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Nas to Kelis: Pay Your Own Damn Way

5/20/2009 3:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

NASNas, one of the biggest and richest rappers around, does not want to pay his estranged, pregnant wife, Kelis, a penny in spousal support.

Kelis filed for divorce April 30. She's weeks from giving birth and unable to work, but no matter to Nas -- he's filed his response to the divorce, asking the judge to deny her the spousal support she's seeking. For bad measure, he also wants her to pay her own lawyer's fees.

Nas and Kelis both want joint custody of their unborn child.

Kelis cites "irreconcilable differences" for the divorce, but we're told she believes he was cheating on her and that's what buzz-killed the marriage.

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Cassy    

Dang punks Nas will do his part for the BABY!! He just aint gonna give Kelis no EXTRA money, she got her own and he got his own. So when Nas takes the baby with him for the week, should she give him money too!! If they do joint custody, i guess that means Kelis got to give Nas 20,000 right back, then the baby goes with the Kelis and he have to give her 20,000 back again!!! Whatever!!!! Nas just continue to do your thing, love ya!!

1859 days ago
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Cassy    

Do you all seriously think he wants nothing to do with the baby???? Did ya'll read the article??? He loves the BABY!! And will take good care of him, just like he does his daughter. So please please read the WHOLE article before responding!!

1859 days ago
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Wow    

He HAS to take care of his baby.

1897 days ago
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J_Man    

She should think about abortion.

1897 days ago
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too many stupid ppl    

first

1897 days ago
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moi    

Wern't they married less than a year? She won't get spousal support but she'll get child support-and if he's that rich she'll get a crapload of it!

1897 days ago
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oprah & michel hater    

another idiot rapper that can do the deed and run from it...poor bastard chils is still in the womb and has a father unfit to breathe even polluted air. nas is a pus*y and no man at all. he is nothing but some homo rapper, who will take the same route as tupac and dolla...........and i hope its soon.

1897 days ago
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superchunk    

How very "street" of him. Keeping up that ignorant fool image.

1897 days ago
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barry Gordy is genius    

B*tches always want to get pregnant then get the judge to strong-arm the man into submission.

1897 days ago
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barry Gordy is genius    

Hey Kelis, I hear PLANET ASIA is available.

1897 days ago
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Only marry foreign women    

the ex who's a feminist want equal rights. well unless it's about getting money she didn't work for.

Is this the line to lose my kid, 18 years of income, home, and car. Great. Look the line is moving.

1897 days ago
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barry Gordy is genius    

JAY Z cause the split. He hit it and quit it. But he won't leave Beyonce.

1897 days ago
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Jenn    

Kelia and Nas have been married since 2005. She is entitled to spousal support. I hope she takes him for evrything she can!

1897 days ago
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artie help    

how do i say this without disparaging don IMUS , but ..........................................

1897 days ago
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Duvy    

I guess nobody can read anymore, it doesn't say anything about Nas not wanting to pay child support, it says spousal support. As in he doesn't want that golddigger to take money she didn't earn for herself, he's perfectly willing to pay child support and have joint custody. Read the article before you make retarded comments.

1897 days ago
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