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ShamWow Guy Wife Files for Divorce

10/17/2018 3:16 PM PDT

Vince Offer -- the guy made famous by the ShamWow infomercials -- apparently couldn't soak up the problems in his marriage ... and his wife has officially filed for divorce.

Offer married Melody Barney in Malibu in 2014, and she submitted divorce papers -- obtained by TMZ -- Wednesday in L.A. to start the process to make them legally single.

According to the divorce docs, Barney is asking for legal and physical custody of their 4-year-old daughter. She says Offer can have visitation time. She's also asking for spousal support.

Vince hatched the ShamWow idea back in 2006, and the commercial made him famous in 2009 ... and it only cost $20,000 to make. 

Offer had some legal issues ... back in 2009, he was arrested for allegedly hiring a prostitute who bit his tongue during a hookup and wouldn't let go until he punched her. Both Offer and the woman were arrested for felony aggravated battery.

Offer hasn't done a whole lot since the ShamWow days ... with a few acting and voice acting credits to his name. 

Charlotte Flair Sued By Ex-Husband I'm Not Sterile!!

10/16/2018 3:14 PM PDT

3:35 PM PT -- WWE tells TMZ Sports, "We recently received what appears to be a meritless lawsuit and we will vigorously defend ourselves."

When reached Ric Flair had no comment. 

WWE superstar Charlotte Flair is being sued by her ex-husband who claims she defamed him in her new book by falsely claiming he shoots blanks. 

It's all in new legal docs filed by Riki Paul Johnson and obtained by TMZ Sports ... in which he goes after Charlotte, her father Ric Flair and the WWE, demanding more than $5 MILLION in damages. 

Riki's beef is with the book 'Second Nature' -- which Ric and Charlotte wrote together and released in Sept. 2017. 

In his suit, Riki claims the Flairs wrote negatively about his relationship with Charlotte -- and falsely stated that he is sterile and incapable of fathering children. 

FYI, Riki and Charlotte -- real name Ashley Fliehr -- were married from 2010 to 2011. 

Riki says the allegations in the book have humiliated his family -- including his 3 children -- because they're now the subject of ridicule and shame by people who believe the Flairs. 

Riki also claims the book contains "multiple false allegations physical and/or psychological abuse" -- which he believes he can prove based on police reports and dash cam footage. 

He also claims the Flairs wrongly claimed he was fired from 2 jobs due to illicit drug use. 

In his suit, Riki claims he was intentionally painted as a villain in order to make Charlotte seem like a "victim who overcame personal adversity and domestic abuse."

He also claims WWE was involved in the marketing of the book -- so, they should be held liable as well. 

We've reached out to the Flairs and WWE for comment -- so far, no official comment. 

Chris Pratt, Anna Faris Officially Sign Off on Divorce

10/16/2018 6:35 AM PDT

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have pulled the trigger on their divorce by signing the final docs that will make them single again ... TMZ has learned.

Sources connected with the couple tell TMZ, they have put their John Hancocks on the papers that will make their divorce final. We're told they will get joint custody of their 6-year-old son Jack. As for the property settlement, as we reported, they have a prenup.

Anna's lawyer, Disso Queen Laura Wasser, asked the judge Monday to remove the case from the court system and have a private judge handle the case instead. The point -- there's a huge backlog in the court system and it takes forever to get a final divorce judgment. A private judge speeds things along.

TMZ broke the story ... Wasser did the same thing for Ben Affleck and Jen Garner ... asking the court to allow a private judge to take over the case. 

Slash's Ex-Wife Throws Massive Divorce Bash ... With Tasty Parting Shot

10/16/2018 8:21 AM PDT

Slash's divorce from his longtime wife Perla got so nasty, she threw a DIVORCE PARTY to celebrate the death of their marriage ... complete with an anti-Slash cake!!

It all went down at Perla's L.A. home on Saturday night -- where everyone was encouraged to dress up as their favorite divorcee ... and the guests came through strong! 

Perla dressed up like Zsa Zsa Gabor. One guest dressed like Gwen Stefani. Perla and Slash's son, London, went as Tommy Lee, complete with the stomach tattoo. 

London and his band Classless Act even performed at the rager -- with Perla making a cameo on drums. 

But, the diss-de-resistance was the cake -- which showed Perla standing on top of a smashed out Slash with the message, "Happy New Beginnings Perla."

The two were married back in 2001 and split in 2014 -- but the divorce just became finalized last month. 

Despite the uncoupling, the bad blood is still very real -- in fact, Slash has told Perla she's persona non grata at the Hollywood Palladium Tuesday night, where London and his band are opening up for Slash. 

Perla has said she plans to attend the show anyway -- which means Slash has a real decision to make.

Choose wisely ... 

Slash Bans Perla From Their Son's Show ... She Says She's Going

10/15/2018 3:35 PM PDT

Slash is slamming the door on his ex-wife, Perla Ferrar ... blocking her from their son's huge Hollywood performance -- opening for Slash -- but it looks like she's totally ignoring the ban.

Sources close to Perla tell TMZ ... the Guns 'n Roses rocker banned her from attending the Tuesday night gig at the Hollywood Palladium -- 16-year-old London's band, Classless Act, will warm up the crowd before Slash takes the stage.

We're told someone from Slash's camp reached out to Perla and told her she wouldn't be able to attend. The bad blood between them is nothing new -- they just settled a drawn-out, contentious divorce that ended with him having to shell out serious gwap.

Despite the stay-away notice ... Perla said Monday she was planning to be at the show. She said on social media, "Can’t wait to see my baby boy London open for his father at this historical event tomorrow night! #icouldntbemoreproud."

Unclear if Slash is going to take more drastic steps to keep her out. We've reached out to his camp, but no word back yet. 

'Modern Family' Creator No Spousal Support in Divorce, But ... She Gets $4 MIL a Year!!!

10/12/2018 5:06 PM PDT
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Steve Levitan's bitter divorce has come to an end, and his ex-wife is walking away with a huge amount of money ... but so is he.

According to new legal docs obtained by TMZ ... Krista Levitan will get at least $4 MILLION a year in income from various projects -- including "Modern Family" -- but as long as that cash keeps flowing in ... he won't have to pay any spousal support.

But, that's not all -- Krista and Steve are also splitting several bank accounts worth tens of millions of dollars ... along with going 50/50 on various properties and cars.

Specifically, the docs say the 2 are to split the profits from the sale of their Santa Monica home ... which is worth about $40 million.

We broke the story ... Krista filed for divorce from Steve in 2016 after 23 years of marriage, and it appeared there was no prenup.

Things later took a nasty turn when Krista made claims of assault against Steve and tried to get a restraining order. A judge shot it down, but the divorce battle raged on.

It's all over now, though ... and both Steve and Krista have a lot of cash to remember each other by.

Ben Affleck Closely Monitored In Custody Agreement with Jen Garner

10/6/2018 1:00 AM PDT

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have reached a custody agreement, but it is vague for an obvious reason ... Ben's issue with alcohol.

As we have already reported, the couple long ago agreed to joint custody of their 3 kids. There are 2 elements to the agreement -- legal and physical custody.

Legal custody is simple ... they will jointly agree on decisions that affect the kids, such as education and various activities.  

As for physical custody, that's where it gets tricky. As we reported, the divorce was held up for a long time because Ben was on and off the bottle, and Jennifer didn't want to strike any custody arrangement until he was sober and stable.

We're told the physical custody agreement is vague ... it doesn't outline any specific division of time with the kids. But, we're told, at least at the beginning, Jen will get the lion's share of custodial time, and when Ben has the kids he will have a monitor to ensure he's sober and the kids are safe.

There's another factor -- their kids are older now -- 12, 9 and 6 -- and they may be conscious of Ben's problem with alcohol and how it's affected their family, and they will have a voice as well. 

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner Sign Divorce Papers ... But It's Not Final Yet

10/5/2018 12:49 PM PDT
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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have officially signed their divorce papers ... but the split isn't final yet.

Ben and Jen met Garner's home Thursday for several hours to hammer out the remaining details in their divorce. After reaching a final agreement ... both signed on the dotted line to officially end things. 

In order for the divorce to be finalized and make the pair legally single, they'll still need approval to use a private judge who will then need to submit the docs to the court for the papers to get stamped. We're told that will happen by the end of this year. 

As we first reported ... Ben and Jen's final settlement was to be agreed on once Ben got out of rehab. With him now out of rehab, that plan was set into motion.

TMZ broke the story ... Ben's drinking was a sticking point in the settlement. Before rehab, Ben had fallen off the wagon for 18 months. It was an issue because when Ben isn't sober ... it puts Ben and Jen's 3 kids at risk when he's with them.

We broke the story ... Jen filed for divorce back in April 2017 and it was as amicable as it can get. They reached a property settlement, which was complicated and time-consuming because of the fortune that needed to be divided. They did NOT have a prenup, so all of their earnings during their 12-year marriage went into one pot.

As for custody ... Ben and Jen agreed to joint custody, though the settlement does not say how much custodial time Ben and Jen each get. They've gotten along great coparenting the kids ... and felt shifting custody based on their work schedules rather than abide by a rigid formula served them better.

Zac Brown Calling It Quits ... After 12 Years Of Marriage

10/5/2018 7:45 AM PDT
Breaking News

Zac Brown is separating from his wife, Shelly, after a dozen years of marriage. 

The Zac Brown Band lead singer and Shelly made the announcement in a joint statement to People.

“We feel blessed to be on such an incredible journey in life and sometimes the journey begins to lead in different directions. It is with deep love and respect that we announce we are separating as a couple."

“We have led a whirlwind life together growing into a beautiful family with five amazing children and while life will be rearranging a bit, our love and commitment to our family will always be there. This was a difficult decision, but we’ve done plenty of tough things together and this is our next venture — love, mutual respect, and care for each other are what we are moving forward with.”

“Family comes in all different forms. We would like to ask that rather than commenting or spending any energy towards this, that you take this moment to send love to your family, in honor of ours.”

Zac and Shelly got hitched in 2006. They have 5 kids together: son Alexander, 4, and daughters Joni, 7, Georgia, 8, Lucy, 10, and Justice, 11.

Jennifer Garner Get Me Divorced, Now!!!

10/4/2018 6:51 AM PDT

Jennifer Garner wants her never-ending divorce case over and done with ... so she's now filed legal docs to supercharge the process so she's a single woman by the end of the year ... TMZ has learned.

Garner is asking the judge in her divorce to have the case yanked from the court system and put in the hands of a private judge. The reason -- the courts often move at a glacial pace and Jen is out of patience. A private judge can accelerate the process and handle the final details quickly.

Our sources say Jen's goal is to have a final divorce decree by year's end. She filed for divorce in April of last year and the couple has been separated since June 2015.

We're told the major reason for the delay ... Ben's drinking. TMZ broke the story ... Jen did not want to set a custody agreement in stone until she knew Ben was sober, and he's been up and down for years, and that was the primary reason for the delay.

Now that Ben's out of rehab and sober again, we're told Jen thinks the time is right to formalize the divorce. 

JWoww 'Jersey Shore' Star Files for Divorce ... Husband's Not Giving Up

9/27/2018 3:47 PM PDT
Breaking News

9/28 -- Roger posted a video vowing to win his wife back.

The next season of 'Jersey Shore' just got real interesting ... JWoww is divorcing her husband, Roger Mathews ... TMZ has confirmed.

JWoww -- aka Jenni Farley -- filed docs in Ocean County, NJ 2 weeks ago. The split comes just shy of the couple's third anniversary. She cites irreconcilable differences, and says their marriage has been on the rocks for at least 6 months.

Roger occasionally appeared on episodes of the original 'JS' run, but he has not been involved with the most recent tapings of the rebooted version of the show ... "Jersey Shore: Family Vacation."

It's unclear what's at the center of their marital strife -- but earlier this year Roger kinda poured his heart out on social media ... admitting he and Jenni went through several ups and downs. He said, "Some days it’s a struggle to stay together. Some days she calls me a f**king d**k head (cause I am). Some days the grass looks greener on the other side. We aren’t even close to perfect and I have no intention on pretending that we are."

JWoww and Roger have 2 kids -- a 4-year-old daughter, Melani, and a 2-year-old boy, Grayson. 

The divorce was first reported by Jersey's Asbury Park Press.

Brandon Jenner & Leah Felder File For Divorce ... Make Split Official

9/25/2018 12:30 PM PDT

2:30 PM PT -- According to the divorce docs, obtained by TMZ, Leah says they split on July 10. She cites irreconcilable differences. 

She's asking for spousal support and says she wants to share custody of their child. 

Brandon Jenner and Leah Felder have officially filed for divorce after 6 years of marriage.

Felder filed Tuesday to make the couple's split official. The pair dated for 8 years before tying the knot in 2012. They had one child together, a daughter named Eva.

Earlier this month, the couple released a joint statement about their split, saying, "Even though we have chosen to separate as a couple, we still love one another very, very much and remain a major part of each other’s lives — as best friends, family and loving parents to our daughter.”

The statement continued. “There has been no lying or cheating or fighting that prompted this change, just an expansion of our individual evolution which has inspired us to support each other in a new way. We are still, very much, a loving family and are bonded by a deep connection that is rooted in love.”

Holly Madison Husband Files For Divorce

9/25/2018 7:28 AM PDT
Breaking News

Holly Madison is about to be on the market ... her husband, Pasquale Rotella, has filed for divorce from the former Playboy model.

Holly and Pasquale got hitched in 2013, and they have 2 kids together, daughter Rainbow Aurora and son Forest. The couple decided to end their union after their romance was said to have fizzled out.

According to the divorce docs -- obtained by TMZ -- Pasquale filed on August 31 in Vegas.

Rotella posted a statement Tuesday, saying, "It is with love in our hearts and a deep respect for one another that Holly and I have amicably made the decision to separate. First and foremost, we are forever partners and parents to two beautiful children, and are fully committed to raising them in an environment filled with love and positivity." 

Holly famously dated Hugh Hefner and was one of the stars of the TV show, "The Girls Next Door."

Holly and Pasquale got married at Disneyland ... but their marriage won't have a storybook ending. 

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