By Heidi Parker For Dailymail. Mary-Kate Olsen is 'doing really well' after splitting from husband Olivier Sarkozy. The actress and entrepreneur has been busy tending to her fashion line The Row in New York City following her break up from the businessman, and her work is keeping her mind off the divorce. Work is keeping her distracted,' a friend told Entertainment Tonight. Seen in June Mary-Kate and her twin sister Ashley are still keen to keep working, despite their huge levels of wealth.
Mary-Kate Olsen, 34, keeps busy with work amid messy divorce
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So when Mary-Kate Olsen settled down with Olivier Sarkozy — a dad-of-two 17 years her senior — not everyone thought it was a match made in heaven, with his ex calling the age gap "grotesque". Insiders say the break-up is bitter, with the year-old banker throwing his wife out of their New York apartment after she filed for divorce in April. Friends say the marriage fell apart because Olivier — half-brother of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy — wanted a stay-at-home wife while she was focussed on her booming fashion business. Famous at one — as one half of Mary-Kate and Ashley - and addicted to coffee at 10, she suffered bouts of anorexia in her teens and dropped out of college. Mary-Kate and Ashley, along with older brother Trent and younger sister Elizabeth, lived with Jarnie in San Fernando Valley but Dave, a mortgage broker, took over the reins of their career. At 17, the girls had the world at their feet and were actively pushing the image of normal healthy teenagers. But at 18, the pair were breaking the non-smoking rule at the legendary Met Gala and downing a fair few tipples.
The Passport To Paris star made sure she was protected during the pandemic, wearing a black face mask and a pair of blue latex gloves as she headed out in about in Soho. Ashley, co-founder of luxury fashion brand The Row with twin sister Mary-Kate, wore her long hair in a loose ponytail, and donned a long brown coat, a black maxi dress and a pair of black sandals. The state of New York is one of the most affected coronavirus hotspots in the world, with , cases of Covid and over 22, deaths, with , of those cases in New York City.
The fashion designer was spotted outside her New York City office on Thursday. Mary-Kate Olsen is back at work after filing for divorce from her husband of four and a half years, Olivier Sarkozy. The fashion designer, who runs the acclaimed luxury brand The Row as well as the contemporary collection Elizabeth and James with her twin sister Ashley Olsen , was photographed leaving their New York City office on Thursday, marking the first time Mary-Kate, 34, has been photographed since news of her split was made public in May. Mary-Kate was seen wearing a black tank top and light-washed jeans, which she accessorized with a black protective face mask, multiple layered necklaces, arm jewelry and a pair of tinted sunglasses. She had previously requested an emergency order to file for divorce from Sarkozy on May 13, according to court documents.