So, yes, buttery-voiced leadflipper Morgan Freeman is recovering from injuries sustained in a terrible car accident, in which he and a female passenger who wasn't his wife— 48-year-old Demaris Meyer—were lucky to emerge alive. There were whispers, of course, about the nature of their relationship—rumors not likely to die down now that it's been confirmed that the Dark Knight star is in the process of divorcing his wife of 24 years, costume designer Myrna Colley-Lee. From AccessHollywood.com:
"[They] are involved in a divorce action,” the actor’s Mississippi-based attorney and business partner Bill Luckett told Access Hollywood.
“And for legal and practical purposes, [Freeman and Colley-Lee] have been separated since December of 2007.”That's an eight month severance—plenty of time for the actor to pursue a 2 Fast 2 Freeman lifestyle with a far more compliant mistress in a tricked-out '97 Nissan with gull-wing doors and a rear-spoiler the size of a humpback whale's tail. We imagine it's only a matter of time before he's pried out from the twisted wreckage of his marriage with the Jaws of Alimony.
- Morgan Freeman & Wife Divorcing After 24 Years Of Marriage [Access Hollywood]