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Journey Guitarist

Sues Ex-Mother-in-Law --

Stop Trashing Me Online!

3/18/2013 12:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Most people get to forget their in-laws after divorce ... but not Journey guitarist Neal Schon -- he's suing his ex-mom-in-law for defamation, claiming the woman is continuing to ruin his life ... by badmouthing him on the Internet.

Neal filed the defamation suit against Judy Kozan, the mother of Amber Schon -- whom Neal divorced in 2007 -- claiming Judy has "attacked and harassed" him through Internet postings and false comments to the media for years.

According to the lawsuit, Judy published a blog article in January, accusing Schon of not paying her daughter enough money to support herself -- letting their two little girls "go homeless," putting his ex "in a situation where she literally has no money for food, gas for the car, bills, nothing."

Schon says he's paid his ex amply ... more than $1.3 million to be exact ... and her mom's lies have tarnished his reputation, resulting in multiple media outlets accusing him of being a "deadbeat" dad.

He's suing for at least $75,000. 

FYI -- Judy has since removed the offending blog post ... and replaced it with a post that sounds a lot like a retraction, in which she says the "deadbeat dad" reports are FALSE. Too little, too late?

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mya89    

Yikes!

586 days ago
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PureRadiance    

Oh families fight this out with your lawyers, not publicly on da Internet with your crazy azz blog. Sheesh have an ounce if dignity.

586 days ago
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Maritza    

The hell is wrong with his Nostrils?

586 days ago
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Dobby    

Neal, you lost all credibility when you stole Salahi's wife. Granted, she's more your type, but for you to worry what your ex-mother-in-law has to say? Your mother-in-law isn't your problem where publicity is concerned. Wake up and smell the gold digging.

586 days ago
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Anonymous    

I fully believe he has paid his ex-b*tch $1.3M, and the MIL should S-T-F-U. That is more than enough to support his kids, and the ex should learn to support herself.

586 days ago
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Kaveman    

I can't stand this nasty home-wrecking loser called Neal Schon. I bet he's realizing what a massive mistake he made by publicly committing himself to that disgustingly nasty Michaele Salahi wench. Too late Neal, you are STUCK with the nasty little pig. LOL!

586 days ago
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whateveryou    

I have nothing for or against the guy. That said, if he was a dead beat dad why wouldn't the ex confront him face to face or take him into court. He makes more than most so it shouldn't be a problem. It's easy for an angry ex (or ex in-law) to post name calling rants. But if he were guilty why not confront him face to face like an adult? I'm not a big fan but if he's doing his share let it go. Marriage isn't supposed to mean meal ticket for life.

586 days ago
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Horndog    

Nothing says constructive use of the internet more than searching for who is bad mouthing Neal Schon today.

586 days ago
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PJ in Texas    

I am in no way perfect, but if I had his money, I would darn sure get my nose fixed.

586 days ago
10.

Jennifer    

Broken nose

586 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

WORLDS . . . WORST . . . NOSE JOB.

586 days ago
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Hey Jude     

Ruin his life ? I hardly think so but thr harassment and slander Judy has done to him on her blog that the Daily Mail prob bought from her is f--ked up. Dragging his young kids in it and explioting them is not ok...

586 days ago
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sgm    

I wonder if he will start suing people for what he did to Steve Perry?

586 days ago
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jackmama311    

that 75k is now needed for valtrex meds for him & his blonde herpe.

586 days ago
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dimes    

Forget the mother in law. He should be suing his plastic surgeon.

586 days ago
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