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Chris Brown

Baby Mama Says

He Cheaped Out on Royalty's Birthday

5/28/2015 2:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chris Brown's daughter Royalty got a phone call from her dad on her first birthday ... but a source close to his baby mama says that's it.

Sources close to Royalty's mom, Nia Guzman, tell TMZ ... Brown didn't show up for the 1-year-old's birthday, didn't send a gift and didn't contribute to the cost of the Chuck E. Cheese's shindig. Nia says her boyfriend, King Ba, paid for the whole thing.

Ba -- who's listed on the birth certificate as Royalty's birth father -- seemed to take pleasure in Chris' absence and captioned one pic of Royalty by writing, "Wouldn't Miss This Day For Anything In This World."

Chris' people say he was in Miami shooting a music video with Pit Bull, and tried Facetiming with his daughter but Nia's phone was acting wonky.  

Ex-NBA Star Larry Johnson

26 Million Reasons He Needs to PAY ME

... Says Baby Mama

5/6/2015 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0505_larry_johnson_gettyFormer NBA star Larry Johnson isn't broke at all, and actually stashed $26 million in a private account years ago ... according to one of his FOUR baby mamas. 

TMZ Sports broke the story... Johnson filed for bankruptcy in March. According to court docs, some of the debt is owed to his myriad maternal units.

Now, Laura Tate -- one of those mothers -- has filed docs saying Johnson has only been paying her $1,000 per month for child support ... when he's supposed to be forking over $11k. She also says he set up a trust in 2006, and filled it with the $26 mil.

Tate wants the judge to liquidate LJ's assets so she can collect $870k. She's also got beef because she says some of the other baby mamas are getting more than her.

We reached out to Johnson... so far no word back.

Chris Brown

Baby Mama's BF ...

Royalty's With Me Now, Permanently

4/21/2015 4:26 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0421-chris-brown-royalty-kingba-INSTAGRAM-02Chris Brown's got a war on his hands -- his baby mama's boyfriend just staked his claim to baby Royalty with two new tattoos.

Nia Guzman's BF, King Ba keeps posting adorable pics of himself with Royalty ... and in the latest one he's flaunting fresh ink of a giant royal crown over the name, "Nia."

The tatts are definitely brand new -- because when he was photographed at Easter ... again with Royalty ... the left forearm was clean.

0421-SUB-chris-brown-royalty-kingba-INSTAGRAM-01KB seems to be responding to Chris' Instagram last week with Royalty ... where he said, "God has blessed me with my twin." 

It's gonna be interesting. Chris has DNA on his side, but as long as Royalty's in Texas -- King's got face time on his side. 

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Chris Brown

I'm In The Pink With Royalty

4/16/2015 8:31 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0416-chris-brown-royalty-INSTAGRAM-01Chris Brown's not letting some thirsty boyfriend of his baby mama get in the way of his daughter, because he's daddying out in a big way. 

Chris posted a pic of him snuggling his 10-month-old daughter Royalty. It's a good assumption he dressed her ... because they're both wearing the same Pepto pink.

As TMZ reported, the boyfriend of baby mama Nia Guzman has made rumblings that he was taking over as the dad, but Chris has very clearly drawn a line in the sand.

Kid's got awesome hair.

Sofia Vergara

Ex-Fiance Wants to Have Her Baby

... Without Her

4/15/2015 10:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Sofia Vergara's ex-fiance is suing her to prevent the actress from destroying the fertilized eggs they created when they were a couple because he still wants to have her baby.

It's a bizarre lawsuit. Nick Loeb claims he and Sofia made a contract back in November 2013 where they agreed to attempt to have children by means of in vitro fertilization. Her eggs were fertilized by his sperm and then frozen and kept at a Beverly Hills facility. 

Nick claims Sofia now wants to destroy the eggs because they broke up, but he says he has the right to go forward because both parties have not agreed in writing to destroy the eggs. 

Here's what's weird. Nick claims in the lawsuit, she physically abused him on 4 separate occasions, punching him in the face twice, kicked him and threw her phone at his head.  And he claims she repeatedly berated him. If that's the case, it seems a little strange he wants a kid with her DNA.

In the documents, first reported by In Touch, Nick makes it clear he wants a child. 

Clearly Sofia has moved on. She's engaged to Joe Manganiello and is certainly done with Nick.

Dwight Howard's Baby Mama

Our Son Is Still Terrified Of Him

4/14/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Dwight Howard's ex Royce Reed is FURIOUS that the NBA star is off the hook in his child abuse case ... telling close friends their 7-year-old son is still "terrified" of his father. 

TMZ Sports broke the story ... Howard was investigated by the Atlanta Police Dept. for allegedly hitting his son with a belt buckle last year. They ultimately decided to drop the case. 

Now, we've learned Reed is fuming over the decision -- with one source close to Reed telling us, "She's extremely upset by the way the system neglected to defend her son."

"She never asked for Dwight to be arrested. She asked for him to get help and take parenting classes. Her child is terrified of his father."

We reached out to Dwight's camp for comment -- and his attorney told us, "Several law enforcement agencies have thoroughly investigated the allegations and all decided against filing charges."

"It is sad that Royce Reed continues to use her son as a pawn with the media, despite court orders prohibiting her from doing so."

Chris Brown

Baby Mama's BF ... Step Aside Breezy

I'll Parent Royalty

4/6/2015 12:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chris Brown Baby Mama BoyfriendThe boyfriend of Chris Brown's baby mama is hitting Chris where it hurts most ... fatherhood.

King Ba dumped Nia Guzman after he learned her 9-month-old baby was fathered by Brown. But we've learned they're back together, and Ba is treating Royalty like his own.

He's posted pics of the two of them, saying, "Been a Dad Still a Dad... Minus All the Nonsense That Been Going On We Still Kick It." He seems to be saying he acted like Royalty's dad before he learned Chris was the biological father, and now he's over technicalities and is stepping in as a parent.

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Ba and Nia had an Easter celebration with Royalty and her older kid, so it looks like Ba is backing up his intentions with actions.

As for Chris ... he's far, far away in Africa.

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Karrueche Tran

If I Bump Into Chris' Baby Mama in L.A. ...

3/26/2015 7:41 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chris Brown's ex-girlfriend could be bumping into Chris Brown's baby mama real soon -- and Karrueche Tran wants us to believe she'd be totally cool with it.

We broke the news to Karrueche Wednesday night ... outside BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood ... that Chris wants to move Nia Guzman out to L.A. so he can be closer to baby Royalty.

L.A. is big, but not that big when you run in the same celeb circles -- so, what happens if KT runs into Nia at the club? Watch Karrueche's answer -- her mouth's saying one thing, but her body doesn't seem to agree.

Bonus: Karrueche's take on tell-all books (like Lil Wayne's) and whether she'll write one. Listen up, CB. 

Chris Brown

I Want My Baby Mama Close

So I Can Be a Good Dad

3/25/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chris Brown Baby Mama A lot of rappers run for the hills when they knock up some random chick, but Chris Brown wants to move that random chick to the hills ... the Hollywood Hills, so he can be close to his little girl.

TMZ broke the story ... Chris got Nia Guzman, a 31-year-old Houston woman, pregnant and now he's the proud dad of 9-month-old Royalty. We know Chris has spent time with the baby since finding out he's the father, but it's difficult because Royalty is 1372 air miles away from Chris' L.A. home.

Sources connected with Chris tell us ... he's asked Nia to move to L.A. with their daughter and he'll foot the bill for housing. He's not romantically involved with Nia, but we're told he genuinely wants a meaningful relationship with Royalty. He's saying he'd like to see her every day.

Chris is in "negotiations" with Nia over support. He's paying her more than he's required to under the law, but he got pissed off when she started talking about their relationship and vowed to go to court where a judge would reduce the child support he's informally paying.

Our sources say Chris has told Nia, if she moves to L.A. he won't pull the trigger on a child support court case and she'll continue getting the premium amount, in addition to a place to live.

Nia hasn't decided, but it sounds like a good deal.

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Chris Brown

Nia's Royal Baby Shower

3/8/2015 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0307-nia-guzman-baby-shower-gallery-launch-01Chris Brown's baby mama was treated like royalty at her baby shower ... and nothing says royalty like little Gucci boots and tiny Converse.  

We're told 40 friends and family of the former Texas model showered her with baby gifts last March at a Houston apartment banquet, hailing Royalty's imminent arrival.

The guest list included a guy named Brazil, whom she believed was Royalty's papa. He was zip-lipped during the entire soiree.

After gobbling down a crown topped cake, the ladies tested their mommy skills in a diaper changing contest. The winner was toasted with wine from baby bottles. Nia abstained ... something she clearly didn't do with Chris. 

Chris Brown

Baby Mama's Ex-Husband Warns ...

Watch Your Temper, Or Else!

3/7/2015 12:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0307-brown-nia-tmz-instagram-01Chris Brown's history of having a temper could bite him in the ass ... because his baby mama's ex-husband is putting the singer on notice -- watch your temper around my family, or we've got a problem.

TMZ spoke with Terry Amey -- who says he was married to Nia from 2003 - 2014 -- and they have a 13 year-old daughter together ... which is why he's letting Chris know he means business.

Terry says he and Nia were separated when she got knocked up ... but since Avery knew it wasn't his kid, he finally filed for divorce. He claims he had no idea the baby belonged to C.B.

Amey tells us he's aware of Chris' notorious temper and says he better not lose it around Nia and the kids, or there will be repercussions. He was not more specific about what that means, but it's clearly a threat.

Chris Brown to Baby Mama

You Blabbed ...

Now You're Gonna Pay

3/7/2015 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Chris Brown Child Support

Chris Brown is headed for family court, where his baby mama is now in danger of raking in a lot less in child support because of her big mouth.

Sources connected with Brown tell TMZ ... the singer didn't know he was the father of 9-month-old Royalty until last month, when Nia Guzman dropped the news. We're told Chris quickly made a deal with her where he would pay monthly child support.  

Our sources say Chris is forking out substantially more than he'd be required to pay if a judge ordered formal child support. There's a scale on how much a parent pays, based largely on income. We're told Chris upped that amount and in return demanded that she keep her lips sealed.

We know Chris now believes Nia has been leaking stories and talking about their relationship. As a result, our sources say his lawyers are now preparing legal docs, in which he will ask a judge for an order requiring him to pay child support. It sounds strange, but he'll pay less than he does now.

Chris Brown

Wanted a Baby for Years ...

With Karrueche!

3/6/2015 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0305_chris_brown_karrueche-tran_baby_tmz_composite_2Chris Brown's been jonesin' to be a daddy for a long time, and tried to get Karrueche Tran to be the baby mama -- but before there was a bun in the oven, she wanted a ring on her hand.

Sources close to the couple tell TMZ ... Chris and Karrueche had the baby talk frequently for at least the last 2 years -- and she was down to have a tiny CB ... IF he would make her an honest woman.

We're told KT feels strongly about marriage before kids, and stood her ground with Chris. Although he stepped up with a couple of diamonds last Christmas -- he couldn't close the deal ... since they weren't engagement rings. 

Karrueche was also worried about derailing her budding acting career.

Even though she wasn't ready yet ...we're told Karrueche still thought she and Chris would have kids together in the future. As one source put it, she's "devastated he did this" with a side chick.

Like the lady said ... "One can only take so much."

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