Will Arnett is best known for portraying Gob on the cult hit “Arrested Development”. However, he was also the well known spouse of comedy queen Amy Poehler. Unfortunately, it appears that their relationship had hit a rocky point, and they have been separated since September 2012. Additionally, Will has dashed fans’ hopes for a reunion by formally filing for divorce.
A Wednesday story by E! Online confirms that Will Arnett asked a Los Angeles court to legally divorce the couple and grant joint physical and legal custody of their two sons, Archibald and Abel. A ruling on the case has not yet been issued, but the judge should make a decision in a few days.
Since they separated in 2012, fans of both these stars have urged them to reunite. Unfortunately, this does not seem to have ever been an option. Both Will Arnett and Amy Poehler have moved on with their dating lives. Arnett dated Billy Joel’s ex-wife, Katie Lee. Meanwhile, Amy Poehler has been developing a relationship with fellow comedian, Nick Kroll.
Poehler and Kroll were recently spotted enjoying a break from their busy schedules in Mexico. A story by Daily Mail confirmed that the couple was spotted enjoying a stroll along the beach. Kroll was wearing a t-shirt with a blue striped bathing shorts. Meanwhile, Amy Poehler was wearing a straw hat with sunglasses. Additionally, the comedy queen was showing her firm legs while wearing a bikini.
Were you sad to learn that one of the most powerful couple in comedy were separating after so long? It is no secret that most marriages fail, but do you think the added stress of their work schedules attributed to the problems? Regardless of the reason for the divorce, let’s hope that these two find true happiness, and that the children handle the change well.