Retired tennis ace Martina Navratilova is facing legal action from her former 'wife' after allegedly reneging on a financial agreement.
Navratilova exchanged vows with Toni Layton in New Hampshire in 2000, but the union was not official because gay marriage will not be made legal in the state until January 1st, 2010. The pair, which started dating in the early 1990s, split its time between houses in Colorado and Florida, but Layton alleges she was left broke and homeless when Navratilova abruptly ended the relationship and booted her out of the home they shared.
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According to a lawsuit recently filed by Layton in Sarasota, Florida, the former couple agreed to "evenly share... all assets earned and obtained by either." Layton claims Navratilova broke the agreement when she cancelled her ex's credit cards and kept all the money from their joint accounts, reports the National Enquirer.
Read the rest of Navratilova's story at Starpulse.com.
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