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SAD SAD SPLIT: Melissa Etheridge & Wife Tammy Separate After Six Years

Thu, April 15, 2010 10:07am EDT by Add first Comment

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One of the true trail-blazing same-sex couples in showbiz has separated, they just announced.

Rocker Melissa Etheridge, 48, and her actress wife Tammy, 35, have announced their separation after six years, according to a terse statement on Tammy’s website, Hollywood Farm Girl:

Tammy and Melissa are saddened to announce that they are separated.

Melissa and Tammy were married back in September 2003, and Tammy gave birth to their twins, son Miller and daughter Rose, in October 2006.

Melissa previously had a ten-year relationship and two children with Julie Cypher. Cypher revealed after their relationship that the father of their children was rock legend David Crosby.

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