Linda Evangelista,  Francois-Henri Pinault


After a tense couple of days facing off in court last week, E! News has learned that Linda Evangelista and her billionare baby daddy, François-Henri Pinault, have reached an accomodation in the former's bid for more child support for their 5-year-old son, Augustin.

"I can confirm that they seem to have come to an agreement," Pinault's rep tells E! News.

The  judge presiding over the child-support trial in Manhattan Family Court will still have to sign off on any settlement, however.

Terms of the agreement were not revealed, but presumably the 49-year-old Pinault will likely fork over more cash, though no word whether it will be anywhere near the $46,000 the 46-year-old Evangelista has reportedly been spending monthly on behalf of the tyke. That money has gone toward a round-the-clock nanny, armed bodyguards and other expenses, though Linda denied in court last week that that figure was what she was asking for.

The Canadian beauty, who was slated to take the stand again today in Manhattan Family Court for cross-examination by Pinault's attorney, had demanded her former beau pay an amount similar to what he shells out to care for Valentina, his 4-year-old daughter with current wife Salma Hayek.

Pinault's lawyer, David Aronson, told reporters outside court his client was satisfied with the settlement:

"Everybody's glad for the sake and the benefit of the child that it's done."

There was no comment from Evangelista herself—maybe she was in a hurry to get home and change into her gown for tonight's Met Costume Institute Gala, where she's one of the many celebs expected in attendance.


Updated May 8, 2012 at 2:02 p.m. PT: A New York City judge approved a child support settlement between Evangelista and Pinault today. Details of the deal have not been disclosed.

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