With almost four decades of marriage under the belt, a divorce can't be easy - never mind a divorce in the public eye.
Sons of Anarchy star, Ron Perlman, recently filed for divorce from wife, Opal Stone, bringing their thirty-eight years of marriage to an end. The revelation may not come as a surprise, though, since rumors of an open marriage have been circulating for months.
TMZ reported that the "Hellboy" filed for divorce on Tuesday, in Los Angeles. According to the divorce documents, the separation date was May 10th, 2019. Coincidentally, around the time that the sixty-nine-year-old actor was spotted kissing his StartUp co-star, Allison Dunbar, who he has since been leaving some flirty comments for on Instagram. Read on for the full story!
Sons of Anarchy star, Ron Perlman, has filed for divorce from wife, Opal Stone.
via: Getty ImagesRon married Opal, a fashion and jewelry designer, way back in 1981 on Valentine's Day.
The couple have two children together.
via: Getty ImagesBoth children are now grown-up, Blake Amanda Perlman, thirty-five, and Brandon Avery Perlman, twenty-nine. Brandon produces electronic music under the stage name "Delroy Edwards."
Appearing in various productions, Perlman started his acting career as a stage actor.His first debut was in the science adventure film, Quest For Fire.
Perlman's first breakthrough role came from the TV series, Beauty and the Beast, wherein he played Vincent.
Going forward, Perlman became very successful throughout the '80s, '90s, and 2000s.
via: Getty ImagesStarring in the likes of Romeo is Bleeding, The Last Supper, The City of Lost Children and, more recently, Sons of Anarchy.
The Sons of Anarchy became cable FX's highest-rated series at the time.
In the show, Perlman played Clay, a former International President of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club.
via: Getty ImagesHe played Clay from the seasons 1-6 until his character was shot.
He's also starring in several films due to be released this year and next.
via: Getty ImagesPerlman is due to star in Hell on the Border, NYX, The Jesuit, and, The Big Ugly
Despite Perlman only filing for divorce on Tuesday.
via: Getty ImagesIt seems that it has been decided privately for a while with the divorce documents stating the separation date as May 10th.
In the documents, Perlman also states that, if there is spousal support to pay, he will pay it to Stone.
Rumors that the couple were on the rocks surfaced when Ron was pictured kissing StartUp co-star, Allison Dunbar.
via: Getty ImagesThe two met on set on the TV show StartUp, where they worked together.
Ron played Wes Chandler and Allison played Kelly, Wes's longtime friend.
via: Getty ImagesThe colleagues were spotted being openly affectionate coming out of Alexander Steakhouse in Pasadena, California on May 15th.
Which unbeknown at the time, was just days after Perlman and Stone had decided to split.
And then, just a few days after, they were spotted together again.
Ron Perlman files for divorce from his wife of 38 years Opal Stone... six months after he was spotted KISSING actre… https://t.co/7x7QyUTNHh— Lilian Chan (@Lilian Chan)1573052388.0
Ron has not shared an image of his partner on Instagram since 2018...
But he's featured many times on Allison Dunbar's Instagram.
One picture even includes Allison sat with Perlman and his daughter, Blake.
And Ron's no stranger to a cheeky comment.
One picture captioned "Hello from my ass❤️💋🍑🍑🍑"shows Allison lay on a sun lounger in a bikini.
via: InstagramRon replied in the comments "Hi back!"
But the comment didn't go unnoticed by fans, as they replied with confusion.
via: InstagramIn response, one Instagram user wrote "Mr. Perlman, you're married..." whilst another wrote "Uhhhh." Yikes.