Rudy Giuliani and his wife are getting divorced — weeks after she scoffed at his 'tasteless' joke about Hillary Clinton

  • Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife are getting a divorce.
  • The split comes weeks after his wife reportedly gave him a "foul look" after he made a "tasteless" joke about former 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in March at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida.
  • The pair has been married for 15 years.

Former mayor of New York City and Rudy Giuliani and his wife Judith are getting divorced, the former mayor confirmed to Page Six.

"It is with great sadness I can confirm that Judith and I are divorcing," he told the publication on Wednesday. "We hope to do this as amicably as possible, and hope that people will respect the privacy of our children at this time.”

Giuliani had been married to his wife for 15 years since 2003, and said that both he and his wife had expressed problems with the marriage.

"In these divorce situations, you cannot place blame, it is 50/50, there are problems on both sides," he told Page Six. "We will have to divide our properties in New York and Palm Beach."

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Rudy and Judith Giuliani together through the years
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WATER MILL, NY - JULY 29: Judith Giuliani and Rudy Giuliani attend The 24th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit & Auction at The Watermill Center on July 29, 2017 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 14: Judith Giuliani, Santa Claus and Rudy Giuliani attend A Christmas Cheer Holiday Party 2017 Hosted by George Farias and Anne and Jay McInerney at The Doubles Club on December 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
WATERMILL, NY - JULY 29: Judith Giuliani and Rudy Giuliani attend OCRFA's 20th Annual Super Saturday to Benefit Ovarian Cancer on July 29, 2017 in Watermill, New York. (Photo by Mike Pont/Getty Images for OCRFA)
WATER MILL, NY - JULY 28: Judith Giuliani and Rudy Giuliani attend Alzheimer's Association Hosts Rita Hayworth Gala Hamptons Kickoff Event at Private Residence on July 28, 2017 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
EAST HAMPTON, NY - OCTOBER 05: Rudy Guilliani and Judith Guilliani attend the Opening Night Party during Hamptons International Film Festival 2017 - Day One on October 5, 2017 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Hamptons International Film Festival)
PALM BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 3: (L-R) Jerry Seay, Judith Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani and Pauline Pitt attend Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County Celebrate the 36th Annual Winter Ball at The Breakers on February 3, 2017 in Palm Beach, FL. (Photo by Nick Mele/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife Judith Giuliani during Republican president-elect Donald Trump election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York City. Donald Trump defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WATER MILL, NY - JULY 30: Rudy Giuliani (R) and Judith Nathan attend the 19th Annual Super Saturday NY at Nova's Ark Project on July 30, 2016 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Steve Mack/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, left, and his wife, Judith Giuliani, look at a candle on the South Pool at the World Trade Center on September 25, 2015 in New York City. Pope Francis is expected to visit the World Trade Center as part of his six-day trip to the United States. (Photo by Julio Cortez-Pool/Getty Images)
Judith Giuliani, Nicole Kulovany and Rudy Giuliani attend the 'Cantor Fitzgerald Charity Day' at Cantor Fitzgerald midtown in New York City. ?? LAN (Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters) Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani and wife Judith Giuliani attend the world premiere of 'Live From New York!' during the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival at the Beacon Theatre on April 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival)
EAST HAMPTON, NY - OCTOBER 12: Hilary Swank, Judith Nathan and Rudy Giuliani attend 'The Homesman' premiere during the 2014 Hamptons International Film Festival on October 12, 2014 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for The Hamptons International Film Festival)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2000: Mayor Rudy Giuliani and friend Judith Nathan attend a party to celebrate the launch of Zagat Survey's 'Top International Hotels, Resorts & Spas Guide' at the Hudson Hotel on W. 58th St. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 25: Mayor Rudy Giuliani and friend Judith Nathan attend the New York Yankees' first home game since the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks. (Photo by Linda Cataffo/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2002: Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and friend Judith Nathan at a special screening of the movie 'Collateral Damage' at the Ziegfeld Theater. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 02: Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and girlfriend Judith Nathan arrive at Henri Bendel on Fifth Ave. to kick off 'We Love New York' week by unveiling a collection of handbags made from his neckties. The bags will be auctioned, with proceeds going to the Twin Towers Fund. (Photo by Susan Watts/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
King Juan Carlos of Spain receives former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Judith Nathan (Photo by Lalo Yasky/WireImage)
NEW YORK, United States: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani(L) and his wife Judith attend the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden in New York City 02 September, 2004. In the last speech of the convention, US President George W. Bush will formally accept the party's nomination for the presidency. AFP PHOTO/JEFF HAYNES (Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 31: Lynne Cheney and Vice President Dick Cheney sit with former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and wife Judith at the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by James Keivom/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 05: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and girlfriend Judith Nathan (l. to r.) watch the New York Yankees' home opener against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at Yankee Stadium. The Yanks won the game, 4-0. (Photo by Howard Earl Simmons/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
WACO, UNITED STATES: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (2nd-R) and his wife Judith Nathan(R) wave with US President Bush(L) and First Lady Laura Bush from atop the steps to Air Force One at Texas State Techincal College Airport, 25 October 2004 in Waco, Texas. Giuliani will join Bush for a day of campaigning in Colorado and Iowa. AFP Photo/Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 20: Actor Eli Wallach (right) gets together with former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and wife Judith during the 57th annual Artists and Writers Softball Game this afternoon at Herrick Park in East Hampton, L.I. Proceeds from the event benefited the East End Hospice and other local charities. (Photo by John Roca/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Rudy Giuliani and wife Judith Giuliani during 'Madama Butterfly' Opening Night Starting the Lincoln Center Metropolitan Opera 2006-2007 Season at Lincoln Center in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by M. Von Holden/FilmMagic)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 12: Actor Roy Scheider, his wife Brenda Siemer, Judith Giuliani and her husband, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (l. to r.), attend a CancerCare benefit honoring Scheider at the home of Robert and Soledad Hurst in Sagaponack, L.I. (Photo by John Roca/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, NY - AUGUST 4: (L-R) John Wambold, Judith Giuliani and Rudy Giuliani attend The 49th Annual Summer Party, ON THE TOWN, to Benefit SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL Emergency Services at Wickapogue Road on August 4, 2007 in Southampton, NY. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 14: Former New York Mayor and 2008 prospective presidential candidate Rudolph Giuliani and wife Judith Nathan speaks attend his first New York City fund-raiser March 14, 2007 in New York City. The baseball-themed 'New York Home Team' event at the Sheraton New York was expected to raise up to $2 million for his campaign. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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Giuliani's wife has reportedly filed a contested divorce claim, meaning that there will be a battle over assets.

The divorce comes soon after Giuliani made controversial and apparently poorly received remark at President Donald Trump Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida last month about former 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's appearance at Trump's third wedding at the club in 2005.

"Hillary was also here," Giuliani said, according to two Axios sources who were in the room at the time, "and she actually fit through the door."

The crowd at the event apparently burst into gasps, and Giuliani's wife reportedly gave him the "most foul look."

Trump himself later distanced himself from the remark at the event, and said he was "glad [he] didn't say it," according to Axios.

Giuliani had been a fervent supporter of Trump during his campaign, and gave a fiery and controversial speech on his behalf at the Republican National Convention in July 2016. He now serves as an informal adviser to Trump on cybersecurity.

His involvement with Trump comes years after he made a name for himself as mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001.

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Rudy Giuliani through the years
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Rudy Giuliani through the years
Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York, smiles while arriving to participate in a discussion during the Values Voter Summit with Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, not pictured, in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Trump and his running mate said this week that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a stronger leader than U.S. President Barack Obama, provoking Democratic condemnation and prompting some Republicans to distance themselves. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 27: Rudolph Giuliani, US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is photographed February 27, 1985 announcing the arrests in the 'Commission' case. A Federal racketeering indictment charged nine men with participating in a ''commission'' that governs the five organized-crime ''families'' in New York City. (Photo by Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images)
D.A. Rudolph Giuliani at Daily News Newsmakers Conference. (Photo By: Anthony Casale/NY Daily News via Getty Images)
Koch & Giuliani, join comm. of Doi Kevin Frawley, outline the guilty pleas of six arrested in bribes. 1. Giuliani and Koch await their turn in press con at D.O.I. 80 Maiden Lane. 2. Giuliani and Koch. 3. Head to Head after Giuliani gave Koch an Excellent to a reporter's questionKoch got up to shake his hand when he was through. January 17, 1989. (Photo by Louis Liotta/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
Giuliani holds press conference about the NYC homeless. August 01, 1989. (Photo by Dan Brinzac/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
Guiliani at Inside Edition -- New TV personality at Inside Edition, Rudy Guiliani. Rudy Guiliani. Rudy honing up before taping of his part of the show. Rudy reviewing tapes in editing room. March 12, 1990. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
Rudy Giuliani. November 05, 1993. (Photo by David Rentas/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 02: Andrew Giuliani yawns as his father Rudy speaks after he was sworn in as mayor of New York City. (Photo by Budd Williams/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Rudy Giuliani. January 12, 1994. (Photo by David Rentas/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
Police, criminal justice unions endorse Cuomo for governor on steps of City Hall. Thomas Scotto, Pres. of N.Y.C.P. detectives, endorsement assoc. was between them. October 25, 1994. (Photo by Michael Norcia/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) California governor Pete Wilson meets with New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani at city hall. (Photo by mark peterson/Corbis via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 26: New York Knicks' President David Checketts (left) and NBA Commissioner David Stern present Mayor Rudy Giuliani with a Giuliani 98 jersey. The 1998 NBA All-Star game will be held in New York City. (Photo by Keith Torrie/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JULY 02: Shadow of Mayor Rudy Giuliani shows against background after he was endorsed by the hotel workers union at the Waldorf-Astoria., (Photo by Susan Watts/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
26 Oct 1996: New York City mayor Rudy Guilliani, George Steinbrenner, and New York Yankees manager Joe Torre celebrate after Game Six of the World Series against the Atlanta Braves at Yankee Stadium in New York City, New York. The Yankees won the game, 3-
UNITED STATES - MAY 04: Mayor Rudy Giuliani is flanked by CBS President Leslie Moonves (left) and Donald Trump at news conference at the GM Building, where CBS announced that Bryant Gumbel will be the host of its new morning news program, 'This Morning.' Show, to be launched Nov. 1, will broadcast from Trump's International Plaza Building., (Photo by Andrew Savulich/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
399759 01: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani made his first appearance on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' January 16, 2002 in Burbank CA. Giulani talked about the events of September 11 and his recent selection as Time Magazine's 'Man of the Year.' (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 9 -- Air Date 12/15/2001 -- Pictured: (l-r) Tina Fey, Rudy Giuliani, Jimmy Fallon during 'Weekend Update' on December 15, 2001 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
400517 05: Former New York City Mayor, Rudy Giuliani, gives a thumbs up to football fans before Super Bowl XXXVI February 3, 2002 in New Orleans, LA. Super Bowl XXXVI will be played by the New England Patriots and the St. Louis Rams at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 22: Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani smiles as he sits with copies of his book 'Leadership', published last October on January 22, 2003 in Waterstones bookshop, Deansgate, Manchester, England. The book outlines 'the principles Giuliani has worked through, and how he has adhered to them through his career, and how they came into play in the aftermath of the World Trade Centre'. (Photo by Gary M.Prior/Getty Images)
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - JANUARY 19: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani gestures as he takes questions from emergency personnel at a rally held to drum up support for the 2004 Bush-Cheney presidential ticket January 19, 2004 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Iowa will be the first state in the nation to test the popularity of the Democratic presidential hopefuls when it holds the caucuses tonight. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 24: Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani kisses the hand of a little girl as he visits Hale House in Harlem on the day before Christmas to pass out gifts and read holiday stories to the children. (Photo by Susan Watts/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani speaks as he makes a tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks of 2001 on September 11, 2005 in New York City. This is the fourth anniversary of the September 11th attacks. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
WILKES-BARRE, PA - NOVEMBER 3: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) speaks as U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) (L) looks on at a campaign rally November 3, 2006 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Santorum faces Democratic challenger Bob Casey Jr. in the November election. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)
SPARTANBURG, SC - FEBRUARY 21: Republican presidential hopeful, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani holds a campaign rally with first responders at the North Spartanburg Fire Department on February 21, 2007 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. (Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images)
HENDERSON, NV - NOVEMBER 01: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reacts as he is greeted by supporters at a McCain-Palin regional headquarters office November 1, 2008 in Henderson, Nevada. As candidates continue to bring out the political heavy-hitters for their last pitches, Giuliani will be campaigning in several states for Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) leading up to the election on November 4. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 06: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani celebrates during the New York Yankees World Series Victory Parade on November 6, 2009 in New York, New York. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 487 -- Pictured: (l-r) Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani during an interview with Jimmy Fallon on August 8, 2011 (Photo by Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES â SEPTEMBER 6: Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani waits to speak at the National Press Club luncheon in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. (Photo By Bill Clark/Roll Call)
July 27, 2012 Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani and the Republican Team Meet & Greet to Support Romney in his Presidential Campaign. Mayor Giuliani looking for support as the guest speaker in the Cuban Community of Calle Ocho - Little Havana in South FloridaFlorida (Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/Corbis via Getty Images)
SCARBOROUGH, NY - JULY 17: Rudy Giuliani attends Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation 2013 Golf and Tennis Classic at Sleepy Hollow Country Club on July 17, 2013 in Scarborough, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, arrive at a campaign stop in Miami, as Scott kicks off the Get Out the Early Vote bus tour (Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani attends the Opening Night premiere of 'Live From New York!' during the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival at the Beacon Theatre on April 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival)
PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 31: Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City, speaks in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a Trump campaign rally on August 31, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
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