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Old 02-15-2011, 11:10 AM
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I read somewhere that his friends talked him out of marriage last time by pointing out how costly a split would be! Plus, he's already got six children to provide for.

O well, he's able to afford it, I guess.
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Old 02-15-2011, 11:21 AM
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This is a situation where you would not purchase a gift before the wedding, but on the way to the ceremony.
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Muriel...you made me laugh out loud! Wow! I love it.

Seriously, I don't get this guy. He must be wonderful to date and not so wonderful to be engaged/married to. Cause he seems to get some pretty nice looking women.
Delighted to hear I have my uses!!!

Is this guy completely pointless?
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Old 02-15-2011, 11:22 AM
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I read somewhere that his friends talked him out of marriage last time by pointing out how costly a split would be! Plus, he's already got six children to provide for.

O well, he's able to afford it, I guess.
.... which begs the question, will he be the Earl Spencer that causes Althrop to be sold, as he has squandered all the other family wealth on expensive and pointless divorce settlements?
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Muriel...you made me laugh out loud! Wow! I love it.

Seriously, I don't get this guy. He must be wonderful to date and not so wonderful to be engaged/married to. Cause he seems to get some pretty nice looking women.
Ms. Gordon is quite beautiful. It's gotta be his title...and obviously, she doesn't read the newspapers.
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Old 02-15-2011, 04:52 PM
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Diana's Brother Earl Charles Spencer To Wed Again In June

I just read that Diana's brother Charles Spencer will be getting married again this summer. I had no idea he had even been divorced from his last wife!

Princess Diana's brother, Charles Spencer, to wed this summer - USATODAY.com
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Spencer announces wedding four months after split from last fiancée | News

Again? He is a male Liz Taylor. I've lost track how many times he has tied the knot already, followed by a messy divorce.
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:00 PM
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For the record its two divorces and at least what 2 engagements, with lots of girlfriends thrown in.

In regards to Althrop...I would guess that Earl Spencer has a great martial lawyer who has become versed in the art of the prenup. He got caught out there twice before, I don't think he would do it again. At least I hope not.
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For the record its two divorces and at least what 2 engagements, with lots of girlfriends thrown in.

In regards to Althrop...I would guess that Earl Spencer has a great martial lawyer who has become versed in the art of the prenup. He got caught out there twice before, I don't think he would do it again. At least I hope not.
Anyone else besides me notice that this new fiancee just happens to be a philanthropist? Are we seeing dollar signs in Charlie's eyes this time? I sure do hope she has a good pre-nup lawyer.
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I expect that marrying the Earl Spencer does result in some martial goings-on.


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In regards to Althrop...I would guess that Earl Spencer has a great martial lawyer who has become versed in the art of the prenup.
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Old 02-15-2011, 08:12 PM
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Karen Gordon seems to be a very nice person,I hope he'll stop here and will be happy.Does anyone know how old is she?
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Thanks Zonk ,
Could you do a part 2 for this thread , already 31 pages...
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Karen Gordon seems to be a very nice person,I hope he'll stop here and will be happy.Does anyone know how old is she?
The article indicated she was 38 years old.
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A Canadian philanthropist who has dedicated her life to improving the daily struggles of orphans abroad is set to marry the brother of the late Princess Diana.
. . . The mother of two daughters started the organization in 2003 following her divorce from Hollywood producer Mark Gordon, who has the movie Saving Private Ryan and TV's Grey's Anatomy among his credits. Princess Diana's brother to marry Alberta-born Karen Gordon


"Charles, the ninth Earl Spencer, is delighted to announce his engagement to Karen Gordon, a Canadian philanthropist who is the Founder and CEO of Whole Child International," said the official statement. Charles Spencer, Princess Diana's Brother, to Wed : People.com
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Old 02-17-2011, 09:25 AM
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Anyone else besides me notice that this new fiancee just happens to be a philanthropist? Are we seeing dollar signs in Charlie's eyes this time? I sure do hope she has a good pre-nup lawyer.

I can't think she has all that much cash, though.
Wasn't she previously married to a Hollywood producer? So she may have gotten a large divorce settlement, but probably not enough to run Althorp, which must cost a fortune to run.

But it may not come to that; there's several months until the wedding! Who knows, he may fall in love with someone else by then!
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this woman should run....far and fast.
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My goodness the man moves fast. I hope this lady knows what she's in for.
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Old 02-17-2011, 09:57 PM
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I just do not get it. With his track record, why would any woman
want him. Is it money, the title. He is not handsome, this woman
is pretty and bright, why?
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A rather snarky article that touches on a bit of what we have said.

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This June, when the sweet peas are in frilly bloom at Althorp, Earl Spencer will marry for the third time at his grand Northamptonshire seat.
As the guests gather for the ceremony, to be held near the lake where his sister Diana is buried on a small island, perhaps they will hark anew at the wonder of aristocratic love once more triumphing over common experience.


Read more: Spencer's the ermine-clad proof some men are born cads | Mail Online
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Why do women find Earl Spencer so irresistible?

Why do women find Earl Spencer so irresistible? - Telegraph
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