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'Little House on the Prairie' Star

I'm Ready to DIVORCE Now

8/25/2011 4:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Six months after they separated, "Little House on the Prairie" actress Melissa Gilbert has filed for divorce from actor Bruce Boxleitner ... TMZ has learned.

According to documents filed with L.A. County Superior Court, Gilbert blamed the split on irreconcilable differences ... and she's asking for joint legal and physical custody of their son Michael.

Melissa and Bruce married in 1995 ... but separated back in March. They have one child together ... and each have adult children from previous marriages.

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31.

Perky    

She looks totally constipated. She needs a good ole-fashioned arse-phockin.

1092 days ago
32.

gutsygirl    

Surprise! Surprise! A former child star with substance abuse issues.

1092 days ago
33.

ken    

I think she's sweet...too bad about the divorce....hollywood is not easy on relationships.
she looks a lot different....I hope it's just a bad makeup job .
I wish her well.

1092 days ago
34.

Sandra     

Holy plastic surgery, Melissa looks terrible!! I'm with Angela and Scott on this one!!

1092 days ago
35.

carlitasway    

That's not Melissa Gilbert. That's Carrot Top!

1092 days ago
36.

kate    

i recently met her, and she was very kind and down to earth!so everyone be nice!:)

1092 days ago
37.

Jt    

Ha Ha Carrot Top!!! Perfect description! Don't these idiots know they end up looking like Muppets? So sad!!

1092 days ago
38.

Sarafina    

At least she fixed her Little House on the Prairie gray buckteeth...jus' sayin'

1092 days ago
39.

Throwback kid    

Melisa has the worst plastic surgury I have ever seen! She makes Joan Rivers look youthful

1092 days ago
40.

marsha    

I am the same age as Melissa and people use to say i look like her. But oh my - i sure hope i don't look like her now!!!! I will take my wrinkles way over a face that looks like it's melting!

1092 days ago
41.

kim    

wow Bruce, be happy now you can have the lights on and not be scared. my ass looks better than her face even if it was smeared with ****!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1092 days ago
42.

lisa    

You people must be blind,put your glasses on, she's gorgeous!For someone who has been one of the most powerful women in Hollywood for many years,she is one of the most down to earth wonderful stars of my generation.She truly cares about her fans and has never acted like a bigshot.Leave her alone!!!!!!!!!

1092 days ago
43.

butter    

It's just amazing to me when someone comments such as "she is a raging bitch",

and you know this because??

Unless you actually know her or him..how the **** do you know??

1092 days ago
44.

Chris    

P!nk, get out of this body!!!!

1092 days ago
45.

kat    

wow melissa and her sister sara gilbert both breaking up long term relationships.

1092 days ago
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