12 Celebs Whose Husbands Demanded Alimony

11 Celebs Whose Husband Demanded Alimony

2016 has become the year of surprises…bad surprises.

Another couple bites the dust and the husband is coming for his wife’s money.

WNBA star Candace Parker’s estranged husband Shelden Williams has filed for divorce and he’s demanding spousal support, among other things. While the two, who are parents of a 7-year-old daughter, Lailaa Nicole Williams, have been estranged since August, the former NBA player just recently presented his wife with official divorce papers. And he did it only days before their 8-year anniversary on November 13th. Citing “irreconcilable differences,” Williams’ wants spousal support and for his soon-to-be ex to pay for his legal fees as well.

Sheldon is the most recent husband to have his hand out while signing divorce papers but he’s not the only one. Check out 12 celebs whose husbands demanded alimony whether it be spousal support or child support.


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Blige shocked everyone when she announced she was filing for divorce. But her estranged spouse Kendu Isaac made the news even bigger with his request of $120k a month in spousal support.

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Megan Fox

When Fox and Brian Green were getting divorced he was asking for spousal support since he’s been out of work due to his virtigo. However the couple halted their divorce proceedings and are expecting their third child.

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Halle Berry

While it’s not exactly spousal support since they were never married, Halle Berry has to pay her ex Gabriel Aubry $16k a month in child support. That’s about $200k a year to cover the expenses of her six-year-old daughter Nahla.

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Shepherd’s husband Larry Sally did get spousal support but she has to pay $4,100 a month in child support, which will increase to $4,600 per month when their child turns 13.

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Madonna

When Madonna divorced Guy Ritchie she had to pay him between $76 and $96 million.

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Britney Spears

When Britney Spears divorced Kevin Federline in 2006 she was supposed to get custody of their two children. However because of her erratic behavior and two stints in rehab, she lost custody and had to pay in $20,000 a month for child support.

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When Melanie B divorced Jimmy Gulzar in 2000, Gulzar requested $16 million in support but settled with about $2 million.

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J Lo

Jennifer Lopez’s ex Cris Judd left their eight month marriage with roughly $15 million.

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Janet Jackson

Jackson’s marriage to Rene Elizondo may have been a secret but her divorce wasn’t and it was costly. He originally wanted $25 million in spousal support but after a 3-year legal battle, Jackson and Elizondo settled with $15 million plus their five-bedroom Malibu beachfront property.

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Jessica Simpson

Simpson reportedly offered Nick Lachey less than $2 million during their divorce proceedings but by the time they finalized their divorce he received less than half of their estate.

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Christina Aguilera

When she divorced Jordan Bratman she had to pay an undisclosed amount to get him to move out her mansion.

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