Maureen McPhilmy is an American celebrity and a public relation executive. She was born on May 11, 1966, as Maureen E. McPhilmy. An American by citizenship, she rose to public attention for marrying an American television host and syndicated columnist Bill O’Reilly. She is currently known as the ex-wife of Bill O’Reilly.
Since Maureen McPhilmy got into media radar because of the marital relationship with Bill O’Reilly. The issues in their marital life and divorce highlighted Maureen’s presence to the media. There is no information available on the personal and professional life of Maureen McPhilmy.
Maureen E. McPhilmy’s and Bill O’Reilly relationship
Maureen E. McPhilmy and her husband Bill O’Reilly met in 1992 in their workplace where Bill served as a host of the program ‘Current Affair’ while Maureen worked as a public relations executive. After spending some time knowing each other; they fall for each other and started dating. After four years of a love relationship, the couple got married on November 2, 1996. The couple is blessed with two children named Spencer O’Reilly and Madeline O’Reilly. Maureen and Bill spent 20 years in each other’s arm. However, the blessed couple got separated on April 2, 2010, and their divorce was confirmed on September 2011. The custody of the children is granted to their mother Maureen E. McPhilmy after three years of the court battle for the custody of the children.
Reason for the divorce
Maureen E. McPhilmy and Bill O’Reilly have a considerable age difference. Bill O’Reilly is 17 years older than Maureen. Even though there was the age difference, it really did not matter when it came to love. However, Maureen, it came to light that Maureen filed for divorce against her husband Bill because of the physical abuse by her husband Bill. She claimed that she was dragged down a staircase by the neck by her husband Bill when they had a little argument. Bill O’Reilly declined the claim of Maureen but their daughter Madeline confessed that she witnessed the assault at their house at Manhasset, New York.
Maureen also fought for the custody of her children. The battle for the custody went on for three years and finally, in 2015, the custody of the children was granted to Maureen, their mother, by Nassau Country Supreme Court Justice.
Maureen E. McPhilmy and her second marriage
Maureen E. McPhilmy is a beautiful lady as one can see her in the picture. Even though she is 50 years old, she still looks young and no less than a model. She has an amazing persona and the graciousness that can attract anyone easily. After the tough battle over divorce and custody of her children, she is finally happy with her life. During the tome, she met with a country police detective called Jeffery Gross. Jeffery is a widower and is the father of two teenage children. His wife died in 2006 due to ovarian cancer. His heart also needed to be cured as of Maureen. They fall in love and later got married. Maureen is living blissfully with her second husband in his house along with their children.
$10 million lawsuits and attack on Jeffery
It is said that Bill O’Reilly wanted revenge and get back on Maureen so he had accused Maureen of having an affair with the detective when she was still married to him and filed for $10 million lawsuits. But the case was dropped by the court lacking the evidence. Bill did not stop on that but tried to ban Maureen and her husband Jeffery from the Catholic Church which he attends. He also recommended investigating on the internal affairs on Jeffery Gross.