Morgan Freeman, Wife Getting A Divorce Following Car Crash

August 6, 2008

Morgan Freeman, the star of The Dark Knight, has confirmed that he is getting a divorce.  This comes just days after he was involved in a major car accident in Mississippi, which put him in the hospital.Hollywood (ChattahBox) – Morgan Freeman, the star of The Dark Knight, has confirmed that he is getting a divorce. This comes just days after he was involved in a major car accident in Mississippi, which put him in the hospital.

Morgan Freeman has been with his wife for 24-years. He has come out and confirmed though to Access Hollywood that he and Myrna Colley-Lee are all done.

The two have reportedly been separated since December of 2007, but will now make the divorce official with legal papers and such.

The actor was driving on Sunday night in Mississippi when his car went off the road, flipping over several times.

He was in the car with a female friend, Demaris Meyer. The two had to be removed using the Jaws of Life, and were airlifted to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis.

The 71-year old Freeman suffered a broken arm, elbow, and suffered damage to his shoulder. He went through surgery on Tuesday.

The actor’s attorney and business partner Bill Lucket confirmed though to Access Hollywood that Freeman and his wife are in the middle of a divorce action.

We will have to wait and see how this all plays out for the Oscar-winning actor.

The 71-year old actor married his wife back in 1984, after they dated for a period of 8 years.


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