Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Lisa Ann Russell in 2005
Mark-Paul Gosselaar (aka Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell) and his wife of 13 years, Lisa Ann Russell, announced they were splitting up earlier this year. The announcement shocked many in Hollywood, especially those who believed Mark had died years ago. Turns out there was a good reason for their split. Isn't that right, Survivor host Jeff Probst? From the Chicago Sun Times:
Sometimes those so-called amicable celeb breakups aren't, well, all that friendly. Though that "amicable" adjective was used a lot by the parties involved when "Saved by the Bell" star Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Lisa Ann Russell, his wife of 13 years, announced they were splitting earlier this summer, it seems that wasn't the whole picture.This is just wrong. The only guy Zack Morris should be losing a woman to is A.C Slater. It just goes to show you that in Hollywood, if you're not in the spotlight at this instant, you're about as worthless as condoms on Jersey Shore.
Despite strong claims "no third party was involved," sources now reveal Russell's relationship with "Survivor" host Jeff Probst was a key factor in the demise of the couple's marriage.
While Probst and Russell have only recently gone public with their affair -- most prominently at last Sunday's Prime Time Emmy Awards -- a source close to Gosselaar insists the actor "was well aware of what was going on between Lisa and Jeff, and it didn't just start last month!"
*5 Mark-Paul Gosselaar pictures total in the gallery: