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Jesse Williams Child Support Payments To Ex ‘Significantly’ Reduced After ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Exit

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Jesse Williams will reportedly be paying his ex-wife Aryn Drake-Lee a ‘quickly’ decreased quantity in little one help following his departure from ‘Gray’s Anatomy.’

Jesse Williams will now be paying his ex-wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, a decreased quantity in little one help. Based on court docket paperwork obtained by PEOPLE, the actor’s month-to-month help funds have been “quickly modified” to $6,413. Earlier than the latest submitting, the 40-year-old was apparently paying his ex $40,000 a month in little one help for his or her daughter Sadie, 8, and son Maceo, 6.

Jesse Williams & Family
Jesse Williams out along with his household (SplashNews.com).

The modification in support payments comes after the actor reported a “important change in earnings” after he left Grey’s Anatomy after 12 seasons as Dr. Jackson Avery. Monetary data for the actor have been included in a Los Angeles submitting on March 29 the place he requested to cut back his funds.

“I’m requesting the Court docket scale back the kid help to an inexpensive quantity I can afford given the numerous discount in my earnings and the now fluctuating nature of my earnings,” the previous mannequin mentioned in court docket paperwork obtained by HollywoodLife. “The child support of $40,000 monthly ($480,000 per yr) which commenced October 1, 2019, was primarily based virtually fully on my ‘Gray’s’ episodic charges which was my then major supply of earnings.”

Jesse Williams
Jesse Williams on ‘Greys Anatomy’ (Christopher Willard/ABC/Kobal/Shutterstock).

Jesse alleged that he presently makes $1,668 per week whereas engaged on Broadway’s Take Me Out in comparison with his whopping whole of $6.2 million plus $183,000 in residuals from the Emmy Award-winning present.

Child support was additionally primarily based on my different sources of earnings which included my ‘Gray’s’ residuals for reveals I appeared in throughout the marriage, and after Aryn and I separated, in addition to sporadic earnings from occasional smaller appearing, endorsement or look work,” he added. “All of my extra sources of earnings have been/are far lower than my former episodic charges from ‘Gray’s.’”

The exes, who share their two youngsters Sadie and Maceo, formally referred to as it quits in April 2017 after tying the knot in 2012. Simply months after filing for divorce, issues acquired ugly between the previous couple when Jesse expressed he wasn’t proud of the best way his ex was dealing with the scenario, feeling like she wasn’t letting him spend sufficient time with the children. Their case was ultimately delivered to a choose, who dominated for the mother and father to have joint authorized custody in September 2017. It wasn’t till March 2018, although, that Jesse was granted joint bodily custody, as properly.

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