The CEO of a Wall Street-backed company got married without a prenuptial agreement because he wanted access to boys of a certain age, his ex wife says.
Ted Rollins, CEO of Campus Crest Communities, belongs to one of the nation's wealthiest families--the folks behind Orkin Pest Control, Dover Downs Gaming and Entertainment, RPC Inc., and other profitable enterprises. Birmingham resident Sherry Carroll Rollins, who divorced Ted Rollins in 2005, says she knows of no other member of the family who has gotten married without an ironclad prenup.
The Ted and Sherry Rollins marriage, however, took place without a prenup. And Ms. Rollins says she believes that is why Ted Rollins went to extraordinary lengths to get the divorce litigation unlawfully moved from South Carolina to Alabama--and to ensure that she and their two daughters, Sarah and Emma, would be cheated by Shelby County Circuit Judge D. Al Crowson.
Ms. Rollins also says, in a statement to Legal Schnauzer, that she now believes Ted Rollins is a child predator, and he went ahead with the marriage because he was desperate to have access to her two sons--ages 10 and 16 at the time--from a previous marriage.
"Funny how Ted chooses wives with young boys; seems to be a pattern," Sherry Rollins says. "I believe Ted preys on young boys, ages 8-12 years old."
That issue hits home especially hard for Sherry Rollins. Public records show that Ted Rollins was convicted of assaulting her youngest son, Zac Parrish, in Franklin County, North Carolina. Zac Parrish was 10 years old when Ted Rollins came into his life, and he was 16 at the time of the beating. In between, North Carolina Social Services targeted Ted Rollins for an investigation of possible child sexual abuse, based on a citizen complaint.
Ms. Rollins' oldest son, Eric Parrish, was 16 at the time Ted Rollins entered the picture--and Ms. Rollins now says she believes Ted Rollins abused him, too.
Eric and Zac Parrish have lived in Birmingham for years, and that is why Sherry Rollins fled here after she and her daughters were kicked out of the family home in Greenville, South Carolina. That came after Ted Rollins failed to make court-ordered mortgage and insurance payments.
Eric Parrish, now 40, works in construction for Brasfield Gorrie, which has deep ties to Bradley Arant, Ted Rollins' corporate law firm. Zac Parrish, 34, is a partner in two Birmingham-based residential-construction companies--Parrish Building Company and McMichael and Parrish Homes.
"I am convinced that Eric and Zac had a very strange relationship with Ted--and still have to this day," Sherry Rollins says.
Why is Sherry Rollins convinced of that? Part of the answer comes from communications she's had with Ted Rollins' other wives. It all points to the likelihood that Ted Rollins is a child predator, a conclusion that all of his wives apparently have been reluctant to reach.
The scales, however, have fallen from Sherry Rollins' eyes. And she tells us why in an upcoming post.
(To be continued)