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The judge in Tyrese Gibson’s child support case threw the book at him in court on Tuesday, April 25.

Tyrese is in an ongoing child support battle with ex-wife Samantha Lee Gibson. Last year, he refused to pay $10,000 a month in child support for his 4-year-old daughter, Soraya.

In videos and Instagram posts, the singer/actor called Fulton County Superior Court Judge Kevin M. Farmer a “racist” and said he was unfair to Black fathers going through divorce.

According to TMZ, Judge Farmer ordered Tyrese to pay nearly $237,944 in back child support to his ex-wife, and almost $400,000 in legal fees to her attorney.

As for Tyrese refusing to pay child support since last year — the judge found him in contempt of court. He could’ve been arrested in court, but the judge gave him a break.

In addition to the back child support and attorney’s fees, the judge ordered Tyrese to pay $17,000 for a special master appointed by the judge to handle minor disputes during the case.

Tyrese said on the stand on Tuesday that he believed the $10,000 monthly child support was excessive and that Samantha doesn’t need the money, because she earns good money on her own.

But the judge disagreed — and now Tyrese must pay his monthly child support debt or face jail time.

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In the days leading up to his courtroom showdown, Tyrese invited his fans, fathers, and the news media to join him at a “prayer protest” on Tuesday.

But the prayer protest was shut down before it could begin.

Samantha’s attorney Adam Gleklen tells TMZ that all she wants to do is co-parent their daughter and get on with her life.