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Woman Who Nicolas Cage Was Married To For 4 Days Wants Financial Support

Emily Reily 22 Apr 2019

Not every marriage is a match made in heaven.

Though it would be nice to believe that committed relationships will all last until the dawn of time, some things just aren't meant to be.

Some people view marriage as a very, very big deal.

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While others simply see it as the next stepping stone in their future.

Marriage can be looked at as an unbreakable vow—a life long commitment to a partner.

But it can also be looked at in a very literal sense as just a piece of paper.

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Short term celebrity marriages often make headlines.


Kim Kardashian's infamous marriage to Kris Humphries lasted a whopping 72 days, which seemed insane to most people.

The divorce garnered a lot of conversation about commitment, and relationships in the public eye.

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Actor Nicolas Cage was only married to a woman for 4 days.

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Erika Koike now wants a divorce, but is also seeking spousal support.

Pardon? Did I hear that right?

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A Fast Paced Relationship


The two started dating in April, 2018, and got married on March 23 2019.

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Rocky Start


The couple was even seen arguing moments before they tied the knot.

If that's not a sign not to get married, I don't know what is.

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Was the Marriage Legit?

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In addition, Koike allegedly says Cage wanted them to start over "in the right way," which apparently proves that the marriage was the real thing.

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Cage: Marriage Based On Fraud

The two were married for about four days after they tied the knot in Las Vegas.

Cage says the marriage is based on fraud and that he "reacted on impulse and without the ability to recognize or understand the full impact of his actions," TMZ writes.

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Responding To His Annulment With a Divorce

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TMZ is reporting that Erica Koike filed legal documents responding to Cage's request for an annulment.

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Koike Wants Legal Fees Paid

Koike says she lost momentum in her career as all this was going on, and that's why she's claiming spousal support and requesting a divorce.

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More Requests

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She's looking for her legal fees to be paid as well.

Am I the only one here who's a little confused as to why she married him, just to immediately divorce him?

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Not Cage's First Rodeo


Cage's previous marriages were to Alice Kim, Lisa Marie Presley and Patricia Arquette. Marriage Number four is seemingly ending in a similar fashion.

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Confusion From The Public

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I'm just genuinely confused, as are a lot of people. 4 days? Why even bother?

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A Secret Ploy

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Was the entire point of the marriage simply to get money from Cage?

It seems odd to do something like that after an entire year of dating. That would be quite the long con.

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Lesson Learned

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We hope Nic Cage learned his lesson for next time: don't rush into things too quickly.

Also, maybe don't get married in Vegas.

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