Bachelorette turned bachelor’s diploma?
Kevin Costner’s estranged wife, Christine Baumgartner, reportedly revealed her plans for the future amid her contentious divorce from the “Yellowstone” star after a decide dominated that the actor can pay her less than half of her most well-liked quantity of month-to-month child support.
“I’ll look into the steps I must take and any education I must do, and I’ll enter the workforce,” Baumgartner, 49, mentioned in court docket final week about how she’ll support herself transferring ahead, in response to People.
The new ruling got here as a win for Costner, 68, as he was tentatively ordered to make monthly payments of $129,755 to the former purse designer for their three kids — Cayden, 16, Hayes, 14, and Grace, 13 — in July.
But in prior authorized documentation, Baumgartner, who filed for divorce from Costner in May after 18 years of marriage, allegedly claimed that the six-figure quantity nonetheless could be “insufficient” and end result in the children not dwelling the identical life-style with every mother or father.
On Thursday in court docket, Baumgartner reportedly argued that Costner ought to cough up extra in child support as a result of an opulent life “is in their DNA at this level.”
“It’s an expertise,” she claimed, per People, earlier than describing the household dwelling as a “neighborhood.”
“We create no matter we are able to dream up in right here,” she added.
The Post has contacted reps for Costner and Baumgartner for remark.
Meanwhile, Baumgartner reportedly beginning the subsequent chapter of her life in a $40,000-a-month rental dwelling in Montecito, California.
As for Costner, the Oscar-winner allegedly admitted to the court docket that “my world’s been a little bit shook up” final week amid the messy cut up.
“I’ve to deal with obligations which are already in place, I’ve a number of duties I’ve to deal with,” he mentioned about his personal future, People reported.
He continued: “I want to determine how I’m going to spend extra time with the kids, stroll them via this course of,” he added. “I’m going to wish to take a while for myself. … I’ve lots to ponder — what I have to do versus what I need to do.”