Mike Epps is hitting his soon-to-be ex-wife right where it hurts: the pocketbook.
Since filing for divorce at the top of 2016, Mike had been paying his estranged wife’s bills, per usual. But now, Mechelle says the payments have stopped and she has been locked out of their accounts. She believes that Mike is withholding funds in an effort to coerce her into signing a bad divorce deal.
The two are worlds apart on what the final number should be. Mechelle is asking for about $118,000 per month in alimony and child support, while Mike believes she should be getting around $26,000. Mrs. Epps says she needs the money for the housing expenses ($30,000/mo), clothing ($10,00/mo), nanny ($3,500/mo), miscellaneous items, plus the school for their two children amounts to $72,000/yr. While Mike didn’t discount those numbers, his lawyer pointed out that, due to the fact that Mike owes Uncle Sam about 2.6 million, if Mechelle got want she wanted, it would ruin the family financially.
Both Mike and Mechelle are on the opposite ends of the spectrum, but a judge has not yet ruled on the case, so it remains to be seen who comes out on top.
Dr. Heavenly Explains Her ‘If My Husband Cheated He Didn’t Mean To’ Philosophy
Dr. Heavenly Kimes has an interesting philosophy on cheating … but then again we’re not surprised.
If you watch Married To Medicine then you know the successful Atlanta, GA dentist dotes on her husband, who she affectionately calls “daddy” and the two have a pretty solid marriage. So much so, that Kimes believes if he ever cheated on her he didn’t mean to do it.
Kimes made that proclamation after news broke that Dr. Jackie’s husband was having an affair, and of course she had the ladies scratching their heads. HipHollywood sat down with her to get more insight on her viewpoint. Here’s what she had to say.
“I said something that I think a lot of people feel but would not say it, because it’s not a politically correct thing to say,” she explained. “I said if my husband cheated he would not mean to do it. I stand by it, it may sound silly, it may sound funny, I’m not trying to be funny, I don’t think he would have meant to do it.”
“I can’t say it was her, I’m not going to put it all on her, but it had to have been something to make that man go that far,” she adds referring to the other woman. “Maybe I’m naive but I don’t think my husband would just cheat on me and mean to cheat.”
To her credit, Kimes is also a certified relationship coach and has been dishing her advice (solicited or not) to the other wives since season 2. She ended her explanation comparing cheating to a person on a diet. The analogy was pretty hilarious, but actual made a lot of sense.
“I like to compare sex to food because they go together,” she says. “If you’re hungry and you know you’re on a diet and you’re really really trying really hard and somebody comes with a buffet of your favorite foods and lays it all out for you and starts putting … you didn’t mean to eat it but you ate it.”
So do you agree Heavenly? Let us know in the comments below.
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