Jenna Lyons, the president and creative force behind J.Crew, is in a nasty custody battle with her soon-to-be ex-husband, Vincent Mazeau, over her fortune and custody of their young son, according to the New York Post.
The Post is claiming that Jenna has run off with another woman in the fashion biz, and Vincent isn’t too happy: He’s clamoring for the couple’s house and a chunk of their money, claiming that he gave up his dream of being an artist to help her launch her career. A team-Jenna source, however, claims that she supported his career and purchased him a studio.
Neither partner offered comment to The Post, although a J.Crew spokesperson said, “We do not comment on our associates’ private lives.”
For a retail executive, Lyons has a high profile: This year alone she’s been the subject of fawning New York magazine profiles and was at the center of a ginned-up Fox New controversy after being photographed painting her son’s toenails bright pink: