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"She became very dominating and controlling, and, it became very apparent she was treating my brother badly," Janis said. We all agreed that she did not like the fact that Greg had a higher profile, and that she was now taking a back seat," she added., Norman’s whirlwind marriage to Chris Evert collapsed in 2009 after being together for 15 months.
The ex-couple, in their 50s, were joined by about 100 guests in a no-expenses spared wedding in the Bahamas in June 2008.
They reportedly spent upwards of wo million dollars on their wedding in the Bahamas.
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