"But you reach a point where you realize the other person isn't putting in as much effort as you are," she told in April, "I never thought I'd ever be divorced. "Mario and I have been through so much together," she wrote.
"Over the course of two decades, we raised a child together, traveled the world, built two homes, and supported one another through all four of our parents' deaths.
(Stefanov also claimed he was Bensimon's fiancé, but she denied they were engaged.) A misdemeanor assault charge was filed against her but a judge agreed to dismiss the case provided Bensimon perform community service and stay out of further trouble for a year. News after the issue was settled that she felt "threatened" by Stefanov in that incident."The thing that I didn't do, which I should have done, is call my doorman.
Or I should have called the police," Bensimon recalled, saying that she had been trying to end the relationship at the time.
"I do not think Tom cheated on me, definitely not," Luann told Page Six in the meantime.
Her eight-year marriage to Michael Wainstein dissolved into an ugly legal back-and-forth that included Jules claiming she caught Michael cheating (his lawyer denied it); Jules obtaining a temporary restraining order against her estranged husband; and Michael accusing Jules of having a drug problem (she maintains she was only in rehab to undergo treatment for an eating disorder) and going after sole custody.
"They were having issues before the show, but I think pressure from filming clearly put a strain the marriage," an insider told E!
"God knows he's got himself in some trouble in the past, but I don't believe that continued [while we were married]." first premiered in 2008, but by the end of that year, she and Count Alexandre, who was roughly 16 years her senior and had been married three times before, had separated.
In March 2009, he informed her via email that he had met someone else., and she couldn't have been in less of a mood to go out and promote.