Great British Bake Off megastar Paul Hollywood is set to be divorced from his estranged wife at a London court docket.
The fifty three-12 months-vintage superstar baker cut up from Alexandra Hollywood, fifty-five, in 2017 after 19 years of marriage.
Mr. and Mrs. Hollywood’s case is indexed to be heard through a choose on the Central Family Court in London on Friday.
District Judge Robert Duddridge is due to supply a decree nisi, which is step one in the direction of their divorce being finalized.
Once a decree nisi has been granted, a divorce petitioner has to wait six weeks and a day to use for a decree absolute – the final dissolution of the marriage.
Mr. and Mrs. Hollywood were formerly reunited following a quick separation in 2013 after he admitted having an affair with Marcela Valladolid, his co-celebrity at the US version of Bake Off.
At a hearing in advance this month, Judge Martin O’Dwyer became instructed that a week-lengthy trial to remedy contested monetary remedy lawsuits was due to start on July 22.
However, Mr. Hollywood’s felony crew showed on Thursday that the trial will not pass beforehand, by agreement among the parties and with the court docket’s approval.
Judge O’Dwyer formerly imposed reporting regulations preventing the e-book of any statistics regarding the parties’ budget which got here out of the court cases, however no longer masking any information which changed into “legitimately inside the public area”.
Mr. Hollywood’s barrister, Adam Wolanski QC, had expressed problem that newspaper reviews contained records approximately the parties’ budget which might have been leaked.
But Alexander Chandler, representing Mrs. Hollywood, said his customer had now not disclosed any information to the click, telling the court docket: “She changed into now not the source and she or he had nothing to do with that story which referred to the economic information of the parties.”