I've got to hand it to Jason Hoppy. Y'all know that Bethenny Frankel never would have pegged him as the dude who would battle her at every turn of their divorce. He was so passive in their marriage, I figured he would have rolled over by now! While I'm not surprised that Jason is fighting for custody of the pair's daughter, I think Bethenny is floored that he's giving her a run for her money…literally.
It's her money Jason wants…at least to pay his attorney fees in this never ending divorce proceeding. As the two continue to face off in court over Brynn, their shared multi-million dollar home (as in, they are still both living there), and everything else under the sun, Jason is racking up the legal bills with his lawyer's work being estimated at $900 an hour. How do you get to be one of those people??
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According to Page Six, Jason is petitioning the court to have Bethenny be responsible for all of the legal fees he's accrued. He's hoping that Manhattan Supreme Court matrimonial Justice Ellen Gesmer will order the former talk show host and reality star to pony up the funds.
While Jason's recent filing doesn't specify just how much he owes his lawyers, he's recently switched counsel. He was originally being represented by the attorney who represented Mia Farrow in her divorce from Woody Allen, but now Jason has hired the lawyer responsible for freeing Simon Cowell's new baby mama from her marriage. Not to be out done, Bethenny is using the same attorney that helped Katie Holmes escape from Tom Cruise.
The couple's divorce has been dragging on (and on and on and on) for over a year, so I can only imagine how huge those attorney bills are! It's a good thing ol' Bethenny is in talks for another gig as she may find she owes Jason's legal team a hefty hunk of change!
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