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A Good Podcast About Bad Relationships. Every Wednesday and Sunday, Alicia and Stacie take you on a comedic ride through stories of marital misconduct and love gone wrong, blending biography, pop culture, history, and politics. "It’s one part Vanity Fair meets Town & Country, one part country music song—and an all-around good time." - The Atlantan. "Enjoying the juicy details of other people’s relationships is having a moment." Sunday Times Style Magazine (UK). "When this shameless show about bad relationships kicks off with astrological analysis of the couplings discussed in the episode, you know it’s going to be a party." AV Club

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    • 4.5 • 1.8K Ratings

A Good Podcast About Bad Relationships. Every Wednesday and Sunday, Alicia and Stacie take you on a comedic ride through stories of marital misconduct and love gone wrong, blending biography, pop culture, history, and politics. "It’s one part Vanity Fair meets Town & Country, one part country music song—and an all-around good time." - The Atlantan. "Enjoying the juicy details of other people’s relationships is having a moment." Sunday Times Style Magazine (UK). "When this shameless show about bad relationships kicks off with astrological analysis of the couplings discussed in the episode, you know it’s going to be a party." AV Club

    Tallulah Bankhead (Trashy Divorces Classics)

    Tallulah Bankhead (Trashy Divorces Classics)

    While we both hope that our ties to Alabama put us on track to be considered luminaries of the state, we'll never be in the same league as actress Tallulah Bankhead. Born into a powerful political dynasty in Huntsville, Alabama, in 1902, she won a trip to New York City at the age of just 15. She took it from there, landing movie roles and a reputation for her stage work that would take her to London, Hollywood, and permanent icon status.
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    • 49 min
    Bruce Springsteen and Julianne Phillips

    Bruce Springsteen and Julianne Phillips

    In the mid-80s, New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen was on top of the world. His album Born in the U.S.A. became the kind of chart topping achievement that even very successful artists are unlikely to ever experience. He was newly married to model and actress Julianne Phillips, and by all rights he should have been a person experiencing pure bliss, but instead, he found himself at war - with himself.
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    • 54 min
    Sam Cooke, Barbara Campbell Cooke, and Bobby Womack

    Sam Cooke, Barbara Campbell Cooke, and Bobby Womack

    By the time of his death at just 33, singer Sam Cooke had become a bona fide superstar, as well as being an effective activist in the movement for Black equality in America. He had also been married twice, and it's in the story of his second wife, Barbara Campbell Cooke, where things get very complicated, very fast. Because Barbara did not attend Sam Cooke's funeral alone. She was escorted by his friend, protege, and guitar player Bobby Womack, who drove her there in Sam's car, dressed in Sam's best clothes. And the story only gets worse from there.
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    • 44 min
    Dumpster Dive | Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, Ben Folds Five!, and Billy Porter

    Dumpster Dive | Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, Ben Folds Five!, and Billy Porter

    This week, we're taking the opportunity to catch up on some recent splits that may not have generated enough coverage to produce a full episode on their own. Alicia walks us through the recent divorce of country music stars Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, Stacie explains how piano man Ben Folds has fulfilled the prophecy, and Alicia closes us out with the six year marriage of Pose actor Billy Porter and his ex-husband Adam Smith.
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    • 34 min
    RHOM's Joanna Krupa

    RHOM's Joanna Krupa

    Today, Alicia takes us back to the Real Housewives universe with the story of a two-season cast member from the Miami edition, Joanna Krupa. And seriously, you're not ready for all the very many places this story goes. There's an oft-postponed wedding, TMI comments to tabloids, and a defamation lawsuit featuring none other than TD alum Brandi Glanville. Buckle up, Trash Pandas. This one is a lot.
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    • 48 min
    Alex Kingston and Ralph Fiennes, ft. Francesca Annis

    Alex Kingston and Ralph Fiennes, ft. Francesca Annis

    Alex Kingston's career really took off in the mid-1990s, first portraying Dr. Elizabeth Corday on NBC's ER, and then in the late 2000s, as River Song, the mysterious friend who knew Doctor Who's future on the hit BBC series. Spoilers! All of it followed a devastating split from her partner of 12 years, and husband of two years, Ralph Fiennes. While playing Hamlet, Fiennes fell in love with the actress playing Hamlet's mother Gertrude - launching a decade long relationship that would itself implode amid infidelity allegations.
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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
1.8K Ratings

1.8K Ratings

mom101609 ,

Overall love it but I do have an issue

I started listening to these ladies when I wanted something lighter to listen to than the true crime podcasts I’d been playing (one can only take so much blood, death, and narcissistic psychosis). These two, especially Stacey, generally crack me up, and I find all the background information they discuss in the lives of the people they present really interesting. It’s thoroughly entertaining! However, after hearing a few recent episodes, I decided to go back and listen from the very beginning, and I noticed that in many of the episodes, at least of earlier years, Alicia really goes off on political rants (perhaps after imbibing a bit) and it’s been a bit cringeworthy at times. I’m pretty middle of the road politically, leaning more left on some issues and more right on others, and I’ve known all kinds of people with all kinds of political leanings, most of whom have added something positive (big or small) to my life. I’ve learned to accept and respect people regardless of their political beliefs after befriending wonderful people who I absolutely disagree with politically. I don’t hold it against them. However, after hearing some of the (seemingly drunken?) rants Alicia has gone on in some episodes, I get the feeling she despises anyone who doesn’t agree with her 100% concerning politics — and this would likely be me. This has been a turnoff, and it’s kind of put a damper on listening to this otherwise great podcast. Do I really want to listen to someone who may hate me if they were to meet me? My unsolicited advice: Remember that not everyone believes as you do, political differences don’t make either person a bad human being, and perhaps stick to the trashy divorce story and leave the politics at the door. I get that it’s your podcast and you can do whatever you want, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you SHOULD do it. I realize you probably have tons of listeners who totally agree with you, and that’s fine, but the world is a big place and there are lots of people who don’t. That’s fine too. You otherwise seem really nice, you’re funny, and your shows are really entertaining. I’d hate for people who would enjoy your podcast to miss out on it because they were turned off.

Ldca2010 ,

Entertaining and Interesting

I got introduced to Trashy Divorces by listening to the Done & Dunne podcast. I originally did not think that TD would be my thing, I couldn’t of been more wrong! This show is a gem, the chemistry between the hosts is awesome and without meaning to be condescending, they’re kind of adorable, their research is impeccable and I love that they mix up the eras of the famous divorces. They treat their subject matter with empathy when deserved and also humor when deserved. An extra bonus is the occasional appearance/mention of their feisty cats. Pour yourself a glass of wine and give it a listen, you won’t be disappointed.

Bratprincebrad ,

GOAT

Perhaps one of the best podcasts including their additional spinoffs. This couple is so intune that everything comes off seamless despite I’d assume are loosely scripted. It feels like a conversation with friends. If I had to get rid of all podcasts but one, this would be the one I kept. Trashy sorta. Informative , definitely.

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