Love them or loath them, the women of the Real Housewives franchise are certainly anything but boring. While many of the women enjoy hamming it up for the cameras, several have been forced to deal with the very real and serious topic of divorce when the cameras stop rolling.
Two years after finalizing their split back in February 2011, actor Kelsey Grammer and his wife Camille have settled their divorce. It took those two years to resolve their custody and property agreements, including disputes over their three homes and nearly $60 million in assets. Camille, a "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" reality show personality, filed for divorce in July 2010 after 13 years of marriage. Kelsey was having an affair with a flight attendant -- who he has since wed.
Few people think of celebrities as people who have relationships that we want to emulate. Many people in Clark County watch as movie stars host one million-dollar wedding after another. In their pre-married bliss, celebrities claim that they've found the person they're going to spend eternity with. After a year or so, tabloids start circulating divorce rumors, and a short time after that, the couple issues a statement about their divorce.
Hollywood is home to more than its fair share of divorces, many of which take place in the public eye. Celebrity divorces aren't always pretty, but they are often entertaining. And for individuals going through divorce themselves, a celebrity's divorce can provide helpful information.