You may have assumed that Dina Eastwood had already filed for divorce from Clint Eastwood a while ago, but that wasn’t the case. She just made it official on Monday. Dina actually filed separation papers earlier this month and then withdrew them, suggesting she wanted to take some time to see if her marriage of 17 years could be salvaged. It turns out that she decided to pull the plug, probably because Clint moved his girlfriend into his house. It doesn’t seem like that’s why they originally split, though.
Clint and Dina were having problems for some time before he took up with someone else, and that came about like a Shakespearean comedy. (See also: Shania Twain.) Dina reached out to an old college friend who was separated and just happened to be a hot guy. The way People Magazine told it, Dina’s friendship with this guy didn’t get physical. However, the guy’s estranged wife suspected that something was up, and reached out to Clint to give him the heads up about Dina’s relationship with her ex. Clint and the woman then started dating for real, and things seem to have grown serious quickly. Here’s more on the divorce, from People:
Dina Eastwood is now ready to end her 17-year marriage to Clint Eastwood for good.
The former E! reality star, 48, filed divorce papers Monday in Monterey County Superior Court in Carmel, Calif.
This comes just a few weeks after Dina withdrew her papers for legal separation from the actor, 83 – which she had originally filed on Oct. 7.
Citing the usual irreconcilable differences, Dina seeks physical custody of their daughter Morgan, 16, with spousal support and attorney fees to be paid by Clint.
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The pair’s split was confirmed by PEOPLE last month. “This is really sad,” a source said at the time. “They were great partners for many years.”
Sources tell PEOPLE that Erica Fisher, who is confirmed to be dating Clint, has been living in his L.A. area home and has been spotted around town driving his Mercedes Benz.
One of Fisher’s sons from a previous relationship has been working as a production assistant of the Clint-directed Jersey Boys.
I still can’t wrap my mind around the fact that Clint Eastwood is 83 years old. I know he’s up in age, but I keep expecting him to be in his mid 70s. Clint’s age really puts this all into perspective. He seems very fit and he’s still working, but it makes me wonder if he was motivated out of loneliness more than anything else. Dina seems like she wants more out of life than Clint can offer, and like their personalities became incompatible. Checking out her Twitter, she comes across as fun-loving and like she’s out for a good time. Clint strikes me as the “get off my lawn” type, but that’s probably because the last thing I saw him in was Gran Torino. Plus he’s 83 freaking years old! After nearly 20 years, you would expect an age difference like that to take its toll.
Dina and Clint are shown at events in 2011. Clint is shown dropping off his girlfriend at the airport at the end of August. Photo credit: WENN.com and FameFlynet
Please, I thought the man was 100. I’m surprised he’s still working. Nay, I’m surprised he’s still walking AND has an interest in women. When I get to his age I’m not even going to bother. I’m not about pretending that sex isn’t going to shatter every bone in my body. Please. Just let me watch the Price is Right and sleep at 7 pm.
I’d like to watch the price is right and go to sleep at 7 now and I’m not even half his age lol
Oh, Anna, your comment cracked me up first thing! hahaha
I don’t support Clint’s cheating, but I applaud anyone in their 80’s and beyond who has the energy, drive and genetic good fortune to remain active and engaged.
well this seems messy
He’s known for his multiple marriages/relationships.
Is it possible he has someone lined up?
Well women…get ready with the diapers.
Clint Eastwood and Rupert Murdoch are on the market!
Didn’t Clint secretly father two kids while in a long term relationship with some actress, and then locked the actress out of the house they shared and wouldn’t even let her get her stuff? So yeah, not surprised his next marriage was a mess. Looked it up… it was Sondra Locke, before he got with Frances Fisher.
yeah I read Sondra’s book. why would she think Clint would be faithful to her when he wasn’t faithful to his wife Maggie. He was living with Sondra while married to Maggie
You have to read her book. He had an open marriage with his first wife, and the 2 children they had together were born after he had already fathered a daughter with his Rawhide companion Roxanne Tunis (Maggie was aware of this, and in my eyes that makes her pathetic). Eastwood told Locke he had never been in love before and that she was the only woman he’d been faithful to (which may have been true for the first few years of their relationship). The love children he had with a stewardess while still involved with Locke did not put his name on her kids’ birth certificates. That was not the case with Roxanne Tunis, who did name him the father…everyone in L.A. knew about it, including Maggie – it’s crazy that she would start trying to get pregnant after that, instead of divorcing him.
Is it inappropriate to be snarky and say “you lose them the way you get them”?
Talking to empty chairs was the first sign of shenanigans.
Sounds like there was a jealousy attempt that backfired. He’s had messy relationships before, so no real surprise.
I will always love Eastwood. She also has a new piece as well. She and Clint did the Mutt Lange/Shania Twain thing and switched partners.
As for Dina, I watched her reality mess (hangs head in shame). She seems like a nice woman but extremely neurotic and needy. I feel for her to a degree as she tried to have something for herself (the show and weird boy band thing) to distract her from her busy husband never being around and her daughter growing up and needing her less. It just didn’t work out and you could kind of tell from watching the show she was desperate for someone, ANYONE to pay her some much needed attention.
Hopefully they can both move on and be happy with someone else.
For all those shading Eastwood’s age, folks we all get there. None of us are young forever. Fact.
She’s lucky he was healthy enough so she could divorce without society giving her the stink eye. I’m happy for her and as for Clint…love his acting. That’s it.
Wow that last picture is AWKWAAAAARD.
Couldn’t have happened to a better media whore LOL*
* Not to be misconstrued as SUPPORT for Chair Scolding Grandpa over here, But seriously the hunger for attention that wafts out of that woman is just…embarrassing
Sh*t has to move fast for him. He’s freaking 83. He needs to lock them down before they flee. And get his before he, well, dies.
The second it was announced this woman was doing a reality show, most people had to presume this union was doomed. Clint has flaws, for sure, but have his name and private life associated with an invasive reality television series? No way.
Did anyone else notice that the green “dress” is not really a dress? It looks to me like someone pulled a length of fabric off the bolt and kinda draped it around her, adding a pin here and there to hold it in position. There’s even fraying on the “hem” edge! Geeze, don’t they know they should have hung the selvage edge on the bottom for their pretend hem, instead of the cut edge?
I did notice! Very odd.
This is totally off-topic but I’m SO curious about Dina’s height! She seems really tall. Clint is 6’4″ and she’s in heels that only look about 2 inches — 3 at the most — high and she’s almost as tall as Clint.
I thought by “new piece” you meant Clint got himself a new rug and I scrolled down to have a look at it. Instead its the same wispy old man hair and the worst green dress in history… which looks like a home ec project gone awry. lol
The green dress looks like something Scarlett O’Hara tried to stitch while tripping on acid.
Who in their right mind would want to hump this?…I just don’t get it..
Eastwood is a toad, and if anyone glimpsed through his personal history, they would think that also.
I wholeheartedly believe that he initiated the split, because no women would be so CRUEL (and if she were self-serving also) to leave an 83-year-old men, one who also fathered her children.
He deserve to die alone. That’s all.