Nas & Kelis Divorce Becomes Official

Nas and Kelis have finally made their split official. According to TMZ, the former couple’s divorce papers were filed last Friday (May 21) in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Although their marriage is over, the ex-lovers still have to finish their battle over child and spousal support. As previously reported, Nas was forced to pay more than $47,000 in back child support and more than $40,000 in back spousal support in a settlement reached this past April. He is also being asked to make $10,000 payments per month in spousal support until he pays off the $299,015.50 he owes Kelis.

The Queensbridge MC is also expected to pay more than $155,000 for 90 percent of Kelis’s legal fees and more than $48,000 to cover her accounting expenses.

Nas plans on fighting the settlement because the judge’s ruling was made in consideration of an income of $152,031 a month that he says is much higher than his what he actually earns. —Brooklyne Gipson

  • mrLex

    Payback’s A Bitch.

  • Darryl Nururdin

    If they were married in New York why were their divorce papers filed in LA. This has nothing to do with community property does it…

    • DV8

      Kelis moved to Cali so she can file for divorse there. Cali divorce/ child support laws financially rape men and she knew that. Nas should have done what 50 cent did and took himself to court before Kelis did.

  • stuckfresh

    Its noway he should have to pay this bitch all that money! she been in the game just as long as him! he never should have married that bitch! Pac said nas was weak for love!

  • http://mozilla LI PUPU

    I WILL PAY DAT IN CASH AND B THRU WIT THAT SHIT 4EVER AND JUST DEAL WIT HER ON DA CHILD. I KNEW DAT WAS A DOOMED RELATIONSHIP FROM DA START. THEY CLD HAVE JUS MESSED AROUND, GOT THEY ROCKS OFF AND BEEN DONE(PROTECTED SEX THO)

  • htown

    isn’t she the one with the sex tape though???

  • sealsaa

    “Kelis moved to Cali so she can file for divorse there. Cali divorce/ child support laws financially rape men and she knew that. Nas should have done what 50 cent did and took himself to court before Kelis did.”
    _______________________________

    Yeah, she knew what she was doing. You could set your watch to Cali’s family court system raping of a man’s income.

  • http://www.bboycult.com $yk

    he still gotta deal with her…it’s far from over…

  • http://WTF S on my Chest

    “Clickety clank, Clickety clank, the money goes into my piggy bank” – 50 Cent

    The nigga told you you were a sucker for love! Next time listen you dumb bitch!

    • Raul

      you are sick to insult Nas…fuck off

  • Sha

    Peace to Nas for finally settling this. The two of them weren’t made for each other. Yeah… they will still have to maintain some type of mutual respect (for their child’s sake), but he can finally move on with his life. No emcee or any other type of cat will go within 100 feet of shorty. She basically sealed her fate as a GOLD DIGGER forever. And to those who don’t think it will play out negatively for her, take a look at Ivana Trump and Robin Givens. Those two chicks ain’t get no more love. Yeah they got the loot, but it’s almost a OJ Simpson type situation… You got off, but you destroyed any potential for lifelong freedom.
    But I have a question for my blogging fam…. Would you guys even bother to get married if you were an entertainer? Let’s face it. That shit is almost a guaranteed failure. I would rather be a PERMANENT PIMP than a PERMANENT PAYMENT PLAN….. These superstars and ballplayers don’t learn. Don’t get married while you’re in the industry. Ask Michael Jordan, Shaq, D-Wade, Janet Jackson, Nas, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Russel Simmons,….. Aw shit…. I could go on forever. Smash your shorties. Wear condoms. Keep your cheddar. Real talk.

  • sealsaa

    “My son was born with ice grills, so when his mom feels in the mood she sends pictures. If not, its hell. It’s hell trying to figure that out, trying to get him—I’ll just leave it at that. It’s hell. A man shouldn’t go through that shit, but it’s another story I’ma tell at a different time”- Nas interview with Vibe.com
    ________________________

    shit is tragic.

  • Face Phoenix

    Unbelievable. Nearly a Half A Million Dollars straight out the window. But I do have one question: How do U have 48,000 Dollars in acct fees when you haven’t worked in awhile? I don’t believe she’s made that even in record sales. All I can say is I would be livid to hear that judgment and equally so to have to pay her “Lawyer” 155,000. And women wonder why some men avoid marriage like a handicapped prostitute.

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  • Q461

    Co-sign Sha to the fullest. If I was in in the industry, I’d just stay fuckin shortys , with a jimmy hat of course, but no relationship, no marriage. Nas could have had any ho he wanted. And you are right Kelis is a permanent skeezer ass gold diggin bitch. Fuck her.

    Peace to Nas. Hold your head dog

  • jtm

    fuck that bitch!

  • kelis 2 thumbs down

    kelis is a fuckin goldin ass hoe. she got nas paying her dis money for what? so she and new nigga can have a place to stay?

    like a wise man onces said, you can fuck these hoes but you cant trust these hoes.

  • A Real Woman

    Y’all are funny! (sarcasm) Because you’re saying that Kelis is a gold diggin’ ho. See what most of you failed to realize is that it takes two people in a relationship to mess things up. Granted she’s wrong for sticking Nas with a hefty bill; but at the same time we don’t know what really went on in the marriage and we shouldn’t judge.

    Sha: Most of these entertainers and professional athletes don’t want wives. They want trophies. They want something pretty and shiny to hang on their arm; and call her their “Queen”. Because see being a “family man” is great for PR. Most of them really don’t want to settle down; hell most of them are boys themselves who want the best of both worlds. Can’t have everything!

    That being said I don’t think Kelis should stick Nas with a hefty bill; because women who use their children for paychecks are WRONG and personally it’s in the same catagory as child labor—because eventually it takes it’s toll on the child.

  • B. D. S.

    OMG, this is exactly what’s wrong with our young generation today. Has anyone ever considered that even though they are celebritites that they are still real people with real feelings and emotions and that they may have actually loved one another at one point in time? Kelis was his wife, not his ho and Nas would be the first one to tell you that. Things may be bad now, but I don’t think Nas would appreciate any fan of his music calling his wife or ex-wife a ho. Through all of this, has anyone heard Nas call Kelis anything other than his wife or ex? Grow the freak up people. This is real life and that’s how divorce is, if you’ve got it, in some states the spouse is entitled to half of it. For all we know Nas (and I am a true Nas fan) could have been verbally and physically abusive (as reported). They were married in church. Whatever happened, God has determined the outcome and He don’t make mistakes…

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