Sumner Redstone's attorneys say the ailing media mogul paid two of his ex-girlfriends $150 million over a five-year period before kicking them out of his life.

CEO of Viacom Summer Redstone attends the 63rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

The sums were paid to Redstone's ex-girlfriend Sydney Holland and Manuela Herzer, who is asking a Los Angeles judge to rule Redstone was mentally incapacitated when he kicker her out of his home in October.

Both women may testiy in a mental competency trial that is scheduled to begin Friday in Los Angeles.

Herzer's attorney Pierce O'Donnell has said his client is not motivated by money, but is concerned about the 92-year-old Redstone's wellbeing.

Redstone's lawyers say Herzer lied to their client, who wants her out of his life.

Redstone controls CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. through his company, National Amusements.

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