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Brendan Fraser says he's broke

900K is a lot of money for alimony though, what is this woman buying?


Once upon a time he was one of Hollywood’s biggest box office draws, but now Brendan Fraser is “broke” and fighting to reduce the huge alimony and child support payments he was ordered to pay his ex-wife, RadarOnline.com is reporting.

Fraser, 44, who once had a net worth of $45m and is currently starring in animated movie Escape from Planet Earth, has pleaded with a Connecticut court to slash his annual $900,000 payment to Afton Smith because he can no longer afford them.

The Mummy actor had only settled his divorce with Afton in 2009 – but insists that he can’t cover the costs he initially agreed to because he’s no longer earning the money he once did.

According to a report in the New York Post , Afton claims that Brendan is hiding money from her, despite his protestations that his earnings aren’t what they used to be.
http://radaronline.com/exclusives/20...educe-alimony/
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Brendan Fraser had a nice run there. There was a certain type of role that he excelled in, but that vogue is over. He just missed out on the superhero trend. He would have made a good Green Lantern or Flash or Captain America or something once upon a time, but he's too old now. Somebody should have crafted a TV series for him. It's not too late for that to happen. He could play a detective or a small-town sheriff. He might want to start doing more hard-edged roles, maybe try to do a Buford Pusser-type role. Is he still in shape? I don't think I've seen him in anything since that third MUMMY movie five or so years ago.

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They've been divorced since 09 and he still has to pay alimony? That's some bullshit. There should be a cut off date for that.
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Hard to feel sorry for a guy who blew through 45 million.
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It took 10 years, but his career is now finally at the same level as Pauly Shore's
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You know someone was gonna re-post this again.

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I guess thats why he's been in nothing the last 2 years and has about 10 in progress in 2013 alone.
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The last I saw him in was the uncredited cameo role he had in GI JOE.
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Close to a million a year just because she married well? That's some bullshit.
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

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Close to a million a year just because she married well? That's some bullshit.
I have to agree with that and he must of had a shitty lawyer. He should be trying to find her another sugar daddy.
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

How to Marry a Millionaire.
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

He must have blown through the rest of that quick, as even 2008 seemed to be a decent year for him.
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Something similar happened to Dave Foley, where he divorced while on Newsradio, and his income since then has dropped significantly:
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opi...150905875.html
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

PenguinJoe must work for the National Enquirer. Title doesn't match the story. All that is happening is he's trying to get the alimony payment adjusted since his income has become reduced.
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

This article mentions that he still has $24.7 million in assets, so he's not broke:
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/e...CD8ZydOWcOTP0N

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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

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This article mentions that he still has $24.7 million is assets
That's it? Better pass around a collection plate or something.
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

Gotta feel sorry for an ex-wifegold digger who has blown through nearly 5 million raising a kid in 5 years.
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

Maybe he can latch on to one of those CSI crime solving shows like Chris O'Donnell did.
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Gotta feel sorry for an ex-wifegold digger who has blown through nearly 5 million raising a kid in 5 years.
Who says she's blown through it? And there's 3 kids.

This isn't about how much Brendan Fraser had in the past (which was likely split in some way during the divorce), or how much the ex wife has, it's about the amount of alimony and child support he agreed to during the divorce, and whether Fraser's current pay is enough to cover that annual amount.
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

Atleast he's still popular enough to warrant a whole thread and huge discussion!
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Atleast he's still popular enough to warrant a whole thread and huge discussion!
I came here for jokes.
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

if i ever had 45 million dollars I'd probably die with 44.5 million dollars.
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

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Gotta feel sorry for an ex-wifegold digger who has blown through nearly 5 million raising a kid in 5 years.
CHALLENGE: Who's to say she's not still a gold digger?
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Re: Brendan Fraser says he's broke

Lessons to be learned.

If you're rich and famous, be smart with your money... invest wisely... live within your means.... and don't marry the bitch!
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And get a fucking pre-nup.

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