A waitress was tipped a lottery ticket and won $10,000,000. She was then sued by her colleagues for their share. Then she was sued by the man who tipped her the ticket. Then she was kidnapped by her ex husband, and shot him in the chest. Then she went to court against the IRS. al.com/news/mobile/2018/1…
The finding of a 1,600 year old bog body in England was confused for the body of a woman who disappeared under suspicious circumstances in the 1960s. This caused her ex husband to confess to murdering her. After analysis revealed the body's age, he attempted to recant, but was still jailed. mg.co.za/article/1998-04-…
The Dept. of Education has their own SWAT team. In 2011 they suspected a woman of a white collar crime so they raided her house at dawn. Except it wasn’t her home anymore so they held her ex husband and his 3 children. abajournal.com/news/artic…
The female stunt double from back to the future died this year after a shootout with her ex-husband after a failed ambush en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Kim Jong Il once kidnapped the biggest South Korean director and movie star (who were also ex-husband and wife) and brought them to North Korea to make movies for him. They escaped by convincing him to let them go abroad to promote the North Korean film industry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abd…
Today I learned of Kathleen Wyatt who, despite being separated for 25 years and divorced from her ex husband for 20 years, was given leave by the UK Supreme Court to sue him for a Β£1.9m divorce settlement. boodlehatfield.com/the-fi…
Today I learned of Glennon Engelmann, the "Killer Driller." A dentist by trade, Englemann was a serial killer who conspired with his dental assistants and ex-wife to kill their husbands in elaborate ways. Englemann would then take a portion of the insurance payout. nydailynews.com/news/crim…
Today I learned about Jessie Knight: Britain's 1st female tattoo artist. She was also a star circus sharpshooter who shot her abusive ex-husband. theguardian.com/lifeandst…
There’s a famous scene in the 1931 film β€œThe Public Enemy” where James Cagney smashes a grapefruit in Mae Clarke’s face. Clark’s ex-husband loved that scene so much he would repeatedly buy tickets and watch it over and over again, getting shushed when his laughter got too loud. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
Playboy Playmate Miss March 1957 Saundra Edwards killed her ex-husband with a shotgun blast through the heart when he broke into the house where she was staying. The jury ruled the shooting as justifiable homicide. The scandal, however, abruptly ended her acting career en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sau…
Keanu Reeves was sued by a woman who suggested that he used hypnosis and impersonated her ex-husband to impregnate her. She sought $3 million in spousal support from the actor, and $150,000/month, retroactively, in child support. DNA test proved he was not the father and the suit was thrown out. usmagazine.com/celebrity-…
Irene Bedard (the Native American voice and model for Pocahontas in the Disney film franchise) suffered abuse and manipulation for 17 years by the hands of her ex-husband, Deni Wilson. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ire…
(former First Lady of Argentina) Eva PerΓ³n's body was lost for sixteen years. When found, her ex-husband Juan PerΓ³n, and his third wife, Isabel, decided to keep the corpse in their dining room on a platform near the table. howlingpixel.com/i-en/Eva…
Today I learned of the Plum Island Pink House. The wife in a divorcing couple forced her ex-husband to build a replica of their family home as part of the divorce settlement. She didn't specify the location, so he built it in the middle of a salt marsh and plumbed it solely with salt water. It's uninhabitable. curbed.com/2015/12/14/106…
In 1989 a Los Angeles woman received a phone call from her brother-in-law saying that her ex-husband was coming over to kill her. She dialed 911 but was told nothing could be done unless he showed up at the house. Within 15 minutes he arrived, killing her and 4 others powerphone.com/news/press…
Impotence trials of pre-revolutionary France were a source of public entertainment w wagers placed, brawls common & ballads composed to mock or incite the accused. Ex-husbands often went into exile, likely only guilty of performance anxiety. ayzad.com/news/culture/im…
The guitar Kurt Cobain played during Nirvanas famous MTV Unplugged performance was awarded to Isaiah Silva, ex husband of Frances Bean Cobain, as part of their divorce settlement wmagazine.com/story/franc…
Keanu Reeves once had a paternity suit filed against him when a woman claimed he used hypnosis and disguised himself as her ex-husband in order to impregnate her thestar.com/news/ontario/…
Woman who had won a lottery, filed for divorce in hurry and at the end lost all of her lottery money to her ex husband as a result of violating disclosure laws (he sued her after he learned about the money) articles.latimes.com/1999…
Comedian-actress Janeane Garofalo didn't know she was married for 20 years to her writer ex-boyfriend, now a TV exec producer, believing their drunken Las Vegas wedding wasn't official since they didn't file any papers at a courthouse. Her "husband" discovered the truth before his real wedding. pagesix.com/2012/11/13/ja…
When Margaret Keane sued her ex-husband, Walter Keane for plagiarizing, The judge asked both of them to paint a painting in front of the courtroom. Walter declined, saying he had a sore shoulder, whereas Margerat completed her painting in 53 minutes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wal…
The song β€œWhere Are You Christmas”, one of the bestselling Christmas songs of the digital era, was co-written by Mariah Carey. She recorded her own version of the song, but her ex-husband, record executive Tommy Motolla, blocked its release. The song was then given to Faith Hill. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whe…
Shania Twain divorced her husband after he cheated with her best friend. Later Twain married the ex-husband of that same best friend. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sha…
When Susan Kuhnhausen, an ER nurse, was confronted in her house by a crab-hammer wielding hitman, she struggled with him and wound up choking him to death. The hitman had been sent by her ex-husband. katu.com/news/local/Woman…
An American ex-husband got sent to prison after he lost his job and couldn't make court-ordered lifetime alimony payments bloomberg.com/news/articl…
Noomi Rapace and her ex husband, Ola Rapace, chose the surname Rapace, meaning "bird of prey" in French, because it sounded "cool" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noo…
After becoming President, Lyndon B Johnson invited his ex girlfriend, Kitty Clyde Ross, and her husband, to the White House and took them on a trip aboard Air Force One. robertcaro.com/articles-p…
Chuck Palahniuk's grandfather killed his wife and children before turning the shotgun on himself. Chuck's father hid under the bed and was the only survivor, but was later murdered by his girlfriend's ex-husband. notablebiographies.com/ne…
Diana Ross, who sang "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," lost her ex-husband to a mountain climbing accident years later. nytimes.com/2004/01/16/wo…
Shania Twain divorced her husband when he was caught having an affair with her best friend. Twain ended up marrying her now former best friend's ex-husband. countrystandardtime.com/n…
Diana Ross, who famously sang "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", lost her ex-husband to a mountain climbing accident en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dia…
Kim Jong-il kidnapped a famous South Korean actress, and later her director/producer ex-husband. Eight years later, while in Vienna for a film festival, they were able to escape. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/C…
After discovering that her husband was cheating with her best friend, Shania Twain divorced him and subsequently married her now ex-best friend's ex-husband. celebitchy.com/133013/sha…
Trevor Noah (the new host of The Daily Show) was born in South Africa, where in 2009, his mother was shot in the back and face by her ex-husband after she became engaged to another man, who later threatened to kill Trevor as well, causing him to flee to Hollywood. channel24.co.za/TopStorie…
After making his ex-wife divorce her husband so she can re-marry Picasso again, Pablo Picasso married another woman 6 years younger than her(who was already 40 years younger than Picasso), as a revenge. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pab…
The famous yacht "Christina O" once owned by Aristotle Onassis (ex husband of Jackie Kennedy) has a bar with stools made from the foreskins of whales en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr…
Shania Twain married her best friend's ex-husband, after her husband cheated on her with her best friend cmt.com/news/1654657/shan…
Kim Jong-il ordered the kidnapping of a popular South Korean actress and her director ex-husband and forced them to remarry so that they could make propaganda for North Korea. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cho…
Susan Sarandon got her last name from her ex-husband, Chris Sarandon, famous for playing the smarmy Prince in "The Princess Bride" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Gore-Tex heiress Susan Gore tried to adopt her ex-husband to increase her inheritance reuters.com/article/us-go…
Singer Shania Twain divorced her husband when she found out he was cheating on her with one of her employees (Marie-Anne ThiΓ©baud). Three years later Shania married FrΓ©dΓ©ric ThiΓ©baud, ex-husband of Marie-Anne. huffingtonpost.com/2011/0…
Mae Clarke's ex-husband, Lew Brice, enjoyed the "grapefruit scene" in The Public Enemy so much that he went to the movie theater every day just to watch that scene only and leave. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
A Sicilian man and his girlfriend murdered the girlfriends' ex-husband with a slab of butter, suffocating him to death. boingboing.net/2011/02/07…
Yoko Ono's daughter was kidnapped in 1971 by her ex-husband and did not reunite with her until 1995 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Fran Drescher ("The Nanny") was not only held at gun point and raped in her own home, but she also found out her high school sweetheart/ex-husband is gay. PLUS she is a survivor of uterine cancer! youtube.com/watch?v=fT3Qp…
In 1978, famous Korean actress, Choi Eun-hee, was kidnapped by order of Kim Jong-il. Her ex-husband famous director and producer, Shin Sang-ok, grew suspicious of her kidnapping. While investigating, he was also kidnapped. Kim Jong-Il wanted them to make movies for him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi…
Sue Grafton got her start as a mystery writer by imagining (and then writing down) tons of grisly, vivid methods to maim her ex-husband (who was dragging her through a bitter 6-year divorce) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sue…
Kim Jong-Il ordered the kidnapping of South Korean actress Choi Eun-Hee and her film producer ex-husband Shin Sang-ok to make Pulgasari, the DPRK equivalent of Godzilla movies. mentalfloss.com/article/2…
In 2001, 1 month after filling for a divorce, Bernita White was shot in the heart alongside her 5 year old daughter in an isolated incident at Potter Park Zoo in Michigan. Her ex-husband who's a person of interest in the crime is a Michigan State Trooper who still remains on the job today. cjonline.com/stories/0627…
In Canada, one's ex-husband or ex-wife gets a say on whether you're legally able to obtain a firearm. on.msnbc.com/hwXyVn
Scooter, Lily's Ex Boyfriend, on How I Met Your Mother is Portrayed by David Burtka, the Husband of Neil Patrick Harris. imdb.com/character/ch0072…
Joe Pesci's ex-wife hired a hitman to kill her most recent ex-husband. thedailybeast.com/article…
Shania Twain basically swapped husbands with her best friend. (ex best-friend?) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sha…

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