Mary-Kate Olsen is single and ready to mingle, at least according to an unnamed source speaking to the tabloids.
Olsen is reportedly back in the city after a summer spent in the Hamptons and staying on the Upper East Side. An insider told Entertainment Tonight that following her divorce from husband Oliver Sarkozy in May after five years of marriage, “She’s single and having fun.” Although she was spotted with a mystery man earlier this week, the source insists, “She’s not seriously with anyone, but she’s dating.”
In August, another source told ET that Olsen wasn’t ready to start dating again as “The ink’s not even dry!” They also said that romance was not the top priority in Olsen’s life at the moment as “There is no shortage of things in her life that bring her joy right now.” Since then, however, it seems she’s had a change of heart. Now that Mary-Kate is back on the dating scene, the source says, “She’s doing great and seems happier than she’s been in a long time.”
Olsen’s divorce from Sarkozy earlier this year was complicated at every turn by the coronavirus. Her original filing was rejected by the New York County Clerk because the courts were closed to nonemergency business due to the pandemic and the emergency order she filed to keep Sarkozy from kicked her out of their shared Gramercy apartment was also rejected. Page Six reported at the time that quarantine was the beginning of the end of their relationship after Sarkozy invited his ex-wife, Charlotte Bernard, to move into their $5 million Bridgehampton home. But a source confided that the marriage was already over before that, telling the outlet, “It was simply erosion…growing apart. No cheating or betrayals…sometimes couples just run their course. The plan to move in his family was his way of moving on, and the final straw for Mary-Kate.”
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