mmediately upon returning home from the premier of their movie Body and Soul, which accumulated the success of there ten year plan, made when they were initially married. Leon Kennedy and Jayne Kennedy announced their divorce (1981), Leon and Jayne Kennedy created and signed an agreement to divide community property, Leon moves out of the house, and suddenly Bill Overton started appearing leaving her house, they were never seen in public, she stated, she needed someone to comfort her during divorce proceeding . He lived very faraway and she would promise to bake him a cake for the journey. (after the long journey he didn't go home that night). All this in 1981. In 1982 Bill Overton and wife Kathleen Bradley has their first child Cheyenne. Jayne's divorce from Leon Kennedy was granted in 1983. In 1985 that was all Jayne Kennedy, she was three months pregnant when she married Bill Overton in 1985 and had her first child in November of 1985. It's obvious why Leon Kennedy suddenly announced his divorce from Jayne Kennedy, he was embarrassed to state why, but it's obvious. Between 1982 when Bill Overton had his first child with wife Kathleen Bradley and 1985 when Jane Kennedy got pregnant, married and had their first child , he was only months away from his divorce final from Kathleen Bradley. It was stated that Jayne through herself at Bill Overton. Her career fell like a boulder in a shadow ponds immediately. She was considered for the Body Guard movie with Kevin Costner, but Whitney Houston was selected, her plan to produce 2 movies and star in one of them never materialized, plans to start a cable company in Detroit were canceled, she fired her lawyer and business manager. In the first six years of her marriage her weigh went from 147lbs to over 200lbs, she had the same medical condition(endometriosis) for 10 years during her marriage to Leon Kennedy and managed to maintain her beauty and elegant. Each year of her remarriage she ate herself out the the previous year's clothing, you could barely get two arms around her, she filed for divorce from Bill Overton several times, eventually her diet commercials and exercise video stopped, it was as if a curse had been placed on her. Many couple with spouses that have endometriosis, determine the number of children they want , have all the child early in there marriage in consecutive years, then have there operation next and move on with there life. She claims this was blissful marriage. Why Bill Overton let his once beautiful and elegant wife go down in this matters is a puzzle. The â€œGet it done Guy â€œ Leon Kennedy was gone, Bill Overton movie roles were so small, you needed to use slow motion on your TV to see him. The great potential she had displayed throughout her career while married to Leon Kennedy was lost, she was a severely brokenhearted person, she was only seemed in charity events on TV, she bought a farm in Maine and her family live in California. It was rumored she went back to Leon Kennedy, they were seemed together. Many fans state Leon Kennedy wasn't right for her, her downfall shows he was the best man in her life. During the years she was married to Leon Kennedy
she was the most beautiful woman in the world, her smile illuminated a full moon at night, her awesome graciousness was an inspiration to many women who inspired to be beautiful. References: Jet issue stating her divorce from Leon Kennedy (8/20/1981), Ebony issue March 1986 showing her first child. In the biography of both Bill Overton and his former wife Kathleen Bradley marriage and divorce dates are missing.