The marital union of two of England’s great fortunes has come undone:

Indeed, at the 2003 society wedding of Kate Rothschild and Ben Goldsmith, it appeared the young couple had the world at their feet. Now, their marriage lies in tatters. Rothschild’s unlikely affair with the American rapper Jay Electronica led Old Etonian Goldsmith to announce their divorce this week, unleashing a war of words between the pair on the social media website Twitter. But the bitterness has only just begun. This is set to be a most messy divorce – for as well as the complexity of the couple’s finances, Ben’s brother, Tory MP Zac, left his wife, Sheherazade Ventura-Bentley, for Kate Rothschild’s sister, Alice, which should make for some awkward family gatherings.

Good grief. Sheherazade Ventura-Bentley — isn’t she NPR’s Montenegro correspondent? I want to see her wrestle Ofeibia Quist-Arcton in a wading pool full of Jell-O. But that’s just me. Why? Because like this dude, I am a nerd who:

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