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The Most Expensive Celebrity Divorces of All Time

Sun., Sep. 9, 2012 10:59 AM EDT
by Terry Shropshire

Lionel Richie with his second ex-wife Diane Alexander (far left) and his first ex-wife, Brenda Harvey (center) at a benefit concert in his honor.

With the amount of molten lava-level hate spewed from one spouse to another when some celebrities get divorced, you wonder how the pair ever got together in the first place, much less got married. And then the amount of money that gets hauled out of one spouse’s bank account into another is enough to make your jaws drop.

Below, with the help of thechive.com and and hiphopwired.com, we list the the most expensive celebrity divorces of all time.

Lionel and Diane Richie (pictured above)
The singer’s second wife, Diane Richie, was awarded $20 million in her divorce from Lionel Ritchie.

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