News of Terrence Howard‘s divorce is coming a lot quicker than word of his nuptials did. The Hustle & Flow star married Michelle Ghent last January, but didn’t make their relationship public until May. Well, according to TMZ, Michelle has filed to wipe him from her life just a year after that secret ceremony. Yes, we just made the mandatory Terrence Howard baby wipes joke.
While the news is surprising considering the pair were just in Sundance together late last month, it’s hardly the first bit of matrimonial drama Terrence has been part of. The actor was arrested in 2001 for stalking, threatening and punching his first wife in the face during a separation in 2001 (they were divorced in 2003, and remarried in 2005 before separating again six months later). “The second time, she tried to control me,” Howard told The Guardian in 2008. “She made that awful mistake of trying to rope a bull. But I pursued her for six years and I’d marry her again, to tell you the truth.” Someone should warn her he’s free to try again.