Kate Bosworth’s divorce from Michael Polish finalized amid romance with Justin Long

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Kate Bosworth is divorced from her ex Michael Polish was finalized, two years after their initial split, according to a March 17 statement. We Weekly report. According to documents obtained by the outlet, the divorce was entered into and finalized on Wednesday, March 15, with both parties waving spousal support and simply dividing their marital assets, including vehicles and bank accounts. Kate reportedly walked away with properties she owns in Pasadena and Montana, while Michael kept a Montana home right next to his in Montana.

Meanwhile, the stunning actress’ romance with Justin Long, 44, continues to heat up. When the adorable duo showed up to an Oscar party on March 12, with Kate prominently sporting a ring on her left ring finger, engagement rumors erupted. And in a hilarious video posted after the event, Justin attempted to do his makeup before the big party. Although their chemistry is on the next level, Kate appeared on a date with the best man down actor a few days later, without a ring. “She’s the best part of my day,” Justin wrote in part in a sweet tribute to his 40th birthday in January.

The actress officially filed for divorce from the director after 8 years in 2022, according to documents obtained on July 15 by The Blast. The outlet reported at the time that the Before I wake up star, 39, cited “irreconcilable differences” as the cause of their now pending divorce. Kate first let the public know that she and Michael, 51, were away in August, when she posted a heartfelt statement via Instagram.

Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish
Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish arrive for the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 9, 2020 in Beverly Hills. (Shutterstock)

Alongside a black and white photo of the former couple kissing, Kate announced their separation. “Our hearts are full as we have never been more in love and deeply grateful for each other than in this decision to go our separate ways,” she captioned the Aug. 5 post. “Together, for the past ten years, Michael and I have chosen love, every time. We hold hands as tightly today as we tangled our fingers on our wedding day. Our eyes look at each other deeper, with more courage now.In the process of letting go, we have come to recognize that our love will never end.

Since the announcement, Kate has been seen with the Dodgeball actor regularly, and the couple went Instagram official in May 2022. Justin posted an adorable series of photos to his account, in which they laughed while sharing a beer. They were also seen holding hands in New York and packing the PDA during a romantic trip to Hawaii in April, per Just Jared. The couple reportedly first met in early 2021 while filming a movie in Arkansas.

Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish
Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish at an event in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sept. 29, 2018. (Shutterstock)

THE blue crush The star posted a sweet birthday tribute to Justin on June 2, along with a series of romantic photos of the duo. “You were born today and the world brightened up more than it had known and years later you met a girl whose life was taken apart/rearranged but you were patient and over time she fell in love now she has a glow (the one that was long forgotten) she is so grateful *more than you will ever know,” Kate captioned the photos. “Happy birthday @justinlong you make me smile so big my face hurts xx Thank you for creating peace in my heart since the day we met.”

Justin hilariously took to the comments section to respond in part with, “Alright! I’m gonna start following you! Loving you is by far the greatest gift I’ve ever received.

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