Evander HolyField Could do Jail Time?
Former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield is $372,097 behind in child support payments, and the state Department of Human Services is taking him to court to force him to catch up, according to a TMZ report.
The report says Holyfield, 49, hasn’t paid support for his daughter Emani, 18, since April 2010. The TMZ report says the state is asking that a judge have Holyfield jailed and his wages garnished until the support payments are satisfied.
A Holyfield spokeswoman told the entertainment site that the former boxer “has a wonderful relationship with his daughter” but she didn’t comment on the child support allegation.
Emani is one of Holyfield’s 12 children by six women. Her mother is Ia Brown. A California state appeals panel in 2000, when Emani was 7 years old and living in Los Angeles with her mother, ruled at the time that Holyfield must pay $19,270 a month in support for the child, which had been ordered by a state Superior Court judge.
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