According to Times Read source Brandon Blackstock was looking for $436,000 per month from Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson’s ex-husband Brandon Blackstock is now forced to pay her over $200,000 per month in spousal and child support, according to court documents.
People has discovered that on Tuesday, a Los Angeles County judge issued an order requiring Clarkson to pay Blackstock $150,000 per month in spousal support as well as $45,601 per month for child support.
Clarkson will pay Blackstock, 43, a total of $195,601 each month, or almost $2.4 million per year. For her husband’s pending divorce, the singer is also ordered to pay $1.25 million towards his attorney fees and expenses.
Previously, a source told Times Read that Blackstock had asked for more than twice the amount in spousal and child support.
Laura Wasser, a celebrity attorney who recently founded It’s Over Easy, represents Clarkson. Individuals who would not otherwise be able to access her services benefit from her services.
After seven years of marriage, Clarkson filed for divorce in June of 2020.
Her divorce was formally finalised in early August, but additional arrangements, such as child and spousal support, will have to wait.
Clarkson and Blackstock “both deserve the chance to start a new life,” according to a court document obtained by Times Read.
Clarkson was given primary physical care of River Rose, 6, and Remington Alexander, 4, in November.
An insider told Times Read at the time that Clarkson is “pleased” with the custody judgement and that she wants to protect her children above everything else.
Another insider said: “Kelly’s primary concern is to take care of the kids and all the others involved in this divorce.” Kelly is happy with the court’s judgement on custody.
“Most couples going through a divorce find it difficult and stressful. Kelly’s major emphasis is on protecting the children “The source has been added to the text. Since Brandon and his lawyers were making ridiculous requirements, she had to fight for them.
She has remained focused on her children during the divorce process. Co-parenting with her ex has been “difficult” for the celebrity, she acknowledged in February.