The custody battle for their furry family member dog Hurley in the divorce of Ant McPartlin and his wife Lisa Armstrong!

The custody battle for their furry family member dog Hurley in the divorce of Ant McPartlin and his wife Lisa Armstrong!
  • Divorce is always complicated and heart-breaking
  • There is finance involved and if the separated couple has children then there is a custody battle for the children

The latest in celebrity breakups is the custody battle for the pets that the couple owned when they were together and now each of them wants to take the primary custody of the furry pet.

This could complicate matters. The same seems to be the situation in the divorce of Lisa Armstrong from her Ant McPartlin.

The divorce of Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong

Ant McPartlin and Lisa are divorcing and the divorce is indeed a messy one. It is learned that the couple is fighting over the custody of their dog Hurley and he is now the major reason for contention.

His lovely labrador, who is now 5, helped Ant McPartlin in overcoming his drinking problem and drug addiction.

Ant has hired the not-so-popular lawyer Nick Freeman, also known as Mr. Loophole, to secure custody of his pooch.

We have reached an agreement on splitting the other assets. But it is the dog over which they are fighting now.

Source: Metro (Lisa and Ant)

The other celebs who also fought over their dogs

This is definitely not the first time that such a fight over the custody of their dog has taken place in a divorce. There are many previous celebrity couples who had similarly fought over their dogs.

In 2007, when Britney Spears was splitting from Kevin Federline Britney lost the custody battle of her two children. PETA wrote to Kevin to seek the custody of their dogs too which he did.

When Cheryl and Ashley Cole divorced, they split everything 50-50 but were fighting for the custody of their dogs. The Judge granted custody of Boxers Buster and Coco to Cheryl.

Tiger Woods‘ cheating was exposed in 2009 and his wife Ellin took custody of their three dogs. Tiger has been walking the dogs despite the uncertain custody of their children, which was once the subject of a fierce fight between them.

Source: Pinterest (Drew Barrymore)

In 2001, Tom Green and Drew Barrymore were locked in a battle over the dogs when they divorced. They split after just 5 months of their marriage.

They fought over their yellow Labrador named Flossie. It is said that he was their savior when their house was burning and hence each of them wanted to have the dog with them. Drew won the case.

When Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton split in 2013, the dogs went to Nicole and Liam had said that he misses them a lot. He then bought a new Labrador retriever named Spinee.

When Rory McIlroy divorced Holly Sweeney in 2011, they had to part ways with their two dogs, leaving Holly heartbroken. The Judge granted joint custody of their children to the couple after they requested it.

Source: The Source (Mariah Carey)

When Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon split in 2014, their eight dogs were the bone of contention. Their prenup had made no mention of these dogs. Mariah is posting pictures of these dogs on her social media, and she hasn’t shared the verdict with her fans.


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