Normally we're not devoted watchers of TMZ, but the acrimonious divorce of Frank and Jamie McCourt is hitting the tabloids, complete with made-for-TV events. A spousal-support hearing is scheduled for today.
Normally we're not devoted watchers of TMZ , but the acrimonious divorce of Frank and Jamie McCourt is hitting the tabloids, complete with made-for-TV events. A spousal-support hearing is scheduled for today.
The divorce made the tabloids over the weekend when Jamie McCourt, the former CEO of the Dodgers, showed up at Dodger Stadium to clean out her office. She and her lawyer, David Boies, were turned away twice by security guards.
Of course, she showed up with TV cameras right behind.
The presence of TMZ cameras is a nice topping to a case that's been sordid as can be. On the face of it, it's a simple divorce case: the McCourts are splitting, and Frank McCourt says Jamie signed away her share of the Dodgers last year. Her lawyers claim such an action would violate the state's community-property guidelines.
But on so many other levels it's not simple. Jamie McCourt wants to be reinstated as Dodgers CEO, along with a $2M annual salary. She's also alleged to have had an affair with a Dodgers employee: she vehemently denies the charges.
We're guessing there are many folks in MLB not very happy with the public airing of insider proceedings. But chances are pretty good more mud is going to fly before things settle down.
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