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    News Former skater ordered to pay "husband"

    Former figure skater and model, 86, ordered to pay 'trophy husband' $157,000 in support


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    Is that a one time payment of 157,000 or a yearly payment?

    Any information on her as a skater? I haven't been successful in finding anything even though she is said to be a world class skater. What name did she skate under and what country did she represent?
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    “Now at 66 years of age, with a longtime economic dependency, the breakup of their relationship has caused Mr. Walker to be economically disadvantaged in terms of what he had been accustomed,” said Wong.
    Poor baby.

    I never bought the argument that someone is entitled to be rich all his life just because he "became accustomed" to being rich.

    He lived a comfortable life style because he was the escort of a rich lady. Now he is not the escort of a rich lady. Life's little ups and downs.

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    So there really are vampires in real life.

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    On a more positive note: going by the picture, she's still a beauty at 86!

    Do you suppose she could be Valerie Moon? The article says she was married three times and her last husband's name was Brown. Fortune need not be her maiden name.

    The lady in the article was born in England and would have been about twenty years old in 1947. Valerie Moon, I believe, came in second to Cecilia Colledge in the 1947 and 1948 British Professional skating championships. Here she is showing her dogs a few years later..

    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/do...ics-share-this

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    Poodles dressed up in hilarious outfits and an 86 year old woman threatened with a sex scandal? Got to love the figure skating boards

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    Ask John Nicks?
    Haha, yeah, he would totally know who she is! Though I think Mathman has been a formidable sleuth as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Icey View Post
    Is that a one time payment of 157,000 or a yearly payment?

    Any information on her as a skater? I haven't been successful in finding anything even though she is said to be a world class skater. What name did she skate under and what country did she represent?
    I'd guess she skated for England & was born in 1926. There were no World championships held between 1940-46 because of the War. So she was either young or older when she competed? I've never heard of her. Ask John Nicks?

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