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Linda Evangelista Child Custody Settlement: 5 Other Outrageous Settlements

Posted: 05/07/2012 8:04 pm Updated: 05/07/2012 8:05 pm


NEW YORK -- Supermodel Linda Evangelista and billionaire French businessman Francois-Henri Pinault have reached a settlement in their child support fight over the care of their 5-year-old son. Details aren't available, but Evangelista had said in court papers that she was spending $46,000 a month on his expenses, including bodyguards and a 24-hour nanny.

A list of some celebrities who have had hefty child and/or spousal support amounts to pay:

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  • Charlie Sheen

    As part of his 2011 divorce settlement from Brooke Mueller, Sheen was to pay $55,000 per month for the support of their twin sons. In June 2011, a Los Angeles judge ordered Sheen's former bosses at Warner Bros. Television to garnish the money from any payments made to the former "Two and a Half Men" star. <em>(Caption by AP)</em>

  • Nas

    In December 2009, the rapper was ordered to pay more than $51,000 per month to his ex-wife, singer Kelis, and their son. <em>(Caption by AP) </em>

  • Martin Brodeur

    In March 2009, the New Jersey Devils goalie was ordered to pay his ex-wife $500,000 a year in alimony until 2020, as well as $132,000 in annual child support. <em>(Caption by AP) </em>

  • Russell Simmons

    In February 2009, the hip-hop mogul agreed to pay $40,000 per month in child support for his daughters Ming and Aoki with ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons. The payments were to continue until both girls reach 19 1/2. <em>(Caption by AP) </em>

  • Britney Spears

    In July 2008, months after erratic behavior landed her in the hospital and saw her father appointed conservator of her estate, the pop singer reached a settlement with ex-husband Kevin Federline that had her paying him $20,000 per month in child support. <em>(Caption by AP) </em>


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