Jane Lynch and Wife Are Divorcing

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Today in sad celebrity news, Jane Lynch and wife Lara Embry are divorcing, People reports. The 52-year-old actress met the 44-year-old psychologist at a fund-raiser in 2009. They wed in 2010 in Massachusetts, lauding the state for welcoming gay couples. During their marriage, Lynch described gaining an "exceptional" stepdaughter as her "greatest pleasure." Lynch issued a statement about the split:

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 family matter.