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    Default Phil Collins: biggest divorce- payout by a British celebrity in legal history

    Phil Collins' divorce from his third wife has landed him at the top of the list for the biggest divorce- payout by a British celebrity in legal history, according to the U.K.'s Mirror.

    Collins, 57, paid Swiss-born Orianne Cevey, 35, $46.68 million, topping the Mills-McCartney divorce by $1 million.

    Londonís divorce courts are seeing a stream of foreign custom as wives reason that the best way to glean an extra million or so from their husband is to try their luck in England.

    ďItís generally accepted that London is the divorce capital of the world,Ē according to James Turner, QC, a counsel involved in top family law cases.

    The couple, who met while Collins was on tour, announced their separation in 2006.

    Collins and Cevey, who was working as a translator at the time, had been married for six years and have two children ó Nicolas, 8, and Matthew, 4, the Mirror reported.

    But this isn't the first time Collins' bank account has taken a significant dip.

    "Marriage has certainly not come cheap for Phil," said a music industry source.

    In 1980, Collins divorced his first wife, Canadian-born Andrea Bertorelli. She reportedly ran off with their interior decorator.

    In 1994, Collins divorced his second wife, Jill Tavelman, paying her $34 million after he famously dumped her via fax.

    It is estimated Collins has paid nearly $84 million in divorce settlements to his ex-wives, according to the Mirror.

    The "Genesis" singer recently announced he is giving touring up for good after losing some of his hearing to an ear infection.


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    "Do ya know why divorces are so expensive? It's because they are worth it."

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    I'll be more than happy to marry Phil Collins next.

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    Divorce: The fuckin' you get for the fuckin' you got.
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    What a fucking idiot for allowing himself to get done over three times.

    I have no idea where this obsessive need for repeated marriages comes from either.
    A man could lose himself in a country like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by voivod View Post
    It is estimated Collins has paid nearly $84 million in divorce settlements to his ex-wives, according to the Mirror.
    They were last seen taking him here


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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkstar View Post
    Divorce: The fuckin' you get for the fuckin' you got.
    I hope that first month of sex was worth it.
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    Damn.......
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    I would think McCartney would be a lot wealthier than Phil Collins, or he just has a shitty attorney.
    Dealing with it.

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    I always thought MY divorce was the most expensive in history!!!!
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    The real tragedy is the upcoming album Phil Collins will surely write after this new divorce, with a dozen whining, sappy "love" songs to torture us!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Dreamer View Post
    The real tragedy is the upcoming album Phil Collins will surely write after this new divorce, with a dozen whining, sappy "love" songs to torture us!
    If he were smart he'd channel his negative emotions towards his drumming and try to get the Gabriel / Genesis reunion train rollin' again
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    I guess we now know why Genesis did a reunion tour last summer. Phil I love ya bro....but 3 strikes and your out. Write some new songs now that your bank acct is low. Call Sir Paul and do a cd together call it Divorce Aid. And last but not least get a Labrador Retriever or several....they dont require prenups.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vhrocks2005 View Post
    If he were smart he'd channel his negative emotions towards his drumming and try to get the Gabriel / Genesis reunion train rollin' again
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