Svetlana Khorkina, Russian gymnast, gives birth to boy in America

Svetlana Khorkina is a famous Russian gymnast and seven time Olympic medalist, turned nude model and political activist. Svetlana lives in Russia and is very active politically since she retired from gymnastics. Says Wikipedia: She was elected as a member of the United Russia party to the Russian State Duma in 2007[4]. She is the … Continue reading “Svetlana Khorkina, Russian gymnast, gives birth to boy in America”

Jen Anniston triumphs at the Oscars with Brad and Angelina front and center: Did she love her ex husband too much? Will things work out with John Mayer?

Some women love their husbands and boyfriends too much. That can actually be a problem in the relationship that could lead to divorces and break-ups. And it could make it hard for them to learn to love themselves after the divorce, because once they get dumped by someone they love so much, they feel unlovable … Continue reading “Jen Anniston triumphs at the Oscars with Brad and Angelina front and center: Did she love her ex husband too much? Will things work out with John Mayer?”

Will there be a paternity suit in the Nadya Suleman case?

Nadya Suleman (Octuplet mom) is in for some trouble. An ex boyfriend who said he provided sperm for Nadya years back (sperm which may have been fertilized and turned into embryos) wants a DNA test to determine if the eight babies the California woman bore are his biological children. The man will be on Good … Continue reading “Will there be a paternity suit in the Nadya Suleman case?”

Sir R. Allen Stanford loses his passport after all; will he lose visitation rights with his kids?

Irrespective of all the posts I did on Texan/Antiguan billionaire cricket titan Sir Robert Allen Stanford, I do wish him well and I hope these allegations are proven false and that he did not breach his fiduciary duties to investors and shareholders. I really hope this is much ado about nothing. I have mouthed off quite … Continue reading “Sir R. Allen Stanford loses his passport after all; will he lose visitation rights with his kids?”

Divorce in Hollywood! Brad and Angelina lose the Oscars but they are not splitting: But is Sarah Jessica Parker getting divorced?

Brad and Angelina were stunning tonight, as usual. But perhaps the reason they were extra-stunning is that they both lost the Oscars they were nominated for. Will this bring them closer? Or is this the beginning of the end? The only good thing with that is that Brad and Ange are not married. They may … Continue reading “Divorce in Hollywood! Brad and Angelina lose the Oscars but they are not splitting: But is Sarah Jessica Parker getting divorced?”

Divorce in Hollywood: Sean Penn wins Best Actor Oscar for Milk but is his marriage on the rocks?

I personally could not believe it when Sean Penn got up on stage at the Oscars and conveniently forgot to thank his wife Robin Wright Penn tonight. It was a particularly insulting blow on a couple of levels. First, she had to literally twist his face around to kiss him when his name was announced and … Continue reading “Divorce in Hollywood: Sean Penn wins Best Actor Oscar for Milk but is his marriage on the rocks?”

Ruth Madoff: Will the SEC pierce the corporate veil to get Bernie Madoff’s personal/marital assets?

I’ve been wanting to write this post since the other day when I flunked my New York State driving test for the second time. Don’t laugh this is not a funny situation. The second time around, I actually didn’t cry. The first time? I cried like a baby for hours. I walked all the way to … Continue reading “Ruth Madoff: Will the SEC pierce the corporate veil to get Bernie Madoff’s personal/marital assets?”

ALASKA: Bristol Palin on abstinence and child custody

Bristol Palin was recently in the news again to talk about her experiences as a single teenage mother, abstinence and other issues related to teen pregnancy. Bristol was interviewed by CNN’s Greta Van Susteren and had this to say: “It’s just, like, I’m not living for myself anymore. It’s, like, for another person, so it’s different,” … Continue reading “ALASKA: Bristol Palin on abstinence and child custody”

“Sybil”: When mental illness destroys a marriage and raises child custody concerns

Mental illness can, and often does, destroy a person’s life, and their marriage. The 1976 movie, Sybil, starring Sally Field has been getting much replay and is one of the hot trends on Google this week and it made me start to think about mental illness in the context of divorce, and of custody of … Continue reading ““Sybil”: When mental illness destroys a marriage and raises child custody concerns”

Sherm Stick use or addiction can lead to divorce

Weird Divorce News: The Sherm Stick divorce. Sherm Sticks as a term, and as a drug are new and trendy. What is a sherm stick? I googled the term and found that it meant “cigarettes dipped in PCP or formaldehyde.” That would sound like illegal drug use to me. If a spouse were to use … Continue reading “Sherm Stick use or addiction can lead to divorce”

The charming Sir Robert Allen Stanford and the women who loved him: Susan Stanford, Louise Sage Stanford, Andrea Stoelker-Stanford

Sir R. Allen Stanford is a cricket, golf, tennis and sailing enthusiast, and just the latest in a long string of billionaires who has gotten busted for financial fraud. It sort of leaves you wondering if there is anybody out there who earned their money the honest way, or whether all of it has been … Continue reading “The charming Sir Robert Allen Stanford and the women who loved him: Susan Stanford, Louise Sage Stanford, Andrea Stoelker-Stanford”

Louise Sage Stanford on how to bring a paternity suit against a billionaire

Louise Sage Stanford has brought billionaire cachet to the paternity/custody suit. Only Lisa Bonder Kerkorian before her has presented a more interesting paternity scenario in recent years. Check out our posts which reference the Kerkorians, including one about Bonder’s paternity action against the California billionaire here: http://www.divorcesaloon.com/index.php?s=kerkorian Louise Sage Stanford (she changed her name to his even though … Continue reading “Louise Sage Stanford on how to bring a paternity suit against a billionaire”

SAN FRANCISCO: Should Wife Swap’s Renee Stevens divorce real life husband Stephen Fowler?

SAN FRANCISCO: Stephen Fowler is getting a lot of bad play on YOUTUBE and Facebook following his performance on a TV show, “Wife Swap” in which in called a Missouri woman, Gayla Long,  “stupid” and “simple.” This according to CBS5.com. It kind of makes you wonder whether he verbally abuses his own wife Renee Stephens … Continue reading “SAN FRANCISCO: Should Wife Swap’s Renee Stevens divorce real life husband Stephen Fowler?”

Clinton cat “Socks” dies and “How to get custody of your pet” in a divorce action

I just wanted to extend condolences to the Clintons due to the death of Socks, the cat they adopted for 8 years while living in the White House. I was surprised to learn, though, that they did not keep custody of  Socks after they left. They gave him to Bill Clinton’s secretary, Betty Currie. How … Continue reading “Clinton cat “Socks” dies and “How to get custody of your pet” in a divorce action”

When the domestic goddess gets dumped for a ‘career whore’

So there she is, standing over in the corner, staring at you. It’s your husband’s firm Christmas party and you get a bad vibe about this woman. She’s minted. Polished. Educated. Young. Successful. Capable. Sexy. With a corporate job in Midtown where she wears short skirts and kitten heeled shoes and spends a better part of the … Continue reading “When the domestic goddess gets dumped for a ‘career whore’”