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High society’s ugliest divorce – 5.5 carat diamond up for auction Memorial Day Weekend

Get ready for the yard sale of the century.

Whitney St. John Fairchild and James B. Fairchild in 2009 - Via DailyNews
Whitney St. John Fairchild and James B. Fairchild in 2009 – Via DailyNews

A month after Confidenti@l exclusively reported that James B. Fairchild and Whitney St. John Fairchild would auction off belongings from their Bridgehampton estate over Memorial Day weekend, the divorce sale is on. But not before a little more drama unfolded Tuesday in Suffolk County Court.

Attorneys for James Fairchild filed an emergency injunction Tuesday asking that Whitney Fairchild be removed from the Highland Terrace house, where they claim she’s been interfering with auctioneers who are busily preparing for this weekend’s grand housecleaning.

At the end of the day Tuesday, Suffolk County court Judge David Riley allowed Whitney Fairchild to remain in the house, but ordered her to stay clear of the auctioneers while they work.

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