La La Anthony and Carmelo Anthony are only separated, but should they decide to officially divorce, the estranged couple will have to focus on financials.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the NBA star has a net worth of $90 million and the MTV VJ has $9 million. Before tying the knot, La La and Carmelo signed a prenuptial agreement, but specifics about it aren’t known. Joseph Mannis, family law expert at Hersh Mannis LLP, tells E! News what could be at stake for La La and Carmelo if they decide to officially call it quits.
Because they have a prenup, Mannis tells E! News “all bets are off.”
“If there’s a prenuptial agreement, all bets are off because the prenuptial agreement has the possibility of affecting the division of property and possibly the alimony also. Without a prenuptial agreement, every time he gets a paycheck for playing basketball, 50 percent of it is hers,” Mannis explains. “The question is: the division of property, what’s happened to his money, did they save it or spend it? Did they invest it or did they spend it? What’s left of it? You cannot divide what has been spent on consumables throughout the marriage (ex: vacations).”
Carmelo is in the midst of a $124 million contract with the New York Knicks, so his high income means there is most likely a lot to divide. “The savings might impact if there is alimony and how much,” Mannis explains, “but again you would have to know what kind of savings and investments there were throughout the marriage (if any). I’ve represented athletes who spend more than they make.”
Carmelo and La La have one son together, so she could potentially receive child support—and a lot of it. “La La is looking at easily $60,000-$100,000 a month in child support. Then it would be up to [Carmelo] to say that’s insane and say that the reasonable needs of the child are going to be somewhere in the $15,000-$30,000 range,” Mannis tells E! News.
“Anything that Carmelo would get under $15,000 would be a win for him and anything above $25,000 would be a loss for him. $15,000-$25,000 is what I would predict is the range, but a judge could simply…say, ‘Here’s what the number is, pay it.’ Carmelo’s lawyer’s job is to reduce that number.”
Some prenuptial agreements include “cheating clauses,” which entitles the non-cheating party to more money if the spouse strayed. There are rumors that Carmelo impregnated another woman before separating from La La, but sources around the basketball star told E! News, “There is no truth to the pregnancy report.”
However, a separate source around La La told us that he is expecting another child.
We’ll just have to wait and see what happens if they file for divorce.
Published at Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:20:00 +0000
President Donald Trump hung out with some of his most famous supporters at the White House Wednesday night.
Sarah Palin, Kid Rock and Ted Nugent paid him a visit. The former two posted photos on social media. Nugent’s wife Shemane also shared a photo of Palin, Nugent and Rock smiling and standing in front of former 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton‘s First Lady portrait.
“Sarah Palin, Kid Rock & Ted Nugent walk in to bar…..” she wrote.
“A great night at the White House,” Palin, who endorsed the U.S. leader early last year, wrote on Facebook, alongside pics of the three stars with him in the Oval Office. “Thank you to President Trump for the invite!”
Nugent, a staunch Republican who had performed at one of Trump’s presidential campaign rallies in November, and his wife talked about the White House visit while traveling on a private plane, in a Facebook Live video posted on his page Thursday morning.
“So we landed in Washington, D.C. at the invite of the president of the United States of America, the great Donald ‘We the People’ Trump, I swear to God,” the musician and hunting enthusiast said. “I don’t know how much detail I can share, but I’m going for it. What a great guy. And I was not moved or intoxicated or boogied by the office of the president. I was moved by the genuine sincerity, down-to-earth and most importantly, believable concern and openness, uninhibitedness, family attitude and spirit of President Trump when he greeted us at the White House.”
“It seemed so, dare I say, informal,” his wife said. “But very friendly and very open. He gave us this amazing tour of not only the Oval Office but, I mean, he was just so genuine.”
“We did have a delicious lobster salad and we had wonderful lamp chops, love the lamp chops,” Nugent said. “Here’s a little tip from Uncle Ted: the sweeter the critter, the sweeter the meat. So everybody at the White House, including all those warriors at the Secret Service, smirking at me because I was unarmed. I didn’t even bring my pocketknife with me. I felt stupid But there were enough M4s and MP5s and firepower all around me and again, God bless the Secret Service and I love the smirks. I love the winks.”
On his blog, Nugent wrote that he and Trump discussed the “counterproductive follies of the Endangered Species Act and the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as the US Fish & Wildlife Service, BLM and other out of control bureaucracies” and that the president gave him his “word that he is aware of the ongoing mistakes in wildlife mismanagement and his commitment to right the flurry of wrongs that get in the way of meaningful ‘wise-use’ of our precious renewable wildlife resources.”
Published at Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:06:47 +0000