Back in August, a woman who George Soros had either conducted "a serious meaningful relationship" that lasted five years or had had an “on-again, off-again and non-exclusive intimate relationship," depending on who you ask, sued the billionaire. Adriana Ferreyr was upset about a whole bunch of stuff, including that fact that he apparently used to make her sit at the kids' table. The basis of her lawsuit, however, focused on the promise Soros allegedly made to buy her a “dream home” at 30 East 85th Street before "heartlessly" dumping her a few days after the contract was signed. Ferreyr was pretty pissed about the situation but, as these things go, the duo “briefly reconciled for a romantic night together” during which Jorge supposedly had the Soroses to “whisper in her ear” that he’d given the keys to her dream house to another one of his gal-pals. Adriana also claimed that after she aired her displeasure with Soros' decision to give away her apartment, he slapped her across the face and "proceeded to put his hands around her neck in an attempt to choke her...then allegedly tempted to strike her with a glass lamp narrowly missing though cutting her foot." According to Soros's lawyer, this is all fiction dreamed up by someone looking for a free ride.
Blasting Ferreyr’s claim in her court filing that Soros was obligated to buy her an apartment as “patently preposterous,” the papers state that she “may have been disappointed that Soros moved onto other women, ending her hopes of living in an extravagant ‘dream apartment’ for free.” [The assault] claim is blasted by Soros as “odious and utterly baseless.” His lawyers argue the police report shows that the lamp “fell on [Ferreyr’s] right foot,” adding it makes no mention of choking and she told police, “She was not fearful of Soros.” But Ferreyr’s lawyer, Robert Hantman, told us, “These are chauvinistic and simplistic statements which are devoid of any reality.”
While we have no intimate knowledge of the situation vis-à-vis who's telling the truth and who's telling lies here, as a thought experiment for the group, perhaps we can explore the question of why Georgie is still carrying on with this whole thing? Obviously when he decided to put the "on-again, off-again non-exclusive relationship" on ice, he could have just let Ferreyr keep the apartment, as it amounted to less than pocket change for him; he also could have, by this point, chosen to settle, rather than letting it all play out publicly. Is the refusal to do so in either case a conscious decision by Soros to send a message to any would-be on-again, off-again non-exclusive girlfriends that apartments don't grow on trees? And that when their time together is over, they shan't expect any parting gifts, nor should they expect him to roll over and take it when said assets are demanded of him, like he's the god damn apartment fairy? And that he hears, and this is a direct quote, "Hoboken is lovely this time of year"?