Just a few months ago, depressed billionaire James Packer spent the “best Christmas I’ve ever had” after reuniting with his second wife, Erica Baxter, and spending a “magical” time with her and their three young children in the US ski resort of Aspen.“It was almost like they’d never broken up,” reveals one close friend. “There was lots of laughter and love there. James was really present, and that hasn’t always been the case.
“He quite simply loved being part of a tight family unit again. I don’t know that Erica will ever take him back, but she’s never going to stop loving him.”
James, 50, last week remained in the McLean Hospital, an exclusive $35,000-a-week US psychiatric hospital near Boston, after bravely announcing he’d resigned as a director of Crown Resorts for mental health reasons.
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9 April 2018