Just about every time I tune in to an all-news TV channel, a bright red banner announces: BREAKING NEWS. At first I thought, there's so much fluff filling those 24-hour cycles, they post a banner when they're about to report an actual news item.
Sadly, Brad and Angelina's marriage isn't the only one to crumble. Nearly half of all first marriages and an even higher percentage of second and third nuptials end in divorce. Though unfortunate for the couples involved -- and as Brad has proclaimed in his post-split statement -- what really matters is the kids.
Let me start by saying, I'm mostly ignorant about the entertainment world. I confess I do not devour People Magazine at the supermarket check out. I have no idea who most of the front-page entertainment stars even are.
For a decade Pitt and Jolie have been depicted as Hollywood's golden couple. The premise is almost commercial, like whitewash
Divorce is awful, even if you're a celebrity.
Have you ever heard someone say, "There are rough patches in every marriage"? You probably have. You may have even said it yourself. But how different are those "rough patches" and what ultimately becomes "irreconcilable" in a marriage or long-term relationship?
Divorce is never easy. It feels overwhelming, especially when children are involved, as in the Jolie-Pitt divorce. For any parents heading down this path -- regardless of their level of celebrity.
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With that backdrop in mind, here are 10 reasons why it was inevitable that Brad Pitt would cheat on Angelina Jolie with someone at some point in time.
No doubt you are going through a painful time and our heart goes out to you. You cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for filing for divorce from your husband Brad Pitt. The media is speculating that you and Brad have had conflict surrounding parenting styles, or that substance abuse or infidelity may have led you down this path.
Here are the five most important tips for helping your kids through divorce, because in life, whether you are a Brangelina child or not, you have every right to be happy and flourish, regardless of your parents relationship.
So it's over. The love-affair-turned-celebrity-marriage-for-the-ages between Angelina and Brad has run its course. And the only thing I want to know is: who blew it?
We feel you, Adele.
"That's a sad story and unfortunate for a family."
"It’s pretty scary when even Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are like, ‘Eh, we can do better.' "