Clint Eastwood's estranged wife has filed for a legal separation.
Dina Eastwood, who recently admitted she was devastated after learning the Gran Torino director is dating her new boyfriend's ex-wife, submitted papers to formalise their split in Monterey County Superior Court in California on Monday.
The 48-year-old former news reporter is seeking physical custody of their daughter, Morgan (16), but indicated they’ll share legal custody, and she also wants spousal support from the Oscar-winning actor (83), according to the Monterey County Herald newspaper.
The former couple are planning to divide their property as laid out in their "premarital agreement".
Dina first confirmed late last month she and Clint had amicably separated in June last year after 17 years of marriage.
She initially insisted they were still good friends, writing on Twitter, "I don't like reading negative things about Clint. He is a wonderful, good-natured, brilliant person. No matter what, I attest to that."
But last week she confessed she was upset after seeing pictures of Clint with Erica Tomlinson-Fisher, the ex-wife of her new boyfriend and long-time friend, Scott Fisher.
She said, "I am saddened to see photos of Clint with Ms Tomlinson-Fisher. I look forward to new beginnings."
Clint allegedly fell in love with Erica (42), after she divorced Scott, who’s a basketball coach at the University of Hawaii, last year and she expressed fears to the Hollywood star that her ex-husband was dating Dina, with whom he’s been good friends for years.
A source previously said, "After Scott and Erica divorced, Erica was sure Scott was romancing Dina. Erica called Clint's office last February to discuss her suspicions ? then he fell for her!"