After fifteen years of marriage, Good Morning America‘s Lara Spencerannounced this weekend she would be divorcing her husbandOpens a New Window. David Haffenreffer. Now, only has the shocking reasons for the surprise split.
“The relationship really came apart when Lara was working for The Insider and they were living in Los Angeles,” the source continued. “She was never home, and was always working.”
“David has been the primary caregiver for their two children,” Kate, 10, and Duff, 13, said the source. “And Lara was the primary breadwinner. Even though David comes from old money, Lara earned significantly more. She wore the pants in the relationship.”Meanwhile, “Lara has never gotten along with David’s parents, and that also became a big issue,” the source claimed.In addition, “Lara’s flirting just wore on the marriage as time went byOpens a New Window.,” the insider said.In March of 2015 the couple announced their split and Lara would go on to get engaged again.“After a lot of thought, care and consideration, we have decided to end our marriage,” the couple told Page SixOpens a New Window.. “It’s a sad decision that did not come easily, especially because we respect and love each other and our children.”The split is amicable, and they are currently on vacation together with their two children.A rep for GMA had no comment. In addition to this craziness. Lara Spencer’s “Good Morning America” Decision Has Upset Viewers Big Time. Even though the original People report pointed to her HGTV show Flea Market Flip and other projects as the reason for her reduced schedule, Page Six now hints that there’s more to the story. Citing “industry sources,” the new report claims that Lara’s team intentionally leaked the story to People to prove that she had decided to “cut back” when really GMA is quietly sidelining her as they battle it out for the morning show top spot with NBC competitor TODAY.What’s more, the article also claims GMA staffers were “relieved” after learning Lara’s schedule had been slashed. GMA quickly shut down the insider’s take while defending Lara and highlighting her vital role on the show.“This is ridiculous,” the GMA rep said in a response to Page Six. “She is the ultimate team player. Lara decided to cut back her hours on GMA to focus on her production company.”Despite all the rumors and alleged drama, the general reaction seems to be that people will really miss Lara and look forward to watching her elsewhere.