Early next year, the marriage of actor Mel Gibson and his wife of 31 years will officially be over, following a two-year divorce process that culminated in the approval of a settlement agreement last week. Although there are few details available about the high-asset divorce agreement, entertainment reporters are speculating that Gibson's wife may receive half of his earnings.
A 29-year-old Idaho woman lucky enough have won the $380 million Mega Millions jackpot is, unluckily, still married to her estranged husband. Now she may be able to take home only half of her winnings because of Idaho community property laws.
Everything seems big in the divorce and property division case of Frank and Jamie McCourt; the asset figures being bandied about; the legal fees; the number of houses involved; and the sheer and pricey acreage at stake.