Kevin Costner has responded to allegations made by his former accomplice, Christine Baumgartner, stating that he didn’t abruptly cancel her bank cards following her submitting for divorce.
In a current authorized declaration, the famend actor defined that he needed to impose limits on Baumgartner’s spending after discovering vital bills incurred by way of bank cards he was liable for.
In accordance with Costner, Baumgartner had accrued a six-figure sum in expenses for authorized and accounting providers with out his information or consent. In a declaration obtained by Insider, Costner said, “Christine says I’ve not maintained the established order as a result of I cancelled one in all her bank cards and since I put (a big) restrict on the usage of the bank card she makes use of. I agreed to keep up the established order with respect to our kids. I’ve finished so. I’ve continued to pay for the entire youngsters’s bills since Christine filed for divorce. Christine doesn’t declare that the kids’s bills haven’t been paid.”
Final month, Costner supplied to contribute $65,000 in the direction of Baumgartner’s authorized charges, however her authorized workforce failed to reply to the provide. Consequently, Costner felt compelled to take motion and limit her entry to his bank cards.
In his declaration, he revealed that Baumgartner had utilized the playing cards to pay $45,000 to a Los Angeles-based lawyer, along with the $40,000 spent on her authorized workforce in Santa Barbara. Moreover, she had incurred expenses of $10,000 for the providers of a forensic accountant and an extra $10,000 for an additional forensic accountant, whom she not intends to make the most of, as per Costner’s claims.
Costner said within the courtroom paperwork, “It was then that I made the choice that there wanted to be some cheap limitation on the usage of the bank cards. My lawyer gave her attorneys written discover.”
The continued divorce proceedings between Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner proceed to unfold, with each events presenting their views on the matter.