Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Night 28° Partly Cloudy
A&E >  Entertainment

’Eat Pray Love’ author separating from husband

Associated Press

NEW YORK – The author of “Eat Pray Love” is splitting up with her husband, whom she describes meeting at the end of her million-selling memoir.

Elizabeth Gilbert announced on her Facebook page Friday that she was separating from Jose Nunes after being together for 12 years, and married since 2007. She called the parting “very amicable” and the reasons “very personal.” The posting was confirmed by Gilbert’s publicist at Riverhead Books, Jynne Martin.

Gilbert’s book, published in 2006 and adapted into a film of the same name starring Julia Roberts, tells of her worldwide journey in the wake of breaking up with her first husband.

Gilbert, 46, wrote at length about her marriage to Nunes in the 2010 best-seller “Committed: A Love Story.” She has also written novels and short stories.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Active Person

Subscribe to the Spokane7 email newsletter

Get the day’s top entertainment headlines delivered to your inbox every morning.