American podcast host and comedian, Erin McGathy reveals the reason behind her divorce with her husband, Dan Harmon, best known as the creator and producer of NBC comedy series, Community.
The 31 year old comedian had been dating his 12 years older boyfriend, Dan Harmon for over a year. They got engaged on the shores of Loch Ness on December 28, 2013. After a year, they got married at Los Angeles’ Natural History Museum in November 15, 2014. Dan threw a huge wedding and publicized their wedding news on his podcast ‘Harmon town’ as well.
On October of 2015, the couple decided to end their relationship.
McGathy announced her divorce via Twitter. She tweeted:
“Sad to announce that @danharmon and I are divorcing. We ask that you respect our privacy as we discuss it openly on our respective podcasts.”
Dan announced onstage he is getting a divorce on his podcast Harmontown.
Many people speculated on the reason behind their separation. Some considered moodiness and self-deprecating behavior of Dan to be one of the reasons for them not getting along well even after dating for so long. Others thought Dan’s history of drinking might have led the couple to divorce.
While some had thought that their divorce to be a cheap publicity stunt, Erin McGathy disclosed that Dan’s relationship with Cody Heller was the reason behind their divorce. Since the announcement of their divorce, Dan had made references to his new girlfriend, Cody Heller who is the writer and show runner on his podcast ‘Harmontown’.
Whatever the reason was, Erin McGathy and Dan Harmon seem to be good friends even today after their divorce. On March 12, McGathy posted a picture with Harmon on Twitter saying: “It’s good to see ole friends.”
Though they are great people, they were not so great together.
Erin McGathy is most famously known for her work on ‘This Feels Terrible’ which premiered at UCB in 2010 and later became a podcast. McGathy interviewed comedians and friends about their relationships on the podcast. She is also notable as a co-host of Human Conversation with comedian Wayne Federman. McGathy has also made appearances on the Harmontown podcast with the show’s host, Dan Harmon. She has acted in movies including Harmontown, Adult Wednesday and Librarians.
American writer and producer, Dan Harmon is best known for the movie Monster House, the television sitcom Community and the animated television series Rick and Morty. In 2013, Dan published his first book You’ll Be Perfect When You’re Dead .He has currently been working on his second book to be published in 2016.
Awarded for “Hugh Jackman Opening Number” at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards, Harmon has a net worth of $5 million.