He gave her his heart, she gave him a divorce: Cameron Crowe, Nancy Wilson call it quits
This is a shocker: Say Anything director Cameron Crowe and Heart singer/songwriter Nancy Wilson are getting a divorce after 22 years of marriage. Is it too late for Crowe to hold up a jukebox playing What About Love outside their mansion?
People magazine says Wilson filed divorce papers Thursday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences and listing June 15, 2008, as the date of separation. (Wow, that means they were broken up when I saw Heart in concert in Tampa in July 2008. Standing only 5 rows from the stage, I missed my chance to profess my never-dying love for her. I have the worst timing in love.)
Still, I don't want to make light of this. Crowe and Wilson, married since 1986, they have a pair of 10-year-old twin boys. Popular theory is that they met on the set of Fast Times at Ridgemont High, which Crowe wrote. (Wilson drives the convertible in the scene where Judge Reinhold is wearing his pirate outfit.) But when Stuck in the '80s co-host Cathy Wos and I interviewed Nancy a few years ago, she said they met through mutual friends.
Another thing to consider: Wilson has handled a lot of the music duties for Crowe's films, including Almost Famous and Elizabethtown. His latest project is rumored to a Pearl Jam documentary, due for release next year.