[DailyTelegraph] From Australia: She is a household name, he was once a high flyer in the financial world.
The power couple were in the Family Court yesterday warring about how to divide their assets, including their five-bedroom Sydney home worth $3.2 million and her extensive jewellery collection.
On day three of the case, the court heard it wasn’t just the husband who was a big earner during their six-year relationship – although he was currently unemployed.
The court was told the wife, who cannot be named, had secured a 60 per cent pay rise in November when she moved to a rival company. She was now earning $800,000 a year, with scope for more through endorsements. The wife was in such demand the chairman of her former employer had emailed her in a last-ditch attempt to get her to stay.
“You have been a great asset,” the chairman wrote, commending her on the “fun you brought to everything”.
The woman’s manager told the court her decision to change jobs would be seen in the industry as a betrayal » Continued
[NewYorkPost] Which wealthy jet-setting businessman has been holding casting calls for models in New York for a jewelry line, while inviting the most beautiful girls on a foreign horseback riding retreat?
[BlindGossip] In a case where one half of a couple makes substantially more than the other, who pays for the engagement ring? Well, in the case of these three engaged couples where the woman has the bigger paycheck, it certainly wasn’t the future groom.
The first couple went directly to the jeweler and cut a deal for a very impressive diamond sparkler. They worked out an arrangement where the couple agreed to make x number of mentions of the jeweler in the press for a 50% discount. Then the female half of the couple paid the balance in cash.
The second couple tried harder than anyone to try to talk multiple jewelers into a free ring. » Continued
[BuzzFoto] These young lovers recently exchanged rings. Don’t worry, nothing legal and neither of them are calling them promise rings but they are sure acting like they are. They don’t always wear them in public but the minute they are together they slip them on. How cute! 710
[National Enquirer] Which recently divorced Bravo “Housewife” was seen trying on engagement rings at her local Costco store » Continued
[Gawker] Remember that famous fitness buff we told you about who has been engaging in some dirty locker room talk? Well, it turns out his girlfriend found out about his delicious dalliance and even his secret cell phone he uses to call ladies. How did he respond? By telling her it was innocent, that nothing happened, and proposing to her. Now the girlfriend believes every word he says, though she probably shouldn’t. That ring sure is a powerful thing!
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[NationalEnquirer] This 40-something actress is half of one of Hollywood’s longest-married and well-liked couples, but she’s been seen out and about with her male pals – and without her wedding ring. Like her better half, the talented Emmy winner got her start on a daytime soap. Can you name her?
[CDAN] Apparently the Director’s Wife is separated and in the process of getting a divorce. It started months ago when her husband was dropped from a couple of projects. He directed a hit movie and now has nothing lined up and nothing down the pipeline. It might even have something to do with what he had his wife do to secure him that directing job. Meanwhile our actress has been taking “meetings” in NY and has a couple lined up in L.A.
Last week our actress had a major meltdown » Continued
[BlindGossip] There is a rumor going around that they are ring-shopping and getting engaged. No. While she may be looking at rings, he is not. These tales of ring-shopping and wedding-planning are pure gossip supplied by her publicist to make people think that their client is every man’s dream girl. She sure is… if your dream girl would » Continued
[NewYorkPost] Which hip-hop artist drove up to his agent’s office in a $200,000 car, wearing a $50,000 wristwatch, to beg for money because he’s “dead broke” and needed $5,000 for child support?
[NationalEnquirer] Which chatty TV personality’s boyfriend was so broke that he sold fried turkeys out of his home for Thanksgiving and Christmas in order to pay for an engagement ring? It worked – she said yes!
[NationalEnquirer] This hunky star of a new NBC hit sitcom is having a dual drama with his battling baby mamas! Now that the star’s series has been renewed, his ex is asking for more child support – and his current squeeze is demanding a wedding ring!
[BuzzFoto] In our last blind we told you about the celeb cheating with her best friend’s beau. This weekend the B list actress from a popular movie adaptation,was so angry about the recent engagement of her BFF and her lover that she broke into her lover’s apartment and stole her best friend’s engagement ring while the two were sleeping. The BFF is beside herself and her fiance is too, since the ring cost over $12,000.
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Bossip – Life as a superstar sans a steady man isn’t all it’s cracked up to be… at least for some people. Insiders say that one sexy starlet is ready to have someone put a ring on — asap. The entertainer is on the prowl for Mr. Right and her ideal candidate is a well-known » Continued
BlindGossip – So this thoughtful actor has purchased lovely Christmas presents for both of the women in his life. They are similar – but not identical - gifts from a famous jeweler, and each has an engraved message with his initials. Not surprisingly, the message on the piece for his wife is sweet, and the one for his mistress is racy. » Continued
BlindGossip – This actress’ boyfriend has been hinting to her that he got her a very special Christmas gift… and that it’s even better than the one she wanted. She has been excitedly telling friends that she is sure it’s an engagement ring with an even bigger diamond than she requested. Who wants to be the one to break the news to her that her not-ready-for-marriage boyfriend actually bought her a Nook instead of a Kindle? Hope it’s aerodynamic, because she is totally going to throw that thing at him.
BuzzFoto – Several years ago at Sundance, we told you about a Reality Star that gave a local the gift that keeps on giving for Christmas » Continued
CDAN – This almost A list television actor from a very long running hit network series and who is also a B+/A- movie actor is scrambling fast and furious. He told his wife that he lost his wedding ring at the gym but really lost it at his girlfriend’s house. The problem is his girlfriend is married too so they need to find the ring before her husband discovers it.
CDAN – What do you do when your network reality star fiancee lets it be known to a very very wealthy businessman that she could be persuaded to dump her current fiancee if the businessman was to make her an offer. Oh, and she did it while her fiancee was 15 feet away.
CDAN – I have to say when I heard this I felt really bad for the husband because you know his friends always have said he is not good looking enough to marry this woman. Anyway, this former A list television actress who has been in a couple of big shows » Continued