Actress Jane Lynch has officially filed
for divorce from her wife Dr. Lara Embry.
According to TMZ.com, Lynch cited
“irreconcilable differences” in filing for divorce in a Los
Angeles County Court. The documents state that the women separated
The couple married in a private
ceremony in Sunderland, Massachusetts in 2010, a year after they had
met at a fundraiser held in Embry's honor in San Francisco. Among
those in the wedding party was Embry's daughter, Haden.
Lynch, 52, who is best known for
playing coach Sue Sylvester on the Fox musical-comedy Glee,
announced the split in June.
“Lara and I have decided to end our
marriage. This has been a difficult decision for us as we care very
deeply about one another. We ask for privacy as we deal with this
reported that the couple did not have a prenuptial agreement and that
Lynch is seeking to terminate the court's jurisdiction to award
Embry, 44, spousal support.
Lynch is currently starring as Miss
Hannigan in the Broadway production of Annie: The Musical.
Lynch on divorce: You have to remain adults.)