The previous spouse of a New Jersey person who just won $273 million in the Mega Thousands and thousands lottery says she wishes him the finest, but has just 1 ask for: to halt paying out him alimony.
Eileen Murphy, 53, bought divorced from Mike Weirsky, 54, in Oct. Five months later he won the big lottery jackpot, which he practically didn’t get to acquire right after he unintentionally left the tickets at a usefulness retail store wherever he purchased them.
Murphy was the main breadwinner for the duration of her 15-year relationship to Weirsky and was ordered by the court docket to shell out him spousal support for five decades next the conclude of their relationship, in accordance to “Inside Edition.”
Now, she hopes his unexpected excellent fortune implies she can stop the payments.
“To him, [the alimony] is pocket change at this issue,” Murray advised “Inside Edition” this 7 days. “Think about the sum of funds that he has just received. What I’m paying him is a pittance.”
Earlier, Murray informed the New York Write-up that she does not program to go just after her ex for a share of the $162.5 million lump sum he’ll be collecting: “I’m not going soon after anything. I have morals. I know what I’ve worked for and it’s all the things that I have.”
She hopes that he “does the proper issue,” contemplating the yrs she supported him, but she advised the Write-up that she has no new-uncovered curiosity in getting back again alongside one another.
“He’s not captivating to me all of a unexpected due to the fact he has this money,” Murray reported.
Murray also hopes Weirsky takes advantage of his winnings wisely.
“I hope he does quite excellent items with it,” she informed Inside of Version. “… I’m content for him, I genuinely am. I’m not an indignant person, I’m not a suggest particular person.”
Weirsky seemed a minor delicate about the situation with Murray when he was interviewed by Inside Edition previously this month.
“$270 million does not make me attractive to her — which is what she explained,” he advised the demonstrate, introducing, “It’s more than with. I just want her to prevent getting in my daily life.”