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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
EXCLUSIVE

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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31.

Mr Barcliff    

I HAVE NO ISSUE WITH A WOMAN OR MAN GETTING CHILD SUPPORT WHEN THEY PART WAYS, MARRIED OR OTHERWISE. MY ISSUE IS, "WHAT WAS SHE DOING WITH ALL THE OTHER MONEY WHEN HE WAS SENDING THAT MUCH!!!!! SEE, MANY WOMAN WILL SAY "THATS BESIDE THE POINT" AND I GET HOW THEY MAY COME TO THAT CONCLUSION BUT, HEAR ME OUT. YOUR GETTING $12,000 A MONTH FOR YOURCHILD. AGAIN, FOR YOUR CHILD. WHEN CAN POSSIBLY BE SPENT FOR THAT MUCH IN A MONTH. THERE ARE MANY GOOD WOMAN OUT THERE WHO DONT USE THE KID TO MAKE A LIVING THEY HAVE WITH WELL OFF MEN AND THE BAD ONES MAKE THE GOOD ONES LOOK BAD TO. IF SHE HAD LIVED IN A PLACE FOR $2,500 A MONTH FOR HER AND HER CHILD WITH EXPENSES OF ANOTHER $2,500 THAT WOULD LEAVE HER $7,000 EXTRA A MONTH FOR ALMOST A YEAR!!! SO WHAT GOOD WOMAN NEED TO ASK HER IS,"GIRL, WHAT WERE YOU DOING WITH ALL THAT MONEY"! THERE ARE WOMAN WHO GET FAR LESS THAN THAT FOR THERE KIDS. CHILD SUPPORT ISNT ABOUT THE MOM OR THE DAD IF HE GETS IT IF THE CHILD(S) IN HIS CUSTODY, ITS FOR THE KID. THERE ARE WOMAN GETTING $200 A MONTH WHO ARE UPSET IM SURE SHE COULDNT BE HAPPY WITH WHATS FAIR. $2,485 ISNT ALOT BUT, THE MOM STILL NEEDS TO WORK TO SUPPORT HER CHILD AS WELL. WHATS UNFAIR IS BAD WOMAN WHO HAVE KIDS TELL THEMSELVES,"HE HAS MONEY, I'LL HAVE HIS KID AND LIVE OFF HIM" AND THE CHILD SUFFERS BECAUSE THE TRUTH IS, THIS WOMAN HAD THE KID WITH MR. KNOWLES FOR $ AND I BET MR. KNOWLES KNOWS THIS NOW AND MAY HAVE SENSED IT THEN AND ITS WHY THERE APART. IF SHE MADE $2,500 A MONTH, HER AND HER KID CAN HAVE A HAPPY LIFE FILLED WITH LOVE, THATS WHAT THE KID NEEDS MOST, NOT TO SEE HIS MOM BUY GUCCI WITH $ MEANT FOR HIM!!!!!!!! LGNM

119 days ago
32.

Nobody.Puts.Bieber.In.A.Corner    

12,000 a month????? And she's getting money from the Taxpayers???

Skeeze.

119 days ago
33.

SunnyAutumn    

He should fight for full custody, due to her spending up this little boy's money that fast, or at the very least make sure the kid is fed, has a roof over his head, and is clothed properly.

119 days ago
34.

sueu    

The judge should make it a requirements for her to get a job to get her child support. Cuz clearly this bitch thinks she is to good to work. She thought she was going to be living the life of Beyonce Tina and solage lol they showed u so now pick up your ugly face from off the floor and tuck ur tail in cuz sweetie ur plan backfired and ur the one that got burned

119 days ago
35.

sueu    

As u should have

119 days ago
36.

Warren    

Most likely, the $300 month is for her and the kid. Knowles might only own $150 per month for the kid.

119 days ago
37.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

The only reason I like this story is because she went for the 18 year paycheck and thought she hit the lottery when she got pregnant. Him? If he didn't want the kid he should have made sure it didn't happen, but I still think she got screwed in more ways than one.

119 days ago
38.

Fuji    

"I’m willing to let your child wither and die inside you if that’s what’s required." - Claire Underwood

119 days ago
39.

Swaggaa    

TBH: from my POV....Mathew knowles is a ****ing *******. He has a baby with someone and then leaves the child with the mother raise and care for him. All while, instead of paying to help raise his son, which IS his son, he runs to the courts and hides behind the shield of these injustice laws ! A real man would do what he has to do and not complain about it. ****ing bull**** man.

119 days ago
40.

doncapri    

Nobody taught this chic how to save. My mom took care of me and provided all the necessities and didn't have $12K per MONTH.

This women sounds #Rachet if you ask me.

119 days ago
41.

ritta    

Wat did she do with all that money

119 days ago
42.

franklyspeaking    

A blemish on Yonce'.

119 days ago
43.

GospelTruth    

You reap what you sow.

119 days ago
44.

Vote2012    

I am starting to believe 99 percent of the blacks live off free government hand outs paid for by money taken out of my pay check called taxes. This must be why all the blacks voted for Obama hoping to get a pay raise in food stamps.

119 days ago
45.

Vote2012    

She gets $300 per month in food stamps from the government, do the brain dead robots in this country realize that food stamp money comes out of your pay checks in the form of taxes? It is starting to look like 99 percent of the black folks in this country live off government handouts, is that way they all voted for Obama?

119 days ago
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