An angry history of Shawn Avery as he was divorced by Hilary Rhoda

Swim model and Vogue cover girl Hilary Rhoda shocked people when she married the most hated man in ice hockey in 2015.

The only surprise was that she lasted nearly seven years with Sean Avery, with whom she had a young son, before she filed for divorce on Wednesday, citing “irreconcilable differences”.

Avery, 42, who played in the NHL for 13 seasons — including two stints with the New York Rangers — married Rhoda, 35, in 2015. They separated on July 17, according to court documents filed in Los Angeles earlier this year. the week.

And Twitter has opinions about it.

“What in the HECK did she see in him?!” An Avery hater tweeted. “He seems to have been kicked out of everything he tries and fights with everyone. At some point when you finally ask, ‘Maybe me?'”

“Who would have thought that living with Sean Avery could be so difficult?” Roadmagnet wondered.

The couple married in 2015 after meeting in a bar.
The couple married in 2015 after meeting in a bar.
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Avery and Rhoda share a son Nash, now 2.
Avery and Rhoda share a son Nash, now 2.
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It’s the latest snapshot in the face of Avery, who has left a string of angry people, arrests and lawsuits in his wake over the years. In the NHL, he was known for his in-game squabbles.

Off the ice, he was accused of everything Hit his motorbike in a car He was blocking a bike lane in 2019 (convicted of felony mischief after trial in June) He mocks former Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown and his wifewho Avery thought wasn’t pretty enough for an NHL star.

Then there was a time in 2008, when he publicly mocked fellow NHL teammate Dion Vanoff for dating Avery’s ex-actress Elisha Cuthbert, calling her “mysterious seconds. “

Avery was arrested days before his wedding in Rhoda for allegedly throwing stones at cars, Storm the set of an Off-Broadway show In 2014 when he collapsed due to an assistant serving him pizza, and Twitter threw a tantrum against homeless lawyers in 2016.

Avery played for the Rangers twice, from 2007-2008 and 2009-2012.
Avery played for the Rangers twice, from 2007-2008 and 2009-2012.
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Rhoda is a swimwear model and Vogue cover girl.
Rhoda is a swimwear model and Vogue cover girl.
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His mother-in-law, Marianne Rhoda, wasn’t a fan of Avery either. She tried to get her daughter to sign a contract before marrying him. Instead, Hilary fired Marianne, who was her longtime manager, and did not invite her to the wedding.

Marianne was later subjected to a restraining order in 2017 for harassing her while they all lived close to each other in the Hamptons.

The mother and daughter have been embroiled in lawsuits and counter-suits since 2014 over Marianne’s alleged mismanagement of Hillary’s career and finances.

“Hillary and her mother were very close before this guy came along,” Marianne’s friend He told Page Six in 2016.

He told The Post in 2016:
While Avery tried his hand at the world of restaurants and fashion, his former teammate told The Post in 2016: “He doesn’t have a lot of friends in either line of business.”
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Off the ice, Avery got into verbal altercations with other players — and strangers.
Off the ice, Avery got into verbal altercations with other players — and strangers.
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There were few outward signs that Rhoda and Avery were headed for a split.

In April, Avery – who shares a 2-year-old son Rhoda – spurned his wife on her birthday.

“Happy birthday to the most beautiful woman in the world who continues to evolve as a creative, and most importantly, a wonderful mother,” he wrote on his Instagram account.

Avery has been somewhat of a passion for life ever since he left hockey. He’s tried his hand at the restaurant business, consulting fashion brands and working for a time flipping houses in the Hamptons. He even trained for Men’s Vogue in the summer of 2008 when, in a rare moment of emotional maturity, Calm down I’m from the Black Eyed Peas, who was about to walk out of the photoshoot because he didn’t like the clothes that were offered to him.

In the NHL, Avery was known for his in-game brawls.
In the NHL, Avery was known for his in-game brawls.
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Rhoda's mother was not a fan of Avery - and eventually filed a restraining order against him.
Rhoda’s mother was not a fan of Avery – and eventually filed a restraining order against him.
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Although Avery retired from the NHL in 2012, Try to get back to hockey earlier this year after signing with ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears in February. release him Two days after signing with the team.

Not everyone hates Avery. One of the many lawyers who have represented him in the past told The Post that he had a “strong personality” that made him a good hockey player.

“He’s a fighter, a real street fighter and I think that’s part and parcel of his psyche,” the lawyer said. “But I also found him to be very generous and ambitious in his post-hockey career.”

The family recently moved from New York to Los Angeles last year.
The family recently moved from New York to Los Angeles last year.
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Rhoda said of Avery that
“Some people misunderstand him and think he’s an idiot,” Rhoda said of Avery.
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Rhoda has defended Avery in the past. She told ML Hamptons, “He gets a bad rep sometimes because he’s not afraid to speak his mind… Some people misunderstand him and think he’s an idiot, but if you know him or are friends with him, he’s one of the coolest people out there. He’ll do anything. For anyone, and he’s very generous.”

Their romance began in the New York City Story line. The couple met in the summer of 2009 at Warren 77, a Manhattan bar. Avery described the meeting as Hamptons Magazine Like love at first sight.

“I can tell that I’m part of an old story: a girl walks into a bar and the guy says to her boyfriend, ‘This is the most beautiful girl I’ve ever seen, and I’m going to marry her. “

they got married Four years later at the Parish Museum of Art at Water Mill. A minister from the global Brotherhood movement.

“It’s all smoke and mirrors. He doesn’t have many friends in any field of business,” a former teammate He told the newspaper in 2016.

Neither Avery nor Rhoda answered the calls on Wednesday.

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