Borat, Celebrities, Divorce Train Wrecks, Family Law, Hersh Mannis & Bogen, Judy Bogen

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Pamela Anderson Above the Law Kid Rock Pamela Anderson Lee.jpgBut we can’t bring ourselves to do it. Maybe this guy can do some caring for us.
Actually, the Borat connection may be the only vaguely interesting thing about the Pamela Anderson/Kid Rock divorce (court papers filed yesterday). From Page Six:

[Hollywood producer] “Ron Meyer held a screening of ‘Borat’ at his house for a bunch of people, including Pam and Bob [Ritchie, aka Kid Rock],” says an Anderson pal. “It was the first time Bob had seen the movie, and, well, he didn’t like it.”

The hugely popular film shows Sasha Baron Cohen – in character as Borat Sagdiyev – falling in love with Anderson after seeing her in a “Baywatch” rerun, then driving across America in order to propose marriage to her.

Her friend tells Page Six, “Bob started screaming at Pam, saying she had humiliated herself and telling her, ‘You’re nothing but a whore! You’re a slut! How could you do that movie?’ – in front of everyone. It was very embarrassing.

It looks like Pam will be getting her revenge. Anderson has retained high-flying celebrity divorce lawyer Neal R. Hersh, one of the name partners in Hersh, Mannis & Bogen, a top family law boutique in Los Angeles.
One of Neal Hersh’s fellow partners is Judy Bogen, who represented Kim Basinger in her ugly divorce from Alec Baldwin. And Baldwin is no Bogen fan, describing her as a “hideously angry-looking woman,” whose face “looks like a cross between a bulldog and a clenched fist.”
An ATL commenter agrees with Baldwin:

My ex-wife hired Judy Bogen to represent her, and I can confirm Mr. Baldwin’s description of this vile female. He forgot to mention her four inch long fingernails, which obviously hadn’t touched a keyboard and were likely reserved for tearing the heart and soul out of her female clients’ unfortunate spouses.

We eat this stuff up. If you have any other good stories about divorce lawyers from hell, feel free to email them to us.
Pam Anderson Files for Divorce []
Pam Splits Over Kid Blowup [New York Post]
Neal Hersh bio [FindLaw]
Earlier: Gee, Alec, Tell Us How You Really Feel
Prior ATL coverage of Borat (scroll down)

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