Morgan Freeman is divorcing after 24 years with wife Myrna Colley-Lee. What a shocker! First Morgan Freeman’s car accident and now news of his divorce!

Just days after Morgan Freeman was in a serious car accident, Freeman’s business partner says the actor, Morgan Freeman, and his wife of 24 years, costumer Myrna Colley-Lee, are getting a divorce.

Bill Luckett, a Mississippi-based attorney told Access Hollywood that Morgan Freeman and his wife are “are involved in a divorce action.”

Luckett adds that “for legal and practical purposes, [Freeman and Colley-Lee] have been separated since December of 2007.”

Morgan Freeman and Myrna Colley-Lee met in 1976 when both were working off-Broadway.

Freeman has four children: Two from a previous marriage, two from previous relationships.

The divorce news comes as Morgan Freeman is recovering in a Memphis hospital following his car accident Sunday. His rep said the actor is “doing well” after doctor reconnected nerves and repaired damage to his left arm and hand on Monday.

Freemn is expected to be released in a few days.

So now, we have to pose the question, why was this lady, a friend to Freeman’s wife… Demaris Myer with Freeman the night of the accident?

Could Demaris Myer be the reason for Morgan Freeman and Myrna Colley-Lee’s divorce?73760566JD031_2007_Laureus_