Dressed up to the nines, Noelene Hogan cut a solitary figure playing four pokies at once on a recent day out at her local RSL club.
‘She gambled about $400 in the space of 15 minutes,’ one onlooker told New Idea. ‘She was all by herself, just sitting there putting $50 in each machine in turn. That’s a fair bit of money, even if your ex-husband is a multimillionaire!’
Friends say the mother-of-five has never recovered from her split from comedy legend Paul Hogan, who left her 26 years ago for Linda Kozlowski, his ‘curvy co-star’ on Crocodile Dundee.
Getting dumped for a much- younger lookalike was a bitter blow for battler Noelene, who stuck with Hoges through thick and thin for 30 years while he was still a humble Sydney Harbour Bridge rigger.
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