To say that Kevin Costner is getting into a brand new period of life can be an understatement. He’s again within the director’s seat, at the moment, with Western Horizon within the works. He’s bidding goodbye to his run as John Dutton in Yellowstone, and in case you thought his breakup with Taylor Sheridan was messy, then you definitely haven’t paid consideration to any of the divorce chatter. Earlier this 12 months, Christine Baumgartner filed to finish her 18-year marriage with Costner, and since then, negotiations seem to not be going nicely.
The 2 splits reportedly are not related, however each share quite a lot of contentious vibes. As in, Costner reportedly “hit the roof” over Christine’s friendship with their guest-house occupant. The pair had, notably, additionally signed a prenup that specified how Costner would retain the marital dwelling within the occasion of divorce, and he’s imposing that settlement. Christine apparently didn’t combat that provision, however she did ask a decide to permit her to remain till the top of August, whereas Costner wished her out this week.
As PEOPLE stories, Costner is thrilled that a judge ruled for Christine to go away by July 31. A Costner-friendly supply declared, “Kevin was pleased yesterday with a prejudgment in his favor” relating to the $145 million compound. Moreover, the matter of kid assist is a divisive one. PEOPLE reported that Christine filed papers to request $248,000 per 30 days. Costner’s group ripped that aside whereas accusing Christine of racking up “cosmetic surgery bills of $188,500/month.” Yikes on a number of ranges, and Costner insists that he ought to solely need to pay about half of what she requested:
In a response to Christine’s declaration of order, filed Wednesday within the Superior Court docket of California, the Yellowstone actor known as his ex’s request for $248,000 per 30 days “extremely inflated and unsubstantiated.”
“Guideline month-to-month youngster assist primarily based on Kevin’s gross money circulation out there for assist is $123,620,” the courtroom doc additionally acknowledged.
A part of the difficulty, in accordance to Insider, is that Costner expects to be taught far much less cash than he did in 2022, primarily attributable to shedding most of his Yellowstone earnings. “It’s because I’m not below contract for ‘Yellowstone,’” he additional declared, which probably implies that he had has already been paid for the again finish of Season 5. These remaining episodes have but to be filmed, and there’s no telling when Costner’s schedule will quiet down sufficient to take action. The remainder of the Yellowstone forged doesn’t seem to know, both, however at the least viewers can compensate for 1883 and 1923 will they wait.