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Filmmaker Michael Moore has filed for divorce from producer Kathleen Glynn, his wife of 21 years and his collaborator on various projects that include "Bowling for Columbine," "Fahrenheit 9/11" and "Capitalism: A Love Story."
The AP reports that Moore filed a divorce complaint over a month ago in Michigan's Antrim County, which is where the couple has a lakeside home. The complaint says "there remains no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved."
Glynn has not filed a response. A final hearing is scheduled for Sept. 10, when the divorce should be finalized. The couple married in October 1991 and have no children together. Kathleen has a daughter, Natalie, from a previous relationship who is Moore's stepdaughter. »
‘Fahrenheit 9/11′ director and his film producer wife are reportedly calling it a day after two decades of marriage. So sad.
Michael Moore, 59, filed from divorce from his wife, Kathleen Glynn, on June 21. In the filing, he stated that he and wife no longer lived together in their Michigan home. Read on for all the details.
Michael, the Oscar-winning documentarian, and Kathleen have been married for 21 years, but he has decided to end the marriage, reports Us Weekly.
In the complaint filed in Antrium County Circuit, Michael stated that he and Kathleen no longer lived together in their home in Michigan’s Torch Lake. The filing also said there was “no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved.”
How sad. The couple have no children, but they have a long standing working relationship.
Kathleen was a producer on Michael’s documentaries Bowling for Columbine, »
- Eleanore Hutch
Deanna Durbin: Ephemeral fame (photo: Deanna Durbin in 1981) [See previous post: "Deanna Durbin: 'Sweet Monster.'"] Unlike Greta Garbo, whose mystique remained basically intact following her retirement in 1941, Deanna Durbin’s popularity faded away much like that of the vast majority of celebrities who were removed — or who chose to remove themselves — from public view. Despite the advent of home video and classic-movie cable channels, Durbin remains virtually unknown to the vast majority of those who weren’t around in her heyday in the ’30s and ’40s. Yet, although relatively few in number, she continues to have her ardent fans. There are a handful of websites devoted to Deanna Durbin and her film and recording careers, chiefly among them the appropriately titled "Deanna Durbin Devotees." Fade Out Charles David, Deanna Durbin’s husband of 48 years, died in March 1999, at the age of 92; Institut Pasteur medical researcher Peter H. David is their only son. Durbin also had a daughter, »
- Andre Soares
The producers behind Michael Moore's "Capitalism: A Love Story" and "Fahrenheit 9/11" have now released their own film that explores the influence of money in politics and how it impacts regular Americans.
Carl Deal and Tia Lessin's "Citizen Koch" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this week. The filmmakers joined HuffPost Live on Thursday to explain why they set out to document the Supreme Court's 2010 ruling in Citizens United v. SEC, which gave corporations the same constitutional rights as citizens.
Lessin said they first got interested in Citizens United 10 years ago when the organization tried to claim that "Fahrenheit 9/11" somehow violated Fec's rules.
"Six years later, when they were trying to position themselves as advocates for free speech, we found that a little strange," Lessin said.
Deal told HuffPost Live's James Poulos that they decided to make a film after watching the instantaneous backlash to President Barack Obama's election, »
- The Huffington Post
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