Actress Nikki Reed, 'American Idol' Alum Paul McDonald Finalize Divorce
The couple announced their separation at the start of 2014 but continued working on music together
Twilight actress Nikki Reed has had her divorce from ex-American Idol contestant Paul McDonald finalized and the pay-off is rather sweet, according to TMZ.
As part of the settlement, Reed is to gain three houses, three cars and a dog — a German Shepherd named Enzo — following the end of their two-and-a-half-year marriage. McDonald, on the other hand, receives the one-time couple's Nashville home.
Reed and McDonald met at a movie premiere while he was competing on season 10 of American Idol and married in 2011. A year later, the couple released an EP of duets, entitled The Best Part, which peaked at No. 28 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart and No. 25 on the Top Folk Albums tally.
The husband and wife duo also appeared on the chart-topping soundtrack to The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, in which Reed portrayed the vampire Rosalie Hale.
The couple announced their separation at the start of last year citing irreconcilable differences, but carried on working together, releasing their full-length debut I'm Not Falling in summer 2014. At the time, both parties were insistent that they would continue making music together, although that now appears unlikely.
McDonald is currently working on his Kickstarter-funded debut solo album. Watch the video for the first single, "Bright Lights," below.
This article originally appeared on Billboard.com.
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