Performance has always played a role in Faith Hill and Tim McGraw’s marriage, but when they walked the red carpet together at the Academy Awards on Feb. 22, Faith didn’t seem willing to put on a show. After the show and back at their home in Nashville, Tim addressed his wife’s cold shoulder — and it led to a massive fight.
“She kicked him out of the house,” a family insider reveals. “It’s been a long time coming, but she’s finally realized she can’t continue to live this life.” Now friends are whispering that Faith may soon initiate divorce proceedings, with Tim’s rumored cheating sparking the post-Oscars blowout.
“Faith has been hearing stories about him fooling around, and she confronted him about it,” the source says. “He denied it, but she kept yelling. Even if he isn’t lying, though, she’s suddenly at this point where she just wants him out.”
And the country superstar’s medical issues have just complicated matters (back in January, Faith reportedly had neck surgery to alleviate pain from a herniated disc). “She was terrified that her singing career might come to an end, and Tim acted like it was no big deal,” the source explains. “That really made her reevaluate her marriage.”
Meanwhile, the strain of the couple’s marital collapse is clearly taking a toll, and both stars have appeared shockingly thin lately. “It may not be long before they’re forced to make an announcement about ending their marriage, and they’re stressed about it,” the insider says. “They don’t look healthy and they certainly don’t look happy. This latest fight is the beginning of the end.”
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