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'Real Housewives' Star

$75k Win in Child Support

War with Ex-NFL Star

10/22/2012 3:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Former NFL star Bob Whitfield has 21 days to fork over $75,000 to his reality star ex-wife Sheree Whitfield for overdue child support ... or else. 

According to legal docs obtained by TMZ ... Bob admits he failed to make 38 monthly child support payments of $2,142 to the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star ... more than $81k.

Bob claimed he simply didn't have the money -- and had asked the court to lower his obligation ... but that was denied.

Now, the two sides have struck a deal in which Bob has agreed to hand over $75k before Nov. 11 ... or face the consequences in court.

In addition to the $75k, Bob has also agreed to pay $1,000 per month for the next 12 months -- before reverting back to the original $2,142.

Fun Fact -- Back in 2000, Whitfield signed a 6-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons in the neighborhood of $30 million.

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16.

Memory    

It's about darn time he paid her!!!

699 days ago
17.

Desiree    

Yea Sheree,, Go get him Girl, what an *******.

699 days ago
18.

wendy    

take a look at this guy, does anyone want to challenge me that if he wasn't connected to money she would have still hooked up with him? he's a great man, but she's superficial re looks, money,social status.

699 days ago
19.

Missbrandy35    

It's about damn time. Whether you like her or not, he needed to be paying child support!

699 days ago
20.

Mike44090    

Are you sure about that TMZ? You might want to check out "the rest of the story" http://t.co/IrnpNso2

699 days ago
21.

shantay odonnell    

damn 1000$ thats all i get that every month from a regular man sh@@ lol just sad

699 days ago
22.

whocares    

True Fact: The Falcons cut him after 3 years, which means half of the salary on the contract was voided. He signed with the Giants for the NFL minimum and limped to the end of his career. He hasn't played in 6 years.

Funny how the wife was there when he was making millions. I wonder how much of those millions were spent on her and her lifestyle. He's broke, and I'm sure she contributed to that. Still, yes, he does need to support his family. But the inclusion of the "Fun Fact" was only to exaggerate how much money made and stir up anger that "average joes" and low-women normally have toward athletes and celebrities who make a lot of money. Most NFL players go bankrupt. He hasn't made big money since 2003. Of course he is broke. Yeah, most of us could say if we ever made millions we would keep it, but we also probably think we wouldn't marry gold diggers either.

699 days ago
23.

Gimme    

Get a life whore. Seriously. These women marry these athletes for a payday, but when you divorce, it's time to get a frickin' job. Isn't she on a realty tv show? Are they not paying her or something? have some self-respect

699 days ago
24.

JW    

It's about time she got the backbone to threaten to toss his sorry ass in jail where it belongs. GOOD FOR YOU SHEREE.

699 days ago
25.

bebefj123    

Black men cant spell or read. They just specialize in sex and bling.

699 days ago
26.

nick    

I hope he declares bankupfck her gold digging ass and her fcked up kids.........Sorry but dam come on

679 days ago
27.

Chrissy    

She shld. have had him placed in jail that first time!

627 days ago
28.

Uncontainable Spirit    

Once again Bob is getting screwed. It's sad what these women are allowed to get away with. smh. Stay strong Bob.

593 days ago
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