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A judge says he will be ‘forced’ to give Rudy Giuliani a prison sentence unless the former mayor pays his ex-wife $225,000 by next month


Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani ran for president as a Republican in 2008.Charles Ommanney/Getty Images

  • A judge has ordered Rudy Giuliani to pay his ex-wife more than $225,000 by next month or risk jail time.

  • The New York Post reported that the former New York mayor did not attend a hearing on Friday.

  • Giuliani told the outlet he didn’t know the court date: “I’ve never missed a court date.”

A Manhattan judge has ordered Rudy Giuliani to pay his ex-wife at least $225,000 by next month or risk going to jail, according to the New York Post.

The Post reported that the former New York mayor did not attend a hearing on Friday involving his ex-wife, Judith Giuliani.

In a lawsuit, Judith Giuliani, to whom he was married from 2003 to 2018 and has no children, claimed her ex-spouse fell behind on child support payments totaling $262,000 from their settlement. divorce of 2019, according to the outlet.

“If the amount is not paid by that date, I will be obliged – unfortunately because it is not something that I want to do – I will be obliged to remand the defendant in custody,” said the Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Michael Katz. said, according to The Post.

On Saturday, Giuliani told the Post he didn’t know the court date: “I’ve never missed a court date. I’m a pretty busy guy — one of the busiest in America — and I’ve never missed a court date.”

Judith Giuliani filed for divorce in 2018 after 15 years of marriage.

In journalist Andrew Kirtzman’s book, “Giuliani: The Rise and Tragic Fall of America’s Mayor,” Judith Giuliani said her ex couldn’t get over losing the Republican nomination for president in 2008 and was “still struggling.” fall in the shit somewhere”.

Giuliani’s growing legal troubles also include a federal criminal investigation into whether he violated foreign lobbying laws through his Ukrainian connections and charges brought against him in June alleging he promoted allegations of Unfounded voter fraud in Pennsylvania.

In 2021, Giuliani fired at least five members of his inner circle to help cut costs to pay his legal fees.

Rudy Giuliani did not respond to Insider’s request for comment before publication.

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