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Nas to Kelis: I Can't Afford You!

5/5/2010 6:43 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Nas claims he can't afford to pay Kelis the child and spousal support ordered by the court.


As we first reported, a court ordered Nas last month to pay more than $87,000 in back spousal and child support.  The judge also ordered Nas to pay Kelis $10,000 a month in spousal support to stay current.  It's unclear how much Nas is required to pay in monthly child support.

Nas says in the new legal docs obtained by TMZ ... the judge predicated the order on Nas making $152,031 a month, but the rapper says he makes "substantially less than that amount."

Nas' lawyer, Mark Vincent Kaplan, is asking the judge to take another look at the damage to Nas' wallet.


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@38.You sound so stupid and ignorant,theres a difference between takin care of his son(which im sure nas is doing) and taken advantage of the situation whick kelis is doing,no 1 should have to pay that much to suport a child **** octomom doesnt even get that much to suport her 14 childrean..she's beong a BITCH about the situation to the point everytime i see her im diguted..and you need to stfu and hide under a rock some where

1639 days ago


I'm with comment 48, your are so right! Who the hell are you to act like you don't know who Nas is. Cut it out!

1639 days ago


Whats the point of saying who are these people? If you don't know who they are or don't want to make a comment about the issue (which is child and spousal support) why feel the need to emphasis that you don't know them. who are you????

Kelis is asking for way to much! You hurt the child more, if you put the father in jail. Hopefully they can come to a mutual agreement that works in the best interest of the child.

1639 days ago


I hate when Bozos on here make comments like "who are these people anyway?"
If you don't know who they are than use Google mickey fickey! Every story is not gonna be about Lindsay Lohan or some other inebriated white actor who you are familiar with.

1639 days ago

Big Jacob    

WOW. The courts are removing the power (aka money) from men, and giving it to women! God save us! MEN! Fight your instinct to have relations! All it does it kill us! The system is built to destroy us!

1639 days ago


"is it oochie walley or is it one mic, is black girl lost or shorty owe you for ice"

1639 days ago


You should've just stuck with them hood bitc#es from queens cuz they aint burn you as bad as that no talent having b#$ch see what a good looking hollywood ***** buys theses days?

1635 days ago

sam lombard    

I found a sick Nas site
its a good one, updated regular

1628 days ago


wtf kelis, what is she doin with 50 grand a month go make a album or somethin, and i really hope nas get that payment down to at least 10 grand, a child doesn't need that much money a month, but i forgot its the life style their child is living.

1616 days ago


The fact of the matter is that when you date someone that has less then you they always want more of what you have. Now knowing that kelis was a bird he had to know she was gonna eat his bank account dry she had one song and flopped and now she needs that money to live her so called life sytle wow!you was on your way to a cardboard box what lifestyle?

1615 days ago


why do u have to make males go thru ****s like this whenever theres a divorce?like they made that **** happens y'all dont even care to know whats up u just pass the judgement to make the females carry the day.****!!!!

1589 days ago


This is definetly a woman who is out to take this guy for every single penny he has got. There is an old song which has the title called " Take time to know her " maybe if NAS had taken the time to KNOW I mean really know this witch, he may have seen this coming.

1588 days ago
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