Mayim Bialik is officially a single woman after divorcing from Michael Stone.
The Big Bang Theory actress Mayim Bialik has officially divorced from ex-husband Michael Stone, according to TMZ.com. The 37-year-old actress, who plays neuroscientist Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit CBS sitcom, filed for divorce from her husband of nine years last November.
"After much consideration and soul-searching, Michael and I have arrived at the decision to divorce due to 'Irreconcilable Differences," she wrote on her blog at the time. The couple finalized the divorce late last week and agreed to split their real estate straight down the middle. Bialik is keeping the couple's 1-bedroom home in Studio City, while Stone is getting the 1,300-square-foot, 3-bedroom home in Sherman Oaks. On the surface, it would seem Stone is the real winner from the split, though TMZ note of the properties, "While they're both similar in size, Mayim's pad is up in the hills - views, mountains, wildlife. Stone's pad is down in the flatlands - Target, Costco, Zankou Chicken."
The couple have two sons, 7-year-old Miles and 4-year-old Frederick, for whom the actress has sought joint custody. An official judgement will be made at a later date, though things are likely to be pretty straight forward.
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Mayim Bialik, the Big Bang Theory star who is to divorce from husband Michael Stone, says the split has nothing to do with her left-field parenting techniques. The couple, who have two children together, cite "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for wanting to end their nine year marriage.
Mayim, who previously starred in Blossom, assured fans on her website that the divorce had nothing to do with her parenting style. "The hands-on style of parenting we practice played no role in the changes that led to this decision," she said, adding, "relationships are complicated no matter what style of parenting you choose. The main priority for us now is to make the transition to two loving homes as smooth and painless as possible. Our sons deserve parents committed to their growth and health and that's what we are focusing on." Bialik explained her "hands-on style of parenting" in her book Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way. In it, she spoke of following the Attachment Parenting method originally coined by Dr William Sears, a U.S paediatrician. The unconventional technique involves potty training with diapers and wearing a baby in a sling to ensure they remain physically close to their parent's body. At the time of publication, the Los Angeles-based actress told Newsok.com, "When we treat our children kindly and expect love and give love, we hopefully are raising children that then expect that and give that to the world around them. It is very consistent with a 'green' style of parenting." Despite being a well-paid actress, Bialik and her husband lived in a one-bedroom house and encouraged their children to sleep in the same bed. There was also no playroom as neither parent believed in supplying their children with expensive toys.
Bialik, who achieved her PhD in neuroscience in 2008, plays Dr Amy Fowler - the "female equivalent" of Sheldon Cooper - on The Big Bang Theory. She hit the headlines in August after injuring herself in a Los Angeles car crash. For a time it was rumored she would lose a thumb as a result of the incident.
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Mayim Bialik and husband Michael Stone are to divorce after nine years together, according to TMZ.com. The couple - who have two children together - cite the usual "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for seeking to end their marriage.
Mayim, who previously starred in Blossom though is now best known for her role in The Big Bang Theory, had previously spoke of allowing her children to sleep in her bed, but told fans on her website, "The hands-on style of parenting we practice played no role in the changes that led to this decision," adding, "relationships are complicated no matter what style of parenting you choose.The main priority for us now is to make the transition to two loving homes as smooth and painless as possible. Our sons deserve parents committed to their growth and health and that's what we are focusing on."
Bialik, who is a mother to two boys, Miles, 7, and Frederick, 4, is also well known for her parenting book Beyond The Sling, in which she revealed that she still breastfeeds her 4 year-old son. It's been a pretty tough year for the family, with Mayim badly injuring herself in a car accident in Los Angeles in August. It was initially thought she would lose her thumb as a result of the crash, though assured fans that all fingers would remain intact.
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