Brynne Edelsten, the former wife of millionaire and businessman Geoffrey Edelsten, has been charged with trafficking ice.
On May 11, the socialite was arrested and is now facing three charges relating to trafficking, possessing, and using methylamphetamine. As well as a fourth charge relating to being in possession of property suspected of being the proceeds of crime, according to the Herald Sun.
“Earlier this month, I was charged with criminal charges,’’ Brynne said in a statement to the Herald Sun.
“I am shocked and saddened by these events and will be vigorously fighting all charges.
“I am very thankful for the support of the team around me and will not be making any further comment.”
In a seperate statement obtained by the Herald Sun, Victoria Police said officers entered the property at 3pm under a warrant, and seized a number of illegal items.
“Officers attended the Hazelwood Road property about 3pm and seized what is believed to be magic mushrooms, methylamphetamine, prescription drugs and an allegedly stolen electric bike,” the statement said.
“A 39-year-old Boronia man was arrested at the scene and later charged with traffick methyl-amphetamine, attempt to traffick alprazolam, possess methyl-amphetamine, possess schedule 4 poison and deal property suspected proceeds of crime.
Brynne Edelsten (38) rose to notoriety after she married Geoffrey Edelsten (78) in 2009. However in 2014, the couple got divorced and Geoffrey Edelsten moved onto new bride Gabi Grecko (30) who he divorced five months later in 2015.
Brynne Edelsten has had a hefty reality TV career since marrying Geoffrey, appearing on Dancing with the Stars, Celebrity Splash and is soon to appear on the latest season of SAS Australia. She also had her own reality TV series, My Bedazzled Life, which ran from 2012 until the couple divorced.
In 2016, the reality TV star was made bankrupt in 2016 over unpaid legal fees relating to her divorce with the millionaire.
Edelsten is due to face court on October 8.