San Jose Divorce Lawyer Comments on Eddie Murphy’s Divorce and Almost Second Marriage
Eddie Murphy’s divorce from his first wife of 12 years, Nicole Mitchell Murphy, with whom he shares five children, was finalized in 2006. However, the division of property is still continuing to the present. The parties have recently sold their Granite Bay compound, in Placer County east of Sacramento, for a reported $6.1 million. The house is located in a gated community and sits on 2.5 acres of lush grounds, boasting 10-bedrooms, a tennis court, gym, pool, spa and outdoor kitchen with barbecue. Nicole also has her home in Calabasas on the market with a listing price of slightly under $10 million.
Murphy appeared to enter into a second marriage, exchanging vows with producer Tracey Edmonds on New Year’s Day on a French Polynesian private island off of Bora Bora. However, just two weeks later, before the couple even had the chance to make their ceremonial union legal in the United States, the pair announced their split. No explanation was given although reports have surfaced that Edmonds called things off after Murphy became very controlling and physically intimidating. Different reasons behind the split have also emerged since then, including Edmonds’ refusal to sign a prenuptial agreement and Murphy’s insistence on bringing his mother on the honeymoon. In any case, it is clear that no divorce is needed as the two never attended a planned civil ceremony which would have made their marriage valid.
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