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Beyonce's Dad

Off The Hook For Now

On Child Support

4/24/2014 12:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Beyonce Dad Child Support Payments
Beyonce's dad -- the onetime millionaire manager of Destiny's Child -- just got a pass from a judge on his child support obligation ... because he grossly overpaid in the past.

As we've reported ... baby mama Alexsandra Wright has dragged  Mathew Knowles in and out of court for months ... accusing him of falling behind in support payments for their 3-year-old son. 

Knowles had been ordered to pay Wright $12K a month as of Feb. 2013 ... but a few weeks ago, he got a judge to reduce it to $2,485 a month, claiming his income had dwindled.

But sources familiar with the case tell us ... Knowles just scored again, convincing the judge he's been OVER-PAYING all along -- arguing the entire time he should only have been paying $2,485 ... amounting to an overpayment of $110K.

The judge agreed ... giving him credit for the overpayment.   

Bottom line Knowles won't have to pay Wright  -- who has been getting $300 a month in food stamps -- ANYTHING for the next 3-and-a-half years.  Wright vows to continue her fight.

But there's a final twist ... Welfare officials typically come after the dad when the mom is on public assistance, so we're told he'll probably end up giving her something, beginning this summer.


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Tmz you guys are wrong for these pic

181 days ago


Take cay yo kiiiidz.

181 days ago


Karma came back fast and with a vengeance for her. Another reason not to sleep with a married man and then get pregnant by him. I only feel for the child.

181 days ago


That's chic needs a new lawyer..and a budget!!!

181 days ago


He's a scvmbag just like the rest of his family

181 days ago


Ummm quick question TMZ who's profile shadow is that supposed to be in the box, when we don't upload a pic?

181 days ago


What's with these "Men" who are too stupid to use protection and two fat and lazy to support the children they create? These creatures should be forced in to sterilization. Seriously.

181 days ago


Lol no money for you!

181 days ago


I'm not defending him, but why is she getting FOOD STAMPS, when she was getting $12k a month!!!!! She too should be taken to court to repay the food assistance.

181 days ago


12K a month? 12K A MONTH? Damn she had a good lawyer. Appears now he has a better one. Don't **** up the kid, ALRIGHT?

181 days ago


$2485 a mo does not entitle you to 300 a mo in food stamps unless she as a hell of alot more kids, and even then they's be expecting her to look for work unless she has an infant..I say BS on this story..

181 days ago

Rusty Shackleford    

he was paying her 12k/mo and she's on food stamps?????????????????????????????????????????

wtf, why was HE the bad guy in all the previous stories, this woman should have the kid taken away from her, she obviously refuses to provide for herself, and the kid doesnt deserve to be raised in that environment.

181 days ago

Sheldon Siegel    

Nothing guarantees a well adjusted childhood like parents using the kid as a financial punching bag.

181 days ago


$12k a month and on food stamps.....she needs to forget the lawyers and hire herself an accountant because DAMN.

181 days ago

Ben IncaHutz    

These negros needs to use rubbers. There is no excuse for this type of ghetto behavior. They have rubbers specifically for American negros. They are called Magums. Use them!

181 days ago
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