Jennie Garth has been placed between a rock and a hard place since her divorce is happening at the same time that she’s promoting her new CMT reality show, Little Bit Country. A turn of events she acknowledged this morning on Today.
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“[The timing] has probably been the hardest part,”; Garth said. “When I started to take this show on, I wasn’t headed down this road. It happened in the middle of filming the show. Now, part of my job … is doing press so I’m doing the interviews and people want to talk about it. I’m OK talking about [my divorce], but it’s not something you really want to talk about.”;
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One of the things Garth did want to talk about were the rumors about what caused her split from Peter Facinelli. “I enjoyed the quote that I was envious of his fame,”; Garth laughed. “There was nothing like that going on. I was very happy for him – so happy to be at home with the kids and enjoying my early retirement. I just wanted to be on the farm.”;
And while living on this remote farm has provided her “some clarity”; and “a really great perspective,”; Garth says that her ex is still actively involved with their family. “It is something that we [are] working through together – and as anybody who’s been through [divorce knows], it’s always kind of shocking. It’s sad for our family unit [but] we’re a great family and I think we always will be.”;