He took his young wife and is now bearing the consequences. The court dispute over Phil Collins’ $ 40 million mansion in Miami has reached the public laundry stage.
In court documents, the ex-wife claims that Phil Collins promised her that she would receive 50% of the property once she returned to him.
Orianne Cevey, 46, remarried to Thomas Bates, 31. Without too many scruples, the two moved into the Miami mansion that the woman shared with Collins.
The 69-year-old musician denounced them to force him to leave.
He asks for $ 20 million to relocate
In court documents, Cevey states that life with Collins, after they reconciled, became unbearable. He allegedly lived like a hermit and refused to shower for nearly a year between 2019-2020.
Last week, the British Daily Mail exclusively revealed that Cevey and Collins had reached a “partial solution” in the struggle for the luxurious mansion. At the time, Cevey and her new husband agreed to vacate the mansion by “mid-January,” so Collins could put it up for sale, according to the star’s attorney Jeff Fisher. But the ex-husbands couldn’t agree on the $ 20 million figure, which Cevey claims,
Cevey claims he has every right to this money, as he would have invested $ 20 million in the joint home he previously had with Phil Collins. He would also choose and furnish the waterfront mansion and pay part of the bills for five years. She also claims that in 2015 Phil Collins promised her half of her new home, on the condition that she divorced her then-husband, Charles Mejjati, and returned to him.
Cevey says he accepted these terms and returned to Collins with the two children they have together. Life turned out to be a nightmare, however, because “his stench became so persistent that he became a hermit, refusing to interact personally with people.”
Orianne Cevey and Phil Collins have two children together
Orianne Cevey and Phil Collins married in 1999 and have two children, Nicholas, 19, and Matthew, 15. They broke up after seven years, but resumed their relationship in 2016. The relationship is apparently over. after Coliins found out that Cevey had “secretly” married Bates on August 2, in Las Vegas. .