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Society splits of Nasser and Aitken families linked to baby monitor – as ‘lovers’ are pictured

Investment banker Charlie Aitken has been pictured with his new lover Hollie Nasser days after confirming he had split with his wife of 19 years, and begun a relationship with her best friend.

The new happy couple was seen in Sydney’s eastern suburbs on Friday, running errands and taking items into the house luxury house Mrs Nasser previously shared with her husband Christopher-John ‘CJ’ Nasser. 

It is the first time the new lovers have been seen together since their two marriages ended early last month.    

Mr Aitken, 48, and his wife Ellie, 42, had been long-time friends of the Nasser’s. Mr Nasser was a director of the Aitken’s wealth management company.

Sources close to the two couples said a baby monitor was central to the breakdown of the Nasser’s marriage. 

Ms Nasser emerged from the house again hours later wrapped up in a light knitted sweater

Ms Nasser has remained at the marital home in Sydney's eastern suburbs where her relationship with Mr Aitken was first revealed

Ms Nasser has remained at the marital home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs where her relationship with Mr Aitken was first revealed

Dressed casually in a black t-shirt and khaki shorts, Mr Aitken smiled as he stepped out of the black Audi SUV with Ms Nasser in tow

Mr Aitken and his wife Ellie had been long-time friends of the Nasser's, and Mr Nasser was a director of the Aitken's wealth management company

Mr Aitken and his wife Ellie had been long-time friends of the Nasser’s, and Mr Nasser was a director of the Aitken’s wealth management company

Ms Nasser shared a series of pictures outside the home in 2018 when they bought the home for $2.2 million

Ms Nasser shared a series of pictures outside the home in 2018 when they bought the home for $2.2 million

Last week, Mr Aitken confirmed his marriage to Ellie had ended and he was now in a relationship with Ms Nasser.  

‘I can confirm I am separated from Ellie Aitken and am in a relationship with Hollie Nasser. My sole focus is my children and I’ll make no further comment,’ he said.

Both Mr Nasser and Ms Aitken were ‘totally blindsided’ by the union, friends say. 

For years, the two couples were inseparable – taking international trips together and raising their young families as business partners and best friends. 

Dressed casually in shorts and a t-shirt, Mr Aitken waited in a black Audi SUV while Ms Nasser ran items into the terrace house on Friday afternoon. 

Ms Nasser emerged from the house again hours later wrapped up in a light knitted sweater.

In 2018, Ms Nasser shared a series of pictures with her family posing next to a ‘sold’ sign at that same house when she and Mr Nasser bought the property for $2.2 million. 

‘Home’, she captioned the smiling snaps.    

Ms Nasser emerged from the house again hours later wrapped up in a light knitted sweater

The two couples used to travel together and raised their young families as business partners and friends. Pictured dining at Eleven Madison Park in New York before the Covid pandemic

The two couples used to travel together and raised their young families as business partners and friends. Pictured dining at Eleven Madison Park in New York before the Covid pandemic

Hollie Nasser boasted of her picture perfect relationship after they wed in 2016

Hollie Nasser boasted of her picture perfect relationship after they wed in 2016

Hollie and Ellie were best friends and Ellie was said to be 'blindsided' by the relationship

Hollie and Ellie were best friends and Ellie was said to be ‘blindsided’ by the relationship

Hollie Nasser and Charlie Aitken are both seen getting out of his black Audi SUV on Friday

Hollie Nasser and Charlie Aitken are both seen getting out of his black Audi SUV on Friday 

Mr Nasser is being supported by the couple’s close friends, many of whom are said to be ‘horrified with the nature of what’s gone on’.

‘We’ve all distanced ourselves as much as we can,’ one friend of Mr Nasser’s told Daily Mail Australia. 

He was equally shocked when he was issued an apprehended domestic violence order last month by his estranged wife.

The father-of-two intends to fight the accusations with the case to go before court on December 15. 

‘After being deeply hurt by the deception, choices, and actions of other adult parties, I am disturbed that those actions have been followed by manufactured and dishonest claims now being made about me,’ he said.

‘I categorically deny the allegations. They are totally baseless.

‘It is disappointing that others are choosing to make a horrible situation for me and my children even worse.’ 

Hollie was seen heading into her marital home on Friday afternoon with Mr Aitken trailing closely behind

Ellie Aitken, 42, and Charlie Aitken, 48, (pictured together) announced their split in November

Ellie Aitken, 42, and Charlie Aitken, 48, (pictured together) announced their split in November

Ellie Aitken and Hollie Nasser pictured together. 'I can confirm I am separated from Ellie Aitken and am in a relationship with Hollie Nasser,' Charlie Aitken said

Ellie Aitken and Hollie Nasser pictured together. ‘I can confirm I am separated from Ellie Aitken and am in a relationship with Hollie Nasser,’ Charlie Aitken said

A source close to the couple claims Ms Nasser repeatedly revealed to friends she ‘regretted’ taking out the restraining order and was considering having it withdrawn.

Just five years ago, Mr and Ms Nasser were happily married in a lavish ceremony at St Mary’s Cathedral, the new bride happily announcing they’d spend the rest of their lives together.

She constantly described Mr Nasser as ‘the best husband and father’ she and her children could have ever hoped for – sharing photos of extravagant holidays, helicopter trips and days at sea on boats.   

‘The most amazing husband and dad,’ she wrote alongside a photo of Mr Nasser and his daughter. ‘You are our everything. We love you so much.’ 

Ms Nasser was simultaneously telling her best friend she had a ‘perfect family’ and that she and Mr Aitken were ‘the best couple’.

On one occasion, she described Ms Aitken as ‘the most beautiful soul’.

The relationship has left many shocked as both couples had been friends for years (pictured, Ellie Aitken, in red, alongside former Liberal Party deputy leader Julie Bishop, centre, with Hollie Nasser, in blue, at Ms Aitken's 40th birthday party in 2019)

The relationship has left many shocked as both couples had been friends for years (pictured, Ellie Aitken, in red, alongside former Liberal Party deputy leader Julie Bishop, centre, with Hollie Nasser, in blue, at Ms Aitken’s 40th birthday party in 2019)

Ms Nasser shared an insight into her relationship over the years with pictures of international holidays and helicopter trips

Ms Nasser shared an insight into her relationship over the years with pictures of international holidays and helicopter trips

Just a few weeks before splitting with her husband, Ms Aitken posted a gushing birthday message telling Ms Nasser she was ‘so lucky to have you in my life’.

Together the best friends were feted as leading lights of Sydney’s social circuit, regularly photographed at functions and charity events. 

Mr Nasser was an investor and director of the Aitkens’ wealth management company, until he resigned in early November.

Ms Aitken is a former corporate mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Clayton Utz and one time director of the NSW Polo Association.

 

She constantly described Mr Nasser as 'the best husband and father' she and her children could have ever hoped for - sharing photos of extravagant holidays, helicopter trips and days at sea on boats

She constantly described Mr Nasser as ‘the best husband and father’ she and her children could have ever hoped for – sharing photos of extravagant holidays, helicopter trips and days at sea on boats

She also served as an executive director of the investment business she shared with her husband, Aitken Investment Management. She has since resigned but maintains her role as director.

Until 2016, they lived in a spectacular $11 million mansion in Darling Point before moving to a rental property. 

It’s understood Mr Aitken moved out of the family home and is living in a serviced apartment in Bondi Junction.

He’s been hunkering down in the apartment with Ms Nasser, who splits her time between Bondi Junction and her home in Paddington. 

Just five years ago, Mr and Ms Nasser were happily married in a lavish ceremony at St Mary's Cathedral, the new bride happily announcing they'd spend the rest of their lives together

Just five years ago, Mr and Ms Nasser were happily married in a lavish ceremony at St Mary’s Cathedral, the new bride happily announcing they’d spend the rest of their lives together

Ellie Aitken (pictured left) shared a post to Instagram where she gushed about her close friend Hollie Nasser (pictured right)

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