Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry
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, mother to 4-year-old daughter Nahla
with Gabriel Aubry, reportedly has some stiff child-support payments ahead of her.
After a court appearance earlier this week, Berry, 45, has been ordered to pay Aubry $20,000 a month, which adds up to nearly a quarter of a million dollars a year, reports TMZ.com
Berry and Aubry, a French-Canadian model, split in April 2010
and have been locked in a custody battle
Last year, Berry said
, "Our issues were never about fighting for her. We both know a child needs both her parents. But what I want to say about it is sometimes, as a couple, you reach an impasse. We needed a court and a judge to help us work out some of the delicate issues ... because for her sake, this is the best way. We both love her more than life."
Berry is now engaged to actor Olivier Martinez
Berry's rep had no comment – and reps for Aubry did not immediately respond to request for comment.