Melissa Etheridge tells Winfrey breakup was mutual

FILE - In this April 18, 2007 file photo, singer songwriter Melissa Etheridge, left and Tammy Lynn Michaels arrive at the 24th Annual American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, file) (AP)

April 23, 2010 9:53:14 AM PDT
Musician Melissa Etheridge says her separation from her partner, actress Tammy Lynn Michaels Etheridge, was mutual.