Millionaire Ex-Wives’ Club
Many of these lavish ladies need no introduction. They’re smart and successful, but they are also famous for having gone through multimillion dollar divorces.
MacKenzie Tuttle, Ex-wife of Jeff Bezos
After 25 years of marriage, MacKenzie and her ex-husband, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, finalised the terms of their divorce in April and the result has made her the third richest woman in the world. The couple didn’t have a prenuptial agreement so she walked away with about 25 per cent of his fortune.
Divorce Settlement: $47 billion
Jane Fonda, Ex-wife of Ted Turner
Actress and fitness enthusiast, Jane Fonda, married media mogul, Ted Turner, in 1991 but their marriage was a fractured one and lasted just ten years. She didn’t leave empty handed, however, and is estimated to have pocketed millions after walking out on the CNN president.
Divorce Settlement: $95 million
Elle MacPherson, Ex-wife of Jeffrey Soffer
She may be unlucky in love but with each divorce (this is her third!), supermodel Elle has just managed to get even wealthier. She called time on her marriage to billionaire real estate developer Jeffrey Soffer in 2017 after a four year union and her bank account is obviously thanking her for it.
Divorce Settlement: $107 million
Michelle Yeoh, Ex-wife of Dickson Poon
This former Bond girl has an estimated net worth of $40 million. We’re not sure how much of that can be attributed to her divorce from HK billionaire Dickson Poon, whom she was married to from 1988 to 1992, but we’re guessing quite a bit.
Divorce Settlement: Undisclosed
Ivana Trump & Marla Maples, Ex-wives of Donald Trump
Ivana famously said ‘Don’t get even, get everything’ and she did exactly that when she kicked Donald Trump to the curb at the end of their 15-year marriage. Second wife, Marla, wasn't as lucky. She walked away with a paltry sum in comparison to Ivana after she left the sitting US President in 1999.
Divorce Settlement: $34 million
Divorce Settlement: $2.7 million
Wendi Deng, Ex-wife of Rupert Murdoch
Media magnate Rupert married Wendi in 1999 in what was his third and her second marriage. 14 years later and the couple headed for splitsville in 2013 but not before reaching a divorce agreement amounting to billions of dollars for Wendi. Ka-ching!
Divorce Settlement: $2.3 billion
Thrills And Frills
Celebs are gearing up for a romantic summer ahead, as they embrace frou-frou dresses for the red carpet. Frilly ruffles in sweet pastel colours? Yes please!
Gemma Chan in her Oscar de la Renta dress gives us chic flamingo vibes.
Rowan Blanchard embraces her love for all things whimsical in this poufy Rodarte gown.
Sweeping up the best-dressed award is Winnie Harlow in her dramatic Monsoori dress.
Pom Klementieff looks radiant in her jade green Johanna Ortiz dress.
Natalie Portman gets dotty in a swishy tiered Miu Miu dress.
We celebrate Father’s Day this June so we’re pitting the daddiest daddies against one another.
Rinse, Lather, Repeat
If it ain’t broke, why fix it? That’s the path Hollywood has taken with their movie releases in June because everything coming out is a riff off something we’ve seen before.
Men In Black: International
The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: A mole in their organisation.
A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child’s Play follows a single mother who gifts her son with a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature.
Toy Story 4
Here’s another Toy Story movie to cash in on our childhood nostalgia. For its fourth installment, a new toy named Forky joins Woody, Buzz and the gang on a road trip and gets lost along the way.
Shaft is the coolest private eye on any New York City block. Samuel L. Jackson reprises his role as John Shaft, a cyber-security expert with a score to settle, in this 2019 edition.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix
Here’s where it gets complicated. This film is the sequel to 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse but the Dark Phoenix storyline was originally covered in Brett Ratner’s 2006 film X-Men: The Last Stand.
The Price Of Celebrity
From dealing with stalkers to battling with the pressures of fame, it’s not easy being a celebrity. So it’s no wonder then these A-listers have had to seek help by checking into rehabilitation centres.
1. BRITNEY SPEARS: The pop superstar recently checked into rehab to deal with her dad’s health issues. She first sought help in 2007 after a public meltdown where she infamously shaved her head.
2. LINDSAY LOHAN: The Mean Girls’ star has been to rehab six times. She also has two charges of driving under the influence, six arrests and seven car accidents to her name.
3. KELLY OSBOURNE: Ozzy Osborne’s youngest daughter has been to rehab three times to deal with an addiction to painkillers.
4. DREW BARRYMORE: The former child star has been checked into rehab twice, and the first time was when she was only 13 years old.
5. DEMI LOVATO: Disney alum Demi has dealt with substance abuse issues since leaving the House of Mouse. She’s been in rehab three times for drug- and alcohol-related addiction.
Donut Miss Out On This Date
Everyone loves donuts and on June 3 it brings even more smiles to people’s faces because that’s when National Donut Day is celebrated. Glaze over these fun donut facts in commemoration:
- Renee Zellweger said she ate 20 donuts a day to gain weight for the Bridget Jones sequel.
- Canada really likes donuts. It has the most number of donut shops per capita in the world.
- Is it spelled donut or doughnut? Believe it or not, both are correct!
- Krispy Kreme’s most famous and best-selling donut flavour is the Original Glazed.
- The largest donut ever made was created in New York in 1993. It was a jam donut that weighed 1,700 kg. Whoa!
- Dunkin’ Donuts takes the number one spot as the largest donut chain in the world with a whopping 11,000 stores in 33 countries.
- To burn off a single donut (190 calories) you need to walk for an hour or run for half an hour. We think it’s totally worth it!
See You At The Shops!
As you start planning your family vacations, be sure to make a stop at these exciting new shopping haunts.
When it comes to planning a good travel itinerary, you only need to include three things to please a Singaporean: Lots of food stops, the occasional sightseeing tour, and a solid day of good ol’ retail therapy. It’s no secret that we love sussing out a good deal, especially when we’re on holiday. And with the June school holidays in full swing, there’s no better time to get your fashion and beauty fixes than on your next adventure! To help you get excited, be sure to add these six newly-opened malls into your address book, so you never miss out on a brand new shopping experience.
Where: Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées
What you can expect: The next time you fly into the City of Lights, be sure to make a stop at Galeries Lafayette’s brand-new departmental store. Located on the prestigious Parisian thoroughfare, you’ll be spoilt for choice as you wander around 6,500 square feet of retail space. So whether you’re in search of a new bag from Chanel or new skincare products from Elizabeth Arden and local label Allies of Skin, you’ll find all you want and need here.
Where: Jewel Changi Airport
What you can expect: The world’s best airport just got even more exciting with the newly-opened Jewel at Changi Airport. With over 160 retail and F&B outlets sprawled across 10 floors, we won’t be surprised if you show up hours before your flight just to get a bit of pre-travel shopping time in. Stop by Shake Shack or A&W for a satisfying refuel before you continue hunting for new buys at Nike and Uniqlo.
NEW YORK, USA
Where: Hudson Yards
What you can expect: Think of the recently-opened Hudson Yards as a self-contained city on the western end of New York – because that’s exactly what it is. Apart from the swanky hotel and a massive structure that’s essentially a vertical viewing deck, you’ll find plenty to shop from in the plaza building. Look out for the massive Sephora store, or ogle at the fine displays in Neiman Marcus. Either way, be advised to plan a full day of shopping and eating here.
What you can expect: This mall is dubbed the “mother of all malls”, and for good reason. With a directory that lists 500 shops and 100 eateries for you to choose from, this is one of those malls that you can truly get lost in. Located along the Chao Phraya river, pop into COS, Alexander McQueen or ÅLAND for some new threads, as your kids find their entertainment at the in-mall museum and aquariums.
Where: Shibuya Stream
What you can expect: If shopping in Tokyo has you feeling a little overwhelmed, then take some time out to visit Shibuya Stream. The idea of this mall is to provide patrons with a relaxing enclave within the bustling Shibuya neighbourhood. Here, you’re encouraged to take a stroll along the river, kick back at one of the grub spots and enjoy the world-famous lobster roll from Luke’s Lobster or Japanese skewers from Kushitei.
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