Pay up and shut up, you cheapskate baby daddy! Salma Hayek's husband Francois-Henri Pinault should be thrilled he has a five year-old son. Now support your little guy!
The little boy, called Augustin (known as Augie), is at the center of a vicious court battle between his cheapie dad, whose family is worth $11.5 billion, and his mother, who has paid virtually all his expenses till now.
Supermodel Linda Evangelista, who dominated magazine covers in the 1980s and '90s, has hauled her former boyfriend into court to finally pay child support, since her own income has dropped since she lost a L'Oreal contract.
While Evangelista may be asking for as much as $46,000 a month, Francois-Henri Pinault, who earns at least $4 million a year, can afford it without blinking an eyelash. As CEO, he oversees upscale designer brands Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, and Bottega Veneta, which his company owns.
His refusal to pull out his pocketbook for his little son, appears to be rooted in fury at Evangelista because she got pregnant without his permission.
"I was not involved in the decision of having babies," he told the court. "It was not planned. I decided to stop the relationship at that point."
In other words, he dumped supermodel Linda after she got pregnant, without his permission -- but of course, she didn't exactly get pregnant without his involvement.
Yes, Francois-Henri -- Linda didn't make this baby on her own. YOU could have worn protection, if you didn't want the baby! You didn't!
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