In Touch has exclusively obtained legal documents that reveal Flip or Flop’s Christina El Moussa’s new boyfriend, Gary Anderson, is no stranger to a bitter divorce.
The contractor met Christina three years ago, and most recently worked with her and husband Tarek El Moussa on their backyard renovation project.
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Gary’s 1999 split from his first wife, Jo Ann, was followed by nearly a decade of nasty court battles, where they fought over money and custody of their daughters after 13 years of marriage.
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The documents said that Gary vastly understated his income, which resulted in extremely low spousal and child support payments. According to the papers, Gary claimed to have earned $128,000 one year, although his actual income “was $1,044,512."
When this was revealed, Gary was ordered to pay Jo Ann $4,000 a month in spousal support until 2003, $7,082 a month in child support and $100,000 in back child support and agreed to put an additional $50,000 in a bank account for his daughters.
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Gary’s second wife, Denise, filed for divorce in 2005 after just four years. But once again he didn’t get off easy: He was forced to give her $2,000 a month spousal support for two years, $330,000 from their joint bank account, a brand-new BMW, their $700,000 California home and an equalization payment of $405,000.
News of Gary's costly divorce settlements come shortly after girlfriend Christina revealed she fully intends to move on from her split with Tarek.
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