Final Straw for Demi? A Tweet

It all comes down to Twitter...
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 21, 2011 9:42 AM CST
Demi Moore-Ashton Kutcher Divorce: Final Straw for Demi Was Twitter, Not Cheating
In this May 22, 2007 file photo, actors Ashton Kutcher, left, and Demi Moore arrive at the premiere of "Mr. Brooks" in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

You might think it was the reports of Ashton Kutcher spending his wedding anniversary with another woman that convinced Demi Moore to divorce him, but apparently you’d be wrong. The final straw for Demi was actually Ashton’s much-maligned tweet about Joe Paterno’s firing from Penn State, sources tell Hollywood Life. “It looked as if things were progressing, and then of all things when Ashton messed up on Twitter,” says one. “It was another thing to get Demi upset.”

“She believed he really didn’t care about the details of things and the embarrassment of that reminded her of the embarrassment he caused her with the cheating,” the wordy source continues. “It basically opened the can of worms again resulting in Demi finally deciding to take on the divorce.” As things went downhill, Ashton responded by … buying Demi a $100,000-plus Lexus for her birthday. TMZ says Ashton contacted the car company directly to order the eco-friendly hybrid earlier this month. Obviously it didn’t work; People notes that there was “intense” fighting in the days leading up to Demi’s divorce announcement. Bonus "ouch": Kutcher doles out relationship advice in magazine articles on stands now; click to read. (More Ashton Kutcher stories.)

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