In a recent series of tweets Mr Bannatyne revealed that the final divorce documents had arrived by email:
“I just received my Decree Absolute by email, isn’t that nice?”
The health club magnate also used Twitter to comment on the cost of his divorce, saying the size of the settlement meant some of his staff would lose their jobs. A recent tweet read:
“No spare cash & having to make staff redundent (sic) due to cost of divorce.”
Last year Mr Bannatyne’s reassured staff that everything was being done to safeguard their jobs.
Peter Jinks, a friend of Mr Bannatyne, tweeted his support following the announcement.
“I’m not going to let my friend @DuncanBannatyne forget that he did everything he could to save his marriage…”
Mr Bannatyne married second wife Joanne McCue in November 2006 and the couple had two children. The entrepreneur also has four children from his first marriage.
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