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Beyonce

Half-Brother Needs Food Stamps to Eat

Dad's the Bad Guy

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

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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.

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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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31.

Brian    

You'd think Beyonce and Jay-Z could help them out. They have too much money.

258 days ago
32.

Dfer    

Why should Beyoncé have to pay for her fathers infidelity? It's not her job or obligation, regardless of her money....

258 days ago
33.

Luna    

Why doesn't this woman get a job like the rest of us? Is her plan to live off child support checks?

258 days ago
34.

tanzi    

This lady shd go work

258 days ago
35.

think101    

Who knew all the guys in jail for not paying child support just needed to say, its a clerical error.

258 days ago
36.

CremeBrulee    

I guess Alexsandra is her escort/stripper name. It sure as hell ain't the name on her freeloader card.

258 days ago
37.

verlinda    

You would think that " clerical error" should be corrected by now. She saw $$$, got pregnant by Grandpa and he's broke

258 days ago
38.

Clyde T.M. Nestra    

Yes, the old "check is in the mail" excuse. Even USPS isn't THAT slow. Pay up, deadbeat, you are half responsible for the kid's existence.

258 days ago
39.

think101    

Maybe they can get a job with Begge1934's friends sister.

258 days ago
40.

spader    

Pretty god damn sad situation. Happy black history month everybody.

258 days ago
41.

Tabby Catt    

Why doesn't she get a job?

258 days ago
42.

Nikahjay    

Wait...they are saying the woman gets food stamps! That doesn't mean she doesn't have a job. It means she needs help putting food on the table. And he made that kid. Doesn't mattter how or why-the kid is here and he is responsible for him. Its really sad.

258 days ago
43.

Zack    

Truly pathetic. JayZ and Beyonce worth almost a billion and cant help the man a little. He must have done some BAD **** Beyonce.

258 days ago
44.

OziasP    

Child support is not an income real women appreciate child support not depend on it

258 days ago
45.

Cj    

Bey and Z blow more money on alcohol in one night then a lot of people make in a year but can't help out a blood relative buy food !!! Fame has really ruined her in every possible way..shame on both of you....

258 days ago
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