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Mayim Bialik And Her Husband Are Parting Ways

Submitted by on November 22, 2012 – 9:48 am Comments

On the show ‘Big Bang Theory’ the bond between, her character on the show and Sheldon Cooper, might be getting stronger, but in real life the bond between Mayim Bialik and her husband, is very soon set to break. Turns out, Mayim is divorcing her husband of 9 years Michael Stone. “After much consideration and soul-searching, Michael and I have arrived at the decision to divorce due to ‘Irreconcilable Differences,’” she revealed on her Jewish parenting blog on kveller.com. “Divorce is terribly sad, painful and incomprehensible for children. It is not something we have decided lightly”.

She made it clear that her alternative style of parenting called “attachment parenting,” which she wrote about in her book Beyond the Sling, did not cause the split. “The hands-on style of parenting we practice played no role in the changes that led to this decision; relationships are complicated no matter what style of parenting you choose,” she wrote. “The main priority for us now is to make the transition to two loving homes as smooth and painless as possible. Our sons deserve parents committed to their growth and health and that’s what we are focusing on. … We will be ok”.

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 For the uninitiated, Mayim Bialik is widely known for her roles as Blossom Russo on NBC’s Blossom (1990–1995), and currently as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS’s The Big Bang Theory, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. At the end of Blossom, she chose to attend UCLA, although she also had been accepted to both Harvard and Yale. She stated that she wanted to stay close to her parents and did not want to move to the East Coast. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2000 in neuroscience, Hebrew and Jewish studies, and went on to the PhD program in neuroscience. She took a break from studies in 2005 to return to acting. Bialik completed her PhD in 2007.

Bialik married Michael Stone on August 31, 2003, in a Victorian-themed ceremony with traditional Jewish customs. Bialik’s husband, born into a Mormon family, converted to Judaism; several years later, Bialik’s mother-in-law converted to Judaism as well. Bialik and Stone have two sons together: Miles Roosevelt Bialik Stone, born October 10, 2005, and Frederick Heschel Bialik Stone, born August 15, 2008.

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