Here's How Much Kendu Wants Mary J. Blige to Pay in Spousal Support

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Here's How Much Kendu Wants Mary J. Blige to Pay in Spousal Support

He's gunning for her pocketbook.

Published March 23, 2017

Mary J. Blige and her estranged husband, Kendu Isaacs, have been the topic of headlines for months since the initial announcement of their split in 2016.

Now, months later, Isaacs has taken to the courts to request spousal support from his soon-to-be ex-wife, and it's definitely not chump change.

According to The Daily Mail, Isaacs is demanding more than $100,000 in monthly spousal support, and he provided a detailed breakdown of his expenses to try to justify the amount.

In the Los Angeles court docs, he stated that his financial situation has "changed significantly in the last 12 months" and he was making major bank while he served as MJB's manager — with 10 percent commission — while they were still together.

The filing states that "Mr. Isaacs was Ms. Blige's personal manager for more than one decade and throughout the entire marriage."

In an attempt to convince the court that he deserves the amount proposed, he added in the filing that he "has negotiated practically every deal on behalf of Ms. Blige, and based upon Ms. Blige's income over the years, their relationship has been financially lucrative."

His expenses were also highlighted in the court filing, consisting of $5,000 a month to support his parents, $4,971 to support two children from a past relationship, $1,200 in dining out expenses, and $60,000 in back-rent owed to various properties. He also included that he dishes out about $2,500 in auto expenses and travel costs, $5,708 for housekeeping and maintenance services and an additional $1,723 for groceries.

He further claims he cannot secure a "job in entertainment" since the public split from the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, and needs the "temporary spousal support" immediately to cover him. On top of that, he said that while he did sign a pre-nup agreement two days before they got married, it is invalid because he "didn't understand" what it stated.

See how the singer opened up about her divorce in the BET Breaks video, above.

Written by John Justice

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