The ladies in this club were all married to multimillionaires, but each of their relationships ended in the bitterest of divorces. Now these women have banded together with Michelle Young to create a formidable pressure group
Michelle first made headlines (in the Daily Mail mainly) when a judge lifted reporting restrictions in 2009 on her extremely dogged efforts to grab her rightful share of her husband’s suspected £400m fortune. Property developer Scot Young had walked out on their 11-year marriage three years earlier, declaring that the collapse of a big Russian deal had left him penniless. His wife wasn’t having it. Her contention was, and still is, that Young, who counted Sir Philip Green among his friends, was worth “a few billion pounds at least”.