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Dwight Howard Blocks Out His Baby Mama

12/1/2009 2:35 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Dwight HowardYou'll never hear a negative word said about Dwight Howard by his baby mama ... because according to a judge, she's not even allowed to speak his name.

According to documents filed in Florida, the Orlando Magic superstar went to war in October with Royce Lyndsay Reed -- the mother of his 2-year-old son -- after she allegedly called him a deadbeat dad on her blog, Twitter and even during an ESPN interview.

Dwight also alleges Royce "is attempting to become a celebrity" from being his baby mama ... even agreeing to "participate in a VH1 television show called 'NBA Wives.'"

Dwight ended up winning a permanent injunction against Royce -- and according to the documents, she's banned from "using or publishing (orally, in writing, or otherwise), directly, indirectly or by innuendo, [Dwight's] name, nicknames, image, brand photographs, and/or likeness."

That finely manicured line of lawyerspeak makes it damn near impossible for Royce to appear on "Wives" ... unless she calls herself the baby mama of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.

Yeah, that was a Harry Potter reference. What?

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Karen F. from Chicago    

Don't connect me 2 u in public ever......

1784 days ago

Nicholas Olsen    

9. Has this judge ever heard of the First Amendment? You can't prevent someone from saying a particular name. You can only stop them from defaming the character of a person. Is he alleging that he is a trademarked entity that deserves protection from unauthorized use? Is his name trademarked? Furthermore, the fact that this woman is the mother of his child also highlights the absurdity of this order. How is she supposed to communicate with her child about its father? This seems like an overreaching order that severely infringes on her rights as a citizen and mother.

Since he is a public figure, he must live with the fact that his name is widely known and will be uttered by people he likes and dislikes. She should totally appeal this bogus order. What's next? Will all celebrities begin seeking injunctions preventing the utterance of their names against certain media outlets and individuals that don't give them favorable coverage? This is beyond idiotic.

Posted at 3:49AM on Dec 1st 2009 by what
To the above sh!thouse lawyer,
The only idiot is you and that money grubbin pig. She signed the agreement in exchange for money. Apparently this human condom did not take the time to read her contract. She probably just took the extra $ a month and didn't care what the contract said. She basically signed away that avenue of revenue for a new set of nails and a good weave. Awesome>

1783 days ago

sonia alsobrook    

The truth hurts. oops! let that girl get her money and you need to do the right thing "SEE YOUR CHILD"

972 days ago

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