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Ex-Stripper Divorcing Ponzi Schemer Who Bilked Uma Thurman, Sly Stallone

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Diane Passage. (Reuters)

Jailed celebrity Ponzi-scheming money manager Ken Starr is being divorced by his former Scores stripper wife, Diane Passage, the New York Post's Page Six has exclusively learned.

While Starr is serving a 7½-year federal prison sentence, Passage is seeking counsel from a divorce lawyer. Sources say the busty brunette -- who quipped to Page Six in October that she was on the lookout for a new companion and, "Billionaire is the new millionaire" -- plans to file for divorce from Starr next month.

When we asked if she was asking for a divorce, Passage -- one of Starr's most valued assets -- told us last night in an e-mail, "It is true but I can't comment any further."

Scheming accountant Starr was convicted in March of bilking $33 million from clients including Al Pacino, Uma Thurman, Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Martin Scorsese and Lauren Bacall, in part to keep Passage in diamonds and expensive furs.

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Starr is behind bars in upstate Otisville, but Passage isn't willing to wait until his release. A source tells Page Six, "She has tried to hang in as much as she can and be supportive. But she's fed up."

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