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More on the McCourts

Feb 19, 2010, 6:30 PM EDT

Earlier today we learned about Jamie McCourt’s request for more money.  Our friend Josh Fisher at Dodger Divorce points out something particularly delicious from her filing:

[P]erquisites paid directly by the McCourt business constituted a very significant element of the marital lifestyle, averaging an additional approximately $800,000 per month.

As Josh notes, the “McCourt business” is basically the Dodgers.  As Josh also notes, Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw made $871,000 in salary for the 2009 season combined.

As the philosopher Mel Brooks once said, It’s good to be the king. It ain’t bad being the former queen either.

  1. Old Gator - Feb 19, 2010 at 6:35 PM

    The venerable philosopher Mel Brooks, Craig. And by the way, I suspect we will also discover that Mel pioneered the accounting procedures that the McCourts were using to prepare the Bums’ tax returns in another movie with a really catchy song about springtime in it.
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    Pitchers and catchers tomorrow!

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