Isn\'t that Rich?
I was at my usual banquette table at Cipriani catching up with my dear friend and fellow gala charity chair, an impossibly blond and glamorous socialite. She looked up, over her grilled salmon and leeks. “Do you have anyone for my friend Leanne? Her divorce just became final.”
I recalled a lithe brunette who looked good in Lilly, making the rounds of the Hamptons charity cocktail circuit along with her pint-sized now-ex-husband.
Rupert Murdoch’s decision to divorce Wendi Deng Murdoch makes official the long-rumored breakdown of their relationship.
But it was not always that way. Years ago, when I was invited to visit their imposing loft apartment, I was struck by the atmosphere of domestic bliss that the titanically powerful couple had created.
It only took filmmaker Jim Strouse three months in New York City to fall in love. He moved here from Indiana straight out of college, and for years after, he and his girlfriend had the perfect arty bohemian relationship. They made films together, they made kids together—it was all happening.
But then suddenly it wasn’t. Read More
TMZ reports that Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise have already settled their divorce–precluding a time-consuming, secret-exposing, and tremendously fun court battle! The site notes that a particular Cruise condition had been contact with daughter Suri, a sticking point as Ms. Holmes had filed for joint custody. But it seems both parents will be Read More
deck the halls
Kris Humphries is going to remain part of the Kardashian clan as long as he can: the New Jersey Nets player is refusing to sign the divorce papers on his 72-day marriage to Kim Kardashian until she “apologizes”for what he is claiming was a staged wedding and admits that their wedding was a for-profit only affair.
First came the proposal advisor, who helped you plan popping the question in the most romantic way possible (Knicks game, big screen baby!), then the wedding planner, and, two years down the road, the divorce lawyers, the fat alimony checks and the Tribeca re-bachelor pad.
Sadly, your new space is lacking that woman’s touch: your loft is empty save the Playstation, beanbags and Miranda Kerr poster. What’s a newly single man to do? Hire a post-divorce decorator, of course! A new class of designers are catering their business specifically toward hapless divorcees hoping to spruce up their new spaces, the New York Times reports.
Seal up the doors, stop all the clocks, let the roses wither without kisses from the grave and prepare to get a little crazy if you are ever going to survive this bombshell. TMZ, that august online resource of record in such matters, brings us the bad news: “Heidi Klum to File for Divorce From Seal.” The horror escalates:
Former New York Observer columnist and Sex and the City authoress Candace Bushnell has filed for divorce from her husband of nine years, Charles Askegard.
By the time you read this, you might have already forgotten that Kim Kardashian is getting a divorce in the face of the news that Zooey Deschanel, the world’s favorite hipster-with-bangs, is also getting a divorce. But just in case you hadn’t forgotten, or for some reason were able to keep two celebrity divorces in your head at once, Ms. Kardashian has come out with an official statement on her blawg.
It’s a Kard-astrophe! Only 72 days after reality entertainment star Kim Kardashian and her husband Brooklyn Nets (if that is their real name) NBA star Kris Humphries tied the knot, the duo is now filing for divorce. We really thought these two kids could make it…at least through another season of Kourtney & Kim Take New York.
Poor Kris: he’s apparently devastated over the idea that the love of his life…not to mention his ca-ching money train…is leaving the station so soon. Oh well, what’s the infamous saying? All’s fair in love and Dior.