Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy have filed for divorce after being married for five years. 

Olsen requested to file for an emergency divorce after trying to do so on April 17. In April, she was told that the court was not accepting divorce filings due to the coronavirus pandemic and that she would have to wait. 

Olsen attempted an emergency filing after her lawyers were informed that Sarkozy is requesting that Olsen leave their New York City apartment by May 18. Olsen claims that Sarkozy has terminated her lease on the apartment without her knowledge and is now requesting that Sarkozy extend the deadline until May 30 because she cannot move out any sooner due to New York City guidelines on social distancing. There has been no statement of a response on Sarkozy’s end.

In her emergency divorce filing, Olsen is requesting that the terms of the couple’s prenuptial agreement be enforced. Olsen said in court papers, “I am petrified that my husband is trying to deprive me of the home we have lived in and if he is successful, I will not only lose my home but I risk losing my personal property as well.” The emergency filing seeks a court order against Sarkozy that prevents him from disposing of Olsen’s belongings. 

Olsen has also requested continued use of their home in Bridgehampton, their apartment in Gramercy and their other apartment on East 49th Street in New York.

Olsen, 33, and Sarkozy, 50, have almost a 20 year age difference and have been married since November 2015. They have no children together. 

Sarkozy is the brother to the former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and Olsen got her start with her twin sister Ashley Olsen after their role on Full House. Olsen and Ashley have since pursued a career in fashion design.


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