Tyrese’s ongoing court battle with his ex-wife Samantha Gibson took a new turn, as the singer-actor lost his bid to replace the judge presiding over their child support case. Despite Tyrese’s efforts, the judge denied his request for a new judge, leaving the singer-actor in a difficult position.
On Wednesday, Dec. 6, Tyrese lost in his fight to replace the judge presiding over his divorce battle due to an alleged bias.
The judge ultimately ordered the Baby Boy actor to pay $10,000 per month in child support for their daughter, Soraya. The judge emphasized that the child support was not a punishment but meant to benefit their child.
In September 2022, Tyrese and Samantha Gibson faced off in court, with both sides testifying on the stand. However, Samantha later accused Tyrese of not complying with the court-ordered support, claiming he had been paying significantly less than the required amount.
Tyrese, in turn, argued that he believed the child support order was excessive and accused the judge of bias against him. The judge found Tyrese in contempt of court but did not send him to jail. Instead, he ordered him to pay $237,000 in back child support and $400,000 to cover Samantha’s legal fees.
In an attempt to change the course of the case, Tyrese demanded that Judge Farmer be removed from the case. The Fast X star alleged that the judge had canceled a hearing related to his appeal of the back child support order and unfairly imposed a $450,000 bond for the appeal.
However, Samantha responded to Tyrese’s request, stating that his allegations were baseless and without merit. She stated in court filings:
“The Court is quite familiar with the procedural history of this matter and Respondent’s regular, frivolous efforts to delay and avoid the enforcement of any of the Court’s Orders with which he disagrees. The accusations and allegations contained in Tyrese’s Motion are baseless, without merit, and certainly not legally sufficient to support the recusal of Judge Farmer.”
Despite Tyrese’s claims, Judge Farmer denied his motion, citing the lack of factual evidence showing personal bias on the part of the court. Since the ruling, Tyrese has remained silent regarding the court order on social media.
Updated By: Kynedei Iman Hobbs (12/7/23 at 6:55 pm)
Tyrese recorded a live stream to provide an update on his child support battle with ex-wife Samantha Lee Gibson. During the stream, he shared his side of the story.
In a live stream on April 26th, singer/songwriter Tyrese Gibson discusses the legal battle between him and his now ex-wife, whom he secretly married, Samantha Lee Gibson.
In the live stream, the TGT singer mentions how he harbors no ill feelings towards his ex and that the goal was to always support her rather than leave her.
The “Sweet Lady” singer was visibly upset on the video, saying that his ex-wife has allegedly lied multiple times during the trial.
According to Tyrese, his ex-wife stated that she was kicked out of their home and that he also changed the locks while he was away shooting a film.
Tyrese stated that he never kicked her out of their home. However, he did change the locks out of fear that she would return while he was out of town.
During the live stream, he mentioned that his ex-wife has two law firms working on the case for her and is earning over $150,000 a year. He stated Samantha is using the majority of her funds to pay for cosmetic surgeries. Additionally, he claimed that she had only paid her lawyers $7,500 in legal fees.
Legal battles involving child support are unfortunately common.
50 Cent had an ongoing dispute with the mother of his firstborn regarding child support. He claimed to have paid over $1 million in support over the years.
Boosie Badazz brags about how much he supports his children. In an Instagram post, he stated he has never missed a child support payment for his daughter, Lyric Beyonce.
Originally Written By: DeAundre Barnes