Evidently, up until now prenups have been suggestions in the UK, rather than law. According to The Daily Mail the so-called divorce capital of the world may cease to be a place for high dollar payouts.
This move could be in response to the big bucks that national treasure Paul McCartney paid out to Heather Mills or the $96 million that Beverly Charman won from UK insurance magnate John Charman. The Daily Mail also splashed us with a quick fun fact, evidently Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones have a prenup that will pay her $2 million per year of their marriage and $6 million for every woman that Michael boinks on the side. Good deal.
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Who knows how long this is going to take to become law. At one point, the UK was poised to create binding property rights for long-term non-married couples but that lost a bit of steam. In closing, it's going to be a lot harder out there for a gold digger these days, but the recession is no picnic for the rest of us. And when choosing a prenup, always go with the Massey, it's binding.