“This American Life” host Ira Glass and his estranged spouse, author Anaheed Alani, are discussing a divorce settlement, court docket proceedings revealed Wednesday.
“I do know there has already been a settlement proposal and that the attorneys are speaking,” mentioned Manhattan Supreme Court docket Justice Michael Katz, who’s presiding over the onetime energy couple’s divorce.
“Plainly everyone is approaching this in a really respectful method,” Katz additionally mentioned through the temporary continuing, which was their first court docket look within the case.
Requested for remark after the continuing, Glass politely mentioned, “No, I don’t wish to discuss it, thanks, although.”
Alani additionally declined to remark and hurried away after being approached by a Each day Information reporter.
Glass and Alani obtained hitched in 2005, in line with stories, earlier than they moved from Chicago to New York Metropolis. They don’t have any youngsters.
The radio and TV host mentioned throughout a March 17 broadcast of his present that the media energy couple had “separated just a few years in the past.” Divorce papers have been filed in April.
Glass, 58, had steered that there have been marital issues with Alani, 46, far earlier than this disclosure. In a Might 2016 interview with The Guardian, he was requested about balancing “a relationship with a accomplice who’s equally busy.”
“The trustworthy reply to your query is that I feel Anaheed and I may do that complete factor higher, and that we’re a horrible position mannequin for anybody,” Glass responded.
“We muddle our method via, for certain. And we’ve been collectively for 20 years — nevertheless it’s exhausting on us. I really feel like I do know different individuals who handle it method, method higher.”