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Mary-Kate Olsen and her estranged husband Olivier Sarkozy will have to sell their $13.5m NYC home

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy will have to sell their $13.5m New York townhouse during their bitter divorce with the words ‘those who lose today will win tomorrow’ written on the ceiling.

DailyMail.com can reveal that the former Full House star and her estranged husband own the lavish home together, which will be at the center of their divorce when they face off at their next court hearing on December 15.

The home features writing in French and Spanish on the ceiling, which takes on a different meaning now that they have broken up. One of the French inscriptions is a poem from Charles d’Orleans, a member of the French royal family in the 15th century, which begins: ‘Go away, go, go, worry, care and melancholia’.

Another says: ‘All gay (happy) people have the precious gift to stimulate serious people’.

The Spanish writing reads: ‘Those who lose today will win tomorrow’.

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy will have to sell their $13.5m New York townhouse during their bitter divorce

Mary-Kate Olsen was spotted out with friends in New York City last week wearing a black beanie, matching trench coat, and boots. In her divorce petition, she claimed she had been effectively kicked out of their rented apartment in Gramercy because Sarkozy had not renewed the $29,000 a month lease during the height of the coronavirus outbreak

Mary-Kate Olsen was spotted out with friends in New York City last week wearing a black beanie, matching trench coat, and boots. In her divorce petition, she claimed she had been effectively kicked out of their rented apartment in Gramercy because Sarkozy had not renewed the $29,000 a month lease during the height of the coronavirus outbreak

The home has writing in French and Spanish on the ceiling, that reads 'Those who lose today will win tomorrow'. One of the French inscriptions is a poem from Charles d'Orleans, a member of the French royal family in the 15th century, which begins: 'Go away, go, go, worry, care and melancholia'

The home has writing in French and Spanish on the ceiling, that reads ‘Those who lose today will win tomorrow’. One of the French inscriptions is a poem from Charles d’Orleans, a member of the French royal family in the 15th century, which begins: ‘Go away, go, go, worry, care and melancholia’

The writing on the ceiling no doubt had a very different meaning for the couple, especially the poem 'Allez-vous-en, allez, allez', which is about sadness staying away from someone

The Spanish writing reads: 'Those who lose today will win tomorrow'

The writing on the ceiling no doubt had a very different meaning for the couple, especially the poem ‘Allez-vous-en, allez, allez’, which is about sadness staying away from someone(left). The Spanish writing reads: ‘Those who lose today will win tomorrow’ (right) 

Another quote says: 'All gay (happy) people have the precious gift to stimulate serious people'

Another quote says: ‘All gay (happy) people have the precious gift to stimulate serious people’

Olsen, 34, who is now an entrepreneur who runs her fashion line The Row, reportedly has an ‘ironclad prenup’ meaning her fortune estimated to be around $250m is safe whatever happens during the divorce.

That means that the townhouse will be the focus on the split from Sarkozy, 51, a banker who is the half brother of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is worth around $60m.

Sarkozy moved his ex-wife Charlotte Bernard (pictured), their two children and his mother into the Bridgehampton home, which some say was the 'final straw'

Sarkozy moved his ex-wife Charlotte Bernard (pictured), their two children and his mother into the Bridgehampton home, which some say was the ‘final straw’

They also own a sprawling five-bedrooms and 4,000-square-foot home in Bridgehampton on Long Island worth millions.

In Olsen’s divorce petition, which she filed in the New York Supreme Court in May, she claimed she had been effectively kicked out of their rented apartment in Gramercy because Sarkozy had not renewed the $29,000 a month lease during the height of the coronavirus outbreak.

Sarkozy moved his ex-wife Charlotte Bernard, their two children and his mother into the Bridgehampton home, meaning Olsen could not stay there.

In the petition Olsen asked for continued use of the Bridgehampton home, their home in Gramercy and another home on East 49th Street in Manhattan.

DailyMail.com can reveal that the last property mentioned is likely to be the most contentious.

The 8,000-square-foot pad came with a private garage which allows them to come and go without photographers taking pictures of them.

There is also a ballroom, elevator, five bedrooms, 22ft high ceilings, seven fireplaces, a private fountain and an artist’s studio – it was previously owned by painter David Deutsch.

The couple have reportedly spent $3m renovating the home which has a communal garden and overlooks a promenade with a ‘Medici fountain’ modeled after the original in Rome.

The 8,000-square-foot pad came with a private garage which allows them to come and go without photographers taking pictures of them

The 8,000-square-foot pad came with a private garage which allows them to come and go without photographers taking pictures of them

There is also a ballroom, elevator, five bedrooms, 22ft high ceilings, seven fireplaces, a private fountain and an artist's studio

There is also a ballroom, elevator, five bedrooms, 22ft high ceilings, seven fireplaces, a private fountain and an artist’s studio 

They also own a sprawling five-bedrooms and 4,000-square-foot home in Bridgehampton on Long Island worth millions

They also own a sprawling five-bedrooms and 4,000-square-foot home in Bridgehampton on Long Island worth millions

It is located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of Manhattan and is close to the United Nations, one of the most sought after

Pictures from inside show a piano in the tastefully decorated living room which has a wood bookcase on the wall. 

The writing on the ceiling no doubt had a very different meaning for the couple, especially the poem ‘Allez-vous-en, allez, allez’, which is about sadness staying away from somebody.

According to one analysis on the blog Poetry Treasures, the poem is ‘a plea to be free of cares, sadness and melancholy’.

The post says: ‘Anybody who feels oppressed by the daily grind, precarious living or seemingly insuperable circumstances can understand what the poet is saying in this poem’.

In the divorce petition Olsen’s lawyers said that the relationship between the former couple had ‘broken down irretrievably for a period of at least six months’.

Reports have claimed that the Sarkozy preferred socializing and going out on the town while Olsen was more of a ‘homebody’.

Another issue was that Olsen wanted a baby but Sarkozy had ‘closed the book on that subject’.

A source told E! News: ‘He felt like he had closed that chapter of his life and didn’t want to go back. She didn’t like the idea of not even being able to explore the possibility’.

Sarkozy and Olsen got together in 2012 and married in 2015 with a 20-year age gap and split up earlier this year

Sarkozy and Olsen got together in 2012 and married in 2015 with a 20-year age gap and split up earlier this year

Other reports claimed that there was ‘simply erosion’ and ‘growing apart’ and Sarkozy moving his family into the Hamptons home was the ‘final straw’.

Sarkozy and Olsen got together in 2012 and married in 2015 with the 20-year age gap apparently being no barrier to them finding love.

They had previously bought another townhouse in Manhattan which they renovated and sold for $6.4m – while living in a rented five story townhouse next door.

Despite only renting the other home, they renovated that one too.

Since they moved out it has been used by a number of famous people including ‘Doctor Who’ star David Tennant.

Last month Olsen was seen walking in New York with a male friend without her wedding ring, sparking speculation they were an item.

However reports have said that the tall, fashionably dressed man was just a friend.

A representative for Olsen declined to comment. Nobody for Sarkozy was available for comment.

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