Kailyn Lowry: I’ll Publish My Own Tell-All, WITHOUT Javi Marroquin!

Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin are no longer writing a book together, but that doesn’t mean that Kailyn’s done writing.

No, Kail is coming out with her own book. And we can only imagine the things that she’ll have to say, considering that Javi will no longer be her coauthor.

And apparently it’s all because Javi Marroquin is banging Briana DeJesus. Can you believe that there was a time when fans worried that Briana being on the show would be boring?

Until pretty recently, Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin were working together on a book, which would have been titled He Said, She Said.

The erstwhile coauthors had a falling out because, well, Javi could have dated any woman on the planet who isn’t one of his baby mama’s costars, but instead landed in bed with Briana DeJesus.

And, of course, Briana DeJesus and Kailyn Lowry have been feuding. What a mess.

Kailyn broke the news to RadarOnline that they’d canned their joint book-writing venture, and she phrased it as delicately as possible:

“We are working diligently on the co-parenting thing. It was just too difficult to try to do business together at this time.”

Kailyn Lowry rules at coparenting, so if she and Javi are struggling with it, then this is definitely intense.

“It wasn’t going to work out because we recently fell back into a bad place.”

Well, Javi did the falling. And Briana DeJesus was the bad place.

Javi also had his statement about why he and Kailyn were no longer doing the book.

“I decided I want to cut all ties with Kail and I didn’t want to come out with this book and have to go on tour. That’s behind me.”

Really? He wants to cut all ties with Kailyn?

What the heck does he call Lincoln, their son?

We’ll chalk that up to a poor choice of words.

Speaking of choice words, however, Kailyn has an announcement to make:

Speaking to RadarOnline, Kailyn Lowry shares some exciting news.

“I’ve experienced so much over the years but most importantly, I’ve learned a lot.”

That’s true. Being a mother teaches you a lot, but being a reality star? That can be a very educational experience.

Being both at once has to be an adventure.

“I know that there are tons of mothers just like me in the world who are strong but also need support.”

And she believes that she has valuable lessons to impart.

“Just because you’re strong, doesn’t mean that you don’t need help.”

Honestly, though, this is getting hyped as a tell-all book, and the publishing house says that there’s more than parenting advice within the promised pages.

Orie, the CEO of 13th & Joan Publishing House, gushed about the Teen Mom star’s upcoming book:

“There is so much that the world has yet to see of Kail and her talents.”

That’s true. A lot of people just think of her as a woman who got pregnant as a teen. And then got pregnant again. And again.

But there’s more to Kail than meets the eye, folks.

“She is insightful and knows exactly what she wants to communicate through her writing.”

Honestly, all of the talk of Kail as an avid writer makes us wonder if she has some undiscovered internet pen names. Maybe she’s written fanfic?

“Her new projects will reveal so much about her as a mother and as a person.”

That’s why it’s called a tell-all.

“While the world watches and is led to believe that they have the full story, there is always more to be told.”

Well, reality television never tells the whole story. And then there are time constraints.

A book will be Kailyn putting her words out there and telling things from her perspective.

It’s doubtful that we’ll get the same tell-all from her ex, as Javi Marroquin is being deployed by the Air Force and, obviously, won’t have time to write a book of his own any time soon.


Meghan Markle: Controversial Writer Pens Tell-All, Uses Phrase “Markle Sparkle”

In the span of just a few short years, Meghan Markle has gone from Deal or No Deal “briefcase girl” to star of a USA network legal drama to future royalty.

It’s a trajectory that’s sure to inspire both misty-lensed Hallmark Channel romances and 99 cent erotic e-books with titles like The Finger Prince.

We don’t blame the public for being fascinated with Meghan’s story.

We all like to think we’ll be saved from our desperate, mediocre lives when someone with tremendous power and influence recognizes how special we are.

Basically, Meghan is Harry Potter and Harry is Dumbledore and … well, we won’t get into the importance of knowing how to work a wand in both stories, but you get the idea.

The point of that confusing and oddly profane metaphor is that Meghan and Harry’s romance is the stuff of bestsellers.

But it won’t be J.K. Rowling telling the tale.

No, it appears the first to cash in on the international Harkle obsession will be British writer Andrew Morton, a provocateur who’s previously authored biographies on Tom Cruise, Madonna, and Angelina Jolie.

Somehow, not having not been smothered to death by the avalanche of smug that came from researching those three, Morton lived to tell tell the tale of Harry’s mother, Princess Di, in a bestseller titled Diana: Her Story.

Despite the fact that the book was based largely on a secretly recorded conversation between Diana and a friend, Morton was able to secure the late princess’ approval of the project.

In other words, this is a dude who knows where the bodies are buried, and now he’s coming for MegMar:

“I was a fan of Meghan’s long before she met Prince Harry,” British writer Andrew Morton wrote to Fox News.

“She has star quality, what some have called ‘the Markle Sparkle.'”

As a man who has the sack to use the phrase “Markle Sparkle” publicly, you can bet that Morton won’t shy away from all the gritty details of Meghan’s 36 years.

Or, he’ll just engage in 400-plus pages of ass-kissing, because the royals have basically made his career.

Based on his comments on the project, we’re guessing it’s the latter:

“Confident, groomed and camera ready, she is a dramatic contrast to the blushing, coy royal brides of recent history,” Morton recently told Fox News

“The warmth and affection Meghan and Harry displayed during their engagement interview years is light years away from the stilted ‘whatever love means’ conversation with Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in 1981.”

Morton added:

“Meghan is an exciting and genuinely charismatic addition to the royal family – she makes the House of Windsor seem relevant again. Hers is a fascinating story and I can’t wait to tell it.”

Basically, it sounds like dude is a living Instagram filter.

His version of Meghan has a flower crown and shoots out rays of angelic light when she smiles.

So yeah, you may have to wait a bit longer for Markle to get the warts-and-all treatment.

Or you can just go ahead and download The Finger Prince to your Kindle.

We’re not here to judge.


Jacob Roloff: Writing a New, Bitter Tell-All?

Jacob Roloff is the “black sheep” of the Roloff family.

Matt and Amy’s youngest son isn’t much of a troublemaker, but his family’s rise to fame on Little People, Big World hasn’t sat well with him. He was even estranged from his parents for a while, there.

But … is he writing a second tell-all? That’s sure what it sounds like, and if that’s the case, we can kiss our dreams of a Roloff reunion goodbye.

We’ve talked about the possibility that Jacob Roloff might return to Little People, Big World.

This would be a huge, huge deal — because the series is probably Jacob’s biggest point of contention with his parents.

He’s blasted his family’s series as being “fake.”

A couple of years ago, he accused them of having forced him to appear on Little People, Big World without pay.

(Which is a legitimate gripe, folks)

That was a huge deal, and he became estranged from them. Which was a loss for the show, sure, but a bigger loss for the Roloff family.

And, quite frankly, for Jacob.

Jacob Roloff’s been spending time with his mom, though, and fans are hopeful that the fence-mending that he’s been up to will amount to a total reconciliation and a return to the series.

But … it’s sure not looking that way.

Though we’ve mentioned them before, we want to remind you of some of Jacob Roloff’s own words from Instagram.

“An update: Izzy and I have for several months been working towards bringing all of our creative aspirations to fruition. So far, I’m happy to report, it is going quite well.”

Izzy is his girlfriend, in case that’s slipped your mind.

“I’m working on this next piece of writing, considerably longer than Verbing, called Out To See, and Izzy is working on a poetry book (among other things) with her own art, watercolor, and photography sprinkled in for good measure.”

That’s all fine and well, but they’re also working on something together.

“On top of that, we have a joint project that we are keeping top secret for a little while longer, but will hopefully get to express to you folks by the turn of the new year. We are working away, and I can’t very well contain my excitement!”

But he’s still keeping it a secret.

Here is where his (admittedly, understandable) bitterness comes into play.

“I wanted this book to be something I might have wanted when I was a kid, growing up surrounded by one way of life with no room to stretch or explore, as it pertains to religion, at least.”

That’s an important quote.

As much as we adore the Roloffs, Jacob might have good reason for his unhappiness.

Growing up on a farm in a rustic way of life, in isolation, means limited opportunity to grow and become a person.

It’s a fine way to retire if that’s the sort of life that you want to live, as Matt Roloff clearly did.

But, though we’re certain that Matt and Amy didn’t mean anything malicious by it, Jacob feels that he was cheated out of other opportunities.

Particularly, he says, when it comes to religion. Meaning that he wishes that his family’s brand of Christianity hadn’t been the only form of faith to which he was exposed while growing up.

(Which doesn’t bode well for his relationship with his deeply devout sister-in-law, Audrey Roloff, what with her line about this “twisted” generation)

Still, faith is a very personal choice, and no one — try as they might — should get to make that for you.

RadarOnline reports that Jacob Roloff is indeed writing a second tell-all.

Jacob Roloff seems to be trying to quash that rumor, as he says that this is not about the past:

“I wanted it to be clear that this is not a dive into the past but a contemplation on my present situation, my thoughts, and what I expect going in to the immediate future. It’s about me going Out To See a different way of life, and never being able to return the same again. (Inspired by Tomás Garretón’s song of the same title.)”

Still, our past informs our present, so it’s not clear how one can talk about the present without references to the past.

We suppose that only time will tell how much of a tell-all this ends up being. Jacob might even reveal more than he intended to.


Kailyn Lowry: PISSED at Javi Marroquin Over Tell-All Book!

Despite the fact that they’re reality stars who tend to overshare on social media, these days, it’s very difficult to figure out what’s going on between Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin.

Just weeks after Kailyn filed for a restraining order against Javi, it seems the former couple is somehow back on good terms.

In fact, rumors of Lowry and Marroquin getting back together have been circulating on social media for several days now.

Many Teen Mom 2 fans took the couple’s silence on the subject as an implicit confirmation of the rumors.

But now it seems their celebrations may have been a bit premature.

According to Radar Online, Javi is on the verge of publishing a memoir with some scathing tidbits about Kailyn.

It seems the publication date keeps getting pushed back as a result of Kailyn’s efforts to have certain excerpts removed.

Despite the obvious displeasure of his ex, however, Marroquin says he’s pushing forward with the tell-all.

“The book is coming,” Javi told Radar in a recent interview.

“There are things in there I needed Kail’s permission to say. She’s obviously not happy with some of the stuff in there. That’s the delay right now.”

Javi refused to go into specifics with regard to why Kailyn is upset about the book, but he assured fans that his debut memoir will be in stores soon.

“As soon as Kail and I can come to an equal compromise, hopefully we can keep pressing on it.”

Javi first revealed his publishing deal back in March:

“Fans can expect a story about a man who thought he figured out life,” she said at the time.

“Lies and cheating were swept beneath his nose for a long time!”

Hopefully he’s hired a competent editor to help him excise those mixed metaphors.

In his latest interview, Javi told Radar that he considers it unfair that he’s forced to have Kailyn sign off on the book, as he was given no such courtesy when she published Hustle and Heart last year.

In the memoir, Kailyn describes Javi as “jealous and controlling.”

“When he did things like demanding that I unlock my phone to prove I had nothing to hide, or calling me constantly when I was enjoying time with friends to make sure I wasn’t doing anything ‘sneaky’ behind his back, it became clearer and clearer how little my husband trusted me,” reads one scathing passage.

“I had done nothing to make him doubt me. I never lied, never went behind his back and I was never unfaithful. For some reason, he was convinced otherwise.”

Yeah, we’re thinking fans might want to go ahead and give up on those recociliation hopes.

Watch Teen Mom 2 online for more to relive Kailyn and Javi’s rocky romance.


Khloe Kardashian: Terrified of Lamar Odom’s Upcoming Tell-All?!

Remember the good old days of Khlomar?

Sure, things ended terribly for Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom, and yes, it turned out that things were never actually that great for them, either.

Khloe has said that she managed to keep a lot of Lamar’s issues private for longer than we know, and they’ve both been open about how he cheated on her.

But still, there was a lot of love between them, and when things were good, they were so good, you know?

And that’s why it’s a little surprising that Khloe is reportedly freaking out about the possibility of Lamar writing a tell-all.

To back up a little, yes, Lamar has confirmed that he’s working on a book.

He told Hollywood Life that the book would be an “autobiography of my life,” and that he’s “looking forward to that.”

When asked exactly what would be included in his story, he said “Everything! Everything! Just everything!”

“Open about everything, everything that has been going on in my life! About the facts!” 

He sure seems excited about it, right?

And goodness knows he has plenty of material.

He could write about his basketball career — several ups and downs there — and his troubled childhood.

He could write about his 2015 overdose, how he very nearly died in a brothel. We imagine that information could sell some copies.

He could also write about the Kardashians.

And that seems to be an issue.

According to a source, Khloe’s entire family is “very concerned about this tell-all book,” and they have “reached out to ask him to be respectful.”

“Lamar has spoken recklessly about her family in the past,” the source says, so “Khloe fears what major secrets he could reveal.”

“While Khloe and the rest of the Kardashians try to live a good life, they are no saints.”

… Is that supposed to be a shocker?

“Like any family,” the source continues, “they have skeletons in their closet which could seriously hurt their brand if revealed.”

Their “brand” was started with a sex tape Kim Kardashian made with Ray J. How much lower could they go?

Maybe Lamar knows that he’s usually a pretty sympathetic figure, and he has dirt on Khloe he could twist to his advantage.

Or maybe since he used to be so close with Rob Kardashian, he knows some things about him that the family wouldn’t really want to be made public.

It’s hard to say exactly what they’re afraid of.

It’s also hard to say whether or not Lamar will take it easy on them.

For the most part, he’s been nothing but respectful about the entire family — but he’s also been very honest about how upset he’s been about losing Khloe.

One thing’s for sure: we’ll be eagerly awaiting the release of any and all book Lamar releases from now until the end of time.


Britney Spears: Writing a Tell-All Book that SLAMS Other Stars?!

It’s no secret that Britney Spears, whose art brings joy to us all and whose mere existence makes the world a better place, has had her ups and downs. But it’s clear that the biggest low points in her life are in the past.

These days, she’s a first-rate mom who still has a thriving music career and also sometimes quotes Nietzsche on Instagram. She also has a super hot boyfriend.

And now we’re hearing that she could be writing a tell-all book … one that spill exactly what she thinks of some other celebrities she’s known.

Obviously, the news that Britney Spears is writing a tell-all book is really exciting if it’s true.

But hearing that she might be throwing a surprising amount of shade at other celebrities sounds like a godsend.

“She’s always kept journals, and Britney’s decided to write a tell-all book.”

Who wouldn’t love to read those if Britney decides to share just the journals themselves, you know?

“She’s tired of hearing all these half-truths about her and wants to set the record straight about who she really is.”

We’re here for that, sure.

And, according to this report, Britney Spears will be speaking about specific stars and sharing her exact thoughts about them.

Apparently, among those named will be Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, and Taylor Swift.

“By the end of the book, everyone will know exactly how Britney feels about them.”

That sounds ominous, right?

Not for Britney or for the readers, but … for someone.

“This book is going to surprise a lot of people.”

That’s the thing, though — this would be surprising.

Not just because this news isn’t coming from Britney or her team themselves.

(Though you’d think that they’d want to float that directly, right?)

But also because Britney’s life is going so well.

Drama follows her because she’s famous, but Britney’s never really been one to seek it out.

Even in her wildest partying days — remember those? — Britney didn’t have anything like the kinds of feuding that we see with other celebrities.

And now that everything’s so perfect in her life, it’s hard to imagine that she’s stirring the pot, you know?

On the one hand, sure, she’s untouchable because she’s Britney Freaking Spears.

So she can do what she wants without taking issue with whatever, like, Katy Perry tweets about her or whatever.

But … why would she want to?

What would she have to gain?

Lately, Taylor Swift — who finds balance by being virtually synonymous with squads and with feuds — has been pretty quiet and reserved.

We’re sure that she has new music coming and that she’ll have a lot to say with it.

But at the moment, she’s backing off from fights and appearances because things got too heated and she knows how damaging overexposure can be.

Just last week, Taylor broke two months of silence on Instagram to congratulate Selena Gomez on her new song.

(That song is “Fetish” and it’s great, you guys)

Britney might not be a hardcore Slytherin like Taylor Swift (that’s not an insult), but she’s been at this game a long time.

(Even though Britney Spears is ageless so it’s difficult to forget)

If Taylor, who’s still young and relatively new to the world of pop stardom, is wise enough to know when to hold her tongue …

… It’s that much harder to picture Britney opening a big ol’ can of worms.

If she really is writing a book, we eagerly look forward to reading its every detail.

And, of course, sharing those details with you.

But we guess that we’ll hold out until she announces it herself.


Scott Disick Preps Ultimate Act of Revenge: A Kardashian Tell-All!

Sure, the Bible already has two testaments, but does the Lord in those stories ever take revenge on his ex by hooking up with Bella Thorne?

We didn’t think so.

That’s why the world needs the gospel according to Scott Disick.

As you may know, Disick is going through a bit of a tough time lately.

After learning that baby mama Kourtney Kardashian is dating Younes Bendjima, Disick appears to have full-blown lost it.

Disick traveled to Cannes and began cavorting around town with Thorne, Sofia Richie, and other barely-legal semi-stars.

It may seem that Disick’s motives in drinking Cannes dry and partying with starlets is self-evident, but apparently there’s more to the story.

Disick wants revenge on Kourtney, and he thought publicly groping teens was the way to go about it.

Fortunately, it seems he’s now learned the error of his ways.

Scott hasn’t gotten over his desire for petty revenge, mind you.

He’s just realized there are better ways to go about it.

“He’s getting up to do a complete takedown of the Kardashians,” said the magazine’s insider.

“[Scott’s] been compiling a 10-year dossier on the family.”

Yes, Disick has a dossier.

And it apparently it’s full of bombshells that will make the Comey hearing look like three boring hours of crap we already knew:

“It includes the dirty tactics Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and mom Kris Jenner use against their enemies, how scripted the drama on Keeping Up With the Kardashians really is, and the women’s innermost secrets,” says the insider.

Keeping Up With the Kardashians is scripted?!

We assume Disick also has a chapter about wetness of water and the Pope’s suspicious devotion to Catholicism.

But in all seriousness, the time is right for another Kard clan tell-all.

Caitlyn Jenner’s memoir sold surprisingly well, and Scott is probably even more pissed off at the family that made him famous.

Plus, we might finally get to find out if Disick really hooked up with Kendall.

Or Kylie. Or Khloe.

Hell, at this point it’s been rumored that Scott banged just about every Kardashian except Rob,

And frankly, we can’t wait to hear about it.


Kendall Jenner Finally Reacts to Caitlyn Jenner’s Tell-All: Watch!

Kendall Jenner has a lot in common with her famous sisters: she's gorgeous, she's famous, she's never been accused of being the brightest crayon in the box.

But there's one significant thing that's different about her, and that's the way she handles her fame.

Where her sisters are usually all over social media, sharing selfie after selfie, and doing interviews at every chance they get, Kendall is a little more reserved.

She really seems to be focusing on her modeling career, and it also looks like she's trying to distance herself a bit from the Kardashian name.

As such, she hasn't really made a statement one way or another about Caitlyn Jenner's scandalous new memoir, The Secrets of My Life.

Until now, that is.

In a new sneak peek for this week's episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the family is still hung up on Caitlyn.

It seems that unlike some of the others, Kendall didn't read the book herself — we see her asking Kim what exactly Caitlyn wrote.

The trusty narrator of the sneak peeks lets us know that "Caitlyn's truth pushes the family away," which is something we've been seeing a lot this season.

And in this clip, Caitlyn's truth seems to be pushing Kendall away specifically.

In a later conversation with Kris Jenner, we see Kendall crying out "It's insane, Mom! That's insane!", while slapping her hands on a table for emphasis.

Looks like yet another family member may be preparing to cut ties with Caitlyn.

Check out the sadness in the video below:

Kendall jenner finally reacts to caitlyn jenners tell all watch

Brad Pitt to Reveal EVERYthing in Explosive Tell-All?!?

Earlier this month, Brad Pitt said it very clearly:

He’s an open book (who isn’t thinking about suicide).

But a new report from In Touch Weekly leaves us wondering…

… will the actor soon write a book that fans everywhere can open and read?

Indeed, an anonymous insider tells this supermarket tabloid that Pitt has written so often in his journal since splitting from Angelina Jolie that it has now over 300 pages long.

And he’s thinking of releasing the diary as a memoir.

“At the beginning, it was just to get all of his thoughts out there in a very concise manner so that he could share it with his therapist,” In Touch writes.


“It started to become a lifeline for Brad as he pieced together his new life without Angie.”

Because this writing was originally meant solely for his eyes and the eyes of his therapist, Pitt supposedly did not hold anything back when it comes to his marriage to Jolie.

We can only imagine the sort of juicy details the diary contains.

“[Brad] is extremely blunt and authentic in describing what led to the breakdown of his marriage to Angie,” this source says, adding:

“Angie said she wasn’t interested in reading it and expressed concern about Brad releasing any sort of book because of the impact it could have on their kids.”

That’s a fair concern.

Pitt and Jolie are parents to six (yes, SIX!) children.

Jolie is asking for primary custody, but Pitt is fighting back in court and demanding a joint arrangement instead.

He’s made it clear over the past several weeks that the well-being of his family is very important, but “he believes that by releasing the book, he can help others with similar issues,” alleges the In Touch insider.

What sort of issues?

In a candid interview with GQ Style, Pitt recently opened up his past abuse of drugs and alcohol.

“I can’t remember a day since I got out of college when I wasn’t boozing or had a spliff, or something. Something,” the actor admitted to the men’s magazine.

He confessed in this same interview that he did so as a way to “run from feelings.”

Thankfully, Pitt also told the publication that he hasn’t touched any of these substances in about 18 months.

“I’m really, really happy to be done with all of that,” he continued.

“I mean I stopped everything except boozing when I started my family… I’m really happy it’s been half a year now, which is bittersweet, but I’ve got my feelings in my fingertips again.

“I think that’s part of the human challenge: You either deny them all of your life or you answer them and evolve.”

WAIT…. WAIT… WAIT… is Angelina Jolie about to get married?!?

Following this revealing chat with GQ, Pitt also spoke to the Associated Press.

He’s clearly anxious to get his story out there, which is the only reason we believe any aspect of this memoir report.

“I’ve got no secrets. I’ve got nothing to hide,” the 53-year old told the AP in mid-May, saying he and Jolie are on the same page when it comes to their kids.

The six children are all that matters.

“Our focus is that everyone come out stronger and better people – there is no other outcome,” Pitt said. “Kids are everything. Kids are your life.”


Kris Jenner: Slamming Caitlyn Jenner in Her Own Tell-All?!

As hard as it may be to believe, we’re about to talk about Caitlyn Jenner’s new memoir yet again.

It’s almost like she wrote the book so that she could get lots of attention instead of just so that she could share her story, isn’t it?

Caitlyn revealed a ton of secrets in her book — with a title like The Secrets of My Life, it’s really the only thing she could do — and many of them were about her former wife, Kris Jenner.

For instance, she wrote that while she and Kris had “good and frequent sex” at the beginning of their marriage, she wasn’t “entirely comfortable” with it all.

She said that she told Kris that she was transgender “before I make love to her,” though “this will always be a subject of dispute between us.”

“She insists that she was taken by surprise by my ultimate transition to Caitlyn, which obviously means in her mind that she did not know enough.”

Caitlyn also claimed that when she first began dating Kris, she had breasts, which she later had removed, and that Kris made her keep any and all feminine items locked in a secret closet.

She wrote that Kris didn’t allow her to have her own checking account, but she did have her own credit card, and Kris carefully monitored all of her purchases.

“Kris is incredibly generous — on her terms,” Caitlyn explained.

Her portrayal of Kris in her book was apparently so harsh that Kris told her children that literally the only good thing she wrote about her was that she was “great socially at a party one time.”

It’s pretty rough, considering they were married for nearly 25 years.

Kris and Caitlyn struggled with their relationship after Caitlyn announced to the world that she’s transgender in 2015, and the memoir has only made things worse.

That’s why, according to a new report from Life & Style, Kris is planning on writing her own tell-all.

And Caitlyn should be afraid.

“Kris has been working on a tell-all for years,” a source told the magazine, “but now she’s fast-tracking it because of the horrible press she’s getting.”

“Kris can be ruthless when she has to be, and she’s going to play as dirty as Caitlyn … Actually, she’s going to get even dirtier.”

But how does she plan on doing that?

The source explained that Kris “wants to name women and men that Caitlyn may have fooled around with.”

“It will shock readers. She’ll do whatever it takes to make her book outsell Caitlyn’s.”

Oh, of course she will.

Why can’t we all get along? Or, at the very least, why can’t we live our lives without trying to tear apart people we spent a quarter of a century with?