In June, “Clueless” star Stacey Dash filed for divorce in Pasco County, Fla., After separating from fourth husband Jeffrey Marty. The actress turned conservative political commentator married the lawyer in April 2018 shortly after meeting him, according to information disclosed at the time, and indicated October 1, 2019 as the date of separation, reports TMZ.
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Now comes the news that Jeffrey is asking for an annulment, reports TMZ – and his reasons for wanting the marriage to be neutralized are interesting to say the least.
According to an August 19 report from TMZ, Jeffrey filed new court documents in response to Stacey’s divorce petition in which he, as TMZ explains, “claims he did not take his vows until after the pastor of Stacey exerted serious religious pressure on him “.
He alleges that 10 days before the wedding, Stacey’s pastor “unexpectedly and suddenly proclaimed that it was God’s will” for him and the actress to marry, and that other clergy also did. pressure on him. Jeffrey further claims that due to the use of “hypnotic prayer techniques,” TMZ reports, he could not legitimately consent to the union.
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According to TMZ, Stacey also wants a judge to call off the marriage as soon as possible. However, she and her attorneys claim that Jeffrey, as TMZ puts it, “showed no unusual signs of his mental state at the time.”
The couple had a roller coaster relationship. In September 2019, Stacey was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence after, according to reports and a 911 call, she had an argument with her husband and daughters. She claimed the incident had been exaggerated and Jeffrey agreed. “Today, the public prosecutor made the right choice in refusing to file a complaint against my wife, @staceydash,” he wrote in a statement shared on Twitter. “She was arrested despite my objection at the time, but due to the ongoing investigation I have waited until now for comment. We both look forward to putting this behind us.”
According to Stacey’s divorce petition, they separated two days after the incident.