Looks like men are out there ho-ing for divorce money, too.
Russell Brand told fans at an October 2010 New York Times event (just days before their nuptials) that he and Perry wished to keep their marriage “normal.”
“It ain’t selling the pictures, ain’t doing no prenup. It’s like a normal thing,” he said.
Court documents (via TMZ) remain vague about how Brand and Perry’s property is to be divided: “There are community property assets and obligations of the parties, the exact nature and extent of which are unknown to the Petitioner at this time.”
According to TMZ, even if there was a prenup, this statement suggests that it may not cover all the assets accumulated during their message.
The documents also indicate that Brand requested both he and Perry be responsible for their own legal fees.
According to Forbes, Perry’s net worth is $44 million — much higher than Brand’s estimated net worth at between $6.6 and $15 million.
In June 2011, the soon-to-be exes purchased a $6.5 million home in the Sunset Strip area of Los Angeles.
Because California is a community property state, Brand may be entitled to half the couple’s assets acquired during their brief union.
It looks like Brand not only got to chop down those happy melons for a few years, he also was able to take home some millions out of it?! Life just isn’t fair.