LOS ANGELES, USA – Former Hollywood power couple Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are officially divorced, two years after she announced their split, according to legal documents released Wednesday, November 27.
“The parties are restored to the status of single persons,” said documents filed Tuesday, November 26, and cited by People magazine, while TMZ said the papers were formally entered by Kutcher’s lawyer Laura Wasser.
Representatives for Moore, 51, and Kutcher, 35, did not respond to requests for comment or confirmation on the legal filing at the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Celebrity bible People said the divorce process took two years because the pair were reportedly at odds over how to divide their estimated $300 million fortune.
Moore, whose movies include “Ghost” (1990) and “G.I. Jane” (1997), announced the end of their high-profile marriage in November 2011 “with sadness,” after Kutcher’s reported infidelity with a woman less than half her age.
That announcement was preceded by months of media reports about problems between the couple, who married in 2005 when she was 42 and he was 27. She had earlier been married to actor Bruce Willis for 13 years.
Both People and TMZ speculated that the divorce could pave the way for Kutcher to marry his girlfriend, actress Mila Kunis. The actor and his co-star from “That ’70s Show” have been “nearly inseparable” since they started dating in April 2012, People said.
Kutcher is best known for TV shows including “That 70s Show” and “Punk’d,” and earlier in 2011 replaced troubled actor Charlie Sheen in the popular comedy “Two and a Half Men.”
His big-screen roles have include “What Happens in Vegas” (2008) and the 2011 sex comedy “No Strings Attached” with Natalie Portman.
Moore is also famous for a 1991 Vogue magazine cover photo, in which she is naked and heavily pregnant with her daughter Scout LaRue, her second child with Willis after the pair married in 1987. – Rappler.com