08/02/2011 05:29 pm ET | Updated Oct 02, 2011

Hayek's Husband's Ex Demanding $46,000 In Child Support Battle

It was bound to be a tense time when Salma Hayek's billionaire husband François-Henri Pinault was revealed as the father of supermodel Linda Evangelista's four-year-old son.

Four weeks on, the cover girl is battling the father in court for $46,000-a-month child support - a figure so astronomical it reportedly 'made the judge's jaw drop'.

Ms Evangelista, 46, argued she needs the money to pay for around-the-clock nannies and armed chauffeurs to take care of little Augustin as a working single mother.

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