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Flavor Flav

Pays Child Support,

Avoids Prison

6/19/2012 2:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Flav just released a statement to TMZ ... saying, "No matter what's in the media, I am a good father to all 7 of my children. I'll never let my family do without!"

He adds, "I do the best that I can with what I got and I try to make it work, and any man that doesn't take care of his kids is not a real man and he doesn't get good luck."

"I am satisfied with the judge's decision and I thank the judge for being understanding. Operation No Doubt is now in progress!!!"


Flavor Flav
will not be going to prison ... at least not today ... 'cause the rapper has forked over enough back child support to his baby mama to satisfy the court.

As TMZ reported, Flav was in deep trouble ... facing 180 days in the big house after falling behind in child support payments to the tune of $111,186.

But moments ago, Flav appeared in Albany County Family Court ... sportin' his trademark giant clock around his neck, of course.

The court clerk tells us the Public Enemy hype man "took care" of his child support issues with Angie Parker -- the mother of 3 of his children. The court would not reveal if Flav paid off the entire debt ... but sources close to the situation tell us he cut a check for $25k.

The next court date is scheduled for September -- when the judge will make sure Flav is keeping up with his child support obligations.

Yeeeahhhh, boyyyyyyyyyyy.


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Rock out with you're clock out!

857 days ago


I'm praying all his kids look like their mothers.

857 days ago

Throwback kid    

I can't believe this ghetto rat can find woman who would even want to have sex with him? He looks lile a brown Goblin! this guy is just gross. I once saw him eat on his VH1 show and I had to change the channel, farm animals have better table manners than Flav

857 days ago

northern gypsy    

wow...not 1...but...3 of his children and this twit can't keep up payments..until there's a threat of the big house on the horizon !!! real dad material...not...

857 days ago


Ok How old is this fool? Enough with the kitchen clocks on a chain......

857 days ago


Buy his chicken now!

857 days ago

Who the Hell is Khloe    

Take that clock off!

857 days ago


Did he actually go in front of the judge wearing his giant clock?

857 days ago


He looks such a moron with that clock.

857 days ago


OMG! He showed up in court looking like that? Come on man, drop that already. You are 53 freaking years old.

857 days ago

Samantha Jo Hott    

I'm a working WV mother and have paid my child support,(yeah its bassakwards :> my point exactly) proudly every month, and even more, for over 15 years! Get a life you idiot! where is my flippin' tv show?

856 days ago

Samantha Jo Hott    

Even I pay my child support every month and have for over 15 years!! Get a life!

856 days ago


This child support subject is one that should be understood by all. "YOU grew it, YOU chew it" a REAL man would want the best for there offspring, weather you respect there mother or not. I get to brag about paying, most brag about not.

856 days ago


Another piece of Rap Crap garbage.

856 days ago


Too many men allow their "LITTLE HEADS" to lead them into "LONG TERM" obligations they really aren't willing to maintain. Hopefully, Flavor Flav won't allow his child support payments to get this far in arrears, again!!! After all, his children "DIDN'T BEG TO COME HERE"!!!

856 days ago
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