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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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46.

wow    

#31 I bet your married to #17 your cousin/stepson.
Don't be so judgmental, I'm sure you've had a lick of a black stick or at least your mom has

1877 days ago
47.

Only marry foreign women    

Real women do not divorce. She set strong, independent women back.

1877 days ago
48.

Mike    

50. Real men don't act like that. This boy needs a lesson from a man about responsibility.

Posted at 3:56PM on May 20th 2009 by Barb

So you think it is justified for her to ask for a portion of his future earnings because she was married to him for 4 years? His future earners which will be based on his skill, creativity and artistic ability which she in no way contributed to?

1877 days ago
49.

Thursday    

By Wow...
Are those the Oscar Meyer franks for the little skinny red wieners? LOL...

Call it a wash...and move on...

I wouldn't be surprised that the posters are the ones that add the "racially inferior" messages and then sit back and laugh at how charged some get...They''ll be swingin' off CBrown again next week...

1877 days ago
50.

tarded    

Maybe she can sell her milkshake now.

1877 days ago
51.

Aretharey    

Nas has a history of not wanting to pay child support. His ex-lover, Carmen Bryan, the mother of their child Destiny, can attest to that and did so in her book. If Kelis is smart, she'll get a good attorney to avoid the run around. But what can you expect from a man who proudly wears a shirt with the word "N*****" emblazoned on it. He's telling you exactly what he is and how he rolls.

1877 days ago
52.

MONIQUE    

2nd comment is dumb its a bit l8 4 an abortion dummy

1877 days ago
53.

Linda Mott    

What a bum!

1877 days ago
54.

Solomon    

Wow can most of you not read. He didn't refuse to pay child support, He refused to pay her spousal support. as he should. They are 2 different things. The American Education System fails again. SMH

1877 days ago
55.

Mad Man    

1st off it was cause she has a sex tape out w/ a rival rapper that thier getting a devorice 2nd he never said he wouldnt take care of the kid he wants joint custody he just dosnt wanna pay her triflin ass allamony. people are always so quick to jump on the dude give us a break please.

1877 days ago
56.

fash    

nas sucks,kelis sucks harder

1877 days ago
57.

fash    

she made a tape end of story...nas should of learned his lesson years ago"destiny"..she should be able to support herself and the child will be taken care of by both ,shame children are brought into the world like this,enough going on in the world..hope the child makes it

1877 days ago
58.

mE    

WTF Nas. I don't care what she did you helped to create the baby. I lost sooooo much respect for him.

1877 days ago
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twitter.comScrapper1    

Threepack,u are an idiot.this woman has a music career and has made enough to last for years,he should not pay spousal support.they will have joint custody,so why he cant provide for his child?Nas is a good dude,yall are the TRL group and dont know about rap much.she DONT deserve spousal support...PERIOD.she aint had anything to do with his success....plus,she has a career also...heck,she just stopped doin shows @ 7mos pregnant.you all are stupid...dont let her ungrateful a** get nada

1877 days ago
60.

HUH??    

So she's UNABLE to WORK cuz she's pregnant?? Since when was that a disability?? I worked up till the day I went into labor and was a week LATE!!! It's not that hard so cut the crap about not bein ABLE to work..... WTF?

1877 days ago
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