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Half-Brother Needs Food Stamps to Eat

Dad's the Bad Guy

2/15/2014 8:38 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Beyonce's dad is so far behind on child support payments for his illegitimate kid ... his baby mama is destitute and has to use food stamps to survive.

We're told Alexsandra Wright hasn't seen any money from Mathew Knowles since we posted our story back in December -- when he allegedly owed $24K. We're told he now owes $32,135.90.

Wright -- whose son is Beyonce's half-brother -- is now on public assistance ... and gets $300 a month on a state-issued EBT card to pay for food and other expenses.


Sources tell us Wright went to court for help ... but the judge is noodling over exactly what to do.

As we previously reported ... Knowles insists he's not a deadbeat dad ... and has blamed a clerical error for the delinquency.


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Please, she thought she hit the jackpot, thought Bey would give a damn and give her money too, she knowingly slept with and got impregnated by a married man--they are BOTH idiots! He needs to cough up what he owes and she needs to either get a new job or get a job. Chances are she saw dollar dollar signs and thought she was going to get into the family. He just needs to pay the money and she'll go away. The kid suffers the most, sadly.

252 days ago


Why should Beyoncé pay her father's obligations? I don't care how much money she has-he made the kid, he pays for said kid.

252 days ago


Boo he's like all the other ******s out there with a hand out and unwilling to work.

252 days ago


Beyonce's father is worth a lot of money. He managed her for years and took a significant cut of her income. He's a multimillionaire; however, Beyonce fired him, so his money is likely dwindling.. Still more than enough for the average person.. but you know how celebs are.. They're greedy.. The millionaires want to billionaires.. It is never enough.
He has the money to pay this woman - he doesn't need Beyonce to pay her.. but again, these liberal rich folks are greedy mo'fos..
The woman was likely thinking she got herself a winning lottery ticket when she got pregnant.. And she will end up getting her money eventually.. She was wrong for sleeping with a married man... and he was wrong with creeping behind his wife's back and knocking on some random woman..
It is very sad the child has to suffer though.

252 days ago


Give a ho some gas money, they will ask for a car. Bey is smart, she knows if she gives something now, ol' girl will keep on asking and probably try to figure out a way to haul her to court. Bey is safer just staying out of this, this is not her mess to deal with.

252 days ago


There would be no chance of clerical errors if he just cuts a check. He's full of sh*t. If he wanted his son to be taken care of he would've gotten it done but it's obvious that he doesn't care about this little boy. Smh!

252 days ago


I have mixed feelings about this. Of course this is not Beyonce's responsibility, but I hate that the little one may be going without, he did not ask to be born in this situation. Maybe Beyonce could help them for a very limited period, pay for child care and some sort of job training so this woman can support herself and her child, as well as pick up groceries maybe for a year or so. Sure this is not Beyonce's problem, but I have heard before that her dad is a jerk, and Beyonce certainly can afford it. I hate to hear of children suffering because of the poor decisions of their parents.

252 days ago


Who is "Dads The Bad Guy" and why does his son want to eat him?

252 days ago


"but the judge is noodling over exactly what to do." Well if he's so confused he could follow the precedent in the law, you know that thing that states something along the lines of If he doesn't pay LOCK HIM UP! How stupid is this judge!? It's bad enough that the mom was stupid in thinking she could use this man to get a Paycheck from Beyoncé, but he's just as bad for being an adulterer and an irresponsible deadbeat, and the judge should step down for being incompetent. If no one is willing to take care of the child find him a loving home. There are literally millions of people unable to have kids of their own who would do a better job.

252 days ago


MK must be broke. Y would any reasonable minded person want this type of embarrassment and personal issue in the media

252 days ago


How could the HS dropout turn her back on helping her brother. God don't like ugly --that y she was caught lip snycing and more reap is to come.....

252 days ago


Its not the taxpayers responsibility to take care of the Knowles. What a bunch of leeches.

252 days ago

A J Mclamb    

He needs to take care of his child. It is HIS responsibility. And with a slutty daughter prancing around on stage in Bra's and panties to sell records, he is not exactly a great father figure!!!

252 days ago


Andre Grimm Morton owes over $38,000 in child support in San Diego CA and the courts havnt done JACK!! Child Support Enforcement IS A JOKE!! No jail NOTHING

252 days ago


There's nothing to noodle about. The law is clear-he should be jailed.

252 days ago
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