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Ray Lewis

I Don't Trust My Baby Mama

with My Money!

1/25/2012 11:03 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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NFL superstar Ray Lewis admits he fathered an 11-year-old boy in Florida ... and he's totally willing to provide support -- with one caveat ... he doesn't want the baby mama to get her hands on the money.

According to court documents filed in Florida, Lewis has an ongoing paternity case over his son with a woman named Sharnika Kelly. In court papers, Lewis acknowledges being the father, but the issue of support is slightly more contentious ...

According to the docs, Lewis is hesitant to fork over money to Kelly because he says she has an outstanding judgment against her in a civil case ... totaling over $1,000,000.

In the docs, Lewis says he has "grave concerns about the Mother's character" and feels she'll siphon off money meant for his son ... either to pay off her debt or support her other child ... not Ray's.

Lewis is asking the court to establish a guardianship for his son to manage any support Lewis eventually pays.

Lewis and Kelly had a hearing scheduled for last month, but Lewis had to reschedule because he had a game in San Diego. The judge has yet to rule on his request.

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46.

Monette    

He is such a freakin dead-beat! Pay the money! Take care of your child and stop worrying about what she does with the money, she has to take care of the kid day to day so if she takes a little kick-back so be it, he gets to play ball city to city and party whenever he gets ready. Maybe he should price how much his freedom to do as he pleases is worth.

940 days ago
47.

Lord Vader    

I feel the same way Ray Lewis feels. How many times do we hear mothers getting rich off child support and buying luxury cars, going on cruises while the guy gets raped of his bank account? Its funny how society sides with the mothers sad stories but fail to look at the evil side of them. What about the fathers like myself that pays child support and never been late. I have visitation rights but my ex does not follow them and when I call to complain, all I get is "take her to court" But If I dont bring my child back within an hour, a warrant will be issued for me and if i miss a month of child support payment, a warrant will be issued. The system is designed to keep feminist's happy and father's to fail.

939 days ago
48.

buck_lau    

Well this comes to no suprise if any one knows how to se viagra its reyyyyyyyyyyyyy luissssssssss

939 days ago
49.

Carla    

If you don't want to pay child support, stop ****ing groupie whores.

939 days ago
50.

BSPE    

I can't stand Ray Lewis, But I have no problem with him wanting to set up a guardianship to make sure his son actually gets the money.

939 days ago
51.

Michele    

What kills me is that these men dont understand that a mother who takes care of her child spends money on that child whether its her own or his it takes a certain amount of money each month to raise a child so even if she spends some money on something for herself that other money in the same amount has been spent on the child already...

939 days ago
52.

Mack    

It's about doing the right thing. It seems that he is willing to step up to the plate and take care of his kid. As far as the mother is concern I don't see why he should pay got her past indiscretions. Is seems to me that she is a groupie and got laid, hoping that she would get paid. This is about the son and making sure that he has a good quality of life. A million dollars will not be the same when the child goes to collage so let’s concern ourselves with what’s best for the child and forget the leach.

915 days ago
53.

just saying    

makes plenty of sense to me. and it doesn't take five or ten thousand dollars a month to raise a child.

905 days ago
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