Kelly Clarkson scored a authorized victory in courtroom on Monday, however her divorce battle is much from over.
The singer, 38, was granted primary physical custody of her two children with estranged husband Brandon Blackstock on Monday, and now People is reporting that the music supervisor is requesting $436,000 in month-to-month spousal and little one assist.
A supply advised the publication that Blackstock, 43, has “been equally unreasonable in his requests for little one and spousal assist, in addition to lawyer charges. Kelly’s provided to pay for all the children’ bills, however Brandon appears to suppose he’s entitled to and desires $301,000 in spousal assist and $135,000 in little one assist monthly.”
If Blackstock is granted his request, he would pocket greater than $5.2 million per 12 months to take care of himself, their daughter River Rose, 6, and their son Remington Alexander, 4.
The supply continued, “Moreover, he’s already requested for $2 million for lawyer charges when he’s the one driving up the price of the divorce with seven attorneys simply representing him alone.”
The “Since U Been Gone” singer first filed for divorce from Blackstock in June after seven years of marriage.
She recently spoke out about the split on an episode of “The Kelly Clarkson Present,” telling viewers, “My mother has been telling me since I used to be a child: You’re who you encompass your self with. You wish to be sure you’re surrounded by folks that additionally wish to be one of the best variations of themselves and in addition need a good frequent aim for everybody, not simply themselves, proper?”
“Folks, like, may very well be dangerous for you in a sure time. And I feel that everyone simply goes, ‘Oh, effectively meaning they’re dangerous.’ Nicely, it doesn’t essentially imply that, it simply implies that you’re on completely different paths. And I feel that that’s OK… Everyone’s on a unique studying curve.”
Reps for Clarkson and Blackstock didn’t instantly get again to us.