Tyrese Gibson recently ended a relationship that he deemed toxic. However, his issues with child and spousal support payments in his personal life have been the subject of gossip fodder for a while now.
TMZ reported that the 43-year-old was ordered by a judge on Tuesday to pay $10,690 a month in child support, but was not required to pay spousal support to his estranged wife. As the judge granted the petition for divorce from Tyrese’s estranged wife Samantha Lee Gibson during a process before Superior Court Judge Kevin M. Farmer in Fulton County, Georgia, Tyrese also became legally single.
Tyrese and Samantha have three-year-old daughter Soraya together. The child support was backdated to when Samantha filed for divorce in September 2020 meaning that Tyrese owes his ex a lump sum of $209,000. The judge reduced the amount by $46,000 since Tyrese has been making payments on Samantha’s car for two years, lowering the lump sum to $169,000.
Neither party will have to pay spousal support as Tyrese requested on Monday during a hearing when he balked at her demand for $20,000 a month in spousal support. His desire to keep their 2016 Range Rover and give Samantha their 2017 Land Rover Discovery was also granted by the court on Tuesday.
Samantha filed for divorce from the six-time Grammy nominee in September 2020, and claimed Tyrese had locked her out of the house. He has denied the accusation. We’ll have to see how Samantha reacts to the court order. Thirsty will monitor the latest in Tyrese’s divorce drama.
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