Who is Martin Shkreli Wife in 2020? Some Facts You Should Know
Learn all the details you need to know about the wife of Martin Shkreli.
If the name Martin Shkreli does not ring a bell, then you might have heard of 'Pharma Bro' somewhere online. He is a convicted felon and former hedge fund manager.
He is the co-founder of the hedge funds Elea Capital, MSMB Capital Management, and MSMB Healthcare. He is also the co-founder and former CEO of biotechnology firm Retrophin; and founder and former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals (now Vyera Pharmaceuticals).
In 2017, Martin Shkreli was charged and convicted in federal court on two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiring to commit securities fraud.
As a result, he was sentenced to seven years in federal prison and up to $7.4 million in fines. With some recent news that's emerging on the subject of his romantic relationship, many people seem to be eager to know who his wife is in 2020. So, we compiled some details on the matter below.
Who is Martin Shkreli Wife in 2020?
Martin Shkreli is not believed to be married in his life, so there are no details available on the subject of his wife and married life. But just recently, there's news emerging of his alleged involvement in a relationship with a journalist.
Martin Shkreli and former Bloomberg journalist were involved in a relationship with each other.
Source: New York Post
A viral interview by former Bloomberg reporter Christie Smythe reveals that the reporter was engaged in a romantic relationship with Martin Shkreli. In the interview, the journalist revealed that she upended her 'perfect little Brooklyn life' by falling in love with the guy who is currently serving his prison sentence.
In the play 'The Journalist and the Pharma Bro,' based on Janet Malcolm's famous discourse on journalistic ethics, Stephanie Clifford describes how 'over the course of nine months, beginning in July 2018, Christie Smythe – who broke the story of Shkreli's arrest in December 2015 – 'quit her job, moved out of [her] apartment and divorced her husband.'
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And Christie Smythe seems to be happy with how things ended up. As per Stephanie Clifford, Christie said, 'I fell down the rabbit hole,' and admitted that she is happy there.
'Ms. Smythe's conduct concerning Mr. Shkreli was not consistent with expectations for a Bloomberg journalist,' Bloomberg spokesperson made a statement on the matter, as per USA Today. 'It became apparent that it would be best to part ways. Ms. Smythe tendered her resignation, and we accepted it.'
Martin Shkreli Still Seems to be in a Relationship With Former Bloomberg Journalist Christie Smythe
During the trial of Martin Shkreli, reporter Christie is believed to have kissed for the first time in a prison visitors' room. 'I told Martin I loved him,' Smythe said in the interview. 'And he told me he loved me, too.'
Reporter Christie Smythe left her job after she fell in love with Martin Shkreli.
Source: USA Today
'She asked if she could kiss him, and he said yes,' Stephanie Clifford added. 'The room smelled of chicken wings, she remembers. They couldn't touch beyond a chaste hug and kiss, per prison rules, and have never slept together, but the relationship moved forward through continued visits, phone calls, and emails.'
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But suddenly, after the coronavirus pandemic, Martin Shkreli stopped communicating with Smythe, according to Stephanie Clifford. And his only comment was, 'Mr. Shkreli wishes Ms. Smythe, the best of luck in her future endeavors.' To the remark, Smythe responded, 'That's sweet.'
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