Brandon Blackstock and Kelly Clarkson at the 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards held at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, USA on January 12, 2020.

Kelly Clarkson Has to Pay Ex-Husband $200K in Monthly Support

Kelly Clarkson has been ordered by a judge to pay her ex-husband, Brandon Blackstock, $200,000 in monthly spousal and child support.

According to legal documents obtained by The Blast, a Los Angeles County Court judge issued the order over disagreements related to the duo’s property, children, and monthly income.

The Voice‘ judge earns a whopping $1,583,617 in monthly income.

Beginning in April of 2021, Clarkson has to pay Blackstock $150,000 per month in spousal support with an additional $45,601 per month in child support for their two children, River Rose and Remington.

According to Page Six, Clarkson is also ordered to pay all of Blackstock’s legal fees, which are about $1.25 million.

It’s been revealed that Blackstock has given up his career as an entertainment manager in order to pursue a new career as a rancher on his Montana property.

The documents stated that Brandon “made a very deliberate choice to change his life and become a rancher full-time.” He plans to sponsor rodeos and continue working on his ranch.

In June of 2020, Clarkson filed for divorce from Blackstock after seven years of marriage.

Clarkson was ordered primary physical custody of their children in November 2020. Blackstock was issued visitation rights to see the children at Clarkson’s house and they will be able to visit him on his ranch in Montana.

Clarkson requested that the court should allow her to sell the Montana ranch, but the judge denied that request. Blackstock is responsible for making payments for the cost of the ranch, which comes to a total of $81,000 per month.

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