Little House on the Prairie Child Star Melissa Gilbert and Bruce Boxleitner On Their Split
After 16 years of marriage and one son together, the news broke earlier this month that 46-year-old Little House on the Prairie child star Melissa Gibert and husband Bruce Boxleitner called it quits. If you don’t remember Melissa Gilbert, take a closer look at the picture below, Melissa played Laura Ingalls for 9 years on the Little House on the Prairie, and she loved the show so much that she even named her son, Micheal, 15, after Michael Landon!
There is no news on what caused the split but, like One Tree Hill actress Jana Kramer and Jonathon Schaech, Melissa Gilbert and actor Bruce Boxleitner have released a statement concerning the break up and requested time to figure things out.
“We have loved each other for a very long time and we share four incredible sons together. On behalf of our family we ask to be allowed our privacy during this very difficult time,” says Melissa Gilbert and Bruce Boxleitner in released statement.
Melissa Gilbert and Bruce Boxleitner married in 1995. Melissa and Bruce’s four incredible sons include Melissa Gilbert’s son from a previous relationship and Bruce Boxleitner’s two sons with ex-wife Kathryn Ogilvy.
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