Mike Tyson once threatened to beat up Michael Jordan while out to dinner with him (and Mike Ditka, Don King, and Richard Dent) because Michael Jordan had briefly dated Mike Tyson's ex-wife years before Tyson even met and married her. sportscasting.com/the-sto…
A Norman Rockwell painting was discovered in a secret compartment inside the walls of a cartoonists house. It’d been hidden there for 35 years. The cartoonist had forged several paintings he owned to stop his ex-wife from getting them in a divorce settlement, and had hidden the originals. theguardian.com/artanddes…
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 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…
A Kansas man asked an Iowa judge to let him engage in a sword fight with his ex-wife and her attorney in a trial by combat in order to settle their ongoing legal dispute. independent.co.uk/news/wo…
John Anthony Walker, a US Navy officer who reported secrets to the Soviet Union for 18 years. He got his son involved, and even tried to involve his daughter. He was finally exposed when his ex-wife reported him. When asked about his spying, he said "KMart has better security than the Navy". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
The D.C. Sniper attacks of 2002 were carried out as an attempt for John Allen Muhammad to kill his ex-wife and make authorities believe it was part of a series of random shootings. npr.org/templates/story/s…
Dwayne Johnson’s manager is his ex wife Dany Garcia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
When Dwayne Johnson split with his now ex-wife Dany Garcia, he made her his manager and she has remained in that role to this day. newsweek.com/dwayne-johns…
President Harding and General MacArthur’s ex-wife Louise Heiberg once bet a set of White House china on a single hand of poker. Harding lost. usafriendlypokersites.com…
, a dog barked incessantly after the death of OJ Simpson's ex-wife Nicole, and Ron Goldman to guide a neighbor to the scene of the crime before the incident would become "the case of the century". youtube.com/watch?v=YLmDE…
In a 1925 divorce settlement a man was required by his ex-wife to build an exact replica of their former home, but she didn't specify where- so he built it with saltwater plumbing on a nearby island. history.howstuffworks.com…
In 1946, a man claiming to be a detective gave a pedestrian a camera and asked her to take a picture of a suspect. The "detective" turned out to be a gangster, the "suspect" turned out to be his ex-wife, and the "camera" turned out to be a concealed shotgun firing via the shutter button. newyorker.com/magazine/19…
Renowned British comedian John Cleese is worth less than his ex-wife after having to pay her $19.7 million during the divorce. nydailynews.com
Today I learned about Allen Blackthorne, a Texas millionaire, who had his ex-wife, Sheila Bellush murdered in front of her quad 23 month old babies. He allowed their (Allen and Sheila's) teen daughter to find Sheila shot and with her throat slit. The babies had their mother's blood on their faces and feet. wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder…
The Rock's personal trainer is married to his ex-wife news.com.au/lifestyle/rea…
Tom Arnold covered the chest tattoo of his ex-wife Roseanne Barr's face with Stephen King's face, as they had been friends since the publication of Carrie. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom…
Today I learned about David Voelkert, a 38 year-old who befriended a 17 year-old teen on Facebook and told her he wanted to kill his ex-wife. The teen was actually his ex who got him arrested. David was freed after he gave a notorized affidavit to prove he knew all along it was his ex trying to mess with him. thesmokinggun.com/documen…
(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…
In 2013, a wealthy Michigan man purchased the house next to his ex-wife. To get back at her, he installed a giant bronze statue of a hand flipping the bird. He illuminates it with a flood light 24 hours a day for maximum facetiousness. huffingtonpost.com/2013/1…
Today I learned about Mary Meyer, ex-wife of CIA Chief, lover of President Kennedy, murdered in broad daylight in a murder unsolved to this day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Billy Nye has a restraining order on his ex wife because she sprayed herbicide on the plants in his garden. foxnews.com/story/2007/11…
Billionaire Daniel Keith Ludwig Had Frozen His Genetic Material, Believing His Estranged Ex-Wife's Daughter Might Challenge his Will. 40 Years Later, and after his Death, She Sued The Estate And Lost, Because DNA Analysis Proved He Wasn't Her Father. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
Scientist Bill Nye has a restraining order against his ex-wife because she sprayed herbicide on the plants in his garden. divorcemag.com/articles/b…
Alaina Mathers, Eminem's adopted daughter, whom he calls "Lainey" in many of his songs, is actually the biological daughter of his ex-wife Kim's twin sister, who died in 2016 of an heroin overdose. Eminem received legal custody of her daughter in the early 2000's. earnthenecklace.com/9-fac…
Bill Nye has a protective order against his ex wife because she used herbicide to damage his garden. people.com/people/mobile/…
Steven Spielberg's ex-wife received a divorce settlement of $100 million after a judge invalidated a prenuptial agreement he had written on a napkin. nydailynews.com/life-styl…
Freddie Mercury's ex-wife Mary Austin buried his ashes in a secret location, believed to be known only to her, and has said she will never reveal where they are buried. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
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…
Willie Nelson's (ex) wife sewed him up in a sheet and beat him with a broomstick. His comment: "She was a very classy, ingenious, brilliant lady, and I was a problem at times." nytimes.com/2012/12/16/ma…
Stone Cold Steve Austin had beat and bruised his then-wife and then-girlfriend. His ex-wife later claimed that it was due to roid rage and that WWE spent millions of dollars concealing these events en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sto…
When Jack Nicholson slept with Dennis Hooper's ex-wife, Jack was so afraid Dennis would kill him that he slept with a hammer under his pillow. nypost.com/2013/11/02/jac…
Marcia, George Lucas's ex-wife, got an Oscar for her editing and was behind some of the better ideas of Star Wars. She got very little credit after the divorce. news.com.au/finance/busin…
Albert Einstein had anticipated winning the Nobel Prize several years before actually winning it. He included the prize money in his ex-wife's divorce settlement 3 years earlier. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mil…
Bubba from Forrest Gump actor Mykelti Williamson was acquitted of attempted manslaughter after he stormed his ex wife's home and stabbed her boyfriend. deseretnews.com/article/6…
Cormac McCarthy's ex-wife was arrested after she pulled a gun out of her vagina and threatened her boyfriend with it after a dispute about space aliens. articles.latimes.com/2014…
In 1946, a man claiming to be a detective gave a pedestrian a camera and asked her to take a picture of a suspect. The "detective" turned out to be a gangster, the "suspect" turned out to be his ex-wife, and the "camera" turned out to be a concealed shotgun firing via the shutter button. newyorker.com/magazine/19…
John Cleese's ex-wife is now worth more than him due to their divorce settlement m.nydailynews.com/news/mo…
The Great Gatsby was almost titled β€œTrimalchio in West Egg, based on an ancient Roman fictional ex-slave who came into money and threw lavish parties, but his wife and publisher convinced him to call it The Great Gatsby. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In 1914, Chicago attorney George Remus unsuccessfully defended his client in a murder trial using the then unheard-of plea of not guilty due to temporary insanity. 13 years later, Remus murdered his ex-wife, pleaded not guilty due to temporary insanity, and was acquitted. immigrantentrepreneurship…
Eminem said after he got divorced: "I would rather have a baby through my penis than get married again". Then he remarried his ex-wife, then he filed for divorce again three months later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emi…
Robert Lucas, upon receiving a Nobel Prize in economic sciences, was only awarded half the prize money. His ex-wife had placed a clause in their divorce settlement in 1988 stating she would receive half the prize money if he won the prize in the following 7 years. He won in the year 1995. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
For the 'FRIENDS' episode where Susan (Ross' ex-wife) and Carol got married, "NBC expected thousands and thousands of phone calls and hate mail but actually received only four complaints by telephone." dailydot.com/opinion/why-…
A man killed 108 people because he hated his ex-wife, his ex-mother-in-law, and a lover. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi…
In 2013, a man bought a house next to his ex-wife, so he could install a middle finger statue. nypost.com/2013/11/16/man…
Stephen Hawking married the ex-wife of the guy who first designed his speech synthesiser en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
The hero behind the Ted Williams story: His ex wife, who although disabled, raised their 4 kids and even took in the kids he later had with his homeless girlfriend. nydailynews.com/news/nati…
The real last words of Cameron Todd Willingham, executed in 2004 but now widely believed to be innocent, were a stream of curses directed at his ex-wife who was watching the execution and who claimed that he had confessed to her kcdaa.org/Resources/Docum…
Stephen Hawking's wife cheated on him with a guy in her church choir then Hawking left her for his nurse/ the ex-wife of the guy who designed his voice box. theguardian.com/theobserv…
The lead singer of Nickelback is required to give his ex-wife $5100 a month to feed a horse (and other pets) that he once bought her as a gift. rocknewsdesk.com/world-ne…
Jodie Foster's wife is Ellen Degeneres' ex-girlfriend. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ale…
Jack White was furious his kids were attending the same school as Dan Auerbach kids. "That's a possible twelve fucking years I'm going to have to be sitting in kids chairs next to that asshole with other people trying to lump us in together," Jack wrote in an email to his ex-wife rollingstone.com/music/li…
Until meeting Yoko Ono, John Lennon had been abusive toward women, including ex-wife Cynthia Lennon. "I used to be cruel to my woman, and physicallyβ€”any woman. I was a hitter. I couldn't express myself and I hit. I fought men and I hit women. That is why I am always on about peace" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Eminem invited his ex wife to his show, then simulated her murder on stage. She left the show and tried to kill herself that night youtu.be/lRExjF0dSQo?t=3m…
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…
The record for the longest time spent in jail for contempt of court is 14 years, held by a Philadelphia millionaire lawyer who, in 1995, refused to pay his ex-wife a divorce settlement of $2.75 million. abcnews.go.com/2020/story…
Nick Offerman(Ron Swanson) from Parks and Recreation is actually a skilled carpenter with his own workshop. He's also married to the actor portraying his ex-wife on the show. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nic…
Today I learned of Keith Tarkington. He is a father who has not seen his children in 15 years since they were kidnapped by his ex-wife. Their location has been known since 1999, but the local Sheriff’s Department and FBI refuse to raid the militia compound where they are being held. youtube.com/watch?v=WX78C…
Today I learned of a man who bought the house next door to his ex-wife, then commissioned a $12,000 sculpture of a hand extending a middle finger which was then prominently displayed on his patio. deadlinedetroit.com/artic…
In addition to having joint custody of his daughter Hailie, Eminem also has custody of his ex-wife's daughter from another man &, her niece. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emi…
Today I learned of H. Beatty Chadwick who holds the record for longest time in jail on contempt of court. He told the judge he "lost" the $2.5 mil he was ordered to pay his ex-wife and spent fourteen years in jail without ever being charged with a crime. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._…
A headstone in a graveyard in Montreal is inscribed with 7 lines that form an acrostic spelling "FUCK YOU" down the left-hand side. The engraver said the headstone was commissioned by the man's ex-wife and mistress. snopes.com/photos/signs/h…
Spielberg's prenup with his ex-wife was written on a napkin, was vacated by a judge which cost him $100 mil en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amy…
A man in Detroit bought a house next to his ex wife's just to erect a giant middle finger statue for her to see everyday. businessinsider.com/detro…
Robert De Niro worked with both Jake LaMotta and his ex-wife, Vickie, to bring authenticity to his character in the movie Raging Bull (1980). amp.timeinc.net/time/3801…
Albert Einstein got out of an expensive divorce settlement by agreeing to pay his ex-wife alimony plus the full amount of his Nobel Prize - despite the fact he hadn't won it yet books.google.co.uk/books?…
In 2013 a man bought the house next to his ex-wife and erected a giant bronze statue outside of a hand flipping her off. huffpost.com/us/entry/mid…
When baseball player Chuck Finley was told of his ex-wife's allegations against him of heavy steroid, alcohol, and marijuana use, he responded with "I can't believe she left out the cross-dressing." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chu…
A married man pretended to fall in love with a random teenager who friended him on Facebook because he suspected it was actually his Ex Wife using a fake account. This hoax ended up getting him arrested businessinsider.com/updat…
In 1977 Marvin Gaye was ordered to give up half of the royalties of his next album to his ex wife during the divorce hearing. He then went into the studio and recorded an album detailing thier marrige and break up. He name it "Here, My dear" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Her…
Joseph Stalin's absentee father, met his ex wife by chance and said, "Stop or I'll kill you! He [Stalin] wants to turn the whole world upside down. If you hadn't taken him to school he'd be a craftsman, now he's in prison. I'll kill such a son with my own hands, he's disgraced me." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bes…
Michael Jordan and his ex-wife Juanita's divorce is the most expensive divorce in sports history. It was finalised on December 29, 2006. Juanita received a $168 million settlement (equivalent to $200 million in 2016). foxbusiness.com/features/…
Today I learned of U.S Marshal Neagle. Assigned to protect Supreme Court Justice Field, he shot and killed ex-Justice David S. Terry, who, with his wife, conspired to kill Field. Neagle was arrested and charged with murder, leading to a Supreme Court case giving the Executive the authority to assign bodyguards. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Homer's mother in the Simpsons TV-show is named after Steve Job's sister Mona Elizabeth Simpson, an ex-wife to Richard Appel who wrote 7 episodes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mon…
Richard Kruspe, guitarist of Rammstein, has a daughter born by the ex-wife of Rammstein's lead singer Till Lindemann. Since Lindemann's ex-wife kept Till's last name after the divorce, Kruspe's daughter's name is Khira Lindemann. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ric…
Hulk Hogan's ex-wife Linda ran away with their children's 19 year old classmate. complex.com/sports/2015/0…
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…
In 1971, Evita Peron's body was exhumed and flown to Spain, where Argentina's Ex-President Juan Peron and his new wife kept the corpse in their dining room newshaste.com/the-20-year…
When actor Charles Bronson was working with David McCallum in 1962, he reportedly told him "I'm going to marry your wife". In 1968, Bronson did just that when he married Jill Ireland, the ex-wife of David McCallum en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Elon Musk once told his ex-wife that she was being 'emotionally manipulative' by grieving for their dead son. marieclaire.com/sex-love/…
Ethan Hawke's current wife and mother of his children was originally his and ex-wife Uma Thurman's nanny. 247famous.com/celebrity-n…
Willie Nelson's ex wife once sewed him up in a bedsheet and beat him with a stick. nytimes.com/2012/12/16/ma…
Angela, the host that welcomes guests in the TV show Westworld is played by Talulah Riley, Elon Musk's ex-wife. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tal…
Marvin Gaye, following his 1976 divorce, was ordered to give half the takings from his next album to his ex-wife. His next album was called "Here, My Dear". theguardian.com/music/200…
Prominent defense attorney Melvin Belli, who defended the shooter of Lee Harvey Oswald, accused his ex-wife of having an affair with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and throwing one of his dogs off the Golden Gate Bridge. He was also fined $1000 by the judge for repeatedly calling her "El Trampo". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel…
Kim Mathers, ex-wife of Eminem, tried committing suicide after Eminem performed "Kim" live while she was at the concert. en.Wikipedia.org/wiki/kim…
Michael Hutchence did NOT die of autoerotic asphyxiation but from suicide; the former urban legend was concocted by his ex-wife Paula Yates are reported as factual around the time of his death. diffuser.fm/michael-hutch…
Cormac McCarthy's ex wife was arrested for threatening her boyfriend with a gun she pulled out of her vagina after an argument about extra-terrestrial life. nydailynews.com/news/crim…
Alan Markovitz, a multimillionaire, bought a 4 million dollar home next to his ex-wife's lover, who she had an affair with, and then placed a 12 foot $7,000 statue on the porch of a middle finger. mirror.co.uk/news/weird-n…
Stephen Hawking married the ex-wife of the man who first designed his speech synthesizer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Joe DiMaggio had a dozen red roses sent three times a week to the gravesite of his ex-wife, Marilyn Monroe, for 20 years after her death. joedimaggio.com/the-man/m…
A man named Richard Shenkman threatened to hire someone to kill his ex-wife Nancy when he was making final statements after being sentenced for kidnapping her and burning her house down. youtu.be/e-ojprDD0rg
A man tried to take over a Federal Express flight in order to crash the plane and have his ex-wife collect the insurance money. newswire.net/newsroom/new…
, Heather Mills, Paul McCartney's ex-wife, was a compulsive liar even claiming "she had once been asked to stand for parliament by the three main political parties" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hea…
For years a friendly saxophonist entertained travelers in San Francisco BART train stations for money. In 2013 "Jazz Man" was arrested for allegedly having killed his ex-wife in 1987. After fleeing, Ronald Brewington had avoided capture by stealing others' identities. sfgate.com/crime/article/…
Cesar Millan, the Dog Whisperer, was born in Mexico, illegally crossed the border to reach the U.S. at the age of 21, and in 2010, the loss of his dog and divorce filed by his now ex-wife led him to attempt suicide. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ces…
A man named Emilio Nunez murdered his ex-wife during her taped interview, and it took 7 years to convict him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emi…
Saying 'I divorce you' 3 times is enough for a Muslim to divorce. The couple can remarry 2 times until the third time, where remarrying counts as haram and thus, forbidden. Once divorced, the man has to pay all his ex-wife's expenses as well as caring for their children. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Div…

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