Celebrity divorces, breakups of 2011

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, January 03, 2011

24 of 105: It was reported on March 1, 2011 that Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura on the show 'Little House on the Prairie,' and husband Bruce Boxleitner had split after 16 years of marriage. They have one son together, two from his previous marriage and one from her previous marriage.

Gilbert filed for divorce on Aug 22, 2011. She cited irreconcilable differences and the filing states the couple separated in January, shortly after their 16th wedding anniversary.

(Pictured: Melissa Gilbert and husband Bruce Boxleitner appear together at the premiere of the feature film 'TRON: Legacy' in Los Angeles on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010.) (Melissa Gilbert's Twitter page (twitpic.com/3flh7z))