Sunday, October 21, 2007

Paul McCartney offering $50 million to make wife go away

Last week, it was reported that former Beatle Paul McCartney has offered $50 million to end his marriage to his estranged wife Heather.

That's a lot of money. I don't know how much that would weigh in cash, but I think it is safe to classify it as a 'ton of money.'

Of course, Paul isn't exactly hurting when it comes to finances. He's a billionaire so we shouldn't worry too much about that.

Still, $50 million for a marriage that only lasted five years seems like a steep price.

In a case like this, it's impossible to know who has the moral high ground because there have been charges of misconduct from both sides. However, I do think there are a lot of people who would marry rich spouses if they knew there was a big pot of gold waiting for them after a few years.

I'm not saying this is the case here because I obviously know nothing regarding these two people.

It's just that money is a big factor when it comes to the decisions we make, and for many, that includes decisions about relationships.

Maybe I'm being cynical. Well, on this issue, color me cynical.

1 comment:

Joltin' Django said...

I can think of a dozen or so people whom I'd like to ask to "go away." If only I had the funds to make it so (apologies to Captain Picard).