Salah is out of sorts and ‘Fab Three’ aren’t firing for long-ball Liverpool – Warnock


Tottenham vs Chelsea: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview


Mane sends out warning shot to 'excellent' Mbappe & PSG


The inside story of Suarez's stem cell treatment at Barcelona & why it's so controversial


Supporter arrested after throwing banana on pitch following Aubameyang north London derby goal


Rudiger: No excuses, Chelsea deserved to be beaten by Tottenham


Alexis Sanchez doesn't suit Manchester United's style, says Winterburn


Mourinho passion backed by Ince as Scholes & Ferdinand told they 'don't know what it's like'


Pochettino 'so pleased' to see tired Tottenham help him to 100 Premier League wins


'Don't sack Mourinho!' – Liverpool fans call for under-fire Man Utd boss to stay during Anfield win

‘The Lies Would Never Let Up’: How Sarah & Todd Palin Handled Divorce Rumors in the Past Before They Finally Split

  • MEDIATORECONDOMINIALE
  • September 10, 2019
  • News
  • No Comments

Jokes, shrugs, even exclamatory emails: Long before they actually divorced, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd Palin, were used to dealing with rumors that they already had.

In 2010, Sarah told PEOPLE how she reacted after seeing a tabloid headline about a $20 million divorce settlement.

“I call Todd on the cell phone [from the grocery checkout] and I say, ‘Todd, you won’t believe this cover!’ And he says, ‘Twenty million? Write me a check,’ ” she said then. “He’s good about laughing some of that stuff off.”

Still, rumors swirled, in part thanks to Levi Johnston, daughter Bristol’s former fiancé, PEOPLE reported at the time. “It seemed like the lies would never let up,” Sarah said in 2010. “Some days I would say, ‘Okay, Lord, where is the light at the end of the tunnel?’ ” She credited prayer for carrying them through.

A year earlier, a representative for the couple flatly denied any impending split, telling PEOPLE in an email, “No truth to any of the rumors”

“No divorce. No affairs. No land in Montana. Nothing!” the rep wrote. “All lies and fabrications!”

“Our whole life is under a microscope,” Todd told PEOPLE in 2010.

RELATED: The Palins Get Real in at-Home Interview

Kevin Mazur/Getty

In a TV interview that same year, dismissing speculation that she had had plastic surgery on her breasts, Sarah told Greta Van Susteren: “A report like that is about as real and truthful as reports that Todd and I are divorcing or that I bought a place in the Hamptons or that [son] Trig is not my own child.”

But nearly a decade later — and some 31 years after they eloped and after raising five children together — that rumored divorce came true.

Todd filed for divorce from Sarah on Friday, his 55th birthday, court records show. His complaint cited “incompatibility of temperament between the parties such that they find it impossible to live together as husband and wife.” (According to the Washington Post, “incompatibility of temperament” in Alaska is not unlike “irreconcilable differences” in other divorces.)

RELATED: Sarah and Todd Palin Had Dinner with Dean Cain Just Months Before Split — ‘They Were Completely Normal’

The last decade turned the Palins into household names — first as groundbreakers (Sarah was Alaska’s youngest and first woman governor and was seen as a curveball for a Republican presidential ticket) then as lightning rods.

They did not shy from the spotlight, remaking themselves into TV stars after Sarah left office.

“When you’re granted influence, you don’t squander it,” she told PEOPLE in 2010. “I realize that people can stop listening to me at any time. As long as my kids don’t stop, I’m fine with it.”

Click Here: Golf Equipment Online

Advertisement


Got Something To Say!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

BACK TO TOP