Jane Lynch Is Getting A Divorce

Do not cry, do. not. cry.

1. Jane Lynch and her wife of three years, Dr. Lara Embry, have announced they are separating:

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2. Lynch told People magazine, “Lara and I have decided to end our marriage. This has been a difficult decision for us as we care very deeply about one another. We ask for privacy as we deal with this family matter.”

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3. The couple has been married for three years:

Lynch, 52, and Embry, 44, met in 2009 and married on Memorial Day in 2010 in Sunderland, Mass. Lynch was a step-mom to Embry’s daughters, Haden and Chase.

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4. Needless to say, this is unhappy news.

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6. And there will be plenty of feelings to sort through:

7. Everyone is doing their best to keep it together:

Jane lynch and her wife are getting divorced i officially no longer believe in love

— meaghanmarina (@meaghan lamberton)

oh no, Jane Lynch couldn't make it work — how the fuck am I suppose to? D-I-V-O-R-C-E.

— wordswithoutGod (@Jordan Roberts)

jane lynch is getting divorced, I just found out. now that has RUINED MY DAY. I loved them together...

— Brittana_XxX (@Beth)

10. Was it just a year ago they were happily taking selfies together?

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11. Although we may not understand, we have to hope it’s for the best.

12. And we are all here for her in this difficult time:

All my love goes out to @janemarielynch during this dificult time of her life. The roar of the aplause is a message of love to you, always.

— FFManiac17 (@João Tavares)

Sending love @janemarielynch 's way. Such a difficult thing to go through wish you both well.

— Emma_not_Anna (@Emma Corbett)

14. Because our favorite Jane is a happy Jane:

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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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