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Glee star Jane Lynch, wife to divorce: Report

Published on Jun 11, 2013 7:47 AM
In this Jan 29, 2012, file photo, Jane Lynch, left, and Lara Embry arrive at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. Lynch is divorcing her wife of three years, Dr. Lara Embry, who she married in 2010 in Massachusetts. -- FILE PHOTO: AP

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Glee star Jane Lynch and her wife, a clinical psychologist, are divorcing after three years of marriage, People magazine reported on Monday.

"Lara and I have decided to end our marriage. This has been a difficult decision for us as we care very deeply about one another," Lynch said in a statement to People magazine which posted an article on its website.

"We ask for privacy as we deal with this family matter." Lynch, 52, married Lara Embry in Massachusetts in 2010, a year after they met at a California fundraiser.

Representatives for the actress were not available to comment. The Emmy-award winning star of the hit Fox musical comedy series Glee plays scheming high school cheerleader coach Sue Sylvester.

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