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How to treat post-separation earnings

10th November 2021

Much has been made in the press recently about Adam Woodyatt’s (AKA Ian Beale in EastEnders) landing a lucrative TV deal while his estranged wife, Beverley Sharp, struggles financially. This conclusion has been drawn from the pictures of Sharp apparently shopping for discount groceries – a deed I dare say most of us have committed. Sharp was allegedly ‘unimpressed’ by Woodyatt’s £250k signing-on fee for the well-known ‘I’m a Celebrity’ series. In fact, the couple separated two years ago in August 2019, with Woodyatt allegedly ‘walking out’ after 21 years of marriage. The parties have two adult children together, Jessica Jade (28) and Samuel James (23). The divorce is yet to be finalised, so could Sharp be entitled to any of the I’m a Celebrity fee?

Read the full article here: Law Gazette

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