Overlooking the clear, azure sea, English pulled out a 6-carat diamond ring and asked her to be his wife. “Erica,” he said, fixing her with his intense brown eyes, “you’ll resent me for the rest of your life if you don’t let me throw you a big wedding.” Wang, 33, didn’t feel like she could argue.
Page Six on Wednesday reported the culinary lothario was making out simultaneously with an Asian woman and a white woman in a booth at the Meatpacking club until the early morning. ” We’re told English tried to calm things down, but she stormed out of the club in tears. then having to read about it was more than enough.” Reps for English — who was said to be panicked that his naughty club antics could hurt his culinary reputation — and Provocateur declined to comment. Todd and I have both apologized for our mistakes and are trying to move forward.” Meanwhile, a racy photo of English in yet another compromising position, with three topless babes in a hot tub, is now making the rounds.English and Wang, who'd dated for two years, were set to get married Oct. Wang proceeded without the groom, partying on her own with 150 or so guests.The rep said there's no excuse for canceling a wedding at the last minute. "(English's) handlers can't defend what he did, so they've come up with the two things people always say about women: She's crazy and greedy." Wang, who is 16 years younger than the 49-year-old English, met the chef at one of his restaurants, and later quit her job as a concierge at the Peninsula Hotel in New York to spend more time with him.A longtime friend of the chef's told us yesterday that he and others, including the restaurateur's own mother, tried several times to talk English out of the marriage.(English has three children -- Oliver, 19, Isabelle, 16, and Simon, 13 -- with his ex-wife Olivia.) English had told friends and family that Wang had a fierce temper and sometimes hit him, including once with his own watch, opening a cut around his eye.