“Mr. Bean” actor Rowan Atkinson and his wife Sunetra Sastry were finally granted a quick divorce by. Read on the scoop to know the details.
The news is Atkinson and his wife has been living separately since last year. Their marriage went on the rocks, as the “Mr Bean” and “Blackadder” star left Sastry for a comedy actress half his age. The comedian has reportedly been dating 32-year-old actress Louise Ford for the past 18 months—all while still married to Sunetra. Well, on the other hand,“Wind It Up” singer Gwen Stefani has been through a very difficult phase with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale and has been covering up a dark secret, which is said to be the prime reason for their split.
Now Sastry was granted a decree nisi divorce after a quick 65-second proceeding. On Tuesday, district judge at the Central Family Court finalizes the divorce on the ground of Atkinson’s unreasonable behavior”, when the 60-year-old the “Blackadder” star remained absent from the court premise. This incident reflects a resemblance of another celebrity split. Citing “unreasonable behavior” of his model wife, Lara stone, British Comedian David Walliams sought divorce in just 60 seconds. The parents of a two-year-old son finalized their divorce last Wednesday, before the District Judge Heather MacGregor at the Central Family Court in London.
The star of”Mr. Bean” fame was married to Sunetra, a make-up artist since 1990. She has appeared in Channel 4’s “Misfits” and starred alongside “Inbetweeners” actors Simon Bird and Joe Thomas in “Sky’s Chickens”. The two are parents of two children Benjamin, 22, and daughter Lily, 20.
Listed as “Atkinson S D v R S”, the case was the fourth in the list of 26 before District Judge Stephen Alderson for decrees and orders to be made under the “quickie” procedure. Andrew Newbury, head of family law at Slater and Gordon, said: “Unreasonable behaviour is the most common ground for divorce. However, the fairy tale like love equation between the County Durham-born actor and his wife has ended.
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