08/26/2013 03:11 pm ET

Jane Lynch Divorce: Estranged Wife, Dr. Lara Embry, Seeks Spousal Support


Jane Lynch's estranged wife, Dr. Lara Embry, is requesting that the actress to pay her attorney's fees and spousal support, according to People magazine.

Lynch filed for divorce from Embry in July 2013, just a month after announcing the end of their relationship. In the filing, Lynch requested that the court refrain from awarding Embry spousal support.

Lynch and Embry married in June 2010 at a small ceremony in Massachusetts. And although the union didn't work out, Lynch told Larry King that the two will remain friends.

"It's two people who decided it's better to go apart than stay together," she told King.

Lynch and Embry's divorce announcement shocked fans, many of whom took to Twitter to express their disappointment about the split. But theirs isn't the only surprising divorce; click through the slideshow below for other shocking celebrity splits.

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