Divorce Train Wrecks

Heather Mills-ionaire Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Lawyer

limbs.jpgHeather Mills was awarded nearly $50 million yesterday in her divorce from Paul McCartney. CNN has video of Mills speaking with reporters after the verdict. Mills says:

It was an incredible result in the end to secure mine and my daughter’s future and that of all the charities that I obviously plan on helping and making a difference with.

The funny way Mills says “obviously plan on helping” in the video made us surf over to her official website and look at her charities. The charities seem like a collection of photo opportunities: Heather in a hard hat with a landmine sign, Heather with limbs, etc.
We also discovered a bizarre “Heather’s Friends” section, which includes video testimonials from Richard Branson and Hillary Clinton. Weird.
Mills spends a good amount of time ranting about the law courts’ conspiracy against litigants who represent themselves:

Obviously the court do not want a litigant in person to do well, it’s against everything that they ever wish, so when they write the judgment up they’re never going to make it look in favor.

We would just like to point out that Mills requested nearly $251 million and only received a fifth of that. And now her daughter has to fly coach. We hope her daughter does not ever have to use American Airlines.
Paul McCartney-Heather Mills Divorce Saga Ends in $48.6 Million Settlement [Law.com]
£700 for every hour of the marriage … and Heather Mills is STILL moaning [Daily Mail via Drudge]
Judge awards Heather Mills £24.3 million in divorce ruling [Overlawyered]

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