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The Author Of 'Eat, Pray, Love' Is Getting Divorced, So Romance Is Dead


Say it ain't so! Elizabeth Gilbert, the writer behind the best-selling book, "Eat, Pray, Love," announced on Facebook that she and her husband are calling it quits after 12 years together.

According to Cosmopolitan, Gilbert wanted to publicly announce her divorce with Jose Nunes -- referred to as "Felipe" in the 2006 memoir -- because she'd previously revealed the "details of [her] private life... so intimately over the years." In her Facebook post, she wrote,

At the end of her heartbreaking post, she added a link to a Jack Gilbert poem that, in part, reads,

The fuck?! What are the rest of us supposed to do now that romance is officially dead?!

It appears we'll just have to keep pressing on the Calvin Harris way... I guess.

Citations: The Woman Who Wrote Eat, Pray, Love Is Getting a Divorce (Cosmopolitan)