Matt Lauer Has to Pay HOW MUCH in Annette Roque Divorce?!

In November of 2017, Matt Lauer was accused of serious sexual harassment in the workplace, which included an allegation of rape. He was fired.

Annette Roque is divorcing him, and now we know what she’ll be getting in this hefty settlement.

Lauer is absolutely furious over how much he’s losing.

Us Weekly has the scoop on how much Matt Lauer’s divorce will cost him.

“He’s going to be forking out around $ 50 million in a settlement,” the insider reveals.

That is not the same thing as receiving $ 50 million in liquid currency. Only about half of that is cash.

“She will receive the horse farm,” the source explains.

Roque will also receive “their current residence and a one-time payment of $ 25 million.”

That’s a nice sum. It’s no surprise that Roque is keeping the house after she booted Lauer out of it.

“There will be no child or spousal support and they will split the costs for the kids,” the insider adds.

Lauer and Roque have three children together.

Jack is 16. Romy is 14. Their youngest, Thijs, is 11.

(Please do not make fun of kids’ names — they did not choose them)

So it sounds like they’ll be working hard to co-parent on an equal basis.

Incredibly, Lauer apparently feels like he got a raw deal.

“Matt is furious,” the insider reports. “He is essentially handing over half of his net worth to Annette.”

Isn’t that literally how divorce is supposed to work?

“He could fight for a better deal in court,” the source admits.

Lauer knows that he could contest this arrangement, “but that would only result in dragging this out longer.”

He wants to avoid a (divorce) war of attrition, the source says, “and negative headlines.”

Ugh. This isn’t the first time that we’ve heard people say that Lauer is obsessed with media coverage of his divorce.

But it gets worse.

“He is ready to move on with his life,” the insider reveals.

We’re sure that the various women at NBC whose careers may have been discouraged or sabotaged by his sexual harassment wish that they had so easily been able to move on.

What’s worse, though, is that Lauer actually thinks that people want to see him on TV again, the source says, “and truly believes that a television comeback is possible.”

Well, that’s gross. Remember, Lauer didn’t get fired for being a serial cheater. He was fired for sexual harassment. He was accused of rape.

There are a lot of people who believe that all rapists belong behind bars — at least.

It takes a hell of a lot of audacity for someone who has tens of millions of dollars and his freedom (post-divorce) to whine about dividing assets.

It takes nothing short of hubris to try to restart your television career after you’ve been exposed as a sex monster.

Good for Annette Roque for getting what was owed to her, though.


Shannon Beador Divorce: David Surrenders, Agrees to Pay HOW Much?!

Shannon Beador’s acrimonious divorce continues. Recently, it was reported that David Beador was trying to weasel out of spousal support.

These two have had another hearing, but there was a somewhat shocking twist.

David isn’t challenging his current, very hefty payments. Has he had a change of heart, or is there something else going on here?

On Monday, July 9, Shannon Beador and David Beador appeared in front of a judge as part of their ongoing divorce, reports RadarOnline.

This hearing was specifically on spousal support — and attorney fees.

Last month, it was reported that David was planning to challenge the current spousal support order.

(David, as you may recall, has been paying Shannon $ 10,500 a month since March)

So color us surprised when David did not challenge those payouts on Monday. And that’s not all that he’s agreed to keep paying. …

Not only did David not challenge that order, he agreed to a few more things.

First of all, he’s still paying out $ 12,000 a month in child support for the couple’s three children.

Sophie is 17. Twins Stella and Adeline are 14. That comes out to $ 4,000 a month for each girl, which we certainly hope is enough.

On top of that, David will pay out $ 10,000 to Shannon Beador’s divorce attorney, John Benedict Phillips.

The couple has also agreed to attend mediation, alongside a forensic accountant and a retired judicial officer.

If they still can’t come to an agreement, then they’ll appear back in court on October 15.

“It’s all going to wash itself out,” David told RadarOnline after announcing that he was doing “fantastic.”

David reports: “I just want what best for our kids.”

“Divorce is never fun and it’s hardest on the kids,” David admits. He’s absolutely right.

Their three daughters are feeling the strain and stress of having their parents divorce, David says, “but they seem to be moving along.”

“I look forward to when this is over,” David concludes. “I think we both do.”

So, what does this mean?

Maybe David really had a change of heart. After all, it happens. If love can turn into unmitigated hatred, maybe that enmity can become peaceful.

Considering that it wasn’t so long ago that he was reportedly cursing out Shannon in the courthouse and having the water turned off at her house — where his own daughters live — it would still be a surprise.

It is also possible that Shannon somehow got the upper hand in a way that made David unwilling to challenge the current status quo.

We heard that Shannon accused David of hiding money to avoid having to pay her.

If her attorneys were able to find some of those alleged hidden assets, it might make David eager to leave things be and not have it brought up in court.

But let’s not give in to conspiracy theories and imagined blackmail scenarios.

It really seems more likely that David just realized that all of this animosity wasn’t doing any good — and was doing real harm to his family.

And perhaps having his antics reported by entertainment news media helped to make him take a long, hard look in the mirror.

Maybe his kids got through to him. Or maybe his young, hot girlfriend helped him see reason.

Either way, we’re glad that David and Shannon at least appear to be able to agree on things for the moment. That’s progress.


The Bachelorette Recap: Man, Chris Sucks So Much!

Becca Kufrin finally lost it this week on The Bachelorette.

Did she read a few write-ups on the Internet about how she’s sort of boring and this season is a snooze? Maybe.

But it’s more that a couple men on the episode pissed Becca off to such a degree that she reacted by making an unprecedented decision…

Let’s start with the worst of them all: Chris.

He went into the group dead determined to make up for his behavior last week… only to get into an argument with Lincoln before the outing even got underway.

These suitors went at it over who would prevail on a two-on-one date, followed by Chris threatening Lincoln and accusing his foe of body-shaming him.

The two children men then actually debated each other at the Virginia capitol, as ABC gave them an actual platform to be all immature and combative.

Chris said Lincoln was all nasty, aggressive and offensive and added that Becca would be disgusted if she saw the guy he was when she wasn’t around.

Et tu, Lincoln?

At the after-party, Lincoln told Becca that he felt threatened by Chris and claimed Connor as well.

Chris – who was adamant he had done nothing wrong and was angry he kept having to defend himself – denied being emotionally abusive or physically threatening, yet Becca was irritated by the while situation and had to take some time to herself before she could speak to any of the other men.

She thought she was on this show to play footsie with potential husbands, not play mediator between petty self-cented douche canoes.

Later in the episode, a cocky Chris went to Becca’s hotel room, prepared to basically reboot their relationship.

The Bachelorette, though, was disturbed by how Chris had acted, not to mention the negative things she had heard about him.

As a result, she decided to send him home before the rose ceremony, labeling Chris a “very angry person” and explaining that he wasn’t the kind of guy with whom she wanted to spend her life.

And Chris responded with calm and understanding, right?

Nope: he proved Becca’s point by storming out and barely saying goodbye.


Becca got very personal with Jason, telling him about her dad’s death during their one-on-one date after he told her about his grandmother’s battle with Alzheimer’s.

Turns out, Becca’s father got sick when she was 14.

The doctors told him that he only had six months to live, but he managed to hold on for another five years.

Becca opened way up about watching her father take his last breath, and she felt like Jason could relate to how this experience made her appreciate her relationships in general, along with life itself.

Not surprisingly, Becca gave Jason a rose and noted that she could see herself ending up with him… FOREVER.

Meanwhile, Becca struggled to move past the events of the group date during her one-on-one date with Leo.

She just couldn’t push out of her mind how Chris and Lincoln had ruined everything with their rivalry.

However, once she talked to Leo about how she was feeling, the two had a decent time together.

With family also on his mind, Leo explained to Becca how he never felt good enough because he thought he let his father down, but she gave him a reason to keep his head raised high for at least another week, giving him a rose.

Still, in the end, Becca was too stressed out from the group date to even host a cocktail party.

She made the unusual choice to cancel this event — and then sent Lincoln and Connor packing during the rose ceremony.

Can you blame her?

Go ahead and read through our section of The Bachelorette spoilers if you wish to see what happens next.

And click below to watch The Bachelorette online if want to relive what happened last night:


Antonio Brown & Cam Newton Work Out Together In Miami, ‘So Much Juice And Swag!!’

Antonio Brown and Cam Newton worked out with each other in Miami this week … and as the Panthers star QB put it — there was “so much swag and juice” on the videos of it all … “your phone probably leakin’ right now!!” Before you get ahead of…


Southern Charm: How Much Are the Stars Paid?

Southern Charm is one of Bravo's most captivating shows.

These wealthy southerners in Charleston, South Carolina air their dirty laundry before the cameras.

Their drama, their escapades, their lifestyles, and their ridiculous personalities make for some amazing entertainment.

But how much, exactly, do the stars of Southern Charm actually get paid for their trouble?

A lot of them make the same amount, but there are a few special cases worth mentioning. And, thanks to a report by RadarOnline, we have the details.

Check it out:

1. Starring on a reality show is work

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The Southern Charm cast already have money. Like Real Housewives, the cast is chosen in part for its affluence. But how much do you have to pay a group of dramatic rich people to air their dirty laundry?

2. How much is, say, Chelsea Meissner paid?

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According to RadarOnline, ALL of the stars of Southern Charm are paid the same, flat rate of $ 25,000. But it’s a little complicated for a few of them.

3. So … what is that, per season?

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Southern Charm airs 15 episodes per season. So at $ 25,000 for a single episodes, that’s $ 375,000 in a season. Not bad for Cameran Eubanks and her costars, though some Real Housewives rake in over $ 1 million per season.

4. Yes, this even applies to Craig Conover

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Conover, who talks like a frat guy at times … and acts like a frat guy at times … is a reformed playboy who is back to his old tricks again. He is paid $ 25,000 per episode to just be himself on camera.

5. Kathryn Dennis is in the same boat

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She makes $ 25,000. But a couple of others, however, are special cases.

6. Shep Rose is where things get complicated

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Don’t get us wrong, Shep makes the same $ 25,000 per episode as everyone else. BUT he also has something else going for him, and we don’t just mean his inexplicable Owen Wilson vibe.

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Jon Gosselin: My Girlfriend is SO Much Nicer Than Kate!

Recently, Jon Gosselin and his daughter Hannah have been spending plenty of time together. But even with dad duties, he still has his love life.

In fact, Jon has been dating his current girlfriend for a while now.

And he’s shared a couple of new, very rare photos of the two of them together.

Jon Gosselin’s life hasn’t been the most glamorous since he and Kate had their falling out.

His emotional health has almost certainly improved since his escape from Kate Gosselin’s presence. …

(We just wish that we could say the same for those poor children!)

But his lifestyle is no longer that of a reality star. He has worked as waiter at one of those restaurant chains that “Millennials are killing,” he’s worked installing solar panels, he’s worked as a DJ.

Oh, and there was that time that he worked as a stripper. (Okay, so he danced and took off his shirt, but that was it)

But there has been one enduring light in his life — aside from his children. He has been dating Colleen Conrad since October of 2014.

This week, Jon Gosselin shared a couple of snaps of him with Colleen.

He captioned one: “Tailgating at the Def Leopard and Journey concert in Philly!!!!”

The next photo, at the concert itself, is captioned:

“Def Leopard and Journey!!! Let’s go!!!”

Journey is one of the most famous ’80s bands out there, mostly for that one song.

Def Leppard (yes, the band’s spelling) is an English New Wave rock band.

One might characterize it all as “dad music,” but it looks like Colleen is having a good time. She’s smiling, anyway.

Good for them for enjoing themselves!

Almost exactly one year ago, Jon congratulated his girlfriend for completing nursing school.

Some fans have speculated about how Jon can afford luxuries like concert tickets (even if they aren’t to the, um, most fresh-faced or current music groups) when he is said to have only a few thousand dollars to his name.

(Keep in mind that Kate Gosselin is suing Jon at the moment for enough money to buy a small house)

There may be a simple explanation: perhaps Colleen bought the tickets as a treat for Jon. Or for her — we don’t know what sort of music she enjoys.

Besides, even if Jon bought these tickets himself, it’s not like it would make any impact on whether or not he can pay Kate the $ 132,875 that he owes her.

In the mean time, fans are treated to these rare snaps of Jon and his lady love.

The last time that fans got to see Colleen, she was with Jon and Hannah as they celebrated a win by the Philadelphia Eagles, which is a football team.

Jon and his 14-year-old daughter have had a special bond, and she has been seen more and more with her father in recent months.

The two have gotten coffee and gotten ice cream and gone on road trips.

It’s nice to see that they still have a relationship with each other despite, well, the intense complications of Jon and Kate’s divorce.

Plus, any moment that any of Kate’s children get to spend away from her clutches is a blessing, don’t you think?

Colleen, by the way, has reportedly recently moved in with Jon.

She also has two children from a previous relationship.

While we don’t think that Jon & Colleen Plus Ten will be a reality series any time soon (it wouldn’t work unless they have three kids, and then it could be Jon & Colleen Plus Thirteen, which rhymes but probably isn’t worth it), they share that much more in common.

Good for them. And good for Jon for being able to find a new life after Kate.

We look forward to the day when the Gosselin children can all get their fresh start in life and breathe free air.


Meghan Markle: Dress-Shamed For Showing Too Much Skin!

In terms of twists of fate that are universally fantasized about, becoming royalty is right up there with winning the lotto or receiving an owl delivery informing you that you’ve been accepted to Hogwarts.

And like so many Power Ball victors and budding wizards before her, Meghan Markle is learning that the reality is far more complicated than the dream.

Sure, she doesn’t have to ward off Death-Eaters, or relatives in search of a “small loan,” but Meghan is currently experiencing the wrath of a group that can be just as soulless and predatory.

We’re speaking, of course, about stuffy Brits who use their obsession with royal protocol as an excuse to get publicly denigrate anyone who dares to defy convention.

(Conveniently, these people forget that the most beloved royals throughout history are so well-remembered because they did exactly that.)

Meghan has it even harder than most, as she’s a divorced American woman of color and a former actress.

We’re not saying that’s why so many people were critical of the dress Meghan wore to the weekend’s Trooping the Colour event, but … well, we really can’t imagine why else they’d take issue with her attire.

The event is an annual military parade in honor of the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, which is actually in April because there’s no part of the royal family that makes even a tiny amount of sense.

Meghan was widely criticized for her choice of attire, which many felt was too revealing:

“Off the shoulder is inappropriate day wear at the Trooping or any official engagement,” tweeted one detractor.

“I do feel her choice of an off the shoulder dress was pushing it for HRH Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday celebration,” commented another critic.

“I have a feeling she’s going to push the limits a little too much?!”

Of course, there were many who felt that Meghan’s fashion was on point as always.

“Meghan Markle broke protocol by wearing an off the shoulder dress. Keep doing you boo!” wrote one fan.

“Oh, the humanity!! The crown is experiencing such unrest with two barely visible shoulders. Stop it!!” another remarked.

“The American Princess is the epitome of class, beauty, and style. We love Meghan Markle,” a third commented.

Another Meg-defender helpfully pointed out that Kate Middleton, Princess Diana, and even Queen Elizabeth have sported off-the-shoulder looks at official events.

It’s anyone’s guess as to why Meghan is so widely considered less “classy” than some of her predecessors, but sadly, the mixed reviews for her first royal event were not unexpected.

Fortunately, Meg will soon have time to consult with her new mother-in-law about these pesky peasants.

She and Queen Elizabeth are scheduled to embark on their first solo outing next week.