News

Neil Young files for divorce

Neil Young files for divorce

CALLING IT QUITS: Neil Young and his wife, seen here at the Grammy Awards in January, are headed to divorce court. Photo: Associated Press

Rocker Neil Young has stunned fans by filing for divorce to end his 36-year marriage to wife Pegi.

Young filed divorce papers in California at the end of last month and a hearing is scheduled for Dec. 12.

Pegi, who has often performed with her husband, last took the stage with Young at last year’s Bridge School Benefit concert, which she co-founded with Young in the mid-1980s.

The couple met when Pegi was working as a waitress at a diner near his California ranch.

Inspired by her husband, Pegi has also enjoyed musical success, releasing three solo albums since 2007, and she also served as the singer/songwriter’s muse for his tracks like “Such a Woman” and “Unknown Legend.”

Recent Headlines

in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Puppies predict the Final Four

Fresh
16-overlay

It's a totally unscientific, but completely adorable, way to predict the winner of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.

in Local

Cornell approaches record for applications, admits more than 6,200 for Class of 2019

Fresh
cornell seal

Class of 2019 accepted on Tuesday by Cornell University

in National

The latest developments on ‘religious-objection’ laws

Fresh
arkansasreligiousobjections

Indiana's new religious-objections law has sparked fears that it could allow discrimination.

in Sports

Winston impressed on Seminoles Pro Day

Fresh
jameiswinston

The Seminoles QB put on a show for NFL coaches and scouts assembled for Florida State Pro Day.

in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Fresh
NETS

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, April 1. STREAKING NETS HANG ONTO FINAL…