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Drew Divorcing Stacy?

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Nov 17, 2008 8:25PM

Pop quiz: Let's say that your fourth wife goes missing. And let's say it happens under suspicious circumstances. And then let's say that after her disappearance, the police reclassify your third wife's death from "accident" to "homicide" which only fans the flames of speculation that you're involved in her death as well as said fourth wife's disappearance. Do you:

2008_11_17_drew.jpgA) Repeatedly make an ass of yourself in public

B) Repeatedly take to the NBC Today show to declare your innocence

C) Date a clueless girl half your age

D) Get a divorce

E) All of the above

As of now, it appears the answer is now E. It seems Drew has met with Chicago attorney Jeffery Leving; Leving's specialty is father's rights and divorce (he was involved in the Elian Gonzalez case). Leving confirmed the meeting, saying, "I can confirm that he was in my office," a claim reaffirmed by Peterson attorney Joel Brodsky who said the meeting happened on the one-year anniversary of Stacy's disappearance. You see, "willful desertion or abandonment for at least one year is grounds for a divorce" in the state of Illinois. Peterson has repeatedly claimed Stacy left him for another man and just happened to successfully disappear off the grid. All of this begs the question: if a man divorces his wife but she's not alive to hear it, does it really matter? [Trib]