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Ludacris

I'm Hurtin' For Cash Because Of Paul Walker's Death

2/20/2014 7:31 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Ludacris can't afford to pay thousands of dollars in child support -- and he's blaming his financial woes on the death of his "Fast and Furious" co-star Paul Walker.

Ludacris was in court Wednesday with his baby mama, Tamika Fuller ... who's demanding Luda pay her $15K a month to take care of his 2-month-old baby daughter, Cai.

But Luda went to court and told the judge ... he was counting on "Fast and Furious 7" money to make his payments, and the movie is now on hold so his payday went away.

Luda claims he can only pay $1,800 a month -- confessing he only made around $55K for 2013.

The judge split the baby down the middle, ordering Luda to pay 7K a month for now ... while hizzoner reviews all the financial docs.

By the way ... Tyrese also claimed relative poverty in his child support case because of Walker's death.

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61.

john    

15k a month to take care of a 2 year old child. Yeah like this woman needs 15k a month to take care of a 2 year old. Why judges allow crazy amounts like this amazes me.

191 days ago
62.

Killavilla    

15k for a 2 month old baby? Or for a plastic surgery?

191 days ago
63.

NikkiC    

Only have kids when you're married!

191 days ago
64.

kokochsnel    

My poor husband pays 385$ a week for to a pot head xand im sure the kid don't even see that money and he is just a state worker

191 days ago
65.

dreamon    

Sigh...Well, I guess ten years of riches ain't bad.

191 days ago
66.

Nobody Special    

Luda's CPA could be in serious trouble if he does Creative Accounting to adjust the numbers in Luda's favor. They will study this close and if they find wrong-doing, they are both in trouble.

It's hard to believe he has no cash flow just because of one movie.

191 days ago
67.

MRJKAVL    

LOL I made more than Ludacris in 2013

191 days ago
68.

Observer    

Ludacris.....

you WIMP!
You are going to BLAME someone else, let 'Alone' a DEAD person for YOUR financial SHORT COMINGS?

Your a Weak Azz Punk just like the other Weaklings that blame OTHERS instead of
'Taking Responsibility'

What a LOOSER!

All respect lost for you 'And' Tirese cause he said the same thing. Both WIMP PUNK *******.

Your not MEN

How embarrassing for you.

191 days ago
69.

Nicoleasm    

I think the rappers that have had longevity and still make a lot of money, are those that invest in other businesses or start their own companies, than solely relying on their rapping skills. I know he has no control over the movie being on hold but to only have made 55k last year is bad. If you look at PDiddy, JayZ, Dr. Dre, FiftyCent, you've never heard about them stressing for money, b/c they branched out from rapping

191 days ago
70.

bottom feeder    

who the hell need 15k child support a month??

191 days ago
71.

Obsever..    

$15K a month for a 2 months old baby care.Geez...Imagine is thus woman has at least 3 different baby dadies who pay these kind of money each month..

191 days ago
72.

Obsever..    

Another thing, this dude shouldn t blame paul walker death for being broke..Just get another job when you waiting and pay your bills

191 days ago
73.

Alexthecuban     

Ridiculous amount of money to be asking for!! I don't blame them at all!!

191 days ago
74.

Joe the plumber    

Tell that to his baby. I suppose eating and going to the doctor can be postponed until this ******* gets his paycheck.

These people are pathetic! This is the new version of the dog ate my homework!

191 days ago
75.

Ladybug    

The news reporter(s) put a negative spin on it; I don't believe it as it is written. If he was counting on a large payday from a scheduled project that fell through, then that's just it, it fell through and I do not think for a second that it had anything to do with blame, TMZ made it about that (shame on them for it). His reaction to something not going as planned is no different from someone else making an ordinary income having the same reaction because they were counting on that project or work to cover their financial obligation(s). The only message it sends to me is parents need to work through their financial arrangements or come to financial agreements without including "child support enforcement" in the matter. Both parents should hold themselves accountable for the care of the child without force.

191 days ago
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