Brad Garrett Secretly Divorces Wife of 7 Years
August 15, 2006

The sudden announcement of Brad Garrett's divorce has shocked fans around the globe.

Published reports claim the "Everybody Loves Raymond" star hid his split from everyone for a year. But "Extra's" got the court papers showing his wife Jill filed for divorce just a month ago.

Ironically, Brad's newest role is playing a husband in a rocky marriage on FOX's comedy, ""Til Death," and the star recently joked with "Extra" about his real-life walk down the aisle.

"At my wedding they threw minute rice," he said.

Brad told USA Today that he and Jill, who have two children together, are on good terms.

And from one Hollywood split to another, "Extra" is uncovering new clues about what may have led to Kate Hudson and husband Chris Robinson's surprise split.

In Touch magazine said friends claim the two had been fighting for more than a year. Senior Editor Jarrett Wieselman says their 13-year age difference and time apart also may have led to the separation.

"Chris is turning 40 this yea; he has different priorities than Kate, whose 27 years old," Wieselman said. "So, the fighting came about from probably all of these things."

Perhaps Kate can get some advice from Denise Richards. "Extra" nabbed the sexy new shots of Charlie Sheen's ex in Harper's Bazaar.

Inside the magazine, Richards goes on the record about the two men in her life: Richie Sambora and Charlie Sheen.

While Denise and Charlie just reached a friendly resolution to their divorce Monday, Richards told the magazine, which hits newsstands Aug. 22, that she never meant for the split to turn nasty.

"I wasn't trying to be vindictive and to bring him down," she said. "It was humiliating for me to have a lot of that out there."

Denise also said that she wants her soon-to-be ex to be a part of their daughters' lives.

When asked about her relationship with Richie Sambora, Denise said, "He's so much fun and right now, we're having fun."

Meanwhile, stunning Jessica Simpson set off photographer frenzy at the Hollywood hot spot Koi, as Jess flashed her famous smile in a revealing red dress. Jessica was out with friend and hairstylist Ken Paves.


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