EXCLUSIVE: The following announcement just went out internally at Paradigm about Katherine Heigl and her momager. “With Norm Aladjem’s departure last week, this was inevitable, as they were very close,” an insider tells me.

Related: Senior Agent Norm Aladjem Leaving Paradigm For Levity Entertainment Group

From: Sam Gores
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 11:22 AM
Subject: Katherine Heigl

Dear Colleagues,

We just had a lengthy conversation with Katherine and Nancy Heigl — As you already know with Norm’s departure, it has been a very difficult period for them. A time where they were forced to evaluate their personal relationships as well as their current place within the industry. We believe in Katherine and her talent and would have preferred to see it work here at Paradigm, however, they informed us this morning that they would like to explore other agency options. In light of that decision, we have come to the conclusion that it is best that we part ways for now.