Neil and Pegi Young decided to separate. The news is quite shocking, as the two have spent no less than 36 years together. Apparently, the couple has already filed the divorce papers.
Reports reveal that the divorce petition was actually filled back in July. A hearing on the divorce case is set to take place at the end of the year. Apparently, Neil Young was the one who filed the divorce papers in California. The Rolling Stone reported that the first hearing on the case will actually take place in December.
At this point, there is no information available regarding the reason which had led to the divorce. However, it seems that despite the many years spent together, the two could no longer be in a relationship. The former couple has two children together, daughter Amber and son Ben. Neil also has a child from a previous relationship with Carrie Snodgress.
Neil and Pegi Young always seemed to have a strong relationship, actually being said that Pegi inspired many of the songs written by her life partner. Here can be included songs such as Once an Angel, Unknown Legend, as well as Such a Woman. Over his long running musical career, Neil Young has released numerous successful songs. In fact, his career spans on more than 45 years. Throughout this time, Neil Young has released no less than 30 albums and had won numerous awards for his great work.
Neil Young met his wife Pegi when she was working as a waitress at a dining place near the California ranch that Young owned. Pegi has also tried her luck in music, being inspired by the successful career of her husband and she actually proved to have great talent. Since 2007, the singer has released no less than three albums. The latest release of the famous singer is the album A Letter Home, which was actually launched in April.
The couple has been on the stage together, as well, Neil and Pegi performing at their annual benefit. The former couple is also supposed to appear at an annual benefit in September, but it is yet to see what will happen.