Jamie Spears apparently offered Kevin Federline $30K a month in child support

Kevin Federline celebrates his 40th Birthday and performs a DJ set in Las Vegas

For months now, there’s been a somewhat low-key drama with Kevin Federline, Britney Spears and Jamie Spears. I say “low-key” because in one week, there was a furious back and forth between the rival camps, with leaks to TMZ and lawyers issuing statements, and then three weeks of silence followed. Kevin Federline filed paperwork with the family court months ago, saying that he wanted to drastically increase the child support he was being paid by Britney. Britney’s child support to K-Fed hasn’t been altered since the start of their agreement, back in 2009-10. Britney is making so much money these days, and K-Fed wants a piece of it. He’s apparently asking for $60,000 a month, up from the $20K a month he currently receives.

As I said, the child support battle has been more low-key in recent months. K-Fed has asked for an audit of Britney’s finances, and Jamie Spears has made a lot of noise about how he wants Kevin’s finances audited too, and a complete accounting of how Kevin spends the money. At the beginning of this drama, I said repeatedly that it would be best for everyone involved to just pay Kevin more without getting the courts involved. That hasn’t happened, and I’m very suspicious as to why that hasn’t happened.

Well, anyway, Britney is currently on tour. We’ve been getting lots of bad and good updates on her tour, but she seems to be doing well enough. Page Six claims that her handlers are doing a good job of keeping the backstage dry (alcohol-free), which is nothing new – that’s been the rule on Britney’s tours for years now. Us Weekly also reported, in the past week, that Britney’s sons have joined her for weeks at a time on the tour. K-Fed isn’t refusing her access to Sean and Jayden because, as a source told Us Weekly, “He knows it’s better for her when they’re on the road with he. Even though Kevin and Britney are locked in a bitter dispute, he is keeping that completely separate from what is best for the boys, which he recognizes is being with their mom.” Just take a moment and please acknowledge that… Kevin has always felt this way. He’s always cared about Britney’s health and state of mind. He’s always wanted her to have a good and healthy relationship with their sons. And now, it seems like Jamie Spears is acknowledging that. A little bit.

Kevin Federline may finally end up getting a little taste of what he wants after Britney Spears‘ dad reached out to offer more child support in hopes of ending their ongoing legal fight. Sources close to the case tell The Blast that Jamie Spears recently reached out to K-Fed privately and offered an additional amount of money per month in child support, somewhere around $10,000. The extra cash injection could potentially raise his monthly take in the ballpark of $30,000.

The problem is, we’re told Federline’s attorney is digging his heels in on letting his client accept the offer. We’re told K-Fed’s team believes he is owed much more than just an extra $10k, considering Britney is such a high earner. Brit has made it very clear that she pays more than enough for her baby daddy to cover the bills and provide a proper lifestyle for the couple’s two children. The “Toxic” star even pointed out that she pays for just about everything, including private school and extracurricular activities.

Sources familiar with the negotiations tell us the extra $10,000 is a good deal, especially considering the former dancer has already racked up over $80,000 in legal fees. As we reported, Britney is officially not budging on the $20,000 per month, even though her father has reached out on the side to try and cut a deal to end the court proceedings. If Federline shoots down the offer, he could be facing a huge burden as he continues to try and squeeze Britney. However, the legal fees are about as financially straining for her as a run to Starbucks would be for the rest of us.

[From The Blast]

First of all, I guarantee that any deal Kevin and Jamie come to will include Team Spears paying for Kevin’s legal bills. That’s just how it is, and The Blast’s sources (Jamie Spears) need to stop with that angle. Second of all… yeah, Jamie is trying to put pressure on Kevin to take the deal and end this process. Which means that Kevin has a case. Jamie wouldn’t have offered Kevin this kind of deal unless Jamie was worried that A) Kevin would end up getting a lot more by the court or B) Kevin’s audit of Britney’s finances would turn up some improprieties.

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  1. Naomi11 says:

    If he truly does need that money, to raise the children: good for him. I’m curious why her father gave in that quickly? My guess is he was worried Kevin would win if they continued with the courts. Hum!!!

    • lucy2 says:

      Probably. If her income is that high, they’d have a hard time proving why she shouldn’t pay more.

      It is insane to me that $20,000/month isn’t enough, considering all expenses are paid too, but it’s all based on her income.

  2. Reese says:

    Give him the money and walk away. I’m astounded at how much little he actuallly gets considering the amounts other celebs have to dish out on deadbeats like this. This will end in Kevin’s favour.

    • Sunee says:

      I’m also surprised at how little he gets. That’s about $240k per year and My husband and I make about that much and we struggle. We live in No. Calif. and that’s chump change. After taxes, mortgage, car note, insurance, utilities and food we have just a bit left over. We bought our home over a decade ago and Mortgages in Beverly Hills are probably much higher than we pay. The whole point is to keep the children living in comparable circumstances when they are with each parent, Frankly I don’t see why he is not getting $100k or more per month.

      • Muffy says:

        Except Britney pays for many of those expenses, too. The money he gets now is literally spending money (to be used on his children).

      • 2bounce4u says:

        His family lives in a house that is owned by Britney’s estate. No house bills, free nannies, security, cars plus Britney pays for everything from school to doctors, activities, trip etc. The child support he receives is basically for food…

  3. AppleTartin says:

    One day those kids are going to turn 18 and the spigot gets turned off. He is no different than any other stay at home parent. He wants to raise the children in an equal lifestyle to hers. Though it does feel like shades of daddy support over the kids.

    • Muffy says:

      He wants to raise “his other” children in a lifestyle equal to hers. That’s what this is about, Britney’s children have more advantages than his other children.

      But that’s not what child support is for, and it’s not Britney’s responsibility to care for his half-dozen or so other kids.

  4. Gaby says:

    I think Kevin isn’t preventing the boys from seeing her because it’s good for them to be with her too, and also, he knows she isn’t the one making all this fuss. She isn’t in charge of her finances. She may not even know about it.

  5. EMc says:

    “… believes he is owed much more than 10k.” No, HE is owed nothing. Their children are owed. It is not Kevin support, it is child support and that has been my whole argument since this began. Unpopular opinion I’m sure, but if she is in fact paying for school and extracurricular activities and so forth then this is ridiculous. 20k, now 30k, is more than sufficient enough to support the wellbeing of those boys.

  6. Jane says:

    Team Kevin. He should be getting a percentage of child support based on Britneys income.

    • Hannah Maguire says:

      She pays for all health, education and clothing. This is spends for all his other kids.

  7. KB says:

    His current support was based on her income when she wasn’t performing. She’s lucky she got away with paying him the same amount for so long without him asking for an increase. She should have had kids with a millionaire if she didn’t want to pay out the wazoo in child support. She married and had kids with a freeloader. It’s 6 or 7 more years and she never has to talk to the guy again.

    Could they offer him a lump sum like $2 million and then make him sign something that forfeits his right to any further increases in child support? I doubt he’d be able to resist a lump sum and they’d get away with paying less. I’m not sure if that’s legal with something like child support though.

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      From what i recall he was given about $2mill in the divorce and squandered it on luxury cars, party lifestyle and bad business decisions. He also ended up owing thousands of dollars to the IRS and was sued by a former landlord for trashing a house he was living in. The house that he and his family live in was bought and paid for by Britney, she also paid for his car. Expenses for the children are paid on top of the $20k a month which is being used to support the rest of his family and that includes paying Char Jackson child support.

      While I agree that he should get more if a court deems it appropriate, he should also account for where the money is being spent – Kevin is not someone who knows how to manage money, esp large amounts

  8. Murphy says:

    You only have to pay him for 6 more years Jamie-just give him the money.

  9. bonobochick says:

    “The “Toxic” star even pointed out that she pays for just about everything, including private school and extracurricular activities.”

    So what does he need the additional funds for if she already pays for everything for their two children? Seems to me the issue is he wants the extra money to pay Shar child support for their 2 kids plus his other 2 kids with his current wife who also isn’t working.

    At this point, they should just go to court and air out the finances on BOTH sides cause neither side looks all that kosher from where I am standing.

  10. Jan says:

    Such bullshit! Wake up people, he is using the money to support his OTHER kids which is totally unfair!!! She has no responsibility for his other kids! Why should she have to pay for them because he won’t wear a condom???

  11. Tanesha86 says:

    I don’t understand why people need such exorbitant amounts of money to care for children. My husband and I have a combined income of a fraction of what these celebrities bring in and we manage to take care of our children just fine, they want for nothing. Even though the law is on K Fed’s side this looks like a cash grab to me and I don’t understand it.

  12. Pam says:

    Kevin is teaching his kids that it’s ok to live off of women. That’s not ok! Get a job dude, it may make you respect yourself!

  13. Patty says:

    And in other news Blake Griffith was ordered to pay his ex 258k per month in child support; about three million a year. Britney is getting off easy probably because she is a woman. If the genders were reversed and Kevin was the global superstar, he’d be paying at least double or triple what Brit is paying. It’s not about laziness, or Federline’s other kids, it’s about income. I don’t understand why that’s so hard for people to understand.