The sticky situation between supermodel Linda Evangelista and her French billionaire babydaddy just got stickier: Evangelista wants $46,000 a month in child support from Francois-Henri Pinault, who reportedly has never spent a penny on their 4-year-old son, Augustin James. Complicating matters: Pinault is also father to a daughter who is nearly 4 with wife Salma Hayek. If Evangelista wins her sum, "that would probably be the largest support order in the history of the [Manhattan] Family Court," says the magistrate who will decide on a final amount next month.
Pinault spends $50,000 a month on a $12 million Los Angeles estate held in his daughter's name, while Evangelista covers all the costs for his son, her lawyer said at yesterday's hearing. Among other things, Evangelista wants $175,000-per-year armed chauffeurs (yes, she wants them to carry guns) as well as an $80,000-per-year round-the-clock nanny. "She testified that she wants to have a 24-hour nanny because she does not want to be alone with the child," complained the lawyer for Pinault, whose family is estimated to be worth $11.5 billion. Click for more amusing (or disturbing) details from the New York Post.