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Mary J. Blige Divorce Case Could Be Contentious after Husband Requests Spousal Support

Mary J. Blige, the famous singer and actress, could be in for a contentious divorce. Blige filed for divorce earlier this year, but now it has been learned that her estranged husband is seeking spousal support.

Blige and Martin “Kendu” Isaacs married in 2003. Now the couple’s 12-year marriage appears to have come to an end.

Blige and Isaacs were more than just a married couple; they were also tied together in business. Isaacs served as Blige’s manager for several years, but ceased to be the singer’s manager after the couple legally separated.

Although Blige probably hoped that the divorce process would go smoothly and be resolved with a minimum of conflict, Isaacs’ recent response to the divorce petition indicates that proceedings could be combative. Isaacs has requested spousal support from Blige, with Blige responding almost immediately through her divorce lawyers that she plans to contest the alimony request.

There is another interesting point of contention in the divorce case: Isaacs listed July 25, 2016 as the date on which the couple legally separated. This differs from the date listed by Blige. Timing is very important in a divorce case like this because the couple’s assets can potentially be shared until the exact date of legal separation. This means that Isaacs may be able to request more money and assets in the divorce.

At this time, it has not been revealed whether Blige and Isaacs signed a prenuptial agreement before tying the knot. If the couple did not have a prenup, it’s possible that Blige’s considerable net worth could be at stake in the divorce.

Since the couple does not have any child together, there will not be any child support or child custody issues in the high-profile divorce case.

For more information, read the TMZ.com article, “Mary J. Blige Divorce Drama…Kendu Going for Her Bank.

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