Elizabeth Gilbert, who in July publicly announced that she was splitting from her husband (the man she met at the end of Eat, Pray, Love) published a long letter on Facebook yesterday in which she shares "her truth" and reveals that she is in love with her longtime female best friend and that this is the reason behind her divorce.
For those who don't want to read the whole thing, basically her best friend was diagnosed with incurable pancreatic and liver cancer, which made Elizabeth realize she was in love with her. She decided to be honest about this with herself and her husband, which led to their separation. She is making this public because she wants to be free to be open about who they are to each other.
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