Kerry Katona admitted she "should be a divorce lawyer" as she put on a brave face after reportedly splitting from toyboy lover Ryan Mahoney. The former Atomic Kitten star, 38, faced awkward questions about their loved up display in Thailand during a debate on public displays of affection. According to friends the couple have broken up, but Kerry wasn't phased when being tasked about her PDAs with the hunky personal trainer on This Morning. The mum-of-five said: "I think it would be weird if someone didn't want to hold my hand in public and give me a kiss. I’m a tactile and touchy person. When presenter Ruth Langsford confessed she had "seen the pictures", Kerry replied: "I don't do that on purpose, that's in my own private time." Kerry, who has split from three husbands, joked that she should become a divorce lawyer. "Listen if you need a good divorce lawyer I know one," she told Eamonn Holmes. "I should be a divorce lawyer myself." Referencing her split from George Kay in … [Read more...] about Kerry Katona admits she ‘should be divorce lawyer’ after split from toyboy lover
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Lisa Armstrong is said to have taken a string of secret meetings with the UK's toughest divorce lawyer in a bid to begin negotiations for a settlement in her divorce from Ant McPartlin . According to a report in The Sun , the makeup artist, 41, has had several conversations with Ayesha Vardag, who specialises in big money divorce negotiations. The founder and president of Vardags, powerhouse Ayesha is credited with getting the law changed in 2010, so that prenuptial agreements could be legally enforced in England and Wales. “Lisa has repeatedly met with Ayesha Vardag — nicknamed the Diva of Divorce,” a source told The Sun. “She charges £845 an hour and is one of the toughest divorce lawyers in the world.” And while Ant, 42, – who is now dating former PA Anne-Marie Corbett, also 42, - has reportedly already offered Lisa the chance to keep their West London home in exchange for a quickie divorce, the insider says she is in no rush to settle. … [Read more...] about Lisa lines up top divorce lawyer to negotiate Ant’s £62million fortune
ANT McPARTLIN’s problems are piling up as we reveal his estranged wife Lisa Armstrong has had secret meetings with Britain’s top divorce lawyer. Following a month-long trip to LA, Lisa has returned to the UK ready to start negotiations over the Britain’s Got Talent host’s £62million fortune. A source said: “Lisa has repeatedly met with Ayesha Vardag — nicknamed the Diva of Divorce. She charges £845 an hour and is one of the toughest divorce lawyers in the world.” Ayesha once said: “A separating couple will often race to get me to represent them and not the other side.” In a landmark case, the London-based mum-of-three won £64million for Pauline Chai in her divorce from Laura Ashley chairman Khoo Kay Peng. Lisa, who is Strictly’s lead make-up artist, is believed to have instructed law firm Harbottle and Lewis which represented Lousie Redknapp during her split from husband Jamie, but has also stayed in … [Read more...] about Ant McPartlin’s estranged wife Lisa Armstrong has secretly met UK’s toughest divorce lawyer over his £62m fortune
The soapy divorce drama reached its penultimate episode with shock revelations, surprise reunions and rather a lot of wine. Liar Nathan’s pants were on fire Oh Nathan, you’ve really blown it now. Nathan Stern (Stephen Mangan) didn’t just make a tipsy lunge at sister-in-law Nina (Annabel Scholey) but was on the leaked membership list of extramarital dating site Indiana Ray. Or as wife Hannah (Nicola Walker) spat, their children’s “sad sack of a dad” was part of the “sleazy news story” alongside a sadly unnamed “talent show mogul”. Red wine-guzzling, increasingly shifty Nathan insisted he never went on any dates. However, armed with that social media snap of him eating mussels in Brussels and aided by a private investigator, Hannah steadily picked holes in his story. OK, he looked at some women’s profiles but they were no match for Hannah. OK, he did go on one date but they had dinner and … [Read more...] about The Split, episode 5 recap: this show is chock full of infidelity, but could we still get a happy ending next week?
As a specialist divorce lawyer with 40 years experience, Vanessa Lloyd Platt has seen it all. Couples carrying out ruthless acts of revenge on one another, divorcing over a pet tarantula, and arguing over the garden furniture is just part and parcel of the job. And while it can have its glamorous side, Vanessa, who’s represented showbiz stars such as Les Dennis, Anne Diamond and TV’s Dr Hilary Jones, says working as a divorce lawyer is tough too. “People think it’s easy,” Vanessa says, “Actually we have to deal with huge emotional fall out from clients. We’re like psychologists in a way. “But there are times when you feel you are living in a soap. Some of the things people do to each other are ridiculous.” Vanessa is dishing the dirt as glossy new BBC One drama The Split began tonight. The six-part show is set in the fast-paced world of London’s divorce law circuit and follows the lives three sisters – divorce lawyers … [Read more...] about Celebrity divorce lawyer dishes the dirt after 40 years in the job