11 Celebrity Women Paying Ridiculously High Spousal Support, Like Mary J. Blige

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11 Celebrity Women Paying Ridiculously High Spousal Support, Like Mary J. Blige

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11 Celebrity Women Paying Ridiculously High Spousal Support, Like Mary J. Blige

We so often hear the term “gold digger” applied to women, ignoring that there are plenty of men who take advantage of their celebrity spouses as well. 

Mary J. Blige has just been ordered to pay her ex Kendu Isaacs a whopping $30,000 per month in their divorce settlement, and she’s not alone! 

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11 Celebrity Women Paying Ridiculously High Spousal Support, Like Mary J. Blige
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Mary J. Blige

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After cheating on the Queen of Hip Hop/ Soul with her own artist, Kendu Isaacs requested Mary J. Blige pay him a whopping $130K per month in spousal support after their divorce was finalized. 

While the judge felt that number was outrageous, he ordered that Mary still pay Kendu $30,000 a month to accommodate the standard of living he was used to while married to the "Thick Of It" singer, according to TMZ. 

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Sherri Shepherd

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Sherri Shepherd

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The comedian has called out her “gold digging” ex Lamar Sally several times for financially taking advantage of her after their split.

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Halle Berry

Halle Berry

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After an amicable split in 2010, Gabriel Aubrey took Halle to court to prevent her from moving to France with their daughter, Nahla. Eventually, courts agreed with Aubrey, forcing Halle to cough up $16,000 a month in child support and $415,000 in retroactive support payments and attorney’s fees.

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Madonna

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Madonna

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The pop icon settled her divorce from director Guy Ritchie by handing over between $60 and $70 million, according to her representatives.

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Britney Spears

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Britney Spears

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During Britney’s “breakdown” era, Kevin Federline was able to secure $20,000 a month in child support for their two kids.

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Mel B

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The former Spice Girl was forced to pay her first husband Jimmy Gulzar $2.8M at the end of their contentious divorce battle where the singer was allegedly unfaithful.

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The former Spice Girl was forced to pay her first husband Jimmy Gulzar $2.8M at the end of their contentious divorce battle where the singer was allegedly unfaithful.

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Anna Faris

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Anna Faris

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Before falling for Chris Pratt, Anna married actor Ben Indra in 2004, only to divorce in 2008. Due to their disproportionate incomes, Anna was ordered to pay $900,000 in spousal support.

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Janet Jackson

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After concealing their 9-year-marriage, producer Renee Elizondo filed for divorce from the diva in 2000, walking away with $10-$25M after the settlement.

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Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

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J. Lo was forced to pony up $14M to husband of eight months Cris Judd.

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Jessica Simpson

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Jessica Simpson

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Following their divorce, the singer called her marriage to Nick Lachey her “biggest financial mistake.” It was later revealed that the 98 Degrees singer received a $12M payout from his former wife.

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Aisha Tyler

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Aisha Tyler

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The Talk host has just been ordered to pay ex-husband Jeff Tietjens $31,250 per month in spousal support over the next 4 years, plus an additional $500k, totalling $2 million.


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We so often hear the term “gold digger” applied to women, ignoring that there are plenty of men who take advantage of their celebrity spouses as well. 

Mary J. Blige has just been ordered to pay her ex Kendu Isaacs a whopping $30,000 per month in their divorce settlement, and she’s not alone! 

Scroll to see more celebrity women being railroaded by the system: