The wife of Katharine McPhee’s new boyfriend had no idea he and the American Idol alum were having an affair, reports Page 6.
Actress Mary McCormack threw straying husband Michael Morris out of their Los Angeles home Sunday night after he revealed to her that photos of him smooching younger “Smash” star Katharine McPhee were about to break online, sources exclusively tell Page Six.
Morris, who directed McPhee on NBC’s failed musical series, knew the photos were about to hit because, a source adds, he tried to buy them himself to keep them from ever being seen by the public — and thus ruining his marriage and reputation.
As we reported, Mary was tweeting about her husband only two weeks ago, urging fans to watch the episode of Betrayal that he directed (Oh. The irony). Meanwhile, Katharine and her husband, Nick Cokas have been amicably split for months.
Kat reunited with Morris when she returned to Los Angeles, post-Smash, to work on her upcoming album.
How dumb does a celebrity couple have to be to kiss and hold hands in public while carrying on an affair that’s supposed to be secret? The dude not only has a wife, but 3 kids who will have all this wonderful press to look back on, as they grow up. As the kids say: SO MUCH HATE.
Katharine, fresh off a failed TV show, can’t really afford the bad publicity. Her PR people must be scrambling.
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