Phil Collins’ ex-wife, Orian Seby, was found lying under oath by the judge who dismissed the $20 million lawsuit against the singer.
In a sensational outright dismissal order announced Tuesday, Judge Alan Fine said Cevey “has been willfully deceptive in the course of these proceedings, including lying under oath to this court.” This includes, but is not limited to, giving testimony to
Cevey, who are you? Mother of Genesis Star Sons Matthew, 17, and Nicholas, 21, claimed Collins had promised her half of the sales if she got back together with him after their divorce.
Judge Fine of the 11th Circuit Court of Miami-Dade County, Florida, added:[Her] Complaints are prejudiced and dismissed outright for three independent and conclusive reasons. ”
He said Cevey committed ten separate violations of the court’s order, which “allowed the defendant to obtain core and material findings that tended to substantiate or disprove her claims.” I couldn’t,” he added.
Second, he said that Cevey “has deliberately deceived in the course of these proceedings.”
For example, Judge Fine wrote that Cevey said in court that certain financial documents from Swiss bank accounts existed, but she refused to submit them.
“Her motive for being unfaithful to the court was to evade sanctions and to seek to continue litigation without complying with discovery. should be counteracted and biased dismissals recorded.”
Seavey, 48, and Collins, 71, were married from 1999 to 2007. After that, she was married to investment banker Charles Mejerty from 2008 to 2017, when she reunited with Collins in 2015. In 2020 she broke up again and married Thomas Bates. They split up after that.
Collins’ attorneys, led by prominent Palm Beach divorce attorney Jeffrey Fisher, who is currently defending Sylvester Stallone’s divorce from Jennifer Flavin, said in a 2016 court filing. , said Sevi had claimed she was “mentally incompetent”. Divorce mediation with Mejati But 2020 changed her tune.
According to court documents, Cevey claimed that Collins had voluntarily proceeded with the divorce settlement because he had promised her half of her share house in Miami if she broke up with Mejjati.
Fine writes: “The petition states that she was ‘induced’ to sign a settlement agreement with her then-husband, that the LLC or the person acting on its behalf (i.e., No mention is made of the promises made by Phil Collins.
Cevey received $46 million when he divorced Collins in 2008. This was a record in the UK at the time.
Judge Fein concluded the order in writing that the court reserves jurisdiction to determine claims for attorneys’ fees and costs.