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Ex-MGM Mogul Kirk Kerkorian

Wife Loses Bid for $500K a Month

In Horse Expenses!

8/6/2014 2:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Ex-MGM mogul Kirk Kerkorian just scored a knockout punch against his ex-wife Lisa Bonder ... a judge just shut down her request to up monthly child support from $100K to $565K.

It's a spectacular defeat for Bonder, who claimed their 16-year-old daughter Kira needed $491,000 a month just for equestrian expenses. Kira is an accomplished rider who has Olympic aspirations, but apparently the judge found Bonder's request ridiculous.

The judge felt Bonder could make do with $100,000 a month ... which by the way is the largest child support award on record in the U.S.

The judge scoffed at Bonder's request in his written ruling -- obtained by TMZ -- saying, "There is a difference between the 'needs' of a child and the 'wants' of a child."

Here's what's really amazing.  Kerkorian and Bonder were married a grand total of 28 days back in 1999 and the child isn't even his ... when he agreed to pay support he didn't know Kira wasn't his biological child.  

Kerkorian, who was repped by attorneys Judy Bogen and Joe Mannis, will continue to pay $100K a month.

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31.

Joshua    

Did the horses belong to Jesus?

87 days ago
32.

whitegurlhitter    

Sucka

87 days ago
33.

Wow ...    

Twisted and wrong.
After finding out about the paternity, wouldn't that be enough to reconsider and make a change in child support??? That is awful, just awful. But I applaud HIM for standing by the child, even though it wasn't his. That is a real man!!!!

87 days ago
34.

mike    

Another reason to use air tight birth control to protect yourself from these hateful thirsty female dogs.

87 days ago
35.

lowie    

Chop them up and feed the hungry in the USA

87 days ago
36.

George    

And I thought I had enimies. Lol This dude is getting raped.

87 days ago
37.

Unbroken Chain    

ThAt lady is going to hel?

87 days ago
38.

KateWinslet'sStudbolt    

I thought he was still in jail for administering assisted suicides. Guess he got parole.

87 days ago
39.

OLDERBLUE    

hey wait a minute... They had DNA in 1999,,, Did he find discount Lawyers to work this case..?

87 days ago
40.

bigwill    

I've always wonder if greed is a mental illness.

87 days ago
41.

Ginger    

Judge must not have horses. It does cost alot. Only the very rich

87 days ago
42.

gegeok    

Wow....not even his kid....she is a greedy THOT!!

87 days ago
43.

Lee    

Woman just realized she has 2 more years of the gravy train and decided to pile on before the expiration date.

87 days ago
44.

Ending    

The kid real father is Steve Bing who is worth 590 million dollars. SMH

87 days ago
45.

jeniperwinnie    

How I the mess did she get that kinda money for a child that wasn't his. Did he adopt her or what?

87 days ago
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