Tyrese Is Granted Joint Custody Of His 10-Year-Old Daughter
Tyrese came out of the nasty custody battle with his ex-wife victorious.
A Los Angeles judge ruled that Tyrese and his ex-wife, Norma Mitchell, will return to having 50/50 custody of their 10-year-old daughter, according to the NY Daily News.
Judge Shelley Kaufman also denied the domestic violence restraining order that Mitchell was seeking for her and their daughter Shayla. Mitchell was seeking this restraining order based on alleged past physical abuse against her and her daughter, including being pushed down stairs in 2004, hit her twice in 2007 and again in her face in 2011. Mitchell also alleged that her daughter told her that Tyrese hit her so hard one time that she could not sit down.
Judge Kaufman ruled on the basis that Mitchell’s accusations failed to meet the burden of proof or were too remote in time. She said that there was no ongoing pattern of abuse but definitely a pattern of “acrimony.”
Judge Kaufman also spoke on the Fast & Furious star’s social media posts, which she deemed “melodramatic.”
“He is a public figure who communicates with the public, and I don’t find this was a mechanism to communicate directly with the restrained parties,” she said in court.
Of course, he took to his Instagram to celebrate his win.
The ex-couple will return to their 50/50 custody in January 2018.