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For nearly a year, we’ve been reporting on Eric Williams’ child support drama. In case you’ve been in the dark for a bit, allow us to catch you up to speed.
Last summer, we told you that a judge issued a warrant for the retired NBA star’s arrest behind his refusal to submit to a DNA test. A woman accused Williams of fathering a child that she gave birth to back in 2011—while he was still living with his estranged wife, former “Basketball Wives” star Jennifer Williams.
By February of this year, the troubled ex-athlete was making headlines again. This time, Williams was being taken to court by the mother of his 13-year-old son, who claimed that he owed nearly $25,000 in unpaid child support. Though a judge ordered that Williams pay his son’s mother the owed amount, she was unable to collect because she was unable to locate him.
After a stint of what the unnamed woman’s attorney has described as “exhaustive” efforts to track Williams down, he’s finally cooperating with the courts—but not in a way that his son’s mother may have been hoping for. According to TMZ, the athlete claims that he has not been present at previous child support hearings because he’s homeless.
“[The]court-ordered citation for me to appear was not delivered to my home address as I have no home,” Eric stated in a recent filing.
As if that weren’t enough, Eric is also claiming he’s so broke that he cannot afford airfare to appear at scheduled court dates or to even hire a lawyer. Currently, he says he’s volunteering at a non-profit organization.
“I’m in the rebuilding stages of my life,” he added.
Tsk, tsk, tsk.
‘He’s Completely Embraced His Mom’s Perspective On Me:’ 50 Cent Discusses Strained Relationship With Oldest Son
The relationship between Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and his teenage son, Marquise Jackson, has been deteriorating for quite some time now. And interestingly, both parents blame each other for the demise of that relationship. As you may recall, last winter Marquise’s mother, Shaniqua Thompkins, claimed that 50 abandonned Marquise shortly after his other son, Sire, was born. During a recent interview with Philly’s Hot 107.9, 50 insisted that Shaniqua has turned Marquise against him.
“He’s completely embraced his mom’s perspective on me. It’s apart of that entitlement that you said it builds,” 50 reasoned.
He also credited the fractured relationship to Shaniqua’s parenting style.
“Kids are never equal to parents. So if your mom conditions the child to feel like you should come to them on their terms and everything else that has to be done.”
Despite being Marquise’s primary provider, 50 claims that Shaniqua has been intentionally seeking to sabotage their relationship.
“Everything in his life, I have provided for him regardless of if I’m there or not,” he explained. “She hasn’t worked since 2000 so tell me how you do that as a single mom. You being a working mom while being a single mom is being a provider in a different way. Her being in the actual home since 2000 living off of what I provide for him is enough for her not to go to actual work so it already takes that pressure off in that way but it’s still not quite enough.”
“She still would feel like destroying the actual relationship is her way of getting back,” he continued. “She was getting a half a million dollars a year.”
As for Shaniqua’s dating life…
“I feel like women require maintenance. If that mental maintenance is actually taken care of, you can have a woman under any circumstance. You can put her in a room full of billionaires and she’ll be there until she looks down on her watch and says ‘We got to go he might be hungry.’ In her case, she hasn’t found anyone that’s able to do the maintenance required on her.”
Listen to his interview here.
50 Cent recently introduced the world to his infant son Sire Jackson via a series of Instagram posts. But the mother of his first son, Shaniqua Thompkins, says don’t be fooled because he certainly isn’t father of the year.
According to TMZ, Shaniqua is claiming that 50 hasn’t seen his 17-year-old son, Marquise, since May of 2012—several months before Sire was born. It is also being reported that 50 hasn’t spoken to his son since their huge January 2013 fall-out. If you recall, the dispute began when 50 went to visit his son and ended with 50 allegedly telling Marquise he no longer has a son and threatening to write him out of his will. He later blamed Shaniqua for staging the messages.
“That was his mother texting me as him,” 50 tweeted. “She sold that to a web site. She hate me for Winning. It’s hard to replace me.”
Now Shaniqua is claiming that Marquise feels abandoned and replaced by 50′s new son. Representatives on behalf of 50, however, deny the allegations.
“50 is saddened by the attention-seeking tactics of his son’s mother,” a rep told TMZ. “He remains a proud and supportive father and feels blessed to have two sons.”
Hopefully 50 has reconciled with Marquise.
Are you surprised that 50 and Shaniqua are still going at it?
Earlier this week new reports leaked about the ugly support dispute between Mathew Knowles and his ex-mistress, Alexsandra Wright. According to the reports, Mathew has been skipping on their agreed upon $12,000 per month payment schedule, which has been placing a huge financial burden on Alexsandra. One source claiming to be a friend, even went as far as to insist that Alexsandra was forced to pull their three-year-old son, Nixon, out of preschool because she could no longer afford the tuition. Apparently fed up with being painted as a deadbeat dad by the media, Mathew had his attorney, Ken Harris, issue an official statement to Sister 2 Sister refuting the allegations. The statement reads:
“There have been several media reports [this week] suggesting that Mr. Knowles has a delinquency concerning his child support obligation to Ms. Alexsandra Wright. At this point, Mr. Knowles’ financial advisers indicate that he is current concerning that obligation.
Mr. Knowles takes his obligation related to the support of his son very seriously. To that end, Mr. Knowles has consistently provided support during all periods for which he has been legally obligated. Mr. Knowles’ child support obligation has been the subject of substantial litigation over the past year. A mediation concerning this matter has been scheduled for later this month.”
If their issues are not resolved during the upcoming mediation, Mathew and Alexandra will be heading back to court for a hearing early 2014.
Jazmine Denise is an entertainment and celebrity news blogger. Follow her on Twitter @jazminedenise.
An August 18th baby shower in Nebraska ended on a bloody note after two friends got into a physical altercation over a man that they both dated. According to the Smoking Gun, Julia Bol, 28, and Rebecca Boss, 41, exchanged words in a heated argument about the nature of Julia’s relationship with the father of Rebecca’s child. The fight escalated when Julia took a six-inch stiletto shoe that Rebecca was holding in her hand hit her in the face with it. Reports say that Julia struck Rebecca so hard with the shoe that the heel punctured her cheek.
“The stiletto heel punctured the victim’s cheek and had to be pulled out of her face,” a police report on the incident read.
After hitting Rebecca with the shoe, Julia allegedly knocked her to the ground and proceeded to choke her. Following the incident, the victim was taken to Bryan West Medical Center where she was treated for neck bruises and a facial laceration, the Inquisitr reports. Julia was arrested on suspicion of strangulation and assault, and taken to the Lincoln County Jail. She, too, had to receive medical attention for a minor arm injury. She was scheduled to appear in court yesterday over the incident.
What a mess.
First comes baby, and then comes plenty of bills. Many celebrity dads will boast that there is nothing better and more delightful than having a baby girl or baby boy. However, some celebrities find that once the hype of a new child dies down, so do their child support checks. It’s not uncommon for a celebrity dad to have to pay child support, especially if the parents are not married or at least dating. Here are 13 famous dads — and one woman — who owe child support and are causing all sorts of baby drama.
Shawty Lo Ain’t Got Nothing On Me: Unemployed Man Brags About Loving All 18 Of His Children And The 17 Women Who Mother Them
He also shared that he hopes to be “fixed” soon and that he’s mentoring children because he’s unemployed and doesn’t have a job.“These are my kids we talking about— my siblings—nobody else’s,” Shaw boasted outside of the Nashville courthouse. “I love my kids and I could careless what anybody thinks,” he continued.
“They know I can’t pay no child support. Why you think I’m out her mentoring and talking to these kids?” “I don’t want no more kids. I wanna be fixed.When asked if he could name all of his children, he bragged that almost all of his boys are named Orlando and that most of his daughters’ names are also derived from his, for example, Orlandria, Oneisha, Omika and so on. It doesn’t appear that he plans on seeking gainful employment so that he can support all of these children either. When asked if he hopes to get a job soon, he responded:
“Listen, don’t nothing come to a dreamer, but a dream. I go everywhere looking for a job. Where am I gon’ get one at with my linkling [sic] record?” “I’m just hoping one day I get lucky and might scratch off the numbers or something. I play the hell out of Tennessee lottery,” he admitted with a straight face.I could go on and on about the stupidity that continued to spew out of this man’s mouth, but I won’t spoil it for you. Check page two to witness the insanity for yourself. Is anyone else feeling tempted to launch a kickstarter so that we can all chip in and get this dude snipped?
So you’ve been seeing this great guy for a few months and things seem to be getting serious. You start scribbling his last name with your first name (do people still do that?), envisioning your wedding day and picturing him cutting the umbilical cord. It’s only natural that if you want to get married one day you’ll eventually start sizing up your partner to see what kind of husband or father he’d make. While his little quirks might be cute when you’re dating, those same character traits might be red flags when determining if he’d make a good father to your child. For some, these may not be deal breakers and who knows if a man will change once faced with the responsibility of fatherhood. However, be careful not to overlook these characteristics if you’re thinking of making him your child’s father one day.
Be Honest About the Status of Your Relationship with Your Baby Daddy
Ladies, have you ever met a guy who you thought to be the man of your dreams until he dropped a load on you such as “I have five kids” or “My wife and I are separated, but we still live together”? Did you take the optimistic route and say to yourself, “Hey, no one is perfect,” or did you politely excuse yourself and save his number under “Don’t Answer”? Almost every woman has a list of deal breakers that she vows to never ever tolerate from a man. But, what if the guy is rich, I mean racks on racks on racks rich, or famous? Do those rules still apply? The following men seem to keep drama, a load of women, baby mothers and craziness in their lifestyle, but women still flock to be with them. Could you date them?
One can’t mention comedy without the great Eddie Murphy coming to mind. This funny man has been responsible for having us doubled over in stitches for ages. What has many giggling these days, however, is his up and down love life. His first marriage ended in divorce, but resulted in five children. In addition to the five children that he had with his wife, he also fathered two other children, not to mention a daughter with former Spice Girl, Mel B (a little girl he denied for a long while). While we’re on the subject, we can’t forget about his fake “symbolic” marriage to Tracy Edmonds that lasted all of 16 days. Murphy is now said to be dating “106 & Park” host Rosci. Ladies, could you date a guy with 8 kids, 4 baby mamas, and a turbulent dating history such as this one?