This Big Author Is Leaving Her Husband For A Woman

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“Eat, Pray, Love” author Elizabeth Gilbert is leaving the man she fell in love with in her book, for a woman.

In her book, a movie that Julia Roberts brought to life, Gilbert fell in love and married a man named Jose Nunes. His name was Felipe in her bestselling memoir. She announced in July that she had split with Nunes and only now expained why her marriage didnt work.

It’s simple. She fell in love with someone else.

“This spring, I received news that would change my life forever,” she wrote. “My best friend Rayya Elias was diagnosed with pancreatic and liver cancer — a disease for which there is no cure.

“In the moment I first learned of Rayya’s diagnosis, a trap door opened at the bottom of my heart (a trap door I didn’t even know was there) and my entire existence fell straight through that door,” Gilbert continued.

“From that moment forward, everything became about HER. I cancelled everything in my life that could be cancelled, and I went straight to her side, where I have been ever since.”

Gilbert, 47, realized, “I am in love with Rayya.”

“For those of you who are doing the math here, and who are wondering if this situation is why my marriage came to an end this spring, the simple answer is yes,” she admitted.

While its commendable that she would be there for her friend during this rough time, is it really that easy to just fall in love with someone else?