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Morgan Freeman: Divorce After 24 Years Of Marriage

Morgan Freeman: Divorce After 24 Years Of Marriage

Morgan Freeman and his wife of 24-years, costumer Myrna Colley-Lee, are getting a divorce, reports Access Hollywood.

The news comes days after the 71-year-old Dark Knight actor was involved in a serious car crash.

“[The couple] are involved in a divorce action,” Morgan’s Mississippi-based attorney and business partner Bill Luckett revealed. “And for legal and practical purposes, [Freeman and Colley-Lee] have been separated since December of 2007.”

Pictured: Morgan and Myrna at the opening night after-party for the revival of The Country Girl in New York City April 2008.

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# 1

whoa i’m first.
wonder if this has something to do with unidentifed female in his car?

# 2

well 24 yrs is a very long time

# 3

It’s not his month, is it?

# 4
annaversary @ 08/06/2008 at 5:01 pm

If his wife is the one asking for the divorce, I hope she gets injured by a car.

# 5
Just me... @ 08/06/2008 at 5:06 pm

That’s sad :(

# 6

Guess they decided to make it public since everyone was speculating about the other woman.

I hope he is better soon.

# 7
lanolin...like sheep's wool @ 08/06/2008 at 5:17 pm

I agree, #6. I have been wondering why the woman in the car accident wasn’t his wife and since the Freemans have been separated since December, it makes sense. I continue to wish him the best.

# 8
lanolin...like sheep's wool @ 08/06/2008 at 5:17 pm

I agree, #6. I have been wondering why the woman in the car accident wasn’t his wife and since the Freemans have been separated since December, it makes sense. I continue to wish him the best.

The Dark Knight curse
strikes again!!!!!!

the shiznack @ 08/06/2008 at 5:24 pm

the female passenger’s name is Demaris Meyer

Figures he’s leaving his wife for a white woman. Why does it seem like black male celebs don’t like black women much?

its a white woman that he was creeping with????////

I dont think he didnt like his black woman anymore .. 24 years he must have.. i think its a damn sahme white women want to take all the black men… they should tell it like it is ,, he was creeping around with her on the side… that floozie knew he was married and his wife found out about it… she was a floozie to do that!

Not his best week ever I suppose…

wonder ehat she ws doing to him in the car for him to wheel off the road like that>>>>>> i know what she is known for!!!

Clearly some people here want to start something. Jared, can you delete their posts? That said, she is asking for a divorce period. End of story. Attraction knows no boundaries – there is no logical explanation why we are attracted to people and there is no ethnographic study to be done on the matter. Just as I don’t judge Rober Deniro for his choice of women (who happen to be all beautiful) I don’t judge Morgan. Private business. Just as I don’t judge Sienna Miller either – if she wants to live that way – she will have to pay the consequences, that is all. I wish Morgan a speedy recovery. Hope he recovers quickly and hope his wife finds the happiness she needs.

the shiznack @ 08/06/2008 at 5:37 pm

well he ran off the road cos it was wet…supposedly

sillyme @ 08/06/2008 at 5:26 pm

Figures he’s leaving his wife for a white woman. Why does it seem like black male celebs don’t like black women much?
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Do you have any stats on this – hard core stats? Because studies prove that majority of people marry their own kind. Rich or not. Disproportionately so – most people marry people of their own race. The only area of possible question is the percentage of Asian women and White men – in some cities. It seems a large percentage of Asian women marry White men and not Asian men – and even that is not the norm. Most Asians marry other Asians. So in fact, due to society – most people marry their own kind. Your “argument” or “point” does not hold up demographically nor scientifically – try again.

Didn’t they ask him last month was he getting a divorce and he said no. He sure lied about that if they had been separated since Dec. It’s true what they are saying a lot of black men once they become successful leave their wife, most of the time for a white lady. At the same time a lot of white men leave their wife once the become stars for a women in the business to.

Funny we find out about this days after his car wreck.

A man’s worst nightmare having a traffic accident while driving with your mistress! Much more details at http://www.specialreport.com

Theresa @ 08/06/2008 at 5:45 pm

It’s true what they are saying a lot of black men once they become successful leave their wife, most of the time for a white lady. At the same time a lot of white men leave their wife once the become stars for a women in the business to.
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Theresa, where are your statistics on this? Seriously. What demographic study of successful black men did you do to come to the hard fact conclusion that the MAJORITY of women they leave their wives for are white women? Please provide the proof. In numbers.

vickifromtexas @ 08/06/2008 at 6:26 pm

# 12 sillyme @ 08/06/2008 at 5:26 pm Figures he’s leaving his wife for a white woman. Why does it seem like black male celebs don’t like black women much?
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tell this to will smith, denzel washington, chris rock, bill cosby, rodney pete, emmit smith, ll cool j, bernie mac, forrest whitaker, samuel jackson,cedric the entertainer, and on and on and on. people can’t help who they fall in love with. you fall in love with a person not a color.

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