Gwen Stefani has reportedly offered a payout to her soon-to-be ex-husband, Gavin Rossdale, just days after she filed for divorce in Los Angeles. Stefani originally was thought to be worth around $80 million, but a source close to Gwen revealed to Radar Online that she’s worth a whole lot more, thanks to her clothing empire and television appearances.
“It’s significantly more, around $120 million. A significant portion of the earnings comes from Gwen’s clothing lines, being a judge on The Voice, and of course her music career makes up the rest.”
Although things have gotten “contentious” between the couple, to avoid splitting her fortune and paying alimony, Gwen Stefani offered her husband a simple one-time payout. While there’s no information about the size of the original payout offer, it’s known that Stefani’s husband hasn’t accepted it.
On Monday, August 3, Gwen Stefani filed for divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences,” and Stefani immediately offered her hubby a payout to avoid dividing her fortune. A source close to the singer revealed that Stefani found out her hubby had an inappropriate affair with their children’s nanny, although he denies it.
Gwen and her soon-to-be ex still live in the same house but in separate bedrooms, sources say, which adds to the tension between the couple, reports Star Pulse.
Stefani doesn’t have a prenuptial agreement with her husband, which means he doesn’t have to settle for a payout, and he wants his half.
“Before Gwen and Gavin got married, her business advisers recommended they get a prenup,” a source close to Stefani revealed. “But Gwen balked and didn’t think it was necessary because this was going to be her forever.”
To add insult to injury, Rossdale won’t accept the payout.
“Gwen has really struggled with the idea of just handing over half of her hard-earned money to Gavin, and there is a lot of anger there. Gwen is hoping to just pay Gavin off because she doesn’t want to pay him any type of support. Gwen’s approach is that she should get to keep what is hers.”
According to Star Pulse, “His lawyer, Laura Wasser is going to go after as much money she can get out of Gwen. It has gotten very contentious, very fast between the two.”
“Gwen is absolutely devastated about the marriage ending, and she has been inconsolable,” an insider previously told Radar. “But she had no other choice. She was very suspicious that Gavin was involved with the nanny.”
It’s possible Stefani might offer Gavin a larger payout, but it seems his lawyers will ask for much more than that.
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