by Free Britney at

Linda Evangelista says Francois-Henri Pinault coldly told her to end her pregnancy after she broke the news to her flame that she was having his baby.

“He suggested she terminate the pregnancy,” attorney William Beslow said.

That was the first shot from Evangelista in what’s likely to be a contentious court battle as the iconic model tries to shake him down for child support.

Up to $46,000 per MONTH, she's seeking.

  • Francois-Henri Pinault Head Shot
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On the stand, Pinault, now married to movie star Salma Hayek, with whom he has a daughter, insisted he was “not involved in the decision” to have the child, but told Evangelista he would “recognize the baby.”

Words dripping with emotion and empathy right there.

Later, his spokesman denied categorically that Pinault ever told her to have an abortion. In fact, Pinault added, they’d only spent seven nights together.

Asked whether he believes Evangelista deliberately “took steps” to get pregnant, Pinault responded, “Well, she can answer that, but, I guess so.”

“She told me that if I didn’t want to be involved in raising the kid or stay together and be parents together, she would understand,” Pinault said.

“I told her that ... I will take my responsibility.”

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by Hilton Hater at

The long-held secret is out in the open: Francois-Henri Pinault is the father of Linda Evangelista's four-year old son.

Now, the super model wants the billionaire - who is married to Salma Hayek and also a father to her toddler - to pay. Literally. Exorbitantly.

Evangelista appeared in Manhattan Family Court yesterday and asked for $46,000 per month in child support, a number that would be the "largest support order in the history of the Family Court," said the man who will decide whether or not she gets it, Support Magistrate Matthew Troy.

Linda Evangelista Photo

How could anyone spend $46,000 per month? Evangelista says she needs $175,000/year for gun-toting chauffeurs, along with $80,000/year for around-the-clock child care.

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