What Were Some High Profile Divorces That Occurred During 2014?


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More than 70 high-profile, celebrity divorces or break-ups occurred during 2014, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Chris Rock, Clint Eastwood, Randy Jackson, Heidi Klum and Kris Jenner were all involved in some kind of legal divorce litigation in 2014. Gwyneth Paltrow and Ken Griffin also faced high-profile splits.

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What Were Some High Profile Divorces That Occurred During 2014?
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Former and long-time "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson's wife, Erika Jackson, filed for divorce in September 2014, notes People magazine. The two were married for 18 years and have two children. The initial petition seeks full physical custody and joint legal custody of one minor child.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin made headlines in early 2014 for their "conscious uncoupling" after 10 years of marriage and two children, says Hollywood Life. Martin blamed himself and his inability to "grow up" as reasons for the divorce.

Billionaire financier Ken Griffin of Chicago filed for divorce from his French-born wife Anne Dias Griffin, the Washington Post reports. The couple cited irreconcilable differences in papers. Ken Griffin is worth about $5.5 billion, while his ex-wife has a hedge fund worth $100 million. The father of three sought joint custody of the children.

Reality television star Kris Jenner and former Olympian Bruce Jenner finalized their divorce in December 2014, according to Radar Online. Kris Jenner was ordered to pay $2.5 million to rectify the finances of both individuals, and she gets to keep the home and three luxury cars. Kris Jenner stars in "Keeping up with the Kardashians."

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