Pamela Anderson, Rick Salomon reach a second-divorce deal -- and apologize
Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon have reportedly reached a divorce settlement, and now they’re apologizing for the ugly way in which they got there.
It was a path that included allegations of unspecified fraud, lousy sex, name-calling, physical abuse and “serial baby killing,” as well as the attainment of a temporary restraining order by her against him.
But it’s all water under the bridge now? As part of their deal, Salomon will send $1 million Anderson’s way, TMZ reported Wednesday, and she won’t challenge his Nevada residency, a detail that has substantial, positive financial effects for the big-winning poker player. (California has state income tax. Nevada doesn’t. He reportedly won $40 million playing cards in 2014.
“Public divorces can be harsh and cruel -- we apologize to our families and friends for any hurt and embarrassment we have caused -- we have come to an amicable agreement and are moving on,” the couple said in a joint statement Wednesday.
Essentially, they’re taking it all back.
“There are private and personal family sensitivities to consider and we retract any hurtful comments made in haste and distaste,” the statement said. “We wish each other and our families well.”
Salomon filed for an annulment in Nevada in February, a week after Anderson filed for a divorce in California.
Perhaps we should add the words “most recently” in front of both of those filings: The two had their first marriage annulled for fraud in 2008 after only two months together, then remarried in January 2014, then she filed for divorce in July 2014, but dropped the action soon after because they’d reconciled. And then came the February filings.
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