Say It Ain’t D’oh!: One of TV’s most famous couples are separating. Marge and Homer Simpson are legally separating after 26 seasons of marriage, longtime executive producer of The Simpsons, Al Jean, confirmed to Variety this week. The cause of the separation? Homer’s newly-discovered narcolepsy. The diagnosis proves to be a strain on the marriage, and instead of the loveable doofus attempting to make things work with his wife, he attempts to explore the dating scene. Homer falls in love with his pharmacist, who’s voiced by Lena Dunham,” Jean continued. “We’ll have cameos from the other women from Girls.” However, we get the feeling that Marge will ultimately forgive her Homie.
Happy Life, Happy Wife: Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are two of Hollywood’s busiest—and happiest—couples, and now Pratt is revealing how he and his superstar wife keep their marriage in check. “Anna’s parents come down and they’ll give us the night to do something and the morning to sleep in,” the Jurassic World star told People Magazine. “I think it’s important to carve those times out no matter what you do for a living.” Pratt, who shares a son with Faris, also discloses how important it is for him to maintain a happy relationship with his wife. “It’s just as important, if not more important, to focus on your relationship with your partner because your children are going to leave one day [and] you have to maintain a relationship that’s going to outlast your child’s needs for you.”
Love Struck: They might not be heading down the aisle just yet, but Jennifer Aniston is still head over heels in love with fiance, Justin Theroux. When asked about the highlight of the last few years, the actress said without hesitation: “Justin. He’s the best thing this decade.” The couple have been engaged since August 2012, and have left many people guessing when they might be saying “I do,” but Aniston says they’re still deciding on what kind of ceremony is best for them. “There’s a big discussion in our house right now,” she told InStyle. “Do you just do it and say screw it? Or do you try desperately to get away with (a secret ceremony) where you don’t have any fun because you’re hiding in a cave somewhere? If we could do it without all the buzzing and the noise…It can be done. When there’s a will, there’s a way!”
Her-Name: Zoe Saldana’s husband, Marco Perego, has done something that hasn’t really been done before: he took her last name. While feminists cheer, Saldana was cautious about the undertaking.”I told him, ‘If you use my name, you’re going to be emasculated by your community of artists, by your Latin community of men, by the world,’ ” she told InStyle. However, she’s immensely proud of her new hubby, and wants men everywhere to know they “will not cease to exist by taking your partner’s surname.” Instead, Saldana says they will be “remembered as a man who stood by change.” She adds: “A real ‘man’ leads along side his partner. A real man accepts his mortality. A real man acknowledges that nothing can be done alone.” Here, here!
Still Independent: Amber Heard is opening up about her marriage to Johnny Depp. The notoriously private twosome, who wed in February, have had their fair share of bad luck in recent months (Depp was injured onset in Australia where his dogs were threatened with euthanasia), but Heard tells Elle Magazine that nothing has really changed between the couple since their nuptials in the Bahamas. “Nothing is a dramatic change. We’ve been together for a long time now, so it’s been a fairly organic process,” she said. “I have a fiercely independent spirit.” She also shares with the magazine that “I just fall in love again and again” with her husband. Spoken like a true newlywed.
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