David Ayer — the guy who wrote “Training Day,” “S.W.A.T.” and a bunch of other action thrillers and also directed “Suicide Squad” — wants out of his 14-year marriage. He is getting a divorce. A long term marriage and a high income earner are not good signs for a spouse after a long term marriage. California often rewards low income earners in long term divorces. David Ayer apparently earned millions with all of his films he wrote. These films were apparently box office successes.
Ayer collaborated on the screenplay for The Fast and the Furious in 2001. Ayer wrote the screenplay for crime drama Dark Blue, and it was his research into the Los Angeles Police Department that led to his most prominent screenplay, Training Day. Training go Denzel Washington an Acadamy Award and also gave great notoriety to David Ayer. Obviously with notoriety and fame comes money and this of course will be used agasint Ayer in his divorce with his soon to be ex wife of 14 years. Ayer signed a contract to write a screenplay for S.W.A.T., which was based on his original story pitch. The film was directed by Clark Johnson and released in 2003.
David filed for divorce Wednesday in L.A., citing irreconcilable differences. He married Mireya on September 26, 2002 and lists the date of separation as July 29.