Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Jermaine Dupri Sued Over Child Support Payments

An Atlanta-area woman complains music producer Jermaine Dupri on missed child support payments after a magistrate ordered him to pay her.
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Margaret Dorsey said the Grammy-winning producer in March to $ 2,500 per month and an additional $ 7.500 payable at Sarai Jones, based on the results of a paternity test.
Jones' attorney, Randy Kessler, said Jones hopes that she and Dupri "can work together to co-parent their beautiful baby girl," who is 7 months old.
Dupri's lawyer, James Kane, declined comment.
The lawsuit was filed at a time when Dupri's financial problems. His house was in foreclosure and set to be auctioned last week, but the sale was canceled at the last minute.
WSB-TV obtained records from the Georgia Department of Revenue, said that Dupri owes the state more than $ 493,000 in back taxes for 2007.
Based on his 2006 income, said Dupri was one of the top hip-hop's big earners, taking home $ 12 million.
Dupri has hits for artists like Usher and Mariah Carey, and had a seven-year relationship with R & B singer Janet Jackson, which ended a few years ago. He lives in the Atlanta area.


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