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Billionaire Divorce

$100K a Month in Child Support

10/22/2010 2:53 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Ex-MGM owner Kirk Kerkorian is used to writing big checks, so it may only come with a wince that he has to pay $100,000 a month in child support -- for one kid!

Kerkorian -- who had one of the nastiest and richest divorces ever from ex-wife Lisa Kerkorian -- has been fighting Lisa's bid to drastically increase support for their 12-year-old daughter.

So who woulda thunk?  Kirk and Lisa settled ... and TMZ has obtained a copy of the agreement, in which Kirk agreed to double the current monthly support, which had previously been set at $50,000.

Child support king Michael Trope managed to squeeze out an additional $10,250,000 in retroactive child support for his client, dating back to 2002.

As part of the deal, Lisa agreed to drop a civil suit she filed against Kirk -- which could have been worth tens of millions of dollars.

And here's the most incredible part -- Kirk may not even be the biological daddy.


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does a child really need $100K per month? it defies logic. the notion of retroactive support is even more ridiculous. why can't it be calculated based on what was actually spent? we really need to reform family law. this child support business is making us look stupid to the rest of the world.

1459 days ago


Puts the measly $100 I get to shame.

1459 days ago


Why would he pay for a child thats not his unless he wanted to? Not like he doesn't have the money to have a dna test.

1459 days ago


This Lisa was a professional tennis player at one point. Lisa Bonder, she's making more money than any tennis player ever made, and she has only one win, and that's her divorce!!!!

1459 days ago


No doubt Oksana Grigorvia is crying in her beer cause she was so stupid. Didn't get the ring and only in for a very short time then tried to prove some really off the wall stuff. Not smart

1459 days ago

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1459 days ago


I am so sick of seeing this crap. I do not care how rich a person is this is nonsense. NO child in this world needs that much support. No child in this world needs any amount these rich people are paying in child support. What should be done in cases of where they are taking large amounts is it should be only a percent given to that parent and the rest in a fund not to be touched by the parent but given to the child when they are 18. This is not for the parent to be living in a big fancy house. You are not supposed to have a cash windfall from making a kid from a wealthy person. They get what they get from that relationship and nothing more. People in the real world are able to raise the kids on far less. I am so sick of seeing this crap

1459 days ago


Oksana must be pulling her hair when she reads this.
It was a sure thing - pick a man with a temper who swears in his movies and in life - learn or find someone who edits audio and photos and Bob's your uncle.
But of all the billionaires in all Hollywoodland in all of USA America, she picks one that was willing to pay a little to avoid bad publicity, but refuses to be extorted.

1459 days ago

Just Saying    

Garnet, I hope KK is following the Mel story because he could be her next mark. $16 Billion (16 or more times richer than Mel). Old (could die soon). Willing to pay for child that might not be his (wow wow and wow)

1459 days ago


She must be really evil! And the kid might not even be his!!!!

1459 days ago


The father is Steve Bing. Lisa MUST know plenty. But, he's an old fool for falling for Lisa to begin with and wanted everyone to think he was virile!

1459 days ago


Has she ever heard "Karma is a b----." She may be smiling smugly right now but life has a way of catching up to you. The child is innocent in all this but her mommy - not so much.

1459 days ago


His name is on the kid's birth certificate and that's all that matters to the law. It's his kid even if he didn't father it.

And I imagine there are serious security costs involved for the child of a billionaire or the kid would be kidnapped every other week.

Besides, $100K is a drop in the bucket to a billionaire.

1459 days ago


Not even the dad! well you know whats coming next F*** THAT! what a freaking moron! Damn Ya'll think he'll adopt me???

1459 days ago


I would surrender my rights and leave her with the little bastard!

1459 days ago
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