WEST PALM BEACH — The wife of Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone filed for divorce in Palm Beach County Circuit Court last week, claiming the couple’s 25-year marriage was “irretrievably broken down,” documents show. judicial.
Entrepreneur and former model Jennifer Flavin filed a “marriage dissolution” petition on Aug. 19, court records show. The couple married in May 1997 in London and have three daughters: Sophia, 25, Sixtine, 24 and Scarlet, 20. In December 2020, the couple bought a lakeside estate in Palm Beach, in the far north of the island.
“I love my family. We address these personal issues amicably and privately,” Stallone, 76, said in a statement Wednesday to the New York Post.
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The motion for dissolution alleges that Stallone engaged in “the intentional dissipation, depletion and/or waste of marital assets which negatively impacted the marital estate economically.”
The document says Flavin, 54, is asking that she “be compensated and healed by the receipt and unequal distribution of marital assets in her favor.” Flavin is also seeking exclusive use of the Palm Beach estate for the duration of the divorce proceedings, records show.
Stallone, known for his roles in iconic films such as “Rocky” and “Rambo”, has long lived with family in South Florida and once owned an estate near Miami’s Coconut Grove. His late father, Frank Stallone Sr., had a home in Wellington and was well known among the village’s polo community.
Sylvester Stallone’s acting and screenwriting career earned him Academy Award nominations for best actor and screenwriter for ‘Rocky’ in 1977.
In 2015, Stallone reprized his character, Rocky Balboa, in “Creed,” a role that earned him a Golden Globe Award and another Oscar nomination, both 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 him on Twitter at @JuliusWhigham. Help support our work: Subscribe today.