jane lynch lara embryIt's easy to be cynical about Hollywood breakups these days. Some stars change partners as often as they do pants. However, some celeb romances seem so solid, it's sad to hear that things are over. That is certainly the emotion fans of Glee star Jane Lynch felt when she announced her divorce from longtime love Lara Embry.

In a statement to People, Lynch said, "Lara and I have decided to end our marriage. This has been a difficult decision for us as we care very deeply about one another. We ask for privacy as we deal with this family matter."

The pair had been together since meeting at a fundraiser in 2009. They married on Memorial Day 2010 in Massachusetts, a state that recognizes gay marriage. Not long ago, they seemed so in love, talking about their blended family adoringly (Embry has a daughter). Lynch gushed endlessly about being a mom, calling her stepdaughter "my greatest pleasure." This must be a sad time for them all.

Hopefully things don’t get nasty. The couple call California home and -- as so many previous celeb divorces have taught us -- it's a community property state. You know what that means ... Lynch could end up handing over half her money to Embry.

Are you surprised Lynch is getting a divorce?

 

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