Kevin Costner claimed he can’t afford his estranged wife’s hefty child support demands now that he’s no longer on the hit show “Yellowstone.”
Christine Baumgartner is requesting Costner pay her $248,000 per month — but the “Field of Dreams” star responded that she has an inaccurate picture of his finances.
“I will earn substantially less in 2023 than I did in 2022. This is because I am no longer under contract for Yellowstone, the principal source of my income last year,” Costner, 68, stated in documents filed this week and obtained by Page Six.
Paramount Network announced in May that “Yellowstone” would end with its fifth season.
Kevin Costner claimed in new court documents that he can’t afford to pay his estranged wife her “astonishing” child support demands without “Yellowstone.” KEVIN LYNCH FOR PARAMOUNT NETWORK
The “Field of Dreams” star said Christine Baumgartner has an inaccurate assessment of his finances. FilmMagic
Costner, who portrayed patriarch John Dutton since the series premiered in 2018, claimed that Baumgartner’s assessment of his finances were inaccurate as his earnings are “variable and can change quite dramatically” each year, according to the documents.
Calling Baumgartner’s request 6-figure request “astonishing,” Costner added that he can’t “afford to pay those amounts and pay my living and business expenses without liquidating assets.”