Kelly Clarkson, Brandon Blackstock Ranch Drama: Cameras Must Be Off

Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock.

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Not finished yet. Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock finalized their divorce earlier this year, but they’re still working out a few loose ends.

The “Breakaway” singer, 40, was recently ordered to disable all security cameras on the Montana ranch she shared with her ex-husband, 45. In court documents obtained by We Weeklya judge told the Grammy winner she had to turn off all 13 “webcams, security cameras and any other security cameras” on the property.

After disabling the cameras, the american idol The winner must “send verification” to Blackstock and its attorneys that they have complied with the order. “[Clarkson’s] the attorney must further state and specify how this was accomplished,” the papers read.

The ranch has been a major point of contention throughout the couple’s divorce, which was settled in March. As part of the settlement, Blackstock was allowed to continue living on the property until June, but he must pay his ex-wife $12,500 a month in rent and cover the cost of all utilities. The music manager must also cover all costs related to his cattle business, although Clarkson will pay her $115,000 a month in spousal support until January 2024. She has also been asked to pay a one-time, non-taxable fee of $1,326,161.

After finding another home, the Texas native will have 10 days to move his personal belongings and everything related to his business off the Montana property. From then on, he will need permission to visit the ranch.

Clarkson filed for divorce from Blackstock in June 2020 after nearly seven years of marriage, citing “irreconcilable differences”. the Voice Judge was declared legally single in September 2021, but the ex-spouses continued to battle custody and other issues for several months.

In their March settlement, the pair agreed that Clarkson would have primary custody of their children, daughter River, 7, and son Remington, 6. The children will stay with Blackstock one weekend a month in Montana or whenever he is in Los Angeles. If he moves to another state, however, the custody agreement will be reassessed. Clarkson will also pay her $45,601 a month in child support until the children turn 18, graduate from high school or become independent.

Last month, the “Because of You” singer revealed that she planned to keep things low-key for her 40th birthday, which was April 24.

“I know it’s my big 4-0, but I had a crazy two years so I just wanted a relaxing birthday,” she said. E! News at the time. “I go hiking with my friends, and that’s it. And we’re having dinner with my group, so that’s it.

the American song contest the co-host is also revamping her talk show, which will replace The Ellen DeGeneres Show after the series finale airs later this month.

“She will be taking a few weeks off to take the kids on vacation, but will focus on completely revamping her show as she takes over from Ellen,” an insider exclusively shared. We in March.

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