Oksana Grigorieva Seeks Modest $420,000 Child Support Hike From Mel Gibson

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Oksana Grigorieva wants Mel Gibson to cough up an extra $35,000 to support their baby daughter, Lucia. That's per month, on top of what he already pays.

The actor's estranged ex-girlfriend has asked a judge make Gibson pay up, increasing her monthly child support from $5,000 a month ... to more than $40,000.

Mel presently pays $5,000 a month in child support for nine-month-old Lucia, and also pays for the Sherman Oaks house where she and Oksana Grigorieva live.

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Mel Gibson could pay more, certainly, because the guy is loaded. But is free housing on top of $5,000 per month really not enough for a nine-month-old girl?

Interestingly, on top of Mel's child support, the OG gets $2,500 a month from Timothy Dalton, the father of her 13-year-old son Sasha. So, $7,500 for the two.

Convincing a court that an infant requires 15-20 times more than a teenager is an interesting argument, especially from someone under investigation for extortion.

One source close to the custody battle scoffed, "Lifestyle is not an issue for a 9-month-old. Think she knows the difference between a Ford and a Bentley?"

Whose side are you on?

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