Kevin Costner Ex-wife Accuses Him Of Being 'Evasive' About His Finances During Nasty Divorce
As she keeps trying to get child support from him, Kevin Costner ex-wife accuses him of being 'evasive' about his finances during their ongoing split. Christine Costner says in new court documents obtained that the "Yellowstone" actor is "withholding" information about his businesses and income that will help her legal team figure out how much child support he should pay.
As she keeps trying to get child support from him, Kevin Costner ex-wife accuses him of being 'evasive' about his financesduring their ongoing split.
Christine Costner says in new court documents obtained that the "Yellowstone" actor is "withholding" information about his businesses and income that will help her legal team figure out how much child support he should pay.
Kevin Costner's ex-wife says he is "evasive" about how much money he has. Christine filed for divorce on May 1, after they had been married for 18 years. On August 31 and September 1, there will be a meeting about who will pay for the kids. The actor from Yellowstone asked for the hearing because he disagreed with the judge's order that he pay Christine $129,755 a month in temporary child support. Meanwhile, the former handbag designer says the actor's financial records are "deficient."
In papers found in court, Christine's lawyers say that the actor and director, who is worth an estimated $400 million and made $19 million last year alone, "has failed to produce a myriad of bank account and credit card statements that are directly relevant"to the support problems. People think he gave "incomplete information" and is "withhold[ing]"financial documents. She calls his claim that some of the papers at issue are "confidential" and won't be given to her "a smokescreen."
Kevin only gave the court financial records for four of his 24 businesses, according to her team. He is also said to have not given out the financials for his Horizon: An American Saga movie series or the contracts that show how much he made on the famous TV show Yellowstone.
Kevin's lawyers have said that Christine's requests for the papers, which also include receipts for art and jewelry purchases and memberships to a country club and a health club, are "burdensome, oppressive, and harassing."They say that she "seeks documents that are not relevant"because they have a prenuptial agreement that limits spousal support and says that any income earned during the marriage is the separate property of the person who made it.
At the hearing in just over a week, these topics will be discussed. They are also getting ready for a trial that will start on November 27 to decide if the prenuptial agreement is legal.
This split has been a lot of trouble. Even which pots and pans she could take with her when she left the $100 million family home was a point of contention. In the papers Kevin filed last week, he said Christine was acting "in bad faith" by "steadfastly refusing" to say if she's going to question their 2004 prenup, which gives her $1.5 million if they get a divorce. Kevin is also required to put down $200,000 on Christine's new home and pay the mortgage, property taxes, and insurance for one year.
Over the weekend, Cayden, 16, Hayes, 14, and Grace, 13, who are all Kevin and Christine's children, were seen coming separately at law offices in Santa Barbara to be deposed in their divorce. The star was wearing sunglasses, khaki pants, and a white shirt. Christine wore a red top and black bottoms. Kevin used to be married to Cindy Silva. He has three grown children with her. From a past relationship, he also has a son.
Kevin Costner is a prominent American actor, film director, and producer who has left a lasting impact on the entertainment industry. Born on January 18, 1955, in Lynwood, California, Costner's career has spanned decades and encompassed a wide range of roles and achievements. Emerging as a notable figure during the 1980s and 1990s, he has become synonymous with several iconic films that have secured his place in cinematic history.
One of his most remarkable achievements was his involvement in the epic Western film "Dances with Wolves," released in 1990. Not only did Costner star in the film, but he also took on the role of director. The movie garnered widespread acclaim and achieved considerable success at the Academy Awards, winning Best Picture and Best Director, among other accolades. His portrayal of Lt. John J. Dunbar, a Civil War soldier who forges a deep connection with a Native American tribe, showcased his ability to capture complex characters with depth and authenticity.
During their split, Kevin Costner's ex-wife, Christine Baumgartner, is making new claims against him. She says in court papers that he is hiding the big money he made from "Yellowstone" and his other movies by "withholding evidence," "stonewalling," and being "evasive."
In papers that have been found, Christine asks a judge to force Kevin's lawyers to tell them more about his "future endeavors and expected income" now that "Yellowstone" is coming to an end.