“Our New Zealand trips were usually spent in three to four month stretches. During this stretch in New Zealand, Mutt returned to Switzerland twice, while I stayed behind," she wrote in her memoir. She came to know in 2008 that his hubby was having affair with his secretary, who happens to her friend. “The same friend who'd comforted me over the phone, expressing how absurd it was of me to have any such suspicions of my husband. The idea that she was the mistress... had not even entered my mind.," she added.
Shania realised that her marriage had reached the doom Robert's mistress emailed her that she couldn't control her husband's feelings for. Their divorce finalised last year.