Kelly Clarkson wants to pay 70% of her children’s tuition and expenses, but has refused to pay for her ex-husband’s Montana ranch in the midst of their bitter divorce battle.
The Hit U Been Gone hitmaker elaborates on the details of her split from music director Brandon Blackstock after it was revealed she had been ordered to pay him $ 200,000 in temporary spouse and child support.
Clarkson, 39, has agreed to pay the majority of the fees for their children – River Rose, seven, and Remington Alexander, five – to go to private school.
However, she does not want to pay for the running costs of Brandon’s Montana ranch, which is a decision the judge has upheld and accepted Kelly’s terms, writes TMZ.
The latest: Kelly Clarkson wants to pay 70% of her children’s tuition fees, but has refused to pay for her ex-husband’s ranch in the middle of their bitter divorce battle (Picture, 2018)
The judge has ordered Blackstock to bear the financial burden on his Montana ranch, which costs about $ 81,000 a month to run expenses, according to the report.
The decision was made as Blackstock currently lives on the ranch and uses it as his primary residence. It was also revealed that Blackstock earned about $ 10ka a month, while Clarkson fetched about $ 1.5 million. About a month home.
Legal documents obtained by TMZ confirm that Kelly will continue to pay Brandon $ 150,000 per year. Month while the divorce case continues in court as well as $ 45,000 in child support.
The stronger singer – who is said to be worth $ 45 million – has been ordered to pay her former / former manager a whopping $ 150 kka a month in spousal support since April 1, 2021.
It’s over: (LR) Seth Blackstock, Savannah Blackstock, Remington Alexander Blackstock, Kelly Clarkson, River Blackstock and Brandon Blackstock in April last year
Legal documents obtained by The Blast last month revealed details about Clarkson’s finances, showing that she personally earns $ 1,583,617 a month.
All in all, Kelly ends up cutting a $ 195,601 check for her ex every month.
The notice also requires her to pay $ 1.25 million to cover Brandon’s attorney fees incurred in the divorce.
The documents also reveal that Blackstock has decided to change careers and leave the entertainment business to continue ranching.
The applications state that Blackstock ‘made a very conscious choice to change his life and become a full-time farmer.’
According to doctors, he plans to make money by sponsoring rodeos and taking care of his land and livestock.
Blackstock’s side claims he is out of the music business, saying he ‘spends minimal time representing his remaining client, Blake Shelton.’
Earlier this month, Clarkson asked the courts to legally declare her single, more than a year after she originally filed for divorce in June 2020.
To make matters worse, she had previously asked the court to terminate Blackstock’s ability to seek spouse support, and that the couple’s marriage contract should be ‘enforced’, which could outline a custody agreement.
The singer has sold a staggering 25 million albums and 45 million singles worldwide in his career and currently has his own talk show.
Paycheck: The documents also revealed details about Clarkson’s finances, showing that she personally earns $ 1,583,617 a month
Clarkson first began dating Blackstock, a country music manager, back in 2011 and married him in 2013. Blackstock also shares his 13-year-old son Seth and 17-year-old daughter Savannah with his ex-wife Melissa Ashworth.
Meanwhile, the Piece By Piece hitmaker recently speculated that she and Blackstock might have been set on having a third child when she confessed she had ‘baby fever’ after talking to celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay.
During their chat, where Gordon’s 13-month-old son Oscar showed up, Clarkson said, ‘Oh god! Do not do this to me. I so want another child and my husband is like, ‘No! We have four! ‘
‘You get baby fever when you see them and you like,’ Oh, I miss those chubby little legs and that little face. ‘
Children: Kelly is seeking joint legal and physical custody of her two children River, five and Remington, four, in her divorce from Brandon after seven years of marriage.
The desire to have another baby came as a surprise to Clarkson fans, as she has previously been vocal about her decision to stop having children.
She even had her tubes tied to prevent her from getting pregnant for the third time, while Blackstock has also undergone a medical procedure to ensure he is no longer able to have children.
In 2017, Kelly said, ‘Oh God, those pipes are gone! It’s blasphemy. We’re not even talking about it. We are both fixated on our own ways, yet we will probably somehow get pregnant again.
‘I always feel bad because I have friends who are having a hard time getting pregnant and I’m like guys, I’m having the worst pregnancies ever, it can not happen again!’
Kiss off: Earlier this month, Clarkson asked the courts to legally declare her single more than a year after she originally filed for divorce in June 2020 (pictured, 2018)