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Baby Mama

Forcing QB

Out of the Pocket?

7/24/2007 7:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Matt LeinartHe's taken on some of the biggest, baddest men on the planet, but it's his baby mama who's hitting football stud Matt Leinart where it hurts the most -- his wallet!

TMZ has learned that the NFL pretty boy is locked in a raging legal fight with his ex-girlfriend, Brynn Cameron, over the couple's 9-month-old son Cole. According to sources close to the case, Brynn wants Matt to hand over more than $30,000 per month! That's a ton of jack for a 21-year-old living with her parents! According to sources close to the case, Leinart's pissed -- having already bought her a car, as well as voluntarily giving her around six grand a month. Leinart signed a six-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals in 2006 -- reportedly worth around $51 million.

We're told Leinart's also waging a "gung-ho" battle for custody, and recently filed a petition to establish paternity. Sources tell TMZ that the former USC star already "comes back to L.A. once a week, every week, to see the baby," but he wants a schedule where he can see the kid in Arizona as well. Unlike most pro athlete dads who have kids out of wedlock, we're told Matt is an engaged father who wants to be in his son's life.

But Cameron claims she's doing all the hard work when it comes to parenting, telling the Ventura County Star that Leinart "comes and goes whenever he wants ... he likes that Hollywood stuff and I don't like that."

The two are scheduled to hammer it out in court on August 13. Attempts to contact Cameron were unsuccessful. For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
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121.

KKM    

$6k is not that much money in L.A. It's a mortgage payment on a 2 or 3 bedroom house-- and not in Beverly Hills. For real.

2594 days ago
122.

We know who is unethical    

Some of you who are stating that Lienfart's 51 mill is a lot and that 30k a month is no big deal have no understanding how players are paid in the nfl. A bulk of that money will come towards the end of the contract and a lot will be based on hitting benchmarks. He just doesn't get all of that money up front. That's not to excuse his immoral and irresponsible actions and him not being a father contrary to what he says.

2594 days ago
123.

marketta    

Oh yeah, the 51 million is over the six year period, not $51 million a year.

2594 days ago
124.

Johnny SoCal    

87. I'm so tired of hearing guys moan about child support. I have one word : Trojan. Put on a condom you won't have this problem. Don't depend on the woman. If you don't want to be a father, you take action to prevent it from happening!! And better yet, how about not having a baby with a woman you don't really care about?? And same thing to you ladies. Why have a baby with someone who hasn't made committment to you or even thought about it?

Posted at 7:20PM on Jul 24th 2007 by Tasha
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I HAVE A WORD TOO........DUMBASS!

CONDOMS CAN BE AND SHOULD BE PURCHASED BY BOTH SEXES! WHY IS IT A MANS RESPONSIBILITY TO BUU CONDOMS? DO WOMEN HAVE NO RESPECT OR CARE ABOUT THEIR HEALTH?

2594 days ago
125.

Emmasmom    

Although the 51 million in SALARY might not come up front, that 51 million does not take into account his endorsement deals, in which he is making WAY more than 51 million.

2594 days ago
126.

Shurkahn    

Look I have nothing against Paying Child Support but when the Child is only 9 months old it does not know what anything is or what it has missed out on it is different. She only wants more money to better her lifestyle not the Childs. Other reports on this is that not only is he paying the $6000 every month on time he also is paying for not only his Childs Health Insurance he is paying for hers also among othe things. She is taking that $6000 a month and using that to buy what ever she wants and was even told by her parents to get the hell out and find her own place and untill she starts showing that she can be responsible I hope she gets no more money. Also remember when they broke up it was both there faults not just his. She is a Gold Digging Skank

2594 days ago
127.

Johnny SoCal    

66. Maybe she should have had an abortion instead of having a child out of wedlock!

Posted at 7:04PM on Jul 24th 2007 by Krista
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MAYBE YOUR MOTHER SHOULD HAVE SWALLOWED YOU!

2594 days ago
128.

Mikayla    

Here in NY - a childs parent when seeking child support is entitled to 16% ( i may be off a number or two but its around that) of his or hers weekly gross income (speaking of the other party). I have no idea what it is in California but if my general math skills are correct.....she is asking no where near an entitled amount. Matt Leinart went in People magazine bragging he was a hands on dad and loved every bit of it. THIS BEING HIS OFF SEASON......and knowing full well his work is in ARIZONA ....Mr Hands on should have found more time than just ONCE A WEEK to see his kid instead of trying to court the likes of Paris Hilton and Britney Spears. Looks like he went for the father of the year award and struck out.

2594 days ago
129.

E in NP    

I think before anyone calls Brynn at gold digger, they should read the article in the Ventura County Star. Brynn tells The Star that she has the baby 99.9% of the time. The article also states she is going to moving into an apartment close to USC. This is NOBODYS business and we should not be so quick to judge. I think TMZ did a poor job of showing both sides of the story, shame on you Harvey!

2594 days ago
130.

cary    

Let's see, it is called responsibility. Not of one's doing but of both involved in the act. Forget the money for the moment, act like adults, and realize the consequences. The loser: the poor kid. He'll never have a chance at being normal. I will not watch any game with the man playing, and will not be supporting the women's b-ball team. The losers: the advertisers. The games and money will disappear by all of us changing the channel on the television when these type people are on the tube. No ratings = no ad revenues = no supporting irresponsible people. Are you game?

2594 days ago
131.

Mary-Helen    

I am so sick of men bitching about child support. He makes a buttload of money and says "I love being a Dad" in the paper to "aw" from the sheeple, while she has to give up everything to raise the baby! But don't worry, I'm sure there will be tons of photo ops of Leinart @ Disneyworld with his son when his endorsement contracts need renewing.

$30k is nothing compared to what he makes. If he's such a devoted Daddy, why is he trying to "establish paternity" and get out of paying her. A real father would be more than happy to pony up to make sure his son was living the most comfortable life possible. Shouldn't Cole be his # 1 priority?

So what if she lives with her parents? Maybe she wants to set up a house for Cole, a college fund while pursuing her options. She's already said in that same interview that she was looking @ pursuing basketball again. She's not a gold-digger, she's a young woman who was dumped by the man she loved so he could go shag anything that walks and take a "pass" on his son.

2594 days ago
132.

James    

That's why society is so screwed up now. All these dumb bimbos laying up trying to get pregnant so they can get a meal ticket. I don't care how much damn money he has or makes, child support should be in relation to what it really costs to raise a child. Should one man be made to shell out more money just becasue he makes more? Absolutely not.!
So many women these days are gold diggers and this is a prime indication of where the system went wrong in awarding these bitches these inflated child support judgements. Would $5,000 per month be more than enough to clothe, feed, and selter and child? I think so, the goal is to procide for the child, not plan that bitches retirement. Get a life, get off your ass, and get a job!

2594 days ago
133.

She Never Learns    

# 107

Agreed..............She wants a free mansion to party with Paris, lifetime supply of jewelry, designer clothes and wants to sit on her ever-expanding ass eating ice-cream and watching Oprah.

Matt can increase his payments but they should be put in a trust and all "CHILD" expenses can be paid directly to the appropriate party by teh trustee.

No checks will be cut to SACKS 5TH Avenue - Jewelry Dept.

2594 days ago
134.

Johnny SoCal    

98. $6k is not that much money in L.A. It's a mortgage payment on a 2 or 3 bedroom house-- and not in Beverly Hills. For real.

Posted at 7:28PM on Jul 24th 2007 by L.A.
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ARE YOU KIDDING? BEVERLY HILLS? WHY DOES ONE (NEED) TO LIVE IN BH, BRENTWOOD, or BEL-AIR? DO YOU EVEN LIVE IN LA? FOR MY 2 BEDROOM CONDO IN WESTWOOD I ONLY PAY $2500. WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?

2594 days ago
135.

Maureen    

You all are blaming this guy.... SHE LIVES WITH HER PARENTS!!!!! He is already giving her $6000 a month in child support. Besides, if the kid ISN'T his, after they do the paternity test, and the judge says the kid isn't his, that $6000 is going out the window, and she'll be pretty messed over, having to actually WORK.... what a novel idea???. A 21 year old needs to go to college and get a life of her own. She's only out for his money.

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