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Jesse Williams and his ex-wife Aryn Drake-Lee are back in court.

According to Radar Online, Jesse filed for an emergency hearing after Aryn refused to agree to let their kids visit him in New York.

The couple settled their bitter divorce back in 2019 when Jesse was pulling down millions as the star of ABC series Grey's Anatomy.


A judge eventually lowered Jesse's child support from $40,000 a month to just $7,000 a month for the couple's two children.


Jesse is in New York City starring in the Broadway play Take Me Out. The second run of the play begins in October.

Jesse says their two children, 8-year-old Sadie and 7-year-old Maceo, visited him multiple days a month during the play's first run.

He says Aryn is playing hard ball and said no after he requested the same visiting schedule for the next couple of months.

The actor told the judge he doesn't want to "miss a precious moment" with his minor kids.

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Jesse said his girlfriend Ciarra Pardo is willing to travel with the kids from California to New York at a moment's notice.

But Aryn responded that the kids are too young to travel overnight on red-eye flights and miss days in school.

"I am not in agreement with a 7yr and 8yr old being asked to fly overnight red-eye flights on a regular basis, missing at least 2 days of school per month," she said. "This was a temporary solution given for a temporary situation the first time. This is now a request that covers 8 out of the 12 months of 2022."

Radar Online obtained text messages exchanged between the two parties from late April/ early May.

In one text, Aryn complained that Jesse left the kids with a nanny who didn't answer her FaceTime calls. She also accused Jesse of giving her the wrong number.


"It is a rollercoaster of confusion, inconsistency, and disruption. And they shouldn't have to endure it. Noting that your nanny has never answered a Facetime call of mine. Though I could have the wrong number again, since you gave me the wrong number previously."

Aryn also told her ex that she "will not tolerate any more of your threats nor any more of your pressure while you fake being the victim."

"I am being harassed and bullied. I am a single mom with no family in town doing my very best to care for myself and our children while rebuilding after being hit with an abrupt 84% reduction in my child support."


Aryn claims she is forced to downgrade and borrow money from friends to make ends meet.

"I do not have extra money nor time to continue in this way with you, the attorneys, and everything that goes along with it. I am reorganizing and borrowing against my assets to make sure I maintain enough cash flow while I rebuild."

She also slammed Jesse for hiding his substantial assets in multiple bank accounts.

"The audacity that you have, playing victim about your last minute plane tickets, that you could have bought weeks ago btw, is insane, As per 3 of the 13 bank accounts that you turned over, you have millions of dollars in the bank, And this is without consultation on the other 10 bank accounts you didn't turn over. The way you're engaging with me is financially and emotionally abusive. And it's enough already."

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Safaree Samuels convinced a family court judge that he couldn't afford to pay Erica Mena more than $4,300 a month in child support.

Court documents obtained by TMZ show the judge ordered the aspiring rapper to pay Erica $4,305 a month in child support.

The 41-year-old "Burner" rapper married Erica in 2019. Erica filed for divorce in May 2021 after she confirmed he was cheating.

They share two minor children, a daughter named Safire and a boy named Legend.

She also has a 15-year-old son, King Conde, by ex Raul Conde.

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Erica was furious that Safaree cheated on her while she was pregnant with their second child.

In court papers, Erica said her marriage was "irretrievably broken," with "no hope for reconciliation."

She did not return the $500,000 that Safaree reportedly paid for her rings.

The "Love & Hip Hop" stars sold their $1.2 million marital pad near Atlanta in June, according to TMZ.

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Last month Safaree denied leaking a sexually explicit tape featuring his current girlfriend Kimbella Matos.

"I am taking full legal and criminal action," he tweeted. "The person who did that is going to pay. And I am not letting up either. Not letting this 1 slide. This is a cyber crime and I am pressing full charges!!"

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Tyrese is contesting a previous judge's order demanding he pay his estranged wife, Samantha Gibson Lee, $10,690 a month for child support.

TMZ reports the singer/actor has added famed attorney Ben Crump to his legal team and he wants a new judge to overturn the child support order.


The "Fast & Furious" actor filed an appeal this week, obtained by TMZ, that claimed Judge Farmer, who was presiding over the divorce, was clearly biased against him.

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Tyrese said during a pretrial meeting in the judge's chambers, Judge Farmer apparently told him and his ex that he thought $10,690 per month in child support was appropriate based on the financial evidence and that he didn't care if Samantha was a "greedy, gold-digging bitch."

Tyrese claimed Judge Farmer already made up his mind even before hearing arguments and testimony in court.

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The judge chastised Tyrese in open court when the actor raised his voice at Gibson Lee's attorney.

Tyrese said the judge cut him off in the middle of his answers, which Tyrese called totally outrageous. Tyrese claims his lawyer "definitely felt bullied by Judge Farmer" during the case.

According to TMZ, Tyrese has retained civil rights lawyer Ben Crump to assist his legal team.

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Tyrese Gibson won a small victory in divorce court on Tuesday. A Fulton County (GA) Superior Court judge ordered him to pay his ex, Samantha Lee Gibson, $10,690 a month in child support for their three-year-old daughter, Soraya.

Samantha had requested $20,000 a month so she could continue to enjoy the lifestyle she had grown accustomed to.

However, the "Fast and Furious" actor argued that the amount was "unreasonably high" since movie roles have dried up.
RELATED: Tyrese tells judge he lied about gifting daughter, Shayla, a Rolls Royce
According to TMZ, the judge addressed the actor in court, saying, "This is not a punishment for you. Put that money where it belongs, in the child!"

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The judge also advised Samantha and Tyrese not to bad mouth each other in front of the baby. The former couple is pictured in 2017 during happier times.

The judge advised Tyrese that the $10,690 a month payments dates back to when Samantha first filed for divorce in Sept. 2020, which means he owes her a lump sum of $209,000.

However, since Tyrese had been making Samantha's car payments for 2 years, the judge deducted $46,000 from the lump sum.

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The judge said neither party will pay spousal support. Tyrese also gets to keep his prized Range Rover and agreed to let Samantha have their Land Rover.

The judge granted Samantha's petition for divorce, meaning they are both officially back on the market.

Tyrese and Samantha announced their break up in December 2020 and vowed to remain the "best of friends" for the sake of their daughter.

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Tyrese Gibson and his ex wife Samantha Lee Gibson were back in an Atlanta courtroom on Monday, August 29. Tyrese asked a judge to deny Samantha's request for $20,000 a month in child support.

The singer/actor cried that the $20,000 monthly figure was "unreasonably high". He is also seeking joint physical and legal custody of their three-year-old daughter Soraya Lee Gibson.

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Tyrese and Samantha broke up in 2020 after three years of marriage. They have been battling over child support and spousal support ever since.

The judge asked Tyrese to explain certain extravagant expenditures he boasted about on social media, such as his claim that he bought an island.

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The "Fast & Furious" star also bragged about buying a Rolls Royce for his eldest daughter, Shayla Gibson's 15th birthday.

But in open court, Tyrese admitted he only imagined owning an island — he can't actually afford a private island.

As for that Rolls Royce, Tyrese admitted he only leased the Rolls Royce for his daughter's birthday party. He returned it to the car lot the next day.

Shayla is Tyrese's daughter by his ex-wife Norma Gibson.

Tyrese's attorney grilled Samantha about her excessive expenses, including $1,740 in one month for cosmetics.

Tyrese is set to take the stand on Tuesday, August 30.

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Tristan Thompson says he will never be a part of Maralee Nichols' son's life, but he will contribute to their child financially.

Thompson fathered Theo with the personal trainer during a night of passion in early 2021. She gave birth to her first child, and his fourth, in December 2021.

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"She's truly focused on raising Theo," a source told Us Weekly, adding that the 31-year-old fitness trainer is "navigating motherhood as a single mom."
RELATED: Tristan Thompson ordered to pay $40K a month to Maralee Nichols


An attorney for Thompson told Page Six on Wednesday that the NBA free agent "is paying, and has paid, child support to Ms. Nichols retroactive to the date she delivered the child" on Dec. 1.

But since then, he has made no effort to be a part of the boy's life.

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Earlier this year, a rep for Nichols said Thompson had "done nothing" for Theo and provided zero "financial assistance," for the boy.

However, Thompson has since caught up on his monthly child support checks. But that's as far as he's willing to go for his child.

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"Tristan has still made no attempt to meet his 8-month-old son, Theo," a told Page Six insider reveals. "It was not until recently that Tristan started paying child support."

Nichols filed a paternity lawsuit against Thompson, 31, claiming he impregnated her in a Texas hotel room during his 30th birthday weekend in March 2021.

At the time, he was still romantically involved with Khloé Kardashian, but they have since parted ways. The former couple recently welcomed a son via a surrogate. They are already parents to 4-year-old daughter, True Thompson.

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One of Fetty Wap's baby mamas proves that women who have babies by rappers are not all gold diggers.

Lezhae Keona, who is mother to two of Fetty's 7 children, responded to a fan's question about child support on her Instagram Story.

"Why don't you take Fetty to child support it's unfair you have to financially take care of your kids alone," the fan said. "Make him pay!!!!"

However, Lezhae said pursuing the rapper in family court is a waste of her time and energy. She said he was ordered to pay child support, but he never made the payments.

"I was against this at one point in my life but 2 kids 4 years and lots of financial games later... I did put him on [child support], but honestly it's just not a good system. He doesn't pay it, nothing happens it just builds up and that's it idk."

She continued: "I'm not too focused on it because it's a waste of energy. If he helps that's nice if not whatever idc honestly over it lol kids gotta eat everyday regardless I brought them here no point in wasting energy arguing about who feedin them when ima do it at the end of the day regardless."

Lezhae has had several public run-ins with her deadbeat baby daddy, so she wants nothing to do with him.

In one incident in 2021, New Jersey police issued a warrant for Fetty's arrest after the one-eyed rapper threatened Lezhae outside her residence. The embarrassing incident was caught on camera and went viral in 2021. Watch the video below.

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Herschel Walker admits he has 2 more children. The Republican Georgia Senate candidate acknowledged he had four children on Thursday.

Walker's four children became public knowledge just one day after it was revealed he has a 10-year-old son. The news was reported by The Daily Beast.

Walker, 60, confirmed to The Daily Beast that he has a total of four children — three sons and an adult daughter he fathered when he was 20 in college.

The Daily Beast reported that the 10-year-old boy's mother sued Walker in 2013 for child support and to prove paternity. The DNA test revealed Walker was the father and he was forced to pay child support when the boy was two years old. The child has Walker's last name, but he is not present in the boy's life.

Until this week, the Heisman Trophy had only publicly spoken about one of his children — his 22-year-old son, Christian Walker.

In addition to the 10-year-old son, Walker has a 13-year-old boy.

Until this week, the ex-NFL star had only publicly spoken about his 22-year-old son, Christian Walker.

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"I have a 17-year-old, Christian. I love that dude. I love him to death," Walker said in 2017. "He's 17, he's trying to pull away. I tell him, 'Hey, dude, until you're big enough to throw me off, boy I'm going to kiss you and hug you."

Walker added, "if you got a child, hug your child every day."

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Former NFL running back Herschel Walker admits he has a 10-year-old son who he has never publicly claimed.

Walker, who is campaigning for the U.S. Senate, revealed his secret son after The Daily Beast published a report about the child.

The Daily Beast reported that the child's mother sued Walker in 2013 for child support and to prove paternity. The DNA test revealed Walker was the father and he was forced to pay child support when the boy was two years old. The child has Walker's last name but he is not present in the boy's life.

Walker's campaign manager, Scott Paradise, said in a statement to that Walker provides financial support for the child and is proud of his children.

"Herschel had a child years ago when he wasn't married. He's supported the child and continues to do so. He's proud of his children. To suggest that Herschel is 'hiding' the child because he hasn't used him in his political campaign is offensive and absurd."

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The Heisman Trophy winner and former Dallas Cowboys star has only publicly claimed his 22-year-old son, Christian, who is openly gay.

Walker, 60, has spoken out against fatherless homes in the Black community. He has lectured other men about abandoning their children.

In a 2020 interview, Walker said, "if you have a child with a woman — even if you have to leave that woman — you don't leave that child."

According to government statistics, fatherless homes is the number 1 problem in America.

A child without a father is more likely to grow up and commit crimes, be poor, or drop out of school and end up in prison.

Politician Bakari Sellers tweeted on Tuesday:

"Herschel Walker out here lecturing black men on fatherhood and ain't seen his kid since Obama's first term."

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"I have a 17-year-old, Christian. I love that dude. I love him to death," Walker said in 2017. "He's 17, he's trying to pull away. I tell him, 'Hey, dude, until you're big enough to throw me off, boy I'm going to kiss you and hug you."

Walker added, "if you got a child, hug your child every day."

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According to The Blast, retired NBA star Kevin Garnett has a new child custody battle brewing.

In new legal documents, obtained by The Blast, a woman named Necat Akman asked the court to formally order Garnett to pay custody and child support for her young daughter.

Akman claims they had an existing, out-of-court child support agreement and Garnett is not fighting paternity.

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However, she says Garnett is not keeping his end of the deal on their agreed-upon support in Los Angeles, CA.


On Friday, June 3, 2022, Akman filed for support, saying "(Garnett) and I have signed a voluntary declaration of parentage or paternity regarding the minor children." She is asking a judge to force Garnett to "provide medical insurance for the minor child, contribute to add-on expenses incurred on behalf of the minor child, including but not limited to uninsured medical expenses, childcare costs relating to her employment, payment of preschool and private school tuition, and extracurricular activities."

She is also asking a judge to pay into a college fund for the unnamed child.

Kevin, 46, married longtime girlfriend Brandi Padilla in 2004. The couple later welcomed two daughters.

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Kevin and Brandi are pictured with one of their daughters in 2011.

On July 12, 2018, Brandi filed for divorce, asking for custody of their two children after she discovered his fling with Instagram model, Erica.

Kevin and Erica's union produced a daughter, who may have been the reason for Kevin and Brandi's messy divorce.

Brandi objected to the pre-nup agreement that she happily signed when they first got married. After filing for divorce, she called the pre-nup "unconscionable".

Brandi asked the court for $46,000 a month in child support, another $146,000 in spousal support and $300,000 to cover her legal fees.

A judge did not agree, and Garnett was ordered to pay Brandi just $100,000 in child and spousal support, despite Garnett earning over $300 million In salary and bonuses at the time.

Unlike Brandi, Erica didn't run to court for child support, and she appears to be receiving a much better deal than Brandi.

Erica routinely updates her Instagram page with photos of her designer handbags and shoes. Kevin seems to be in their daughter's life. The child, named Kamila Garnett, has her own Instagram page.

If you're keeping count, Garnett is a girl dad to at least 4 daughters. See more pics of 3rd baby mama, Erica, below.


Jesse Williams' ex-wife, Aryn Drake-Lee is representing herself in family court after a judge cut off her substantial child support checks.

Last month a judge granted Williams' request to cut Drake-Lee's $40,000 a month child support to just $6,000 a month for the couple's two children.


The sympathetic judge considered Williams' excuse that his revenue dropped drastically from $6 million+ to just $1,600 a week.

It was a huge victory for Williams who quit his lucrative acting gig on ABC TV series "Grey's Anatomy" to pursue a career on Broadway.

Drake-Lee, a real estate broker by trade, is representing herself to increase her child support payments.


Drake-Lee dumped her high-priced attorney, Merissa V. Grayson, according to Radar Online.

Williams said Drake-Lee should get a job and help to support their children.

Williams also accused Aryn of spending "thousands of dollars on failed or failing businesses while failing to seek gainful employment despite having an Ivy League degree, speaking 3 languages, and having a wealth of competitive real estate experience."

Drake-Lee is reportedly outraged at the judge's decision to cut support.

Williams and Drake-Lee will return to court in August to finalize a child support agreement.

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One of Lil Durk's baby mamas, Travonna, aired him out after he failed to show up in court for a child support hearing.

The Chicago gang banger-turned-rapper claims seven children by 6 women. But Travonna insists he also fathered her 8-year-old son, who would be Durk's 8th child.

Travonna doesn't hide her disdain for Durk on social media. She regularly drags the drill rapper for not being there for his son.

Travonna took to Instagram after Durk was a no-show in court this week. She said he lives for "entertainment" and "validation" from his fans on social media.

She wrote:

"Court was today and he didn't show up now he has a point to prove he lives for the world's entertainment instead of living reality he left Romeo out because he had to feed his ego and get validation from his fans trust me God gon handle this and I won't stop this is foul play and durk knows it @lildurk come to court so we can get this over with bro [sic]."

Unlike Durk's other baby mamas, Travonna didn't take him to court to prove paternity until after he became a star.

The Black community is flooded with fatherless sons. Durk admits he's not doing his part for the 7 kids he publicly claims.

He said:

"I take care of my kids but don't spend time with them not sh*t else or blame everybody around me ima great father Ima step it up and lock in and become the voice 100% [heart emoji] love ya'll

Big sky
Baby sky

Zayden [sic]."

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Yung Joc addressed his embarrassing arrest on child abandonment charges in Gwinnett County, Ga. last week.

Joc has at least 6-8 children with five women. He has no children with his wife, Alexandria Robinson, a criminal defense attorney who appeared alongside him on Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta.

According to Gwinnett County court documents, Joc, real name Jasiel Amon Robinson, was charged with misdemeanor child abandonment around 4 a.m. on May 5. He was released on bond about an hour later.

The rapper-turned-radio host told listeners on Streetz Morning Takeover radio show on Monday that he's paying one of his baby mamas $5,000 a month in child support, but she wanted more.

Joc, 41, said he had just left an event when he was pulled over by police last week.

"I was sponsoring an event for the mayor of South Fulton and I was going home to get dressed and Atlanta Police Department pulled behind me and they didn't say nothing, they just walked up to the car... I'm sitting here like 'What did you pull me over for?' He never said nothing."

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He added: "I rolled down the passenger window and the female officer said, 'Yup that's him.' Then the [male officer] came to the driver door, 'Sir I'm gonna ask you to get out the car.' I'm like aight. Then he just put handcuffs on me and said, 'You might have a warrant.'"

He continued: "I had been paying so much money up ahead - to stay ahead... once I realized I didn't need to pay this much money - it came to the point, I'm about to get married, I gotta take my time and put finances towards my wedding. But I had spent so much money on child support for this particular child. The mother got mad, and felt like, 'No, you're supposed to keep paying me this.' I said no, let's go to the lawyers and let's get the attorneys involved... We never established what I would pay her a month..."

The "It's Goin' Down" rapper said he was in negotiations with his baby mama, but the negotiations fell through.

"I was paying her upwards to... $5,000 a month... While we were in process of establishing all of my information, my documents, I needed some contracts - when you're a celebrity they go through everything... I didn't know I had a warrant."

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Jesse Williams's ex-wife, Aryn Drake-Lee will have to get a job after a judge drastically reduced her $40K a month child support payments.

The former "Grey's Anatomy" star pleaded with a judge to reduce his child support payments, saying his ex should get a job.

In her response, Drake-Lee said she shouldn't have to get a job just because he quit his high-paying acting gig.

According to TMZ, a judge sided with Jesse, and "temporarily modified" his monthly child support payments to $6,413 based on his current salary o f $1,668 per week.

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According to court documents obtained by Radar Online, Drake-Lee said she believes her ex has the necessary funds to continue paying her their agreed-upon support of $40K a month for their two children.

After finalizing their divorce in 2020, the couple agreed Jesse would pay $40,000 a month in child support and she would keep the house.


In his motion to reduce his child support payments, Jesse pleaded with the judge, saying he decided to leave Grey's Anatomy so he could grow as an artist. He is currently starring in a Broadway play, Take Me Out, but his salary is only $1,668 per week — a mere pittance of his Grey's Anatomy paychecks.

Jesse said Drake-Lee should return to her lucrative career as a real estate agent in New York. But her attorney disagreed, saying:

"...he fails to mention that [Aryn] gave up her thriving career in New York for him more than 13 years ago, to relocate to California to support and focus on building his acting career and businesses. Her 'income' during the marriage as his unofficial manager, is comparable to her income now."

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Blac Chyna has rich people's problems. The single mother of two said she had to give up three luxury vehicles because her exes are not paying child support.

The socialite has two children by rapper Tyga and Rob Kardashian. According to VladTV, the two men have a combined net worth of around $15 million.


Chyna was forced to downgrade her lavish lifestyle when her exes stopped paying child support for son King Cairo Stevenson (by Tyga) and daughter Dream Renée Kardashian (by Rob Kardashian).

Blac Chyna took to Twitter to blast her exes about the lack of court ordered child support.


"Yesterday I had to give up 3 of my cars reasons... morals, beliefs, being a single mother, no support I'm a MAMA. Single no support child support."

Both Rob Kardashian and Tyga responded to Blac Chyna's claims that she had to get rid of three of her cars because she doesn't get any child support from Rob or Tyga.


Rob stated that he pays $3,000 a month for Dream's schooling, medical bills and extracurricular activities. Rob added that he has primary custody of Dream from Tuesday-Sunday every week: "Why would I pay child support, lol."


Tyga stated that he pays $3,300 a month for their son King, and that King lives with him from Monday-Saturday every week.

A few of Blac Chyna's followers empathized with her as they had their own child support troubles. Other followers were also supportive of the single mom.