connectVideoNicolas Cage wants annulment just four days after the last trip down the aisle
In his request for an annulment of his four-day marriage, to actor Nicolas Cage claimed he was drunk when he agreed to wed Erika Koike, according to a new report.
The “Face/Off” star, who filed for an annulment on Wednesday, claiming he “lacked understanding of his actions in marrying [Koike], to the extent that he was incapable of agreeing to the marriage.” Us Weekly reported, quoting court documents.
“Prior to obtaining a marriage license and to take part in a marriage ceremony, [they] were both drinking to the point of intoxication,” the court papers state.
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The documents further claim that “as a result of his intoxication, when [Koike], [Cage] that they should marry, [he] reacted on impulse and without the ability to recognize or understand the impact of his actions.”
Nicolas Cage and Erika Koike filed for annulment just four days after getting married in Las Vegas.
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In addition, Cage, 55, stated in the court paper that Koike has no information about “the full nature and extent of her relationship with the other person,” as well as “the full nature and extent of her criminal history,” which allegedly also “additional active criminal proceedings.”
A rep for the Cage not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
As previously reported, the couple — they started dating last April — applied for a marriage license and wed on Saturday in Las Vegas, according to Entertainment Tonight. Citing court documents, the news outlet reported that the actor filed for an annulment just four days later, requesting a divorce and an annulment is not an option.
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For Cage, who snagged an Oscar for his role as a suicidally alcoholic Hollywood writer in the 1995 film “Leaving Las Vegas” this is his fourth marriage. He was married to Patricia Arquette from 1995 to 2001.
After their split, he started dating Lisa Marie Presley. The couple married in August 2002, but the divorce within three months after their secret wedding in Hawaii, according to People.
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Cage went on to marry Alice Kim, a waiter in a restaurant that he visited in 2004. They had a child together with the name Kal-El. Kal-El Cage, the second child, after Weston, who was born in 1990 to the actor, the former girlfriend Christina Fulton.