EXCLUSIVE: Socialite Hollie Nasser steps out with mystery man on Derby Day following split from investment banker Charlie Aitken – after rocking Sydney high society with their relationship
September: Ellie Aitken, a lawyer turned fashion designer, joins an investment firm Pallas, which is a rival to her husband’s firm, Aitken Investment Management
October: Mrs Aitken sends a cheerful birthday message to her friend Hollie Nasser, saying she is ‘so lucky to have you in my life.’
November: It is publicly revealed that Aitken and Nasser’s marriages have both ended.
Mr Nasser, Mr Aitken’s business partner at Aitken Investment Management, is resigning as director of the board and will be replaced by his brother Damien.
Ms Aitken will also step down as the company’s executive at the same weekend.
Days later, police take out a domestic violence arrest warrant against Mr. Nasser on behalf of his estranged wife.
Mr Aitken confirms he is in a relationship with Ms Nasser.
“I can confirm that I have separated from Ellie Aitken and am in a relationship with Hollie Nasser,” Aitken said.
“My sole focus is on my children and I will make no further comment.”
December: Mr Nasser speaks out about the AVO and announces that he plans to fight the allegations when the case goes to trial on December 15.
Mr Aitken is photographed running errands with Ms Nasser and taking items to her home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.
Later that evening, Mrs Aitken posts photos of her with Mr Aitken at their son’s Rugby Awards night.
It has emerged that Ms Nasser’s car was allegedly vandalized, with someone scratching the word ‘slut’ on one of the doors
Ms Aitken leaks the heated messages between her and Ms Nasser as their friendship deteriorates.
Mr Aitken is later spotted at the family home, involved in a confrontation with Ellie as he picked up his clothes.
The Nassers are also spotted with their children.
Ellie Aitken reveals she will be ‘taking a break from social media’ as she deals with the fallout from her failed marriage.
“The truth is that, despite the support of friends and family, I have not been able to cope well with the deeply hurtful lies, gossip and innuendo that surrounded the break-up of my relationship,” she said.
‘I had tried to put on a brave face and tried to control my feelings and well-being, despite the fact that I had no control over the reasons for my sadness.’
It is also revealed that Mr Nasser withdrew up to $7.5 million from Mr Aitken’s firm.
Be able to: Hollie and Charlie broke up
July: Charlie and Ellie Aitken reunite in Europe after a public split
November: Hollie makes her social media debut with James Hodgman
January: Hollie is the sole owner of the Passington home she once shared with her husband, investor Christopher Nasser, before their split
February: James Hodgman is involved in a disturbance in Rose Bay and is accused of assaulting two men
Hollie begins a new romance
March: Ellie is rumored to be dating former Olympic sailor and Bahamas fund manager Mark Holowesko
November: Hollie was spotted with a mystery man on Derby Day