Robert De Niro says coronavirus decimated his finances

Robert De Niro says coronavirus decimated his finances
Robert De Niro (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – What a pity. Looks like he’ll have to break into his ‘swears’ jar. He’s probably got two millions in quarters in there from all the times he cursed about Donald Trump.]

Robert De Niro says he’s running out of dinero.

The coronavirus dealt a massive blow to the actor’s finances, he revealed in court, as his estranged wife asked for an emergency order to raise her monthly American Express card credit limit from $50,000 to $100,000.

The “The Irishman” actor appeared on a Skype call in his Manhattan divorce case with Grace Hightower as her lawyer told a judge that De Niro unfairly cut her monthly AmEx allowance from $100,000 to $50,000 and said she and their children had been banned from an upstate compound where De Niro is staying during the pandemic.

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But lawyers for De Niro said he cut Hightower’s credit card limit because he’s taken a huge financial hit as the restaurant chain Nobu and Greenwich Hotel, both of which he has stakes in, have been closed or partially closed for months with barely any business.

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