What is it with Mary J. Blige and men? She just can’t seem to catch a break, and now, as she starts the process of divorcing Martin ‘Kendu’ Isaacs, it looks like she is going to have to fight to keep her money!
Isaacs has reportedly filed papers requesting Mary pays him over $100,000 per month while they “hash out the divorce.”
It seems that Martin has got accustomed to the lifestyle that being married to Mary gave him as the breadwinner in their relationship. The couple were married for 12 years, and it seems Isaacs got used to a luxury lifestyle as he feels it is right to ask that Mary pays $129,319 per month for his upkeep.
Isaacs claims that Mary earned figures of between $1.5 to $5.1 million over the last 2 years and now that she has fired him as her manager (when she filed for divorce), he now has no income while Mary is on tour with an album set to drop.
Now it doesn’t seem that Mary has been totally heartless as she apparently cut Isaacs two checks recently for a total of $85,000. But, more shockingly, it seems that Isaacs and Blige signed a pre-nup, yet Martin wants it to be ignored as he says he signed it 12 years ago without a lawyer!
What do you think? Should Mary be paying for Martin’s lifestyle as they split, or should he just pick himself up and look for another job like ‘normal people’ would have to?
Then of course, there is the question of gender – is Isaacs asking for spousal support from his breadwinning wife any different from a woman asking the same from her wealthy, working husband?
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