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7 Craziest Celebrity Prenups

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Getting married is cheap, but a potential divorce is costly and if you're  famous, it can be ridiculously outlandish without a prenuptial agreement.

Gabrielle Union is the latest celeb to get her paperwork in order as she gets closer to "I do" with Dwyane Wade. Like others, she learned from the mistakes of the love-stricken celebs that got hitched (and divorced) sans the written agreement. While it doesn't guarantee marital bliss, it does protect and ensure investments of their millions.

Keep reading for the craziest celebrity prenups.

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren

Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods

In their original prenup, Elin was to walk away with $20 million as long as they were married for at least 10 years. However, after his cheating scandals, she demanded a rewritten prenup that let her walk away with $750 million.

Kevin Federline, Britney Spears

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline

Apparently Spears refused to sign a prenup. However after much council from her family, Kevin walked away with about $1 million from their divorce.

Catherine Zeta Jones, Michael Douglas

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas

If Catherine and Michael Douglas ever divorce, not only will she get $2.8 mil per year they were married, but an additional $5 million if their marriage dissolved due to Michael's infidelity. 

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Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

Jessica may have gotten a catch with Justin, but she didn't forget he's a ladies man. The couple's prenup clause warns that if Timberlake cheats on her, she gets 500k.

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Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom

Their prenup is predicted to go in effect ASAP as they are heading for divorce. According to their clause, Khloe asked for $500k for each year that they were married--4 years-- $25k per month in spousal support, $5k shopping allowance each month, $1k for beauty care a month, the house the couple shared, a new car at the end of every lease cycle and family season court side seats for the Lakers.  

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Jay Z and Beyonce

If they ever divorce, not only would we all weep, but Jay would lose millions automatically. In their prenup,  Bey gets $10 million if the marriage were to end before 2 years. He then has to pay her $1 million for each year they were married (up to 15 years) and $5 million for each child she bears.

Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto

 Yvette and Michael Jordan

Taking a page out of his own book of loses, Michael Jordan wrote up a prenuptial agreement for his impending marriage to Yvette. If they ever divorce, she gets $1 million for each year they were married. If they last 10 years, she gets $5 mil for each year.


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"I'm sorry for the state of the world honestly, for everybody in this room and I pray that all of us just get through it a little bit easier and just try not to lash out at each other," she said.

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"I'm just so thankful for everybody having patience with me, " she said. Shouting out the key members of her family in attendance, the TDE affiliate gave praise to her mother, father, and grandma. In this brief speech centered around the artist's growth Solána Imani Rowe, known more commonly as her stage name, Rowe everyone for their trust in her.

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As November comes to a close, many publications will be crafting their year-end lists for all things pop culture. Forbes released a ranking of the world's highest-paid women in music on Monday (Nov. 19), with Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, and Rihanna holding it down for women of color.

Beyoncé comes in at No. 3 on the list with an earning of $60 million as she made most of her money through her historical Coachella performance, the joint album with husband JAY-Z, Everything is Love, and the Carters' On The Run II Tour in support of its release.

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