Did Jon Voight Fail to Pay Support to Angelina's Mom?
When she died, Angelina Jolie’s mother was still owed $180,000 in spousal payments from ex-husband Jon Voight, according to her will.
Marcheline Bertrand, 56, lost a battle with ovarian cancer on Jan. 27. An aspiring actress, Bertrand met Voight just after his Oscar nomination for 1969’s Midnight Cowboy. They married in 1971, but Bertrand filed for divorce seven years later. They had two children.
Details of Bertrand’s will surfaced in a legal filing entered in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 10.
The will also reveals Bertrand was a doting grandmother, having left $100,000 to her “beloved grandson” Maddox. It was updated with a note to “add Zahara and the new little precious one,” leaving them $100,000 each.
With her estate worth more than $2 million, Bertrand requested that Jolie and her older brother James be co-executors of her will, with the bulk of her assets going to both children.
Voight wasn’t available for comment. A longtime friend of his tells PEOPLE: “Jon paid spousal support to (Marcheline) years ago and was very generous to her. Where that dollar amount came from I have no idea.”