WEST PALM BEACH — Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone’s wife last week filed for divorce in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, and court documents say the couple’s 25-year marriage is “irrevocably broken.” said.
Entrepreneur and former model Jennifer Flavin filed a petition to “dissolve the marriage” on August 19, court records show. The couple married in May 1997 in London and had three daughters. 25 year old Sophia, 24 year old Sistine and 20 year old Scarlett. In December 2020, the couple purchased a lakeside Palm Beach property on the northernmost tip of the island.
“I love my family. We are working on these personal matters amicably and privately,” Stallone, 76, said in a statement Wednesday to the New York Post.
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The dissolution petition alleges that Stallone was involved in “the intentional dissipation, depletion and/or waste of the marital assets that adversely affected the marital fortunes financially.”
The documents show that Flavin, 54, is demanding that “she be compensated and perfected by receiving marital property and distributing it unequally in her favor.” Flavin is also seeking exclusive use of the Palm Beach estate while divorce proceedings are pending, records show.
Known for iconic movie roles like ‘Rocky’ and ‘Rambo’, Stallone spends a lot of time with his family in South Florida and once owned a property near Coconut Grove in Miami. His late father, Frank Stallone Sr., had a home in Wellington and was well known among the village polo community.
Sylvester Stallone’s acting and writing career earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay for 1977’s “Rocky.”
In 2015, Stallone reprise his character Rocky Balboa in “Creed” and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Julius Whigham II is a criminal justice and public safety reporter for The Palm Beach Post. You can reach him at [email protected] and follow @JuliusWhigham on Twitter. Support our work: Subscribe now.
This article originally appeared in the Palm Beach Post. Jennifer Flavin seeks divorce from Rocky’ ‘Rambo’ star Sylvester Stallone