Bianca Kajlich and Landon Donovan to Divorce
Landon Donovan Files for Divorce from Bianca Kajlich
Rules of Engagement star Bianca Kajlich and US soccer hero Landon Donovan are divorcing. In a sad commentary on the state of soccer in America, Landon Donovan is seeking alimony from Bianca Kajlich. TMZ has a copy of the Landon Donovan divorce papers (pdf), which were filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Soccer fans were split on whether or not Landon Donovan's blown kiss to Bianca Kajlich after scoring that crucial goal against Algeria in the 2010 World Cup was a dis, or proof of impending reconciliation.
Turns out that no reconciliation was forthcoming.
Shortly after, a report surfaced that claimed Donovan fathered a love child while he was playing on loan for the English Premiere League's Everton club in the winter of 2009.
The USA soccer player later said the report was false, telling E! News while at this years ESPY Awards, "I will not be a dad any time soon, which is good news for me."
Landon Donovan and Bianca Kajlich married on New Year's Eve 2006 in Santa Barbara, and separated in July 2009.
We just got a joint statement from Landon and Bianca: "We remain the closest of friends and will always be important parts of each other's lives."