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Jane Lynch

Files for Divorce

7/12/2013 4:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Jane Lynch
is a woman of her word ... a month after announcing her marriage to wife Lara Embry was over, the actress has filed for divorce.

Jane just filed the docs in L.A. County Court, citing "irreconcilable differences." The 52-year-old "Glee" star met 44-year-old Embry back in 2009 at a fundraiser in San Francisco. They were married a year later in Massachusetts and registered for a domestic partnership in California soon after.

According to the doc, Jane and Lara have been separated since February. There are no minor children.

In the doc, Jane says she wants to terminate the court's jurisdiction to award Lara spousal support.

Sources connected to the couple have told TMZ they do NOT have a prenup, which means they can expect a 50/50 split of all marital assets ... but that will all be determined later.

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76.

leon    

She can file for divorce all she wants. I still won't chase her. I don't know why the big deal about divorce unless she is looking for another mate.

281 days ago
77.

Barbara    

All the gays have a right to be just as miserable in marriage as all the straight people, and get divorced and pay alimony, child support, etc and half their property .. It's about time .. They might change their stance on gay marriage after all of this!!

281 days ago
78.

bob    

is jane lynch a husband?

281 days ago
79.

Rick    

Ha Ha

281 days ago
80.

Cindy Horn    

That's too bad. I'm sorry to hear about the split up. I'm sure it's hard for both of them. I'm not gay, but I am a victim of divorce and it's never easy...especially if there are kids involved. At least they don't share children. I wish the best for both of them...

281 days ago
81.

Marc    

SHE filed for divorce from HER WIFE. Sorry, but this is what I do don't get about the whole lesbo/gay scene.
How in the world can a woman divorce her WIFE??? Overall, I am really very liberal in my views. but I just cannot comprehend how a woman can divorce her wife--or a man his husband if you want to go that way. Defies logic.

281 days ago
82.

bob rosen    

I don't mind these marriages...but we DO need some new terms...'his husband'...'her wife'...maybe they could just say,'SPOUSE'.

281 days ago
83.

Marc    

This is something. A WOMAN divorcing HER WIFE. This is what makes absolutely no sense about the whole lesbo/gay thing. I'm sorry, but its just not logical for a WOMAN to divorce a WIFE, nor a MAN to divorce his HUSBAND.
Jayne can divorce her husband. But that would make her a him. LOL
If another woman can't give you want you need Jayne baby, try a man the next time. Of course what real man would want a woman who is nuts enough to think she was divorcing her WIFE. Just another exhibit into evidence that gays have a screw loose.

281 days ago
84.

Don    

"There are no minor children." Huh, imagine that?

281 days ago
85.

Jumpinjohn    

Aerosmith

281 days ago
86.

Rcott    

As much as you anti-gays would like to make of this, it isn't about gay marriage. It's about human relationships. Have you checked the statistics on hetero marriages lately? The DOMA suit was brought by a woman who was with her partner for over 40 years. It's mornooic to single this out as a gay issue. Get over your phobias and use your pulpits to do some real good for a change..

280 days ago
87.

scooter    

pee pee doo doo

280 days ago
88.

Munihack    

so, which one gets custody of the Tampons ?

280 days ago
89.

Pete    

Uh oh, sounds like someone found a REAL stiff one !

280 days ago
90.

lori    

HAHAHAHAHHA

280 days ago
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