celebrities play out their divorces in the public eye? To answer that question, a celebrity […]

Libby Purves slams view we should expect to divorce – Daily Mail

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How long should a marriage last? For how many decades can you reasonably expect to tie yourself to another human being in the erratic three-legged race of married life? Does the fact that we are all living longer — general life expectancy is rising by 2.5 years per decade — change the answer? In the 18th century, there were just ten centenarians in the whole of Europe. By the end of this century, there will be an estimated 1.5 million in the UK alone. So is that laughing, adventurous young lover really the right person to spend the best part […]