Madonna divorce perks for Richie: buying a mansion-language school
Divorcing from Madonna truly has it perks, especially if you’re Guy Ritchie.
The “Sherlock Holmes” director who is expected to receive $76.4 million from his separation with the Material Girl, is snapping up a adjoining mansions in Georgian square in Fitzrovia, central London for $9.2 million.
The two houses were originally a language school before it was closed in 2007 according to U.K.’s Daily Mail. A source told the newspaper, “An architect has been hired to redesign the whole house. As well as all the space upstairs, there is a massive basement-which would be perfect for a film screening room.”
Also falling into Richie’s lap following his break-up with Madge: Ashcombe, their 1,200 acre shooting estate; Punchbowl, a pub they had bought in Mayfair and fashion model Jacqui Ainsley, Ritche’s new g.f. who is 13 years his junior.