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Beyonce's Dad

Ordered to Pay

Child Support

2/16/2010 7:28 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Beyonce's father, Mathew Knowles, has just been ordered to support baby Nixon, at least temporarily ... TMZ has learned.

Mathew Knowles
An L.A. judge just ordered Knowles to pay $8,200 a month in child support, retroactive to February 1. Knowles must also pay 100% of uninsured medical costs.

Alexsandra Wright claims she had an 18-month relationship with Knowles and he's the baby daddy of Nixon -- born February 4.

Wright's lawyer, Neal Hersh, went to court today asking for support and the judge granted it.

But Knowles will take a DNA test March 1 ... and the long-term support issues hinge on the outcome.

It's interesting -- Knowles has not flat out denied he's the daddy. And in fact, he gave Alexsandra $10,000 in January to cover uninsured medical costs and baby stuff.

UPDATE: The Judge ordered Knowles to pay Wright $20,750 for the month of January.

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1.

Corinna    

Leave him alone

1648 days ago
2.

robinski    

Gonna play. Gotta pay. Next time "put a condom on it"

1648 days ago
3.

time    

$8,500 per month? When will men learn? When will they ever learn?

1648 days ago
4.

zoat    

Beyonce has a brother??? did we really have to put this man through this (media attention) I mean child....and make comparisons to Tiger???

http://byonestinvazion.com/2010/02/09/b-yonest-gossip-newz-mathew-knowles-new-baby-beyonces-brother/

1648 days ago
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WTF RU Saying !!    

Why would the judge order him to start paying b4 the DNA test are in? March 1, is only a couple of weeks away,what's the rush? If the test come back negative will this chick have to give back the money. WTF is the judge thinking?

1648 days ago
6.

Flower    

An earlier article TMZ carried about this, had this to say:

"For his part, Mathew has skirted the issue, telling TMZ, "We are not aware of the birth of a child. Mr. Knowles has never had a DNA test. These rumors are untrue."

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/page/2/#ixzz0fk18EPVY

He didn't know about the birth of a child, but he paid the mother for "uninsured medical costs and baby stuff".

Right.

Liar.

1648 days ago
7.

EGGO    

The new mom must feel like a lottery winner.....JACKPOT!!!!!!!!!

1648 days ago
8.

lander    

what a great racket women get to play with their bodies. have a baby and pin-the-tail on anyone with cash and you get paid, even without DNA test results. RESPECT!

1648 days ago
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anthony    

8,000 dollars!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! our justice system is so messed up... this is a great example of how our elected officials fail to amend laws. how can anyone justify 8,000+ dollars per month for a child ( a new born)

and i thought i had problems.

1648 days ago
10.

Lisa    

First..How can a judge rule for child support before the DNA test? Question for me to ask Harvey tomorrow..
But $8,200 a month..Why would a child need that much a month. My mother got like $200 a month for my brother and I. I know it goes by how much you make and alot of other things but you know damn well that money won't go all to that child..especially since she's already taking him to court 2 weeks after the baby was born. I think she just wants his $$$$$$$$.
He could have paid her the $10,000 for a bill and maybe to keep her mouth shut. If it's true...She's in the money!

1648 days ago
11.

Del    

How the hell can you grant temp child support payments? What happens when he is not the father? How long will it take to get that temp money back? 8200 too? Hell i havent made $8200 in the past 2 years

1648 days ago
12.

PoliteTia    

Cute baby! And his big sister is Beyonce and his brother in law is Jay Z. Lucky!!! Let's hope little brother and big sis can bond.
Shame on you Mathew! :-0

1648 days ago
13.

Sodo Mizer    

Beyonce, pure karaoke pile of do-do.

1648 days ago
14.

LIFE IS LIFE    

$8,200.00 X 12 = $98,400.00 X 18 = $1 MILLON 771,200.00

1648 days ago
15.

:(    

He shoulda put a thing on it!!!

1648 days ago
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