Demi Moore is so hurt by Ashton Kutcher’s cheating, which eventually ruined their 6-year marriage, that she’s asking for more than spousal support: she also wants a big chunk of the money he made after they split, before he filed for divorce.
Demi and Ashton have been separated since November 2011 but it wasn’t until December 2012 that he actually filed for divorce.
Since the separation, they have been arguing behind closed doors, trying to come up to a financial agreement that would suit both in almost equal measure – and obviously failing at that.
Now, the NY Post has learned that Demi wants what she considers her share of a $100 million (€77.7 million) investment fund Ashton set up, which she believes is somewhere in the vicinity of $10 million (€7.7 million).
“Ashton and Demi are still not divorced, and no settlement has been agreed, even though they have been in negotiations for over a year. Ashton made a lot of money after they married, but he doesn’t believe he owes her as much as she is asking for,” an insider says.
The actor, who is now among the highest paid male stars in television, scripted programming, believes the money he made after they separated officially is his to keep.
As we also noted on a previous occasion, Ashton and Demi did not sign a prenup when they were married, hence the bitter dispute over money.
The same insider tells the Post that Demi is convinced Ashton tried to lie to her about the value of the investment fund, just so he didn’t have to pay her.
“Ashton set up A-Grade with Oseary and Burkle in 2010, when he and Demi were still together, but he recently told her lawyers the fund had not made substantial money. In fact, he claimed he had only put about $1 million [€777,363] into it,” the tipster shares.
“Now it seems Ashton and Oseary were working towards a private offering based on a valuation of $100 million [€77.7 million]. Ashton owns 20 percent of the fund, under California law, Demi should be entitled to half of his share – a $10 million [€7.7 million],” adds the source.