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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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76.

Andreinac13    

Why is Beyonce's name drop I to this mess. The guy has a name too. Mathew Knowles is a deadbeat dad and without his gravy train he's nothing.

219 days ago
77.

nick    

The child is already born and he should nit suffer because of the bad action/decisions of both his parents.....

219 days ago
78.

billson1234    

Stop placing the responsibility on beyonce you're condoning someone using their child for gain

219 days ago
79.

Nikki    

Well, usually in a functioning family you help each other out. Doesn't seem to be the case here.

219 days ago
80.

Big Momma    

Shame on both father and mother....and sucker taxpayers of california that have to shell out money for all these idiot adults. Dad should be held accountable and ever possession he has frozen to cover debts. Meanwhile, mom needs to spend her time getting a real job versus taking photos and trying to shame the daddy with TMZing. Beyounce is NOT responsibile for her fathers follies. However, she and her husband L oVE showing off all their extravaganzes in life, epecially inane baby spending, and i doubt a few thousand would be even pocket change for them but dont think either of thm have the heart or being to do this.

219 days ago
81.

M Wow    

If you can't afford a baby then keep your legs closed or your Peter is zipped in. This has nothing to do with Beyoncé

219 days ago
82.

wonder bread    

Dont all *****s need food stamps to eat lol

219 days ago
83.

Fry Daddy    

Maybe the mom is a gold digger but Matthew should know you gotta pay to play! He's plenty old enough to know you gotta put a glove on it! Now pay up!

219 days ago
84.

The_truth_will_set_you_free    

If she got 3 payments last year that's still more than most people make in an entire year... Seems like she's overspending and relying to heavily on her child support. She basically has no income without it. Damn shame

219 days ago
85.

Jexica    

Sounds like Karma. That's what happens when you try to get a "meal ticket" by lying down with a married man. Shame on both parents for bringing a child into that mess.

219 days ago
86.

dee    

He wanted to taste the pudding, now pay up!

219 days ago
87.

srice2979    

no,but poor white trailer trash do.

219 days ago
88.

Jade    

This is not Beyonce's problem so stop trying to make it her problem.

219 days ago
89.

nick    

So ....if a parent is too poor to afford insurance and the kid needs donations to have a medical procedure....you won't help the kid because the parent should not have have him/her in knowing their financial position?

219 days ago
90.

B4-I-FU-RU-18?    

Lie down with dogs: Wake up with ? Ah you know the rest .

219 days ago
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