Lots for a happy ending.
Despite all the signs indicating a reconciliation between Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich, E! News confirmed Dance with the stars alum has formally filed for divorce from the retired hockey expert. Julianne and Brooks first announced their separation in late May, however ex-lovers began to spend more time together over the following months.
A source for E! News, “It was Julianne who started their breakup, but she really struggled with it and felt torn.”
According to a second insider, the 32-year-old “is still very difficult” with the decision to file for a divorce, but in the end she “decides that her heart is no longer in marriage. and want to give yourself the freedom and independence to experience new things. “
She and Brooks, 37, recently spent some time together in Idaho, but our source said Julianne had returned home without him.
As recently as September, however, the pair were ready for a fresh start. “Both are working hard to be the couple they want to be and it looks like they got along almost completely,”; a source explained to E! News at that time.