Wedding Crashers star Bradley Cooper and fellow actor Jennifer Esposito have settled on a divorce agreement. Court papers filed in Los Angeles on August 24 confirmed that the couple has agreed to terms to end their marriage of less than five months.
Due to a requisite six-month waiting period, the union officially ends on November 10 — which makes their divorce process longer than the actual length of their marriage.
Esposito, who has had roles in the Oscar-winning movie Crash and the TV sitcom Spin City, filed for divorce on May 1 in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. The couple had married secretly just before Christmas last year, in the south of France.
Esposito, 34, had stated in her original filing that she would seek financial support from Cooper, including the cost of her legal fees. But as she and Cooper had signed a prenuptial agreement during their two-month engagement last year, the divorce has been relatively simple. The court documents state that “each party forever waives any right to receive spousal support from the other party,” according to E! Online.
Both actors will be legally free to remarry after the November termination date. And Cooper, 32, whose TV credits include Alias and Sex and the City, may already have some candidates in mind. Recent E! Online reports have linked him romantically with the likes of Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Aniston.
Cooper’s professional life is also busy these days. He’s set to star with Aniston in the big-screen adaptation of the book He’s Just Not That Into You and with Sandra Bullock in the film All About Steve. Esposito, meanwhile, has a role in the upcoming TV series Samantha Who?, co-starring with another recent celebrity divorcee, Christina Applegate.
Having a prenup in place can make a divorce move very smoothly, as in Cooper and Esposito’s case. Click here for tips on how to create a satisfying prenuptial agreement.
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