The news came as a surprise to many: The former Federal President Christian Wulff and his wife Bettina have separated. The lawyer of the pair, Christian Schertz said, and thus confirmed a report of the “Colourful”. In his on Wednesday the appearing issue of the celebrity magazine reported that the marriage of the pair stands in front of the.

“As a family lawyer Wulff, I can confirm that Bettina and Christian Wulff separated amicably and all have regulated questions consistently and, above all, the responsibility for their children jointly and in full Compliance exercise,” said Schertz of the DPA. “You are nothing more to explain and ask for the privacy of the family, to respect, especially because of the children.”

Christian and Bettina Wulff made at the time of the separation of public,

the former First Couple is separated for the second Time. The first separation made the Wulff on 7. January 2013 publication, almost a year after Christian Wulff had resigned as Federal President. Met had married the two already in 2006, Christian Wulff was Prime Minister of lower Saxony, and in his first marriage. Only a month after the divorce he married, in March 2008, then Bettina, the brought from a previous relationship a son into the marriage. In the summer of 2008, their son came into the world.

In March 2015, the Couple filed for divorce. But which was never completed – the two approached each other again, shortly after, they were again a Couple. And rails it is serious: On 18. October 2015, they married a second Time, now in the Church, and sealed in the Catholic St. Ludgerus Church on the North sea island of Norderney, their Covenant before God.

This calm seemed to finally return to be with the Couple. However, in mid-September, Bettina Wulff had made for negative headlines. The 45-Year-old had built in großburgwedel under the influence of alcohol accident, but remained unharmed. Already there were fears that it would not be the Pair for the Best. These fears have been confirmed now.


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