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Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy are divorcing after 5 years of marriage

Mary-Kate Olsen is divorcing her French banker husband, Pierre Olivier Sarkozy — alleging in authorized papers that he’s cruelly kicking her out of their New York dwelling subsequent Monday within the center of a pandemic.

Olsen, 33 — who wed Sarkozy, 50, in 2015 — signed a summons and grievance for divorce on April 17, when “it was clear my marriage was over … the connection has damaged down irretrievably,” in response to the courtroom papers, filed in New York’s Supreme Court docket. However she was knowledgeable the New York courts weren’t then accepting divorce filings.

She is now asking the courtroom to permit her to file an emergency divorce petition, claiming, “My husband has terminated the lease on our New York Metropolis residence … with out my consent.

“This software is an emergency as a result of my husband expects me to maneuver out of our dwelling on Monday, Could 18, 2020 within the center of New York Metropolis being on pause resulting from COVID-19.”

Olivier Sarkozy and Mary-Kate Olsen
Olivier Sarkozy and Mary-Kate OlsenGetty Photographs

She additionally claims that she has reached out to Sarkozy’s legal professional and her landlord begging to remain previous Could 30. “I’m petrified that my husband is making an attempt to deprive me of the house we’ve got lived in and if he’s profitable, I can’t solely lose my dwelling however I threat dropping my private property as properly.”

Olsen says that as a result of pandemic, she will be able to’t “search for one other house proper now, not to mention retrieve my separate property belongings and am gravely involved my husband will dissipate, dispose of and/or secret” not solely her issues, however their marital property, in response to the courtroom docs.

Olsen additionally states within the papers that her marriage to Sarkozy — the half-brother of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy — had began crumbling even earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

“The connection between [the two] has damaged down irretrievably for a interval of at the least six months,” state the papers, dated Could 13 and signed in East Hampton.

She is asking for continued use of their sprawling Hamptons dwelling in Bridgehampton, their principal house in Gramercy, plus one other house on East 49th Avenue.

Olsen — who together with her twin sister, Ashley, is claimed to be price $100 million — additionally requests that the phrases of their prenuptial settlement be enforced, and that Sarkozy preserve well being and dental insurance coverage for her.

Displays connected to the submitting embody a Could three electronic mail from Sarkozy wherein he allegedly states his determination to finish the lease on their Gramercy house was as a result of “I’m not able to increase it and/or pay extra hire.”

Plus, an electronic mail from Sarkozy’s legal professional Adam Turbowitz to Olsen’s attorneys signifies additional pressure: “Olivier advises he went to the NYC house yesterday and seen {that a} quantity of gadgets of private property have been faraway from the house. Whereas Olivier has no challenge with Mary Kate taking what she desires/wants, he would love an inventory of what has been eliminated in order that he can hold monitor of who has what for the general private property division.”

Olsen’s legal professional, Nancy Chemtob, declined to remark. Sarkozy’s attorneys didn’t return calls and emails for remark.

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