Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce & dashes Miley Cyrus’s hopes for reconciliation


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By now, everyone knows the story of Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth’s shenanigans. Her rep announced their split, she “moved on” with Kaitlynn Carter within 24 hours, and Miley has been blaming the split on Liam’s pills and whiskey. We’ve also heard that Miley is “relieved” that she can now focus on herself, because apparently she hasn’t been doing that this whole time. My read on it was that Miley has been doing the most to get Liam’s attention and get under his skin, to make him jealous and to simply have DRAMA. Many thought that Miley and Liam would be headed for a reconciliation after a few months. Not so much – Liam filed for divorce.

Liam Hemsworth is the one who’s pulling the plug on his marriage, because TMZ has learned he just filed for divorce from Miley Cyrus. Liam filed legal docs in L.A. … citing the standard “irreconcilable differences.” Sources connected to the couple tell TMZ, Liam and Miley had a prenup, keeping their earnings during the marriage separate, so there won’t be a fight over money. And, since there are no kids, we’re told the divorce will be easy breezy.

The handwriting was on the wall for weeks … Miley and Liam announced their separation August 10, after less than a year of marriage. Our sources tell us Liam is “over the marriage” and just wants to move on. The day before telling the world she split from Liam, Miley was spotted making out with her longtime friend, Kaitlynn Carter, at Lake Como in Italy. There were allegations of infidelity, although it appeared the couple had split months before. The date of separation is relevant, not so much legally, but in terms of PR. In the docs, filed by disso queen Laura Wasser, she does not list a date of separation … it reads TBD — to be determined.

Here’s what’s interesting … our sources say, despite appearances, Miley had made overtures as recently as this week, saying she wanted to work on the marriage, but Liam was steadfast that it was over. We’re told fact is, Liam’s people said he would be “insane” to jump back in.

The breakup started out amicable, but it quickly turned nasty, with claims of drug use and infidelity. She released a song last week, “Slide Away,” which we’re told is her version of the split, blaming it on Liam’s alleged penchant for whisky and pills … something he strongly denies.

[From TMZ]

Oh sh-t LIAM hired Laura Wasser? That’s hilarious. Laura Wasser mostly represents the wives in divorces, but sometimes she will take a high-profile husband as a client. I’m sort of proud of Liam for being the adult and actually filing for divorce instead of allowing Miley to dictate a melodramatic narrative in which he was the villain and perhaps secretly pining for her too. Obviously, Miley and her people ran to People:

It seems this is the end for Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth. The pop star, 26, is looking to the future now that the actor, 29, has filed for divorce.

“She didn’t expect it and is a bit disappointed, but she is still doing well and has obviously moved on as well,” a Cyrus insider tells PEOPLE of the singer.

Despite the breakup, the insider says Cyrus has fond memories of their nearly 10-year romance.

“What she and Liam had for a long time was very special,” the Cyrus insider adds. “It’s just hard for her to think that she will never have this again with Liam. There are really so many things that she loves about him.”

[From People]

Oh well, Miley. “It’s just hard for her to think that she will never have this again with Liam.” Maybe you shouldn’t have been such a f–king brat? Harsh but true – the thing is, what I said and what everyone else said at the start of this story was that NO ONE was surprised by the news because they’re so ill-suited for each other and they obviously had different goals and ideas about marriage and their future. Why couldn’t that be the story? Why did Miley orchestrate this weeks-long melodrama?

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  1. Chica71 says:

    Some adults act like adults instead of babysitters

  2. Erinn says:

    I mean, congratulations on being a grown man and filing?

    I know it’s the unpopular opinion around here, but he seems skeezy to me. I have an incredibly hard time believing that he somehow lived completely separate from the partying lifestyle during her heavy partying years. I have a hard time believing that he isn’t just filing to get a jab in for talking about his problem.

    Maybe he’s this perfect little flower that he is pretending to be. But I have a VERY VERY hard time believing that she’d just make up a pill and booze problem. I also don’t doubt that he’s cheated on her over the years. Self medicating and cheating is so prevalent in HWood that it truly does seem like a completely plausible story. That doesn’t mean that she didn’t pull punches in her relationship as well.

    Also, what has he been doing? Honestly, he has had a pretty minimal list of credits over the last few years. If he wasn’t Thor’s brother he’d be on some CW show or something because he is an ‘okay’ actor, good looking but bland AF. He’s gotten so much more attention over their breakups and makeups than he has on anything other than Hunger Games.

    But… you know. He’s a pretty man, and Miley is someone the media likes to vilify. She’s earned some of the criticism but a lot of it is just because she’s openly very sexual and deemed ‘tacky’. It’s a perfect setup for the woe-is-me man scorned by the wild, mean horrible ‘less attractive’ woman.

    • Millennial says:

      He was in that Rebel Wilson rom com my MIL dragged me too… he was good!

      I tend to think he was a partier, too, but that he assumed once they got married she/they would settle down. She, on the other hand, immediately felt cornered and trapped. Hence it all blew up in spectacular fashions

    • Kittycat says:

      Spot on!

    • L. says:

      10000%. !
      I totally agree and could not have said it better.
      Everyone is so quick to paint Miley as the toxic one but I don’t buy his golden boy image.
      He filed for divorce not because he is the adult but because he just spent time with his parents who told him he had to.

    • Jten says:

      I really like both of them but I don’t have any problem believing he can be a depressing, moody bugger or her a self absorbed brat. I love her new song and am surprised by how good an artist she is. Reckon he’ll grow out of his big brother’s shadow and develop a big career. They’ve been together since they were babes, must be hard to break up, they might find their friendship down the track. Certainly don’t think it’s down to just one of them behaving badly.

    • Mia4s says:

      There may well be something to what you’re saying but if so? She needs infinitely better PR people. Take this off the message boards and people who really follow gossip, what does the general public see? Miley all over a new partner in public (a woman no less!) while her handsome husband stays quietly with his loving family looking just the right amount of sad. She’s already lost the PR war. It was shockingly amateur handling to be honest.

      • Erinn says:

        Exactly! But I also think she had lost it before it even started, which is a shame. If he had been caught with another woman it would have been “oh, well, we can’t blame him, Miley’s awful”.

        My dad who is retired now will pay small amounts of attention to celebrity gossip. He was like “His family needs an intervention! They need to get him away from her! She’s crazy!”

        And I find it hilarious because Liam’s like 5 months older than I am. We’re not children. At 29 barring any abuse or something horrible like that, my family can mind their own business about my marriage regardless of whether or not they think the other person is good for my image or whatever. It’s actually somewhat embarrassing the way everyone treats him with kid gloves in this scenario.

        I’ll be the first to admit that my own relationship has had rough spots over the years. We started dating as kids. There’s been no cheating, no abuse, no substance issues – just day to day stresses piling up and some growing pains (you change a lot between 14 and 29 haha), I suppose. Illness and grief can really put a cramp in even the happiest of marriages, and it can be a real catalyst for bringing up issues that had been stewing. So I understand in some ways how people can keep going back to each other (mind you, we’ve never actually broken up) because things are good a LOT of the time. But when you’ve been with someone for more than half of your life, there’s a lot of time for issues to simmer under the surface because dealing with them at the time isn’t always an option depending on what’s going on in life at the moment. You also know EXACTLY what buttons to push.

        And I think… in a lot of ways that’s what’s happened here. Liam’s not some sweet little angel sobbing to his brothers in Australia about how mean old Miley did him dirty. Make no mistake – the brother pap stroll was absolutely an attempt to control the narrative. The message that he shared about “Just a quick note to say that Miley and I have recently separated and I wish her nothing but health and happiness going forward. This is a private matter and I have not made, nor will I be making, any comments to any journalists or media outlets” seemed kind of gaslighty to me. The addition of ‘health’ to the message MAY have been innocuous and just a general well-wishing, but when I read it for the first time I found it stuck out as being pointed. He made a point to say “oh nothing from the media can be attributed to me, I won’t be talking to them” and yet you have so many ‘sources’ making statements. Maybe he’s sending his buddies to do the dirty work. Maybe he’s not. But it definitely is suspicious.

        Note this was way longer than intended, but I was on vacation when this story really started to hit, so I missed out on commenting on the other stories haha.

      • StarGreek says:

        To be honest his PR games are way far better than hers Erinn. This doesn’t make him an innocent elf but she usually makes a PR mess, even though it was him cheating last time. He came out smelling like roses despite everything.
        She goes overboard with her reactions and given that she might have had a point about him being a moody, awful husband, now all people see is Miley ‘cheating’.
        His statement seemed written by his PR people to be honest and read ok to me.

        P.S. I am on holiday too and commenting too much today lol

      • N says:

        Yes, ma’am! Having a significant other from these extremely young ages and fighting brings on a whole new level of buttons to be pushed.

      • crogirl says:

        “Exactly! But I also think she had lost it before it even started, which is a shame. If he had been caught with another woman it would have been “oh, well, we can’t blame him, Miley’s awful”.

        This!!

        I didn’t like his statement either. Reminds me of Brad Pitt who never says anything officially but lets his people attack the mother of his kids.

    • Tanya says:

      I don’t know them, but my experience with addicts is that they’re hella projectionists. Point out their addiction? Well, you smoked weed that one time in college! How dare you judge me? You drink socially! Anything to deflect from their own issues.

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      Both are immature people with issues that they self medicate with the HW party lifestyle. It takes 2 to make or break a relationship and it seems to me that they were not ready for marriage or to settle down, esp Miley. Here’s hope they learn from this and go on to have healthier relationships with other people.

    • StarGreek says:

      He’s a bland and maybe sleazy actor, perhaps even a drunkard. But even if he is, she is much much worse and thinks that to bare it all (in every regard) pays off in HW. Unless one is a Kartrashian, bad publicity is usually detrimental to women in the entertainment world, Kirsten Stewart comes to mind…. everyone was on Pattinson’s side when she cheated on him. That doesn’t necessarily mean he was an angel, it just didn’t show and he might have cheated a lot more than she did.

      Their world is based on appearances and the optics are not on Miley’s side, even if Liam was a closeted drug dealer.

    • Ennie says:

      I’m sure he’s far from perfect, but he dis nothing in this circus of a breakup that was played for pr. They could’ve split “amicably” and it would have been the end of it, but Miley needed to send pics of her. And her jump off to the press and start babbling, of course if it was the other way around things would’ve been more or less the same.
      He has not had a huge break in his profession, like his brother did, but plenty if actors are successful when they are getting steady jobs (I think he is). I would not rage of a famous actor attacking his stay at home or less successful actress wife because she was not “doing enough”.

    • Lori says:

      I don’t think anyone with any sense would paint Liam as some golden boy considering we don’t know what goes on behind closed doors. The main difference is that he is apparently smart enough to keep his mouth shut and she isn’t which makes her vulnerable to more scrutiny. Getting photographed all over someone else right after the split is announced and rushing out a song in which you accuse your ex of all kinds of things seems very petty. The only thing we can say with certainty is that he has better PR people than her.

    • otaku fairy.... says:

      @Erin: This. It was bad for her to leak the things she did, and honestly, why should Liam or anybody want to go back after all that? But you’re also right about the other issues at play.

    • Arizona says:

      I think she’s earned most of the criticism, and actively courts it, tbh. Her biggest issue is that she doesn’t seem to know how to play the PR game well or effectively, and Liam definitely does. It’s impossible to side with her based on how she’s handled this split in comparison to him, and that’s entirely because of their PR tactics IMO. I don’t think he’s perfect or innocent. Even if it was 70% her fault that the relationship failed, it’s never 100% because of one person.

      Also, when she literally just released a song called Drugs Rule Everything Around Me about loving to party, and has actively talked about how much she loves weed, hallucinogens, etc – it’s hard to buy her “we had to split because of his whiskey and pills and partying”…especially when there’s been no indication that he parties? I mean, I would assume that he does because they were together for a long time. But again, she got sober and clean right around when they got back together. Now she’s been back on the “wild party Miley” train and they broke up again.

      Her narratives don’t match with their public personas, and that’s her problem with public perception. Again, IMO.

    • Kathryn says:

      totally agree with you and still find it wild that also blaming the breakup on him is an unpopular opinion. He has a very laid back public persona but who knows what he’s actually like, none of us know him. I mean let’s be real here he’s been with Miley for 10 years which makes for very good odds that he’s pretty wild himself and I’m sure they party/partied together. She’s just high-key about everything. I mean if he’s such an angel/straight-edge there is NO WAY someone would put up with Miley and her antics for that long–def think he’s just good at crafting that persona for himself.

    • Kebbie says:

      I think him drinking whiskey and taking pills is possible, even likely. The issue for me isn’t that he’s an angel, it’s that the woman who claimed to love him for ten years aired this all out to the public because she didn’t like the negative press she was getting. Negative press that he was not responsible for. He accused her of infidelity after she made the pill accusations, up until then he hadn’t said anything negative at all.

      If he has a problem, how does leaking it help at all? She knows he’s a private person, so leaking it is just a betrayal. Just because she was so open with her recreational drug taking doesn’t mean he is. She just wanted him to look as bad.

      And when there are stories that you were “basically having sex” with your girlfriend in the middle of a club, you’ve gone beyond just being very sexual. To me, she seemed to be trying to rub her new relationship in his face.

      I’m not convinced she cheated. I’m not convinced he has ever cheated either. These two are so on and off, it’s more than possible they were broken up and hooking up with other people like she’s doing now in the past. There have probably been a dozen other break ups we don’t know about.

    • Original T.C. says:

      How is this the media’s fault? Everything I know about Miley Cyrus comes directly from her own mouth, her own released selfies and her own posted thirsty videos. She has pushed her own “edgy” images since she discovered sex and controversy sells better if your talent isn’t better than other singers/performers. That’s her thing.

      I don’t know if Lim is the devil, an angel or basic Bob because he isn’t posting private things about himself 24/7. At some point, Miley Cyrus will have to be treated as a grown ass woman and take responsibility for her own choices. She hasn’t been a child for years.

      • Yvette says:

        @Original T.C., THIS … so THIS! Thank you for saying it so eloquently.

      • RoyalBlue says:

        Co-sign @TC.

      • ct says:

        *applause*

        I don’t necessarily think Liam is perfect either, but Miley manages to “vilify” herself by acting out. She seems like a spoiled brat, and she has choosen to create her public image by her own actions.

      • Tiffany :) says:

        I totally agree.
        When you actively try to humiliate your ex, and people haven’t heard anything from him, you are going to look like the bad guy. She has no one to blame but herself for how her antics have been received.

      • Elisa says:

        spot on!

      • StarGreek says:

        Totally spot on!

      • otaku fairy.... says:

        It doesn’t seem like it’s either been all misogyny or all valid and proportionate criticism of her behavior. The most truthful answer is that it’s been a combination of both.

    • Anna says:

      Yeah, I tend to believe they’re both probably partiers to an extent. He and Miley were together a LONG time, and while she’s always gone through quieter phases, she’s never really been a wallflower and he had to have known that and been okay with it, at least for awhile.

      I also tend to think they had an open marriage, based on Miley’s comments about how “modern” their marriage was.

    • Kath says:

      The only reason why I think he is not as bad as some people think is due to what his castmates generally say about him.
      Jennifer Lawrence (as reliable as she might be) always said he was a sweetheart and family oriented and he always seems to get along with other people in the industry.
      He seems like he could totally be moody to me, but if he really was a sleezy pill popping cheater I think it would be a different story

      • Hmmm says:

        Of course his cast mates are going to kiss his butt. This is not old Hollywood where they were open and honest about who they hated.

    • Hmmm says:

      Thank you! You said it all.

    • MsIam says:

      I don’t buy the “vilify Liam” narrative at all. Because why would Miley claim that it was Liam’s “pills and whisky” that drove her away but at the same time announce to the world she is now “free to be herself”? Wouldn’t that mean staying with him would totally repress her? That she was faking it while in the relationship? Why would she do that? Plus think about this, Miley is trying to claim that Liam was so so out there that even she, Miley Cyrus, couldn’t deal with it. If that were true, wouldn’t this have come out by now? I mean how bad would you have to be that even Miley Cyrus couldn’t handle you, lol. With that said, I’m not saying he is a choir boy. But by that same token, if he had so many issues, why was she hinting that “maybe, just maybe” they would get back together after they took a “break”?

      • Kebbie says:

        I’ve known many potheads that are judgmental about alcohol and other drugs. From my perspective, what’s really the difference? You’re numbing yourself in your preferred way with all of them, but maybe she looked down on whatever his drug of choice was.

        That being said, all drugs aren’t created equal and if he was abusing painkillers or opiates, I get why she wouldn’t be cool with that. I’d say the same for cocaine, but she has supposedly dabbled in that so I don’t know how she currently views it. Why she would publicly air his issues and put him on blast, I can’t understand.

      • MsIam says:

        @ Kebbie *Why she would publicly air his issues and put him on blast, I can’t understand.*? Uh, to get ahead of the trainwreck of her life that is headed her way. That certainly doesn’t seem like the way you would treat someone you loved, more like how you treat someone you don’t give a sh!t about. And again, as people say they have ‘dated” or whatever for 10 years and lived together. People seem to think that Liam knew what he was getting into. Well isn’t that true for Miley? Was she “shocked” that he does pills and drinks? And he’s moody too! Nope, she was happy to be out of the responsibility of that relationship and do her own thing. It’s just that everyone is coming down on her now so she had to justify it somehow. I don’t think she knows how to be a whole human being, she seems fractured.

  3. Emmlo says:

    Side note, I loathe the phrase “disso queen” and the only time anyone in the universe ever uses it is to preface Laura Wasser’s name. Stop trying to make fetch happen, tabloids.

  4. BlueSky says:

    “She didn’t expect it and is a bit disappointed, but she is still doing well and has obviously moved on as well,”

    Girl please 🙄

    • Mia4s says:

      This killed me! Ummm Miley, when you separate from your husband and start a sexual relationship with someone else? A divorce filing is not going to be shock. Grow up.

    • ByTheSea says:

      Seriously, she’s been doing the most. Acting like a high-schooler. Good for him for filing. Whatever his faults, he’s put an end to this stupidity. How do you claim to love someone and then smear him, like she’s been doing?

    • Arizona says:

      I literally went “She didn’t expect it. She didn’t expect it? SHE DIDN’T EXPECT IT?!” when I read that. Because so far all of her stuff leaked has been about how he was moody, and had drug/alcohol issues, and she’s so relieved to be free of him…she expected he was just going to be cool with that and then take her back eventually? I can’t.

      I think they’re both a mess, but she has been significantly publicly messier. Hopefully the divorce will go through and this will be the end of it for both of them.

    • Chaine says:

      I am mystified as to how she could not have expected this.

    • minx says:

      They are both tiresome but she’s more grating and public about it.

  5. Léna says:

    How can you not expect divorce when you announced a separation?

    • boredblond says:

      She expected to get a couple more months of press out of it.

      • lucy2 says:

        Probably.

        But if you run off and have a very public fling with someone else, you lose the chance to be “surprised” when your spouse is done.

      • Kebbie says:

        This. She was dropping new quotes to tabloids every single day. She just started reconciliation rumors and she’s disappointed she doesn’t get to drag out that speculation longer.

    • Meghan says:

      Well my husband said we should just go ahead and get a divorce and he seems incredibly pissed that I went and spoke with a lawyer and told him we need to work out a parenting plan for our 3 year old. He actually blocked me on FB because he is “so pissed.” Yet I was merely explaining the basics, how it works and the minimum amount of time he could get.

      So yes it’s very mature all around here.

    • Erinn says:

      I mean, it’s definitely something that would be on the table. But I also have parents that were separated for a span of months to a year when I was a toddler and they’re still together now – no divorce happened.

      • Arizona says:

        My husband’s parents separated twice when he was younger, once for about a year and once for a couple months. They’ve been married for like 43 years.

        Although, my parents separated for about 6 months when I was a baby, and they stayed married for another six years but eventually divorced. Shrug. I think more often separation ends in divorce. On a rare occasion it doesn’t.

  6. M. says:

    My prediction is that they will be back together in another year or two. They both seem addicted to each other’s drama.

  7. DD says:

    The only way this could be a surprise is if they have had an open relationship. But stories have also reported they have been over “for months” so if she moved on with Kaitlyn, why the surprise?

    • Kebbie says:

      If they had an open relationship, she could run around with her fling and not make any announcement at all. ET quotes a Liam source as saying “Liam doesn’t want to share her with anyone.” So maybe she wanted an open relationship and he refused.

  8. grabbyhands says:

    “She didn’t expect it and is a bit disappointed, but she is still doing well and has obviously moved on as well,”

    Translation: She’s mad that he called her bluff and is now controlling the narrative. Stay tuned for more planted stories about how she tried so hard to stick it out, but his wild ways drove her away now that she’s like, grown or whatever but now she feels free to be her true self and stuff.

    No doubt, we will get to see the many ways in which she proves what an edgelord she is. More slug tongue, more gross pictures from Terry Richardson (how many pictures can I pose for where I’m nude and pointing things out of my crotch?? Because it’s soooooo funny!!). I’m sure we’re all in for an adventure until she figures out what her next persona is going to be and what culture she will appropriate.

    • Rosalee says:

      I like Miley, but I think her hip hop days are over what’s next in creative dream diary is she claims her great-great grandmother was a Cherokee princess and starts wearing feathers artfully in her hair and wearing designer regalia, singing songs about loss and the women being powerful, rising up against racism, sexism and celebrating the two spirited and using powwow dance moves…

  9. Sierra says:

    Laura Wasser? Watch out Miley, you will be smeared in the media with the help of TMZ.

    Other than that, good for Liam to have taken the first step to legally separate.

    • IlsaLund says:

      IKR? Ask Angelina Jolie about hiring Laura Wasser as a divorce lawyer.

    • SilentStar says:

      The mere fact that Laura Wasser is involved makes me think this sh*t is more messy than we think. They had a prenup and no kids, so he could have gotten any divorce lawyer, but he asked for *Laura Wasser*, and she took the job. I think we’re going to be hearing more about this.

      • Kebbie says:

        She actually had a reputation for being quick and quiet until she took on Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie as clients.

      • Bunny says:

        Maybe he engaged Laura Wasser preemptively, so that Miley couldn’t get her?

        IDK.

  10. Originaltessa says:

    I think Miley sees herself as some Manic Pixie Dream Girl. Like she’s just so special, charismatic, sexy… that Liam can’t stay away. I think she likes to blow things up a bit so that he can chase her, and they can do the little dance they’ve been doing for the past ten years. Obviously, Liam doesn’t want to play anymore. I knew couples that would purposefully add drama to their relationship in order to keep the other person on the chase and insecure. But that was high school, some people pulled it in college too. And all of the girls I knew that pulled that crap then are now divorced. Mature relationships don’t need cooked up drama to function. The opposite really.

    • TyrantDestroyed says:

      I used to be that toxic partner with my exe’s and the beginning with my husband. Then I got married around Miley’s age and my husband told me to stop doing the same s;?#
      It took me a great self reflection and growing up but I finally abandoned my childish drama behaviour and embrace marriage life like and adult with the man I love and I chose.

    • Kitten says:

      I mean, even in your twenties those dumb power plays-the obsessive need to have the upper hand in the relationship-is fairly typical behavior.
      She’s just really immature IMO.

  11. Rae says:

    If I was his family (or her family for that matter) I would be cheering right now. They’re both very different people. Nothing wrong with that, but trying to mould someone into your ideal never works.

    If they do get back together after this…we’ll, j wouldn’t begrudge either family disowning them.

    Sometimes you’ve got just stop trying to help two toxic people.

  12. Cidy says:

    “She didnt expect it and is disappointed” what. What do you mean she didnt expect it!?

    • Kitten says:

      It means that she literally didn’t expect it.

      Look, when your whole relationship is based on a pattern of makeup-and-break-up, it starts to become a bit of a game. They’ve always gotten back together in the past, so why wouldn’t they get back together this time? The breaking up was just a means of exerting control and hurting the other person, not an actual end to the relationship. And then of course, the make-up is intense and wonderful so there’s that motivating factor as well.

      I’m Team No One in this situation but I’m happy that Liam initiated the divorce because the relationship is clearly toxic and dysfunctional and without intense therapy, that would never change. SOMEONE had to pull the plug and if it’s Liam, then so be it.

  13. KKC says:

    Of course she didn’t expect it. Because she never left him when he had indiscretions.

    It’s not a sane thought process but I’ve seen too many women think this way.

    Cue an even more unhinged smear campaign to save her reputation now that she’s shown her ass and he called her bluff.

    • Ennie says:

      …and probably the other way around. I do think they had an open or “semiopen” marriage, so modern that noone could have understood how cool their relationship was. Of course immaturity set in and their glasses were too full. Better to part ways, but this split was ridiculous. Hopefully they can really move on and the cyrus “sources” close their mouths.

  14. pleaseicu says:

    On top of her other PR shenanigans since they separated, her team leaked that she just wants to settle down and couldn’t handle Liam’s substance abuse and partying and it was all his fault. And 48 hours later she drops a break-up song detailing Liam’s alleged substance abuse and partying. And she didn’t expect that he’d file? She really does live in her own world.

    • Kebbie says:

      I think that was the line in the sand for him. They’ve broken up, hooked up with other people, and gotten back together a million times. But airing the dirty laundry of someone who likes to look with it and composed in public is a bridge too far. They both made it clear he hates the attention these break ups bring and he seems to care a lot about his image so telling the world he abuses drugs was unforgivable.

      • Tonya says:

        Yeah some line was crossed and I don’t think it was necessarily the public make out.

        She is such a text book narcissist. The flaunting of the new supply (Kaitlyn) before they even announced a separation, the smear campaign she launched against Liam to discredit anything she feared he may say about the break-up, and the public protestations that she is “happier than EVER” are classic narc moves post break up where the Narcissist gets the final discard. She is clearly doing all of this to inflict as much emotional pain on Liam as possible. So cruel.

        She overplayed her hand this time. Healthy people who realize a relationship has run its course and choose to end it like adults, don’t conduct themselves this way. He’s gone for good, I think and hope for his sake.

  15. Michael says:

    She is starting to look like Madonna, which is great and all, only Madonna is 60

  16. NotSoSocialButterfly says:

    I think they married as a reaction to the trauma of the wildfire, not because they wanted to settle into a marriage. Not a good foundation.

    Anyhoo, she’s an unstable loon.

  17. Christin says:

    Maybe he finally realizes that the drama isn’t worth it.

    I have a feeling his family is telling him to run away, and hers is suggesting she run back.

    • Bread and Circuses says:

      Yeah, I wonder if the stories leaked to the press about Miley being oh-so-sad are really just her family’s wishful thinking — because Miley’s behaviour doesn’t square with her having any regrets about blowing up her marriage.

      I think you’re right that THEY would like her to still be with Liam. Miley doesn’t show any signs of it.

  18. Eliza says:

    She left him, announced a separation, publically hooked up with someone else, told tabloids and in song that he was into drugs…. but expected him to not divorce her??

    She’s not smart.

    • hype says:

      And has now posted a twitter rant discussing how much she has grown up. Meanwhile, he’s done 2 things – 1. said on IG that they were separated and that’s all he has to say and nothing further and 2. filed for divorce.

      One has handled it with dignity. The other has been courting so much public attention and drama. She has grown up?

  19. Dani says:

    I dislike them both. I don’t have a hard time believing that they are both in to partying (pills and all). HOWEVER I really don’t like that Miley wrote a song based on his addiction. For a person with an addiction, something like that can make them spiral. I’m not saying she’s responsible for him, but it doesn’t hurt to be a decent human being and keep someones personal problems quiet.

  20. Lala11_7 says:

    Their relationship…JUST on the surface…comes off as having horrific pathological tendencies….and it’s time to just end it and move on….

    Seriously….

  21. Lisa says:

    Miley is her own worst enemy and I do not blame him for filing for divorce and moving on.

  22. Paisley says:

    Here’s hoping that Liam isn’t addicted to all of the melodrama that surrounds Miley, and his next love (which I hope he finds soon) will treat him well.

    • Jaded says:

      Paisley I was just about to write the exact same thing. There are loads of men who are attracted to a certain type of crazy, dramatic, uninhibited woman who turns out to be the worst choice of partner. My partner did that many years ago – dumped me for a singer who was well-known in the S. California music scene. She was pretty, very talented, charismatic but basically batshit crazy. I was the calm, mature and boring one. Guess who he ended up with many years later after they went through an extremely acrimonious divorce. :)

      • gemcat says:

        ..which follows the Madonna–whore dichotomy pretty well I think.

        I personally would be careful to brand someone ‘crazy’ as there is definitely a bad connotation there, and who knows with another person that woman might have been really good partner material.

        Similarly tooting the “good”: calm, mature and boring -horn as a better (overall) partner fit just reinforces patriarchy, no?

        However, that’s just an opinion, and I don’t know you Jaded or these people -I am just commenting on the choice(s) of words..and the messages that can send.

      • otaku fairy.... says:

        👏👏👏Preach, gemcat. You were very kind about it too. There are…patterns, though. Trust.

      • Jaded says:

        @gemcat/otaku – I’m not saying who was the better choice, I was just speaking to the differences in our personalities. Nowhere did I say mine was “good”. And “Crazy”, in many cases, can simply mean behaviour that is “extremely enthusiastic” or “to an extreme degree”, “distracted with desire or excitement” or “erratic”. It doesn’t necessarily have a pejorative connotation. Some folks are authentically outrageous, some are more inwardly directed like me and patriarchy has nothing to do with it.

        BTW, my partner’s ex-wife is now in therapy for a combination of personality disorders – Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic and is doing very well with Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She’s gone from threatening suicide to understanding the triggers that set off her reactive states and learning the coping skills she needs to avoid further behavioural problems. A happy ending.

  23. JennyJenny says:

    What is it with marriage that somehow dooms the relationships?

    I’m thinking of these two and then Brangelina. And I know there’s more.
    Would things have somehow been different had they not actually married?

    • Kebbie says:

      I think both were bandaid marriages to begin with.

    • KKC says:

      I feel like when marriage becomes a concession and or the carrot for a variety of relationship issues, it’s really hard to stick it out after that.

      Whatever the reason Miley and Liam got married, it’s obvious in retrospect they expected that a party and a legal contract would radically change the other ones personality.

      The Angie Brad wedding especially seemed like some kind of concession based on…I don’t know Brad staying sober?

      Maybe Jennifer Anniston got it right by just fake marrying Justin Theroux. All the perks and none of the lawyers fees once you call it quits lol.

    • Ennie says:

      Whatever the reasons for getting married, they,d both been together for a long lime and knew each other well, and seemingly accepted each other’s ways. They must have been aware that marriage is Some kind of commitment, but at least Miley was loudly letting be known that she was not happy with a typical marriage situation, that she was still “cool”. I think she likes having a family, a rock, but she loves her “wild” image more. To me, many things around her are artificial and scream of desperation and wanting attention.
      The Brange thing had children involved and that doesn’t allow for antics to be played out fot the mental health of kids, like in many families where children see their crumbling parents’ relationship going on for years be it for codependence or other issues. Miley will be Miley, she’s rich and privileged. I hope Liam goes on alright.

  24. Yes Doubtful says:

    He is playing this out perfectly. I think that song was the last straw. She’s trying to ruin his reputation. I just hope he doesn’t have a change of heart and is truly ready to leave her in his past.

  25. Shannon says:

    I laughed out loud at the “she didn’t expect it” line from People. She didn’t expect her husband of less than a year to file for divorce after she announced their separation in public and then immediately proceeded to make out with someone else in public multiple times?

    What I didn’t expect was seeing this kind of naiveté and childish behavior from a 26 year old.

    • 2bounce4u says:

      Lmao right, is she trying to make herself a victim?
      Ugh, let this tank her career completely so that the label would drop her and we never have to see her again.

  26. Aa says:

    I knew the marriage was eventually over way back at the Oscars when Miley was twerking during an interview at the Vanity Fair party and Liam was clearly embarrassed by it. The emotional rush from the wildfires was over and reality had set in.

  27. Mel says:

    He might be everything she said and more, the fact is he behaved like a grown up in this case and kept his mouth shut instead of trying to trash her. How much of a child are you that you announce your separation with a picture of you sucking face with someone else, throw your soon to be ex under the bus then you get in your feelings when the person files for divorce. Use your words Miley, that would have been easier.

    • Yes Doubtful says:

      Oh she’s using her words now! She’s all over twitter trying to do damage control because she realizes that most people are seeing right through her nonsense and are siding with Liam. Does she not have a PR team at all? Surely someone in her life could advise her to shut up and stop the paparazzi parade with her new gf.

      • Kebbie says:

        I think it’s less damage control, more grabbing the headlines back after Liam filed for divorce. She has to control the narrative and be the one generating the headlines.

      • Mel says:

        She’s such a child ” it wasn’t me, it’s not my fault, NOOOOOO!!!” I wonder if it will occur to her that this is her fault because she decided to post pictures and then talk to much to justify her actions. He could be a horrible person, but she’s lost the war….

  28. jbyrdku says:

    There was no way he could’ve taken her back/gone back to her after all this and had a single shred of self respect left.

  29. Tonya says:

    While I’m sure neither of them are angels, Miley tweeting this BS “I’ve never been happier!” is immature and cruel in the absence of abuse in the relationship. I guess the normal emotional feelings and reflection from the end of a 10 year romantic relationship and 7 month marriage don’t apply to her. I mean, who does she think she is fooling with these protestations?

    She is beyond not having shame, she is so clueless she doesn’t realize she SHOULD be ashamed of herself for behaving like this. Ending a 10 year relationship without a care in the world and being cruel to your former lover and kicking them while they are down is lower than low. Being a sociopathic narcissist is not cool, cute, funny or edgy, Miley. The lack of empathy on her part is bizarre.

    • Kebbie says:

      To be fair, it wasn’t really a ten year relationship. They both claim to have loved each other for ten years, but it was more like a four year on and off relationship, three years apart, and three years together.

      She’s dead set on being seen as a wild rebel but when people respond negatively to that, she throws him under the bus and says “he’s bad too!” He wasn’t even the reason she was getting bad press, but she still lashed out at him and aired his dirty laundry. She’s a child. And she’s desperate to drag this story out for as long as possible.

      • Stacy says:

        Oh wow i didn’t know they had been broken up for so long! I assumed it was a few weeks or a couple months here and there. Does anyone know the date of separation listed on divorce filing? Curious on that

        Based on their conduct, I am just glad no children were brought into the marriage!

      • Bread and Circuses says:

        @Stacy
        I read somewhere the date of separation was listed as “to be determined”.

  30. Bunny says:

    I don’t know if he drinks or takes drugs, but I absolutely do know this:

    Marriage is not about who gets to the tabloids first.

    Marriage is not about spilling the most dirt.

    Marriage is not about who wins the PR war.

    Him and his side have said very little. Miley and her side can’t stop running to the tabloids, can’t keep their mouths shut, can’t stop defending/accusing/implying/or outright saying that the other side has issues.

    If for no other reasons than the above, even if she didn’t cheat, she’s betrayed him and she’s betrayed their marriage.

    He’d be a complete moron to get back together with her, regardless of any substance abuse issues he may have. I’ve never read or seen any indication that he does, but whatever.

    He may have issues. She is absolutely toxic.

  31. Case says:

    Maybe I’m foolish, but I never expected them to implode in such a spectacular fashion. She clearly has no respect for him or their relationship. It’s sad. He might not be an angel, but he has acted mature and respectful throughout this process. Miley is just being an a-hole.

  32. Yes says:

    Bpd. To me she sound like a little bit of Aj who trying to accuse and get a head start thinking he will need her and will come back around . No! men dont come back like that..imo their ego and dignity is more than it lol
    But in her case shes young she
    And lack of intelligence can play a role…
    But she will be okay imo…two people no kids divorce is eaiser…
    She is also the bigger star of the two …

    • Ennie says:

      Do you mean Angelina Jolie? Do you think she meant For her husband to ask her back? He might have asked, but she was clearly burning bridges when she left the plane and left their shared home. She was playing no games. As you said, in this case there are no kids, they could continue being codependent forever and ever, in the other case, whatever happened did not allow playing house time and time again.

  33. Suz says:

    This seems like an easy call. They lost their home and almost lost their pets in the wildfires. That led to an impulse to get married. That led to the realization that this was a huge effing mistake. I’m starting to believe that divorces aren’t sad. They’re a realization that the marriage isn’t a happy one and it’s time to move on to happier experiences.

    • Bread and Circuses says:

      Amy Poehler said that after during her divorce Louis C. K. (bleurgh) said to her, “All divorces are good news, because happy marriages don’t end in divorce.”

      And bleurgh again to Louis C. K., but he (and you) are right. Divorce is always the lesser of two evils.

  34. whybother says:

    “She didn’t expect it…”
    what even..?
    You drop the announcement and flaunting your new relationship 2 seconds after that, drop a diss song and all those insider quotes
    BUT YOU DIDNT EXPECT HIM TO FILE?
    This bitch.. please stop being so stupid and bratty

  35. holly hobby says:

    When you keep doing “look at me! look at me!” and have diarrhea of the mouth chances are there’s no reconciliation. I don’t know what she expected. Her PR game is the worse. Who’s managing her?