Memoirs John Cleese Divorce - The television comedian is penning a book to help fund his $12 million divorce settlement. Cleese is going through a difficult time from third wife Alyce Faye Eichelberger. John has called it “The Maintenance Memoirs” with an official biographer.
The memoirs John Cleese divorce writing will be both men taking turns to finish each page.
The book is thought to be able to command an advance of around $2 million from potential publishers.
“I don’t think anybody’s ever done one like this,” John said. “I’d been putting it off — partly because I was too busy, and also because it was too difficult trying to remember things.”
The 71-year-old star has previously said he needs to earn about $1 million a year to pay off the settlement and he is currently on a comedy tour in the UK, dubbed “The Alimony Tour,: which finishes on July 2.
No one knows exactly what he earns on Monty Python re-runs, if anything.
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