Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham splits with wife of 21 YEARS Kristen Messner

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Fleetwood Mac singer Lindsey Buckingham is divorced from his wife Kristen Messner.

Messner recently filed documents to annul her marriage to the 71-year-old singer-songwriter in Los Angeles County County TMZ.

The couple married in 2000 and share daughters Leelee, 21, Stella, 17, and son William, 22.

Go their own way! Fleetwood Mac singer Lindsey Buckingham and his 21-year-old wife Kristen Messner split up

Lindsey met Kristen when she photographed him for the cover of his solo album in the late 90s, according to TMZ.

Buckingham, who was 51 when he tied the knot with Messner, says he was “lucky” to find someone a little later in life after waiting to settle down.

“I had a lot of crazy girlfriends, and a lot of them were just an outgrowth of the lifestyle we all led,” he previously told the newspaper. Las Vegas Review Journal.

“I’ve seen a lot of friends who were parents and spouses — over the decades — who weren’t really there and kind of screwed up their kids and weren’t there for their family situations. So I waited and I was lucky enough to meet someone relatively late… it turned out really well. I got rid of all that other garbage.’

Music icons: Lindsey was a member of the legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac

Music icons: Lindsey was a member of the legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac

Family Matters: The couple with their children Leelee and William in 2018

Family Matters: The couple with their children Leelee and William in 2018

Buckingham was a vocalist and guitarist for the iconic rock group from 1975 to 1987 and again from 1997 until his resignation in 2018. He later sued for breach of fiduciary duty and breach of oral contract, but they later settled the lawsuit.

Speaking of his separation from the band, Kristen told rolling stone in 2018, the situation made her “sad.”

“I thought, ‘How did they get here?'” she said.

The Buckinghams, in fact, considered the band, which consisted of members Mick Fleetwood, Lindsey’s ex Stevie Nicks, and Christine and John McVie, family, and their children even called the musicians their aunts and uncles.

Love at last: Lindsey, who was 51 when he tied the knot with Kristen, previously said he had 'waited' to settle down with a woman

Love at last: Lindsey, who was 51 when he tied the knot with Kristen, previously said he had ‘waited’ to settle down with a woman

The Buckinghams, in fact, considered the band, which consisted of members Mick Fleetwood, Lindsey's ex Stevie Nicks, and Christine and John McVie, family, and their children even called the musicians their aunts and uncles.

The Buckinghams, in fact, considered the band, which consisted of members Mick Fleetwood, Lindsey’s ex Stevie Nicks, and Christine and John McVie, family, and their children even called the musicians their aunts and uncles.

However, in a 2021 interview, Mick Fleetwood said he and Lindsey had reconciled.

Fleetwood told rolling stone: ‘I really enjoyed being able to reconnect with Lindsey, who was friendly and open. And we’ve both been wonderfully honest about who we are and how we got to where we were.’

Despite previously ruling out a reunion with Lindsey, Mick has admitted that he’d love to see him play with the band again for a reunion tour, but admitted it’s a “far-reaching” ambition.

He said, ‘Strange things can happen. I think of Fleetwood Mac as one big family. Everyone plays an important role in our history, even someone like [early ’70s] guitarist Bob Welch, who was huge and sometimes forgotten.

Happier Times: Buckingham with Kristen at the 2012 American Country Awards

Happier Times: Buckingham with Kristen at the 2012 American Country Awards

“Lindsey’s position in Fleetwood Mac will, for obvious reasons, never be forgotten, as it should never be forgotten.”

He continued: ‘My vision of what happens in the future is really far-reaching. I would like to think that [reunion] can happen? Yes. I’d like to think we could all be healed, and also respect the people in the band, Neil Finn and Michael Campbell.”

In a previous chat, when asked the same question about Lindsey’s return, Mick had said, “No. Fleetwood Mac is a strange creature. We are very devoted to Neil and Mike, which passed away a while ago when Lindsey left. And it’s not a point of discussion, so I have to say no.’

Just the two of us: Kristen loved sharing pictures of herself with her husband on her Twitter account

Just the two of us: Kristen loved sharing pictures of herself with her husband on her Twitter account

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I do: “Happy birthday my love,” Kristen wrote on this sentimental snap

The musician also addressed Lindsey and singer Stevie Nicks’ apparently tense friendship, admitting it’s complex. The duo were a couple when they joined the group in 1975.

Mick added to the publication: ‘I can’t speak for the dynamics with Stevie and him. I don’t even have to protect it. They’re so well-known that they’re chalk and cheese in so many ways, and yet they’re not.’

In October, Stevie revealed that she had sent Lindsey a letter after he had open heart surgery in February 2019.

However, she claimed she hadn’t spoken to him since he was let go by the band.

She wrote in the note, “You better take care of yourself. You better take it easy and you better do everything they tell you and get your voice back and feel the grace that you got through this.”

The Go Your Own Way singer also admitted she was “so disappointed” to see Lindsey leave.

She insisted, “I never planned for that to happen. Every time we reformed to do a tour or a record, I always came in with hope in my heart. And I was just so disappointed. I had the feeling that all the wind had fallen from my sails.’

In a 2021 interview, Mick Fleetwood said he and Lindsey have reconciled

In a 2021 interview, Mick Fleetwood said he and Lindsey have reconciled

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