Jane Lynch announces divorce from Lara Embry after 3 years of marriage

By CAROLINE LEE, UPI.com   |   June 10, 2013 at 5:00 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
June 10 (UPI) -- Jane Lynch has announced she is divorcing her wife after being married for three years.

Lynch, 52, and clinical psychologist wife Lara Embry, 44, met at a fundraiser in San Francisco in 2009. They got engaged and were married in 2010 on Memorial Day in a small ceremony in Massachusetts, where same sex marriage is legal.

The "Glee" star said that the divorce was "a difficult decision for [them] as [they] care very deeply about one another."

During their marriage, Lynch became very close to Embry's daughter Haden.

"My greatest pleasure is Haden, my stepdaughter," Lynch said in April. "I am surprised how much love you feel, and how you would do anything for your children."

Lynch is busy starring as Miss Hannigan in "Annie: The Musical" on Broadway. She performed a number from the musical for the Tony Awards on Sunday.

The couple does not have a prenuptial agreement and will be required to split their assets 50/50. A California judge is likely to dissolve the marriage. Although gay marriage is not legal in California, the state does recognize legal out-of-state same sex marriages when performed in states where gay marriage is legal.

Follow @cmlee and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
Pussycat Dolls' Kimberly Wyatt pregnant with her first child
Antonio Banderas spotted partying with blondes after Melanie Griffith split
Jenna-Louise Coleman to depart 'Doctor Who'
Gisele Bundchen, Adriana Lima, Kate Upton named Forbes' best paid models
Seth Rogen's 'The Interview' will be cut to please North Korea
Trending News