‘Bride of Wildenstein’ got her claws out in New York; her boyfriend learns a lesson about playing with cats
Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes once remarked: “Those who’ll play with cats must expect to be scratched” and now, it seems, 76-year old plastic surgery obsessive and feline lookalike Jocelyn Wildenstein’s boyfriend has ended up getting exactly that.
The former wife of the now deceased billionaire Alec Wildenstein – and the lucky recipient of £2 billion ($2.5 billion or €2.4 billion or درهم9.2 billion) and £79.5 million a year ($100 million or €94.6 million or درهم367.3 million a year) for 13 years after their 1999 divorce – was arrested early Wednesday after gouging her boyfriend’s face with her nails and stabbing him twice in the chest with her scissors at the Trump World Tower apartment they’ve shared for the last 13 years.
Swiss born Wildenstein, née Périsset, appeared in court later in the day charged with felony assault charges in the second degree. She is accused of inflicting injuries with a weapon against 49-year old Canadian couturier Lloyd Klein and allegedly poured hot wax over him, “went for his face with her nails” and “grabbed some scissors and stabbed them twice into his chest”. The cat-like woman is to said to have been provoked into the violent frenzy after Klein allegedly failed to “pay her enough attention” after an evening meal, according to an unnamed source who spoke with the Mail Online.
The source spoke of what happened at length and commented:
“She can blow up anytime, anywhere and absolutely no reason. He says she is a truly beautiful person when she’s on her best behavior. But when flies into one of her incredible rages – look out”.
“… He was very scared, he asked her to calm down but she just got angrier and angrier and threatened to kill him”.
“Lloyd just pushed her inside [a walk-in closet in their Manhattan apartment] o get her to calm down. He told her this couldn’t be happening and this was wrong but he didn’t lock her up [as she claimed at the time]”.
“She started calling her agent, calling 911, calling security, calling anyone she could to say she was being attacked and held prisoner”.
“But when the cops arrived it was patently obvious that she could have opened the door herself”.
“By now Lloyd’s face was all scratched and swollen, he had two scissor stabs to his chest. The police took one look at the blood and realized he was the victim”.
“He knows it will happen again if they live under the same roof. Lloyd is very private and focused on protecting his image and his brand but Jocelyn gets a kick out this”.
“The remarks about her facial features don’t worry her. She likes a good scandal”.
Here, indeed, is a cat that needs to be caged: Jocelyn Wildenstein should be locked up for her and everyone else’s safety.
“Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs” – Desmond Morris
“The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether see a moth or an axe murderer” – Paula Poundstone
“I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals” – Winston Churchill
“Cats have a scam going – you buy the food, they eat the food, they go away; that’s the deal” – Eddie Izzard
“Mad women and cats. The two always end up together” – Unknown
Jocelyn Wildenstein through the ages: