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Star Tribune - Unsealed Prince divorce file shows luxe lifestyle, dispute over videos, jewels and photos

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http://m.startribune.com/...410652845/

The unsealed file from Prince’s second divorce offers a glimpse into the late musician’s luxe lifestyle and the more routine spousal disputes over access to property, such as childhood photos, videos and jewelry.

While they were married, Manuela Testolini said she and Prince threw big parties after major awards shows like the Golden Globes, Oscars and the Grammys. For the events, Testolini would hire a $5,000-a-day stylist to do her hair and makeup. The couple would spend $50,000 per party on food, drinks and decor, the records showed. In 2004 alone, Prince earned $42 million.

“We had accounts at boutiques including Gucci, Versace and Valentino. We had accounts at Saks. There was never any restriction on (Prince’s) or my spending,” she said.

Divorce files are generally public, though judges often will agree to seal them if both parties to the case agree and no one else objects. The documents, made public after the Star Tribune moved to unseal the files following the star’s accidental death in April from the painkiller fentanyl, also revealed that in May 2005, Prince locked Testolini out of their home on Galpin Avenue in Chanhassen. He also cut off her credit cards, boxed up her stuff and stowed it in the vault in Paisley Park for “safe keeping,” according to an order signed by former Judge Tanja Manrique on March 16, 2010. Prince then tore down the house.

The couple’s divorce was granted in October 2007, but two years later, Testolini claimed Prince had not returned several personal items, including copies of videos he made based on songs he had written for her: “Gamillah” and “Another Girl.” He also had not returned jewelry, including a gold and diamond earring set from Tiffany and an antique gold and amethyst earring, necklace, bracelet set from the vintage store “The Way We Wore,” as well photographs, memorabilia and scrapbooks. In all, the items were valued at $185,000.

At that time, Prince was representing himself and didn’t respond to the court.

In her documents, Testolini said Prince claimed the videos had been deleted and he didn’t know the whereabouts of the items. She disputed that, saying Prince never destroyed every copy of a video and that if he did, “his actions were purely punitive.”

The unsealing of the divorce documents came amid the ongoing legal dispute over the legitimate heirs to Prince’s vast fortune. The megastar, who was found dead in an elevator at Paisley Park, had no will. Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide is overseeing the case. He has indicated that the surviving siblings, including Prince’s sister Tyka Nelson and five half-siblings, will likely claim at least part of a fortune estimated at somewhere between $100 million and $300 million before taxes.

Prince and Testolini, the musician’s second wife, met when she was a consultant for his charity, Love 4 One Another, according to the documents. They married on Christmas in 2001 when she was 25 and he was 43. She said they lived “an extravagant lifestyle” with each having their own personal assistant. They had a housekeeper and a personal chef preparing their dinners, the documents showed.

Testolini said she “routinely had massages, spa treatments, manicures, pedicures and facials.” She and Prince traveled frequently, renting homes for months at a time in California and Hawaii, flew private planes and spent up to $15,000 per night on hotel suites.

In 2004, Prince released his album “Musicology,” which sold more than 2 million copies in the United States. The Musicology tour was the top grossing U.S. Tour in 2004, bringing in $87.4 million, she wrote.

The Star Tribune moved to unseal the files after questioning whether they would shed light on why Prince was taking painkillers, any potential heirs, or the value of his estate at the time of the divorce. The files didn’t provide any insight into those issues.

The documents also don’t explain why Prince and Testolini divorced, although the couple did seek counseling from New York City-based elders of their shared Jehovah’s Witness faith. She has since remarried and had children with another man.

In recent months, Testolini fought the release of the divorce documents, claiming disclosure would put her and her family at risk.

The documents do not show financial details of the final divorce settlement. At one point in the filings, Testolini said she was not seeking permanent monthly support.

She did, however, receive a house in Toronto worth approximately $6 million and a Lexus automobile. During their split, she initially received $10,000 a month in support. Prince also transferred $3 million to an account, Gamillah Holdings Inc., which was opened with $1 million in December 2002 and over which she had control.

In court filings, Prince rejected Testolini’s claim that she needed $42,574 a month, which she said amounted to no more than 2 percent of his monthly earnings, to maintain a lifestyle that included attending the awards shows and hosting parties afterward.

“This is my normal life,” Prince’s response said. “By filing her (divorce) petition, (Testolini) severed her access to this lifestyle ... This is not a marital standard of living that can be recreated with money.”

The documents also include a transcript of a deposition Prince gave in May 2008 where he was questioned by Testolini’s lawyer. The portrait of the artist that emerges from the pages is similar to his public persona. He only grudgingly gives up insight or substantive answers. Many of his responses are some variation of, “I don’t know” or “I don’t recall.”

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Reply #1 posted 01/13/17 11:15am

FlyOnTheWall

2020 said:

http://m.startribune.com/unsealed-prince-divorce-file-shows-luxe-lifestyle-dispute-over-videos-jewels-and-photos/410652845/

The unsealed file from Prince’s second divorce offers a glimpse into the late musician’s luxe lifestyle and the more routine spousal disputes over access to property, such as childhood photos, videos and jewelry.

While they were married, Manuela Testolini said she and Prince threw big parties after major awards shows like the Golden Globes, Oscars and the Grammys. For the events, Testolini would hire a $5,000-a-day stylist to do her hair and makeup. The couple would spend $50,000 per party on food, drinks and decor, the records showed. In 2004 alone, Prince earned $42 million.

“We had accounts at boutiques including Gucci, Versace and Valentino. We had accounts at Saks. There was never any restriction on (Prince’s) or my spending,” she said.

Divorce files are generally public, though judges often will agree to seal them if both parties to the case agree and no one else objects. The documents, made public after the Star Tribune moved to unseal the files following the star’s accidental death in April from the painkiller fentanyl, also revealed that in May 2005, Prince locked Testolini out of their home on Galpin Avenue in Chanhassen. He also cut off her credit cards, boxed up her stuff and stowed it in the vault in Paisley Park for “safe keeping,” according to an order signed by former Judge Tanja Manrique on March 16, 2010. Prince then tore down the house.

The couple’s divorce was granted in October 2007, but two years later, Testolini claimed Prince had not returned several personal items, including copies of videos he made based on songs he had written for her: “Gamillah” and “Another Girl.” He also had not returned jewelry, including a gold and diamond earring set from Tiffany and an antique gold and amethyst earring, necklace, bracelet set from the vintage store “The Way We Wore,” as well photographs, memorabilia and scrapbooks. In all, the items were valued at $185,000.

At that time, Prince was representing himself and didn’t respond to the court.

In her documents, Testolini said Prince claimed the videos had been deleted and he didn’t know the whereabouts of the items. She disputed that, saying Prince never destroyed every copy of a video and that if he did, “his actions were purely punitive.”

The unsealing of the divorce documents came amid the ongoing legal dispute over the legitimate heirs to Prince’s vast fortune. The megastar, who was found dead in an elevator at Paisley Park, had no will. Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide is overseeing the case. He has indicated that the surviving siblings, including Prince’s sister Tyka Nelson and five half-siblings, will likely claim at least part of a fortune estimated at somewhere between $100 million and $300 million before taxes.

Prince and Testolini, the musician’s second wife, met when she was a consultant for his charity, Love 4 One Another, according to the documents. They married on Christmas in 2001 when she was 25 and he was 43. She said they lived “an extravagant lifestyle” with each having their own personal assistant. They had a housekeeper and a personal chef preparing their dinners, the documents showed.

Testolini said she “routinely had massages, spa treatments, manicures, pedicures and facials.” She and Prince traveled frequently, renting homes for months at a time in California and Hawaii, flew private planes and spent up to $15,000 per night on hotel suites.

In 2004, Prince released his album “Musicology,” which sold more than 2 million copies in the United States. The Musicology tour was the top grossing U.S. Tour in 2004, bringing in $87.4 million, she wrote.

The Star Tribune moved to unseal the files after questioning whether they would shed light on why Prince was taking painkillers, any potential heirs, or the value of his estate at the time of the divorce. The files didn’t provide any insight into those issues.

The documents also don’t explain why Prince and Testolini divorced, although the couple did seek counseling from New York City-based elders of their shared Jehovah’s Witness faith. She has since remarried and had children with another man.

In recent months, Testolini fought the release of the divorce documents, claiming disclosure would put her and her family at risk.

The documents do not show financial details of the final divorce settlement. At one point in the filings, Testolini said she was not seeking permanent monthly support.

She did, however, receive a house in Toronto worth approximately $6 million and a Lexus automobile. During their split, she initially received $10,000 a month in support. Prince also transferred $3 million to an account, Gamillah Holdings Inc., which was opened with $1 million in December 2002 and over which she had control.

In court filings, Prince rejected Testolini’s claim that she needed $42,574 a month, which she said amounted to no more than 2 percent of his monthly earnings, to maintain a lifestyle that included attending the awards shows and hosting parties afterward.

“This is my normal life,” Prince’s response said. “By filing her (divorce) petition, (Testolini) severed her access to this lifestyle ... This is not a marital standard of living that can be recreated with money.”

The documents also include a transcript of a deposition Prince gave in May 2008 where he was questioned by Testolini’s lawyer. The portrait of the artist that emerges from the pages is similar to his public persona. He only grudgingly gives up insight or substantive answers. Many of his responses are some variation of, “I don’t know” or “I don’t recall.”

Based on this report, I would say the main thing that she wanted to keep under wraps is that she was demanding over $40,000 a month in spousal support to allow her to keep up the lavish lifestyle to which she had become accustomed as Prince's wife, including all the servants, services, parties, clothing, etc.

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Reply #2 posted 01/13/17 11:22am

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My favorite part is Princes response to her outrageous request

“This is my normal life,” Prince’s response said. “By filing her (divorce) petition, (Testolini) severed her access to this lifestyle ... This is not a marital standard of living that can be recreated with money.”

BAM BINGO BOOM!

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Reply #3 posted 01/13/17 11:29am

Superfan1984

As I read about him locking her out of the house/ putting her stuff in storage and cutting up the credit cards, Oran Juice Jone's song was running through my head, "Just chill cause you cole busted- I went to the bank- cut up all your credit cards..."

lol

Actually, I do see why she didn't want these unsealed- they show that she does have a love of the lifestyle and the money, something she always downplayed- even recently on her FB post abou the 40 things about me- or whatever when she said she never wore make up- didn't know how to apply it (I'm such a down to earth real girl) meanwhile, she wants to keep the 5,000 dollar make up artist for award shows and lavish parties afterwards- and for who? herself? Did she think she was the star? This is why she comes across as shifty and shady. All this, "Aw shucks, I'm just a humanitarian who doesn't like the spotlight and wouldn't know a lip liner from an eyeliner..." doesn't fly when she see that she came with nothing, left with a 6 million dollar home, lexus, and still wanted to maintain lavish parties , personal assistants and make up artists.....

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Reply #4 posted 01/13/17 11:32am

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Superfan1984 said:

As I read about him locking her out of the house/ putting her stuff in storage and cutting up the credit cards, Oran Juice Jone's song was running through my head, "Just chill cause you cole busted- I went to the bank- cut up all your credit cards..."

lol

Actually, I do see why she didn't want these unsealed- they show that she does have a love of the lifestyle and the money, something she always downplayed- even recently on her FB post abou the 40 things about me- or whatever when she said she never wore make up- didn't know how to apply it (I'm such a down to earth real girl) meanwhile, she wants to keep the 5,000 dollar make up artist for award shows and lavish parties afterwards- and for who? herself? Did she think she was the star? This is why she comes across as shifty and shady. All this, "Aw shucks, I'm just a humanitarian who doesn't like the spotlight and wouldn't know a lip liner from an eyeliner..." doesn't fly when she see that she came with nothing, left with a 6 million dollar home, lexus, and still wanted to maintain lavish parties , personal assistants and make up artists.....


nod lol

I wonder if Eric wears Hush Puppies. hmmm

lol

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Reply #5 posted 01/13/17 11:37am

paisleypearl

Getting locked out of the house must have been embarrassing. Wonder why that happened, and bulldozing the house? Wow.
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Reply #6 posted 01/13/17 11:39am

tomcooper2323

Francis L: You got a girlfriend?

The Kid: Yeah, I got a girlfriend.

Francis L: You gonna get married?

The Kid: I don't know.

Francis L: Never get married.

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Says it all.

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Reply #7 posted 01/13/17 11:39am

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paisleypearl said:

Getting locked out of the house must have been embarrassing. Wonder why that happened, and bulldozing the house? Wow.


Really?

There really is only one thing that would make a man react that way - and we all know what it is.

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Reply #8 posted 01/13/17 11:40am

paisleypearl

Superfan1984 said:

As I read about him locking her out of the house/ putting her stuff in storage and cutting up the credit cards, Oran Juice Jone's song was running through my head, "Just chill cause you cole busted- I went to the bank- cut up all your credit cards..."


lol


Actually, I do see why she didn't want these unsealed- they show that she does have a love of the lifestyle and the money, something she always downplayed- even recently on her FB post abou the 40 things about me- or whatever when she said she never wore make up- didn't know how to apply it (I'm such a down to earth real girl) meanwhile, she wants to keep the 5,000 dollar make up artist for award shows and lavish parties afterwards- and for who? herself? Did she think she was the star? This is why she comes across as shifty and shady. All this, "Aw shucks, I'm just a humanitarian who doesn't like the spotlight and wouldn't know a lip liner from an eyeliner..." doesn't fly when she see that she came with nothing, left with a 6 million dollar home, lexus, and still wanted to maintain lavish parties , personal assistants and make up artists.....




They always ask for the moon but probably never really expect to get it. It's still rich vs poor though, and I'm on the wrong side lol.
[Edited 1/13/17 12:04pm]
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Reply #9 posted 01/13/17 11:42am

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Totally Superfan!!!! I'm just gonna put this right over here...mmm hmmmm

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Reply #10 posted 01/13/17 11:43am

paisleypearl

Genesia said:



paisleypearl said:


Getting locked out of the house must have been embarrassing. Wonder why that happened, and bulldozing the house? Wow.


Really?

There really is only one thing that would make a man react that way - and we all know what it is.


Well at least if his feelings got too hurt he could hop on that private plane he worked his butt off for, head to Hawaii.

One little phone call and I'd have been there for him. smile
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Reply #11 posted 01/13/17 11:43am

tomcooper2323

Poor Prince. He was a romantic and was led into some bad relationships with his heart. And not saying that he must have been easy to live with, but there's no way around how outrageous Manuela was to demand so much of his hard earned money.

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I know the marriage contract is primarily a business contract, and maybe that's what she was legally entitled to, but it is still moraly wrong.

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And Prince was trying to be happy and create incredible music for us to enjoy, and instead he was being dragged down by this.

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Although we probably got some good songs out of it like "I Hate U" and "The Ex's Face". I would rather him not have to go through that though.

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Reply #12 posted 01/13/17 11:47am

paisleypearl

tomcooper2323 said:

Poor Prince. He was a romantic and was led into some bad relationships with his heart. And not saying that he must have been easy to live with, but there's no way around how outrageous Manuela was to demand so much of his hard earned money.


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I know the marriage contract is primarily a business contract, and maybe that's what she was legally entitled to, but it is still moraly wrong.


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And Prince was trying to be happy and create incredible music for us to enjoy, and instead he was being dragged down by this.


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Although we probably got some good songs out of it like "I Hate U" and "The Ex's Face". I would rather him not have to go through that though.


Gotta have a little stress and tension to bring out the creativity. Lots of us can relate to the sadder bitter songs. Just sayin'.

The number of great looking wealthy people they must have met at parties etc, what a ton of temptation. I feel bad for him knowing how things played out in his life but he seemed to have a ton of friends always.
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Reply #13 posted 01/13/17 11:53am

Superfan1984

Thank you 2020! Sitting her jamming at my desk- lol--- That video pretty much sums it up in my mind...

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Reply #14 posted 01/13/17 11:54am

BillieBalloon

Genesia said:



paisleypearl said:


Getting locked out of the house must have been embarrassing. Wonder why that happened, and bulldozing the house? Wow.


Really?

There really is only one thing that would make a man react that way - and we all know what it is.



She lived a fatastic life with Prince, financially at least, the rest i dont know. It looks like she spent money wherever and whenever she wanted to. Coming from humble beginnings it must have felt like all her christmases came at once. I understand what you"re hinting at and i agree. A person only puts a partner out with such anger over one thing.
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Reply #15 posted 01/13/17 12:09pm

paisleypearl

BillieBalloon said:

Genesia said:



paisleypearl said:


Getting locked out of the house must have been embarrassing. Wonder why that happened, and bulldozing the house? Wow.


Really?

There really is only one thing that would make a man react that way - and we all know what it is.



She lived a fatastic life with Prince, financially at least, the rest i dont know. It looks like she spent money wherever and whenever she wanted to. Coming from humble beginnings it must have felt like all her christmases came at once. I understand what you"re hinting at and i agree. A person only puts a partner out with such anger over one thing.

Yeah she definitely won the Game of Life. Bitch. smile
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Reply #16 posted 01/13/17 12:12pm

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IMO, if she 'only' came away from the marriage with a $6 million home and $4 million for her 'charity' in a community property state during a time when P made tens of millions from the Musicology tour, etc, etc, etc...there must have been one mother of a pre-nup. Would like to read that!

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Reply #17 posted 01/13/17 12:12pm

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didn't he have the house tore down and then have the stones shipped to her? lol

or am i just making that up? smile

love his response about not being able to recreate that lifestyle with money love

and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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Reply #18 posted 01/13/17 12:18pm

dandan

'Testolini’s claim that she needed $42,574 a month, which she said amounted to no more than 2 percent of his monthly earnings, to maintain a lifestyle that included attending the awards shows and hosting parties afterward.'

WHAT?! What a fucking ridiculous claim whofarted

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Reply #19 posted 01/13/17 12:21pm

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I think we're all clear on why she wanted this kept sealed.

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Reply #20 posted 01/13/17 12:25pm

BillieBalloon

IstenSzek said:

didn't he have the house tore down and then have the stones shipped to her? lol

or am i just making that up? smile

love his response about not being able to recreate that lifestyle with money love




I think i read that on the org that he had it shipped to her.
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Reply #21 posted 01/13/17 12:26pm

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2020 said:

My favorite part is Princes response to her outrageous request

“This is my normal life,” Prince’s response said. “By filing her (divorce) petition, (Testolini) severed her access to this lifestyle ... This is not a marital standard of living that can be recreated with money.”

BAM BINGO BOOM!



falloff

Best answer EVER. Divorce sucks, but that answer is so freaking brilliant. It is PRINCE, 100%.

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Reply #22 posted 01/13/17 12:27pm

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"She did, however, receive a house in Toronto worth approximately $6 million and a Lexus automobile. During their split, she initially received $10,000 a month in support. Prince also transferred $3 million to an account, Gamillah Holdings Inc., which was opened with $1 million in December 2002 and over which she had control."

eek This wench got a House arnd $6 Mill and a Lexus, biggrin He should have just gave her the Lexus razz lol

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Reply #23 posted 01/13/17 12:32pm

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Superfan1984 said:

Thank you 2020! Sitting her jamming at my desk- lol--- That video pretty much sums it up in my mind...

confused

What? Is there a video to 2020? I love that song. Are we talking the unreleased hauntingly beautiful one with Prince and Myte talking in it? If you are jamming to it and the lyrics sum up this topic, then we must be talking about two different songs. I didn't know there were 2?

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Reply #24 posted 01/13/17 12:32pm

paisleypearl

Astasheiks said:

"She did, however, receive a house in Toronto worth approximately $6 million and a Lexus automobile. During their split, she initially received $10,000 a month in support. Prince also transferred $3 million to an account, Gamillah Holdings Inc., which was opened with $1 million in December 2002 and over which she had control."



eek This wench got a House arnd $6 Mill and a Lexus, biggrin He should have just gave her the Lexus razz lol


Yes looks like P was generous big time. I would like to have witnessed those marital spats, bet they were the bomb! Those Canadian neighbors too cultured to gossip dang 'em.
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Reply #25 posted 01/13/17 12:37pm

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dandan said:

'Testolini’s claim that she needed $42,574 a month, which she said amounted to no more than 2 percent of his monthly earnings, to maintain a lifestyle that included attending the awards shows and hosting parties afterward.'

WHAT?! What a fucking ridiculous claim whofarted



She's such a greedy,money-hungry lady.We now know why she didn't want this information to be made public,smh
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Reply #26 posted 01/13/17 12:43pm

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paisleypearl said:

One little phone call and I'd have been there for him. smile [Edited 1/13/17 11:44am]

Heck I would've never have left him. razz

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Reply #27 posted 01/13/17 12:45pm

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Astasheiks said:

"She did, however, receive a house in Toronto worth approximately $6 million and a Lexus automobile. During their split, she initially received $10,000 a month in support. Prince also transferred $3 million to an account, Gamillah Holdings Inc., which was opened with $1 million in December 2002 and over which she had control."



eek This wench got a House arnd $6 Mill and a Lexus, biggrin He should have just gave her the Lexus razz lol


Yeah to drive her sorry a$$ away in
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Reply #28 posted 01/13/17 12:49pm

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I ain't sayin' she's a gold digger. But if the bra fits... shrug

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Reply #29 posted 01/13/17 12:50pm

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tomcooper2323 said:

Poor Prince. He was a romantic and was led into some bad relationships with his heart. And not saying that he must have been easy to live with, but there's no way around how outrageous Manuela was to demand so much of his hard earned money.

.

I know the marriage contract is primarily a business contract, and maybe that's what she was legally entitled to, but it is still moraly wrong.

.

And Prince was trying to be happy and create incredible music for us to enjoy, and instead he was being dragged down by this.

.

Although we probably got some good songs out of it like "I Hate U" and "The Ex's Face". I would rather him not have to go through that though.

Are you talking about "I Hate You" ("Eye Hate U") from The Gold Experience...because that is not about Manuela. How do you know "X's Face" is about her? It could be about an ex-girlfriend. That song is from HNR1 (2015), a long time after he and Manuela divorced.

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