Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt yesterday filed papers opposing his wife's demand to be reinstated as the team's chief executive, citing insubordination and an affair she allegedly had with her bodyguard.
The documents were submitted 1 day after Jamie McCourt filed divorce papers seeking to regain her $2 million-a-year job.
In a filing submitted by the Dodgers that opposes her return to the team, Dodgers attorneys allege that Jamie McCourt took a trip with her bodyguard, Jeff Fuller, in early July to Israel on team business, but then headed to France for 2 1/2 weeks and billed the Dodgers for the trip. Jamie McCourt is also accused of not giving her husband any information about her assignments as chief executive and not providing the team with her schedule of public appearances.
In a declaration filed by Frank McCourt, he references Fuller as well, saying before his wife went on the trip she asked him for three things - one of which was to have Fuller be her driver.
He added in a separate filing that the "personal and intimate relationship" with Fuller was confirmed by one of her representatives. Fuller and Jamie McCourt were fired earlier this month.
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