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We know the short shelf life of Hollywood marriages, but we want to know why.

Aug 21, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 46 • By JUDY BACHRACH
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Yes, Mr. Parish knows who his readers are--the spiritual sisters of Lupe and Phyllis. Of Madonna and Jennifer. But that he doesn't know nearly enough is the problem. Why did Bruce fail to make Demi happy? Is the phrase "had been drifting apart for years" really supposed to be an eye-opener? The author thinks we can be satisfied with an appetizer. What we really want is the dish.

Judy Bachrach is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair.