3:28 a.m. PDT, Sept. 3, 2023
The “Yellowstone” star is reportedly accusing his estranged fiancée of engaging in a “relentless jihad” against him and bringing a “totally unnecessary” level of “hostility” to the divorce proceedings. He also says she made “baseless attacks” on his character.
He made these allegations in newly filed legal documents before confronting his ex-wife over child support payments in a Santa Barbara, California courtroom.
According to TMZ, the Oscar winner thinks his ex is “boiling with animosity” toward him and accuses him of being a “cheap skater” when in fact, he’s paid her “over a million dollars” since then. I filed for divorce in May.
Keep reading to find out what the judge ruled on Sept. 1 and to find out how much Kevin has to pay in child support payments…
according to TMZKevin Costner accuses his estranged wife, Christine Baumgartner, of lying about her finances: He says her “boyfriend recently gave her” $20,000 in cash.
The “Yellowstone” star didn’t stop short of naming his ex’s alleged new beau, but sources close to the situation told TMZ that the actor is under the impression that Kristen is dating their boyfriend, Josh Connor.
In July, Kristen and Josh made headlines when they were caught on camera vacationing together in Hawaii. At the time, TMZ described Josh as a newly divorced (and apparently wealthy) financier living near the ex-husband in Carpinteria, California.
However, multiple sources at TMZ insisted that although Kristen and Josh were very close, there was “There is absolutely no romantic relationshipIn between. “They have been good friends for years,” said one source.
It seems that Kevin thinks they have taken their relationship to the next level.
In court, Christine testifies that Josh is not her boyfriend but asserts that he did in fact give her $20,000 – although she says it is not a gift but rather a loan she intends to repay. She also reveals that Josh paid for their trip to Hawaii and claims that she gave $10,000 of his $20,000 loan to her mother, who has been struggling financially since Kevin stopped giving his ex-mother-in-law his $5,000 monthly allowance.
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according to TMZKevin Costner claims his estranged wife, Christine Baumgartner, secretly took $105,000 from him to pay his divorce lawyer.
She also allegedly misrepresented the amount she needed to continue raising her three children: The “Yellowstone” star says that when his ex – who wants just over $175,000 a month in child support – did the math, she included the bills for her various plastic surgery procedures ($188.5k). dollars annually) plus fees for her private trainers and other “unallocated credit card expenses” that have nothing to do with the kids.
“They simply disagree about what ‘reasonable needs’ means in the context of child support,” Kevin says in the legal documents, while adding that Christine’s child support demands are actually “spousal support in disguise”.
TMZ reports that the Oscar winner is named Kristen, who He initially wanted $248,000 a month in child support“They wrapped the bill simply because Kevin could afford it, and it had nothing to do with their kids’ needs.”
He says she really needs $63k a month just to live comfortably. (Her lawyer said in court that when it comes to their children, luxury is “in their DNA at this point.”)
And earlier this summer, The judge orders Kevin to pay Kristen $130,000 a month in child support.
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Kevin Costner says his estranged wife, Christine Baumgartner, is perfectly capable of getting a job, but “has no plans to look for work or engage in any income-generating activity”.
according to TMZthe “Yellowstone” star accuses his ex-wife of fighting for that much child support so she simply would never have to work again.
“Entertainment tonightMeanwhile, Christine stated that she had testified that she might consider teaching or working with children as a way to generate her own income.
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In July, Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner resolved another major issue in their divorce She has officially vacated the marital home.
The former spouses spent months together Fighting over the Oscar winner’s $145 million estate In Santa Barbara, California. Before they tied the knot in 2004, Kristen signed Prenuptial consent to vacate the home Within 30 days if she and Kevin separate.
But when the time came for her to leave, she refused. It was months ago judge’s verdict In early July, she had until the end of the month to find somewhere else to live. She then moved briefly into “a smaller house on the property that was used as a staff quarters”.
A source told People magazine at the time, “Kristen is following prenuptial legal advice and is vacating the family home…. This is a temporary solution. She’s still looking for another home. She’s staying in the area so she won’t be disrupted.” “The lives of their three kids. They’re going back to school in the fall with their friends. Christine tries to keep everything as normal as possible. Her only focus is the kids.”
And in early August, Daily Mail.com It was reported that Kristen moved into a $35,000-a-month rented house.
Keep reading to see how the judge ultimately ruled on child custody payments…
On September 1, Kevin Costner scored a win over ex-wife Christine Baumgartner when a judge ruled in favor of the actor and set his monthly child support payments at $63,209 per month. Christine had previously asked for the amount to be raised to $161,592, after it had been provisionally capped at $129,755 – which gave her a huge jab. Although the verdict was in his favour, Kevin told Fox News Digital that “there is no winner,” saying: “You know, when you have a long life with someone, there is no winner…and this crazy big thing called life.” And how quickly it unfolds.One minute you feel like you’re on top of the world, and then you realize how vulnerable you are.