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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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Celeb Gossip Addict    

But has she gotten a job yet? That's all I really want to know.

179 days ago


She has money put away. Unless welfare doesn't count child support and she is getting food stamps for herself and other kids. Either way she is either a drug addict or just a skank that couldn't spend it fast enough. How do you go through $12k a month clear and now on food stamps?

179 days ago


12k a month and she was still allotted food stamps, trust me the judge read her loud and clear!

179 days ago


She's such a loser! Get a job you bum and stop trying to look sympathy

179 days ago


How this heffa spend 12000 a month. The home depot hiring and they are getting new flowers in daily. Get your ass out there in the garden center and work.

179 days ago


He's a nasty old fart!! And her a very stupid woman didnt she knew he was married?? Birth control!!!

179 days ago


what a dirtbag he is

179 days ago


true, she should of stayed away from a married man..Also 12,000 a month? how nice would that be. doesn't she have any of that saved up?..still he needs to take care of his child and I wonder if Beyonce is a bitch sister who has nothing do with this child.

179 days ago

Dee Kat    

If she was getting 12k a month what the hell does she need food stamps for. Rich get richer and we the workin ppl pay for it

179 days ago


She needs to get a job and quit acting like the only two ways to survive are living off a man or living off tax dollars

179 days ago


MK is a lowlife just like the rest of the family. he is reaping what he sows and will continue to do so with this lying thieving as$.

If he didn't want a child he should’ve kept his nasty private part in his pants I guess the *ussy was so good he did not want protection. lol

B sings about husband licking her skittles and giving JZ head backseats. No wonder he has a child out of wedlock.

179 days ago


She'll just have to return the Mercedes she bought and all the Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci bags she bought when she thought she won the LOTTERY by pursuing Beyonce's father. Beyonce stand your ground; do not give ANY money to this woman. Legitimate families don't have to have ANYTHING to do with outside children. She made her bed and now she and her child have to lie in it. It's COLD but bad decisions carry consequences and Beyonce is not responsible.

179 days ago


It's gotta kill Papa Knowles that his daughter spends more money on truffles she sh*ts out in a day than he makes in a year. I guess the love child was a deal breaker for Ms. Rumpshaker.

179 days ago


God don't like ugly and MK will continue to suffer and bring embarrassment to the rest of them until he does right by his child.
I hope she keeps his AS$ in the news. Chile, hire a good lawyer, PLEASE.

179 days ago


Me thinks the baby mama thought she'd be able to tap Bey's fortune. Nope.

179 days ago
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