Live from Splitsville: Two well-known personalities have been freed from the bonds of marriage over the past few days — in separate cases.
First, NBC 6 morning weather forecaster Jennifer Reeves, 31, was granted a divorce in a Broward court.
Reeves, who represented herself, filed against ex-husband Brad Reeves, a boat rental shop owner, in January — less than two years after their fancy Louisiana wedding.
She’s not commenting, but her then-hubby said in an emotional conversation at the time he didn’t see the divorce coming.
“We had a great marriage,” said Brad, who came down with skin cancer at the time Jennifer left him.
In a Miami-Dade Country family court, meanwhile, former New York Giants star Jeremy Shockey rejoined the area’s singles meat market after his love match with sultry Colombian Daniela Cortazar was officially dissolved.
Shockey also filed in January, after an eight-month attempt at nuptial bliss. The Super Bowl champ met Cortazar during a brief vacation in South America.
This divorce, however, was much more contentious than Reeves’ — even if there was a pre-nuptial agreement that gave her zippo.
At one point, Cortazar contested the agreement, then asked for $15,000 to punish Shockey for his posting photos of her naked behind on Twitter.
The final judgment, signed Monday, does not mention if Shockey paid Cortazar anything.
Neither of their lawyers returned calls for comments.
Heat wins in court
Legal win for the Miami Heat — at the buzzer!
Team President Pat Riley was scheduled to be deposed in guard Dwyane Wade’s post-divorce proceedings in Coral Gables on Friday — smack in the middle of the NBA Finals.
Wednesday, however, Wade’s lawyers managed to have the deposition, which could last several hours, postponed until after the Finals.
The judge in Chicago scheduled to preside over a trial to decide how much of their marital fortune Wade will be ordered to pay ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches agreed this week to have Riley’s deposition postponed until after the series against the San Antonio Spurs.
Riley is supposed to be grilled about Wade’s salary history since he was drafted by the Heat in 2003.
Watching three-time Sony Open finalist Jennifer Capriati deal with lawyers these days is sort of like watching tennis: Back and forth, back and forth.
Capriati, 37, has just canned her third lawyer, Miami defense guru Michael Grieco, and rehired Richard Lubin, the guy she canned in April to hire Grieco.
Back on Valentine’s Day, Capriati had a rather animated conversation with her on-again, off-again boyfriend in North Palm Beach, and she ended up being charged with battery.
She has pleaded not guilty and is awaiting an August court date.
What’s with the lawyerly musical chairs?
“I don’t know,” said Grieco, “and I couldn’t say if I did know.”
Shaq fends off attack
Former Miami Heat center Shaquille O’Neal is off the hook in a lawsuit brought in Orlando by an alleged former mistress, court records show
Vanessa Lopez claimed O’Neal, who was then married, launched into a campaign of harassment after she broke up with him.
The lawsuit, filed in 2010, brought out allegations of pregnancy scares and sneaking around.
The judge dismissed the suit last week after saying he caught Lopez in a slew of lies.