It would appear that not even the imminent birth of their child was enough to save the marriage between Anthony Scaramucci and Deidre Ball.
Earlier this week, reports emerged about how the White House Communications Director’s wife was filing for divorce. Today, New York Post expanded on their initial reporting by noting that Bell filed for divorce three weeks ago, after she was pregnant for almost nine months.
Page Six says that while Scaramucci was in West Virginia on Monday for President Trump‘s speech with the Boy Scouts, Bell was in a New York hospital giving birth to the couple’s son. Scaramucci didn’t visit his son until Friday, though a source says that he texted his wife “Congratulations, I’ll pray for our child.”
“There was discussion between him, her and the divorce attorneys about Anthony going to the hospital and unfortunately…the delivery was sudden,” said an associate of Scaramucci. “There’s been…a lot of lies.”
Scaramucci’s son was born ahead of his due date, and he was admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit at North Shore Hospital on Thursday.
Scaramucci’s publicist says there was no one else involved in the couple’s separation, and that “the only one he’s dating right now is the West Wing of the White House.” Bell’s attorney also spoke to the media, saying Bell “is not making this into a circus. She has children to protect and that’s what she’s concerned about.”
Bell reportedly dislikes Trump, and sources previously spoke about how she was “tired of [her husband’s] naked political ambition.” While some sources suggest the couple want an amicable divorce, others claim the couple threw barbs where Bell called Scaramucci a “Trump sycophant,” while Scarmucci said “he’s out of her league.”
Shortly after the initial news about his divorce came out, Scaramucci asked the press not to cover his family matters.
Leave civilians out of this. I can take the hits, but I would ask that you would put my family in your thoughts and prayers & nothing more.
— Anthony Scaramucci (@Scaramucci) July 28, 2017
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