Thursday, October 15, 2009

Reality Check #1

Ouch. Michelle Young received a painful reality check when she appeared in court this week in the possession hearing relating to her home in Regent's Park. When she claimed 'exceptional hardship' the lawyer for her landlords pointed out to her that she is no longer rich and that the rent on the property in which she wished to live was £8,666 a month, and suggested that benefits and council housing might be more appropriate for her and the children. Still, she can console herself with the fact that life must surely be even worse for her husband - after all he is £27 million in debt, isn't he? Oh wait, he has an income of £6000 a week and lives in a £1 million flat...

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