Nigella Lawson And Charles Saatchi Getting Divorced; He Issues Douchey Statement About It

Socialite Life | July 8, 2013 - 6:45 pm

Last month, the world was shocked when pictures surfaced of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson being choked by her art collector husband Charles Saatchi in a London restaurant. Over the course of nearly a half hour, Saatchi was photographed squeezing his hands around her throat four times; she was snapped leaving the restaurant crying. A week later, Saatchi released a public statement calling it a “playful tiff” and claiming, “I held Nigella’s neck repeatedly while attempting to emphasize my point.” Lawson left the couple’s home three weeks ago and has stayed silent in the press.

This weekend, Saatchi announced he is divorcing his wife because — get this — he is “disappointed” she did not stand up for him. In a statement to the UK’s Daily Mail, Saatchi said…

Read the statement on The Frisky »