After spending Christmas apart and being spotted in public without their wedding rings, Russell Brand made it official and filed for divorce from pop singer Katy Perry. He proposed to her on New Year's Eve 2009, so it's about exactly two years since they got engaged and a year since their October 2010 marriage.
If your mother calls tonight, it's probably to express her glee that George Clooney has split up with his girlfriend of two years, Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis. He is one again a confirmed bachelor. (No, not like that.) But let's take a moment to look back at the good ol' days, shall we?
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Muammar el-Qaddafi's personal Ukrainian nurse, Galyna Kolotnytska — described in Wikileaks cables as a "voluptuous blond" — is heading home to Kiev, according to her daughter, Tetyana, speaking to a Ukrainian newspaper: "She spoke in a calm voice, asked us not to worry and said she'd soon be home." It's officially over, Muammar. [WSJ]
The big problem with Facebook stalking is that it takes so much work. Which is why we're so excited for "Breakup Notifier," programmer Dan Loewenherz's new Facebook app for the lazy stalker. Just sign into the app with your Facebook account and choose a group of "taken" friends. Now, whenever those friends change their relationship statuses, the app will email you—freeing you up for stuff like standing outside peoples' windows, and stealing bits of their hair for your special doll. [Breakup Notifier via Reddit; image via Shutterstock]