Melissa Gilbert and her husband Bruce Boxleitner have been separated for only 6 months, but it appears that is enough time for Gilbert to decide that she wants a divorce.
Gilbert filed for divorce from her husband on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court citing ‘irreconcilable differences’. She wants to have joint custody of their son Michael and has asked not to pay spousal support to Bruce.
Melissa filed her divorce papers the same week that her sister Sara Gilbert announced that she was ending her 10 year relationship to Allison Adler.
Gilbert and Boxleitner were married for 16 years and have a son, Michael, 15, together.
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