Mooch's Wife Filed for Divorce Just Before Giving Birth

Deirdre Scaramucci was 9 months pregnant when she dumped him
By Linda Hervieux,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 31, 2017 8:41 AM CDT
Mooch's Wife Filed for Divorce Just Before Giving Birth
Anthony Scaramucci was with President Trump when his estranged wife gave birth last week.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Anthony Scaramucci's wife was nine months' pregnant when she hit the new White House communications director with the news that she wanted a divorce, Page Six reports. Deirdre Scaramucci, 38, who gave birth to a boy, James, in New York City on July 24, had filed divorce papers in Nassau County Supreme Court on July 6. The day his son was born, the Mooch was in West Virginia with President Trump at the Boy Scouts Jamboree. The expletive-loving Wall Street veteran reportedly sent his second wife a text saying, "'Congratulations, I’ll pray for our child,'" a source says. A Mooch associate adds that "there was discussion between him, her and the divorce attorneys about Anthony going to the hospital and unfortunately … the delivery was sudden." The 5-pound, 13-ounce baby was born two weeks early.

Deirdre Scaramucci "is mad," the source says, "They really aren't speaking right now." Her lawyer, Jill Stone, tells the paper she "is not making this into a circus. She has children to protect and that’s what she’s concerned about." The former Deirdre Ball reportedly wanted no part of the DC life, and is no fan of the president either. The associate says the Mooch followed a "different career objective that didn’t align with Deidre’s trajectory," and the couple is trying for an amicable divorce. There is a lot at stake in the split: The Daily News reports that Mooch has assets worth around $85 million. (The Mooch said Trump's fight to repeal ObamaCare was a lot like Abraham Lincoln's fight to end slavery.)

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