Ric Flair Getting Divorced (Again)

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This makes four failed marriages for "The Nature Boy". The guy's a legitimate legend, but he really is a deadbeat and an alcoholic piece of shit.

http://www.cagesideseats.com/2012/9/1/3285792/ric-flair-going-through-fourth-divorce-waiting-for-wwe-call-up

CagesideSeats.com said:
Ric Flair going through fourth divorce, waiting for WWE call up
by Keith Harris on Sep 1, 2012 6:30 PM EDT




Ric Flair's fourth marriage lasted almost three years, which is good going when his wife was arrested for assaulting him three months into the marriage I suppose.
Details are scarce at the moment, but Dave Meltzer in this week's Wrestling Observer Newsletter reported that Ric Flair is currently going through a divorce, his fourth one, with his current wife Jacqueline Beems. Apparently, Flair is the one who filed for divorce and cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for their break up.

The news is unsurprising as less than two months ago Flair was assaulted by Beems at his home, according to a local police report. This wasn't the first such incident during their marriage together, as Beems was arrested for simple assault on February 21st, 2010 after getting into a fight with Flair upon their return to their residence after a night out. They managed to patch things up after that highly publicised and embarrassing affair, but obviously the second fight that required police intervention was the straw that broke the camel's back.

The cause of their second fight together never came out publicly, but Ric Flair still living The Nature Boy lifestyle and their money problems worsening with Flair losing his job with TNA were likely to blame. Ric's adultery was at the heart of his divorce with second wife Beth, while third wife Tiffany VanDemark quickly had enough of his inability to retire gracefully and live a more normal life.

Expect a fifth marriage in the not too distant future for Flair, as he obviously has a psychological need to be in a serious relationship at all times, even though he clearly finds it difficult to fully commit to a partner and amend his behaviour to ensure that a marriage lasts the test of time.

Meltzer also had the latest on his status with WWE:

There was talk surfacing of Flair replacing [Vickie] Guerrero with [Dolph] Ziggler but I don't know how serious that is. Plus, even though Flair can legally start with WWE on 9/10, WWE has yet to sign anyone from TNA since the lawsuit was filed.
This may explain why Ziggler is currently in a holding pattern of putting over the likes of Randy Orton and Sheamus on a seemingly weekly basis. WWE may not want to pull the trigger on him cashing in the Money In The Bank briefcase and winning the World Heavyweight Championship until TNA's lawsuit against them for contract tampering has been dealt with and Flair can return to WWE as his manager.

I have mixed feelings on Flair becoming Ziggler's new manager. Though it should help Ziggler to be taken more seriously, there is the risk that he will be overshadowed by Flair and make it more difficult for him to get heel heat. At least being managed by Vickie ensures plenty of boos. Personally I think Flair would be much better utilised in an onscreen figurehead role - what do you think Cagesiders?
 

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I wish these dirt sheet guys would just report the news. I don't need an internet neckbeard to profile Flair's psyche.
 

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I wish these dirt sheet guys would just report the news. I don't need an internet neckbeard to profile Flair's psyche.
Its his deep-seated daddy issues that cause him to flip over the turnbuckle when Irish whipped.