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Men's RightsReason not to get Married #7,382: Millionaire tycoon's ex-wife awarded six figure payout even though he made his fortune a decade after they split [UK] (self.TheRedPill)

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Sometimes I come across something that really makes my blood boil. I’ll let the story speak for itself here:

Kathleen Wyatt had earlier demanded a £1.9 million payout from Dale Vince, a former New Age traveller, although she did not lodge a maintenance claim until more than 25 years after they had separated, and nearly 20 years after their divorce.

He has also been forced to pay her legal costs.

Judges were told that the couple met as students, married in 1981 when they were in their early 20s, and lived a New Age traveller lifestyle. They separated in the mid-1980s and divorced in 1992. In the mid-1990s Mr Vince began a business career and went on to become a green energy tycoon after launching a company called Ecotricity - and justices were told that the business group is worth at least £57 million. They have a son together, which may have helped her claim:

Miss Wyatt and Mr Vince were together for two years and had a son, Dane, in 1983, who now lives and works with his father.

But check out how well she’s done as a mother otherwise:

She went on to have another two children during a brief romance with another man who left soon after the children were born.

She now lives in a rundown former council house with her unemployed son Robin Wyatt, 21, her unemployed daughter Jessie, 18, Jessie's jobless boyfriend Ashley Lloyd, 24, and their three-month-old daughter Scarlett. Her eldest child Emily Wyatt, 36, was jailed last year burglary and is in Eastwood Park Prison in Gloucester. The Supreme Court heard she was a heroin-addicted prostitute. Emily's young daughter Alita is about to move into the crowded family house after being cared for by her grandparents. Miss Wyatt has taken jobs picking fruit, and since the mid-1990s has lived largely on benefits.

And what has she learned from this experience pray tell? This is what her daughter has to say:

"Mum told me the night before the court case that she was doing it for women power. "She thinks all men are the same. I have seen my mum struggling for years and she is the best mum in the world.”

Classic victim mentality, and lack of personal responsibility. Dale Vince unsurprisingly disputes the claims. And since his biological son is the only one who’s made anything for himself, who are you inclined to believe?

He said that in considering whether or not to strike out her claim, the five Supreme Court Justices had had to take her best case as if it was true, without hearing the other side. He said Miss Wyatt's assertion that she raised their son alone and in great hardship, was not true. Mr Vince told Radio 4's Today programme that he had given her "a lot of money" and a "great deal of help".

Conclusion: DON’T GET MARRIED!

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[–]Senior EndorsedMattyAnon 82 points83 points  (1 child)

Oh I'm glad she's doing it for women power, otherwise I'd think she was just being a greedy cunt.

[–]tsudonimh 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Sarcasm aside, she has been after him for years, going through any number of lawyers. She has been denied in every court at every stage. In the article, it says that the parties came to this agreement and that the judge approved of it.

That says that she has essentially worn him down to the point where he just wants to give her "fuck off and leave me alone" money. Three hundred large is probably less than he would spend on legal fees going forward.

She is a deadbeat who cant handle money. One her legal bills are paid out of the money, she will be broke again within 2 years.

[–][deleted] 49 points50 points  (2 children)

Men think independence means not having to rely on anyone. Women think independence means not having to answer to anyone.

[–]Mildly_Sociopathic 17 points18 points  (0 children)

Men: What are responsibilities?

Women: What are consequences?

[–]el_beso_negro 6 points7 points  (0 children)

You sir are a poet for the truth.

[–][deleted] 89 points90 points  (16 children)

[–][deleted] 97 points98 points  (8 children)

I'm so happy to be a man. Men age like wine, women age like milk.

[–]watcher45 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Skim milk. Which is water that lies about being milk.

[–]FiveLions 20 points21 points  (4 children)

Lol..stealing this. Never heard it before

[–]MagmaiKH 1 point2 points  (1 child)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7en_MWDDjc
Couldn't find it on youtube but the does it on the cc clip.
http://www.cc.com/video-clips/yotfd4/jeff-dunham--spark-of-insanity-running-off @ 2:40

"It's like eating a piece of gum you already chewed."
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOSQvNDIGaU

[–]1000_sunny 0 points1 point  (0 children)

he kinda looks like jason sudeikis

[–]-Universe- 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I take it that you are new here. It gets repeated a lot on TRP.

[–]allnamesfckintaken 5 points6 points  (0 children)

mainly because a man has to continually be attractive or his wife will leave him but once a bitch gets pregnant, she can lock a guy in and get fat as fuck. guys get fat too but they don't make minimum wage after 10 years of marriage. a woman can start out fit then fat as fuck after 10 years. nobody cares how much money a woman makes. if she's unemployed or stays home to take care of the kids, the guy is still there.

[–][deleted] -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Men age like fine wine. Women age like sour grapes.

[–]Senior EndorsedMattyAnon 23 points24 points  (1 child)

It's good to see that she's kept herself in shape as the years go by rather than getting fat and bitter.

[–]50pluspiller 11 points12 points  (1 child)

He aged really well. She hit the wall at 100 miles an hour.

Just goes to show why men should not get married, why be stuck with that when you can get some hot bitch 20 years younger?

[–]Forcetobereckonedwit 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Or 34 years younger...heh, heh.

[–]CraziAces 10 points11 points  (2 children)

this is why you dont stick your dick in crazy......

[–]snorted_the_red_pill 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Well its not like like there's anywhere else to stick it if you're straight...

[–][deleted] 112 points113 points  (49 children)

I heard about this when it first came up last year, but never imagined that the system was so totally fucked up that she would actually win. I mean, WHAT THE FUCK! How is that in any sense a system of justice? It isn't even as if the one child they share is being looked after by her, or that there was any overlap whatsoever between the time they were together and the time he started his successful company. Then she has the gall to talk about 'woman power' when she has been a useless bag of shit ruining several people's lives by her inability to parent? NEVER, EVER, EVER SIGN THAT BLOODY MARRIAGE CONTRACT!

At least, she hasn't actually won any money as yet, and may well not, but that it has got this far, and cost him 500,000 sterling paying for HER to bring this ridiculous case is bad enough. She should have been laughed at as soon as she brought this up.

[–]Senior EndorsedMattyAnon 35 points36 points  (18 children)